St Jakob Park

Next Game

Basel v Liverpool

Wednesday, 01 October 2014, 19:45

Champions League Group B

Anfield

Last Game

Liverpool 1 - 1 Everton

Saturday, 27 September 2014, 12:45

Barclays Prem

Rush: Top four for Liverpool

Liverpool legend Ian Rush believes the current team could have taken a significant step towards finishing in the top four after the derby win over Everton.

Last Updated: 29/01/14 at 15:56 Post Comment

Ian Rush: Liverpool legend is tipping the team to finish in the top four

Ian Rush: Liverpool legend is tipping the team to finish in the top four

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The Reds produced one of their best performances in the fixture in recent years to earn a 4-0 victory over their closest rivals at Anfield.

And while Rush reckons Liverpool could have easily won by more, the 52-year-old is confident the squad will be lifted for the remainder of the campaign.

Rush said: "It was an absolutely fantastic performance. I think before the game people were saying it was going to be a close game, both teams attacking teams, but I thought as a team it was an absolutely fantastic performance.

"It was 4-0 but it could have been six or seven in the end and they could actually have created history.

"It's too soon to say about going on and winning the league. I think you've got to be realistic. At the start of the season if you finish in the top four, we'll take that.

"There are three teams, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, you'd expect them to be in the top four then it's like three or four teams fighting for that fourth place.

"But it was a big result for Liverpool because Everton were fighting for that fourth place again, so I think from that point of view we've got to be looking to maybe finish in third or fourth if we do well."

Rush would like to see Reds boss Brendan Rodgers strengthening before Friday night's transfer deadline to further lift spirits around his old club.

"If Brendan can get someone in I think it would be a great boost for, not just the supporters, but for the players as well to keep them on their toes," Rush added.

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

put Ince in my fantasy football team, so it's no surprise at all really. I do that to players. Also responsible for De Jong and Upson being injured. Think I'll transfer in Di Maria just to ruin United....

megabrow (cufc)
F365's Top Ten Surprise Strugglers

L

ovren? £20m always seemed a touch on the expensive side, but I wasn't expecting him to be quite such a waste of money

stevenjameshyde
F365's Top Ten Surprise Strugglers

H

alf of our players have the physical presence of a 14 year old girl. I don't know why people are always shocked that they're injured.

TheWhiz
Wenger baffled by injuries

Footer 365

Manchester United confirm Ander Herrera has suffered a broken rib

Manchester United have confirmed that Ander Herrera suffered a fractured rib against West Ham on Saturday.

Premier League: Arsene Wenger says Olivier Giroud's new contract is 'done deal'

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says a new contract for French striker Olivier Giroud is a 'done deal'.

Champions League: Arsenal's Jack Wilshere trains ahead of clash with Galatasaray

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has trained ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Galatasaray at the Emirates.

Mail Box

#Usingfootballersnamesineverydaylife

We have the last of these as well as mails on Liverpool, Wayne Rooney, QPR, Arsenal's injuries and more. It's a mailbox that's Alonso rather than Rafael, if you will...

How Much In 'Pounds Raheem Sterling'?

A whole lot of you use footballers' names in everyday life. And you hate yourselves for it. As you should. We also have mails on Newcastle, Rooney and more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property