It’s about reminding ourselves of all the good work we’ve done
Leicester City are our opponents tomorrow and that brings Brendan Rodgers back to the Turf for the first time since Boxing Day 2014 when he was the manager of Liverpool.
He’s just taken over from Claude Puel at the King Power and tomorrow will be just his third game in charge, getting his first win last week against Fulham having previously suffered a defeat at Watford.
He’s changing the way Leicester play very quickly and ahead of tomorrow’s game, given the win against Fulham, he said: “I think it’s always important to win after you win, that’s our message.
“Good teams will start quickly and finish strongly and, in that first twenty minutes, we got the goal, with opportunities to score more, and then we finished the game really strongly. So there was lots of encouraging signs in the game, but of course, there’s still a long, long way to go for us.”
He added: “We go into the game at the weekend, which will be another tough game for us, after we’ve had another good week up until now and we’re excited about the game. ”
We go into the game on the back of three defeats, but Sean Dyche believes his players are able to deal with that. referring back to last season when we actually went on a run of eleven games without a win in the Premier League.
“It’s a very difficult league to put consistency together,” he said. “Even last season, when we finished seventh, we had some tough spells but we came through them and delivered. We’ve done that recently and we have to again. You can never guarantee anything but when you do come into a break, it’s nice to finish on a win and that’s what we’ll be searching to do.”
He added: “We’ve had a tough three games on the back of an excellent run and it’s about reminding ourselves of all the good work we’ve done and delivering again. It’s a big fight scene at the bottom and varying results go different ways and all of a sudden it’s tight down there.
“The main thing I reference. however, is that five games into this season we had one point and after 19 we had 12. People were scratching their heads, but now we have 30 and that’s a big shift in the right direction, so we know we can do it and we know we can look after ourselves.
“We’ve put in performances to win and we’ve got to continue doing that, starting against Leicester. The main thing we’ve always tried to focus on, even in testing times, is ourselves. I’ve just referenced the stats, so there have been good signs. We’ve just had a bit of a blip, but that can happen to anyone in the Premier League.”Share this page :