The Reds have now lost 10 of their 21 league games and extended their woeful away record to just two wins in almost 13 months.
"It's obviously a big challenge, very seldom do you get a job where you walk in with no challenges," he said.
"The encouraging sign is the attitude and desire of the players, which is quite pleasing.
"The only reason we will have a problem is if they don't show commitment to the club and I think they have shown that - we just need a result.
"There are a couple of things that we can sort out. If the problems lie without yourself you have a chance of solving them and we will work in our own way."