Liverpool will improve as team gels, vows Martin Skrtel

The defender also says that winning is all that matters at this stage of the season.

Reflecting on his official website, Martin Skrtel says that getting the win and all three points was the main aim from the game with Bournemouth.

The Reds put in a somewhat average performance against the Premier League new boys, with Christian Benteke’s goal, which should have been ruled out courtesy of Philippe Coutinho being offside, proving to be the difference between the two sides.

It was the Reds second successive 1-0 win after beating Stoke by the same scoreline in their opening game, with the result at the Britannia coming after a similarly uninspiring performance.

Skrtel though, insists that the main thing was winning all three points from a hard fought game.

“The win is all that counts and our three points are important,” he told his official website.

“I am also happy that we kept a clean sheet again. I must admit they were lively and dangerous, played well and had a couple of good chances.”

Manager Brendan Rodgers has been busy this summer, with a number of new faces having arrived at Anfield as he looks to reinvent his squad.

That came of course after last year when they were highly disappointing, with the money from the sale of Luis Suarez having been spent poorly on several signings that have so far failed to impress.

With so many new faces in the squad, it will naturally take time for everyone to settle in, and many experts expect better football will arrive when that happens. Skrtel is one of them, insisting that things will improve once they click.

“I have no doubt that things will improve and that we will improve,” he added.

“We have many new players and it takes some time to get used to each other – it can take some time until things click.

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