Liverpool boss Benitez admits confidence concern for Keane, Torres

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez admits his strikers Fernando Torres and Robbie Keane are struggling for confidence. He said: "Torres returned from the Euros a month later than normal and will need more time to build up his strength and fitness. "That doesn't help but there were other problems for him today because he had no space and was under pressure all the time. "Confidence becomes an issue with any striker when he is not scoring and it is clear Torres and Keane both need a goal. When it happens for them you will see a massive difference."

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez admits his strikers Fernando Torres and Robbie Keane are struggling for confidence.

He said: "Torres returned from the Euros a month later than normal and will need more time to build up his strength and fitness.

"That doesn't help but there were other problems for him today because he had no space and was under pressure all the time.

"Confidence becomes an issue with any striker when he is not scoring and it is clear Torres and Keane both need a goal. When it happens for them you will see a massive difference."

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