Liverpool, coming off their disappointing loss at Old Trafford last weekend, will try to erase those memories as they are up against Brighton. The Reds will be back on home turf and looking to secure victory in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
For Liverpool and their fans, this is a match they expect to win handily. While the loss to Manchester United was disheartening, the Reds have been playing better football as of late.
Perhaps the most pressure is resting on both their manager, Kenny Dalglish, and under-fire striker, Luis Suarez. They will need to win the hearts back of the Liverpool faithful with strong performances this Sunday at Anfield.
With a ticket to the FA Cup quarterfinals at stake, the Reds must perform up to their potential to establish themselves as the favourite to capture the coveted domestic silverware. With the top two teams in England eliminated from the competition, it is certainly Liverpool’s for the taking.
Liverpool has a successful history in the FA Cup, and they should move on if they play their game. Here are five keys for Liverpool to avoid a devastating upset to Brighton on Sunday: