Pedro Reveals Lampard’s Plan To Foil Liverpool’s Tactics

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Chelsea and Liverpool will lock horns tonight at the Besiktas Park Stadium for the UEFA Super Cup final, with the game between the two champions of European club football.

Chelsea won the Europa League last season, while Liverpool were in tremendous form to lift the UEFA Champions League.

Liverpool have progressed into being one of the best teams in the world under the guidance of Jurgen Klopp, and they’ve already started the new season in brilliant form by beating Norwich 4-1.

Klopp’s side play with aggression and intensity, and Pedro has revealed that the Blues are well aware of the opposition ahead of them.

The Spaniard said: “Their mental resilience is undeniable, and they’re an intelligent team but, in my view, their most significant aspect is how fast they are. They always put a lot of pressure on in order to win the ball back, and they attack incredibly quickly.

“They have two very strong, well-honed weapons. One is the pressure they put on after losing the ball, I think they all apply pressure as a very solid block when they lose the ball, and when they get the ball back, their ability to get the ball forward, with some really quick players. They’re a very difficult team to beat and they showed that last season in the Premier League and the Champions League.

“We need to read well the game, stay compact all the time, and when we create chances we need to score. We have so much desire to win this trophy. The important thing is the mentality, to stay strong and compact and fight together as a team.”

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