Ferguson: Liverpool will want revenge

Albion face the Reds in the FA Cup on Sunday, having beaten them 3-0 a fortnight ago.

By Charlie Hanson • 25 January 2023

By Paul Hazlewood
Evan Ferguson has three goals and two assists in five Premier League appearances this season.

Evan Ferguson is expecting a response from Liverpool following our Premier league win over Jurgen Klopp’s team.

Our men’s first team are preparing to face the Reds again this Sunday, this time in Emirates FA Cup action. And having lost 3-0 a fortnight ago, Albion’s Irish striker believes it could be a much more difficult test.

“I think you would [have a point to prove], if you were them,” he said. “Not hold a grudge so much, but they will want to beat us.

“If someone had done that to us, we would want to do the same. I think you are sort of expecting that in a way.

By Paul Hazlewood
The Irishman headed in a fantastic equaliser against Leicester City last Saturday.

“I have a lot of friends and family who follow Liverpool. I got a few messages after the league game – not nice ones!”

The 18-year-old explained that he felt confident going into the game after Roberto De told him he had full trust in his forward. Ferguson laid on an assist for Solly March and then scored his third goal in five Premier League appearances in last Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Leicester City.

“The head coach told me I was going to play the game and asked me how I felt. He said ‘No pressure, you don’t need to prove anything, I trust you for a reason’.

“He has given me great confidence, he just told me to relax and not to worry.”