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Liverpool midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain: We weren't good enough at Man Utd

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain admits Liverpool's players want to make up for their draw at Manchester United earlier this season.

United arrive at Anfield on Sunday as the only team to take points off Liverpool.

“I think there's always a score to settle in this fixture," Oxlade-Chamberlain said. "If you've won the last five out of five then lose the next one, that's going to hurt us or them the most, whichever way you look at it.

“We weren't happy with the game (at Old Trafford). On the day, we didn't play well enough and then I think in the second half we had chances in the last 25, 30 minutes to go and win the game, so we were disappointed we weren't a bit more clinical.

“Obviously Adz came on and scored a really important goal which on the day gave us a good point and I think at the time, at that point of the season, you don't look at that as a blot because we didn't know we'd go on to achieve what we've achieved so far."

He added: “It would have been nice to have got a win there, but if you look at the season as a whole and you go to Old Trafford and get a draw and you're not happy with that, that puts you in a good place.

“I don't personally look too much at those things – I don't want us to lose games, but I don't look back at that game and think that's ruined our season.

“But, at the same time, we don't go into any game not wanting to win, so we've always got a score to settle whether we've won, lost or drawn the game against the team we're coming up against previously."


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