Lallana suggests Liverpool will have to scrap for results this season

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana feels the team are going to have to show their gritty side this season.

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has told the Daily Mail that there is a real desire for the team to fight and improve this season.

The midfielder played the full 90 minutes earlier this week in the 1-0 win against Bournemouth, which backed up a scrappy win on the opening day of the season.

Lallana has explained that the players can sense a need to improve the fluidity of their performances, though he has confirmed the club will fight and scrap when they have to.

“We know there's room for improvement and we're working hard in training to achieve that. But I also think it's important to see this side of us,” he told the Daily Mail.

“We dug in and got the three points with another clean sheet — and we're going to have to scrap for results this year.”

What’s encouraging about Liverpool’s start?

The simple thing which is encouraging about Liverpool’s opening performances is the fact they have kept clean sheets in both games and have found a way to get the job done.

Liverpool are a side that like to play a high intensity and fast paced brand of football, but sometimes because of the opposition, that’s not always possible.

They have found a way of getting results in their first two games and that shows a fighting quality in the side that Brendan Rodgers will be pleased to see.

When the side gels a little more and partnerships between new signings and the rest of the squad improve, the performances will pick up and Liverpool will be a very difficult side to stop.

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