Jurgen Klopp beforehand christened his Liverpool group as ‘mentality monsters‘, and the Reds are most definitely dwelling as much as that standing this season.
Two late targets noticed them flip impending defeat into victory away to Crystal Palace this afternoon, simply as they did at dwelling to Fulham final weekend, and so they’ve now salvaged a staggering 18 factors from dropping positions already within the 2023/24 Premier League.
Even when the performances from LFC nonetheless depart loads of room for enchancment, the indefatigable mindset has enabled them to climb high of the desk for at the least a couple of hours following the drama at Selhurst Park right now.
Liverpool’s ‘mentality monster’ standing was mirrored in Instagram posts from Ibrahima Konate and Joe Gomez afterwards, with the Frenchman posting ‘Till the top!’ and the 26-year-old Londoner going with a caption of ‘The Reds!!!!! By no means hand over’.
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It’s not perfect that Liverpool are frequently leaving themselves able the place they should dig deep and salvage a end result, however the distinction in mentality and self-belief from final season is chalk and cheese.
Pondering again to among the sorry defeats we suffered in 2022/23, it’s very arduous to think about that the Reds would’ve caught to their process in the identical method as they did right now, or in opposition to Fulham final Sunday.
The character of such wins isn’t simply an enormous raise for the Merseysiders, but in addition a hammer blow to our title rivals who should’ve been licking their lips on the prospect of us dropping factors at Selhurst Park.
Arsenal have additionally proven a defiance and dedication to supply late profitable targets in latest away fixtures, however something Mikel Arteta’s facet can do, so can Liverpool. The mentality monsters are very a lot again!
You possibly can view the Instagram posts from Gomez and Konate beneath: