Roberston hails Anfield’s ‘special atmosphere’ ahead of Burnley clash

Andy Robertson has hailed the ‘special atmosphere’ at Anfield ahead of Liverpool’s home clash with Burnley this weekend.

Liverpool host Sean Dyche’s side on Sunday lunchtime, with the Reds unbeaten in 35 home league fixtures, and full-back Robertson was full of praise for his side’s home support, suggesting the fans will play a crucial role in the Premier League title run-in.

“After the game, all the lads knew it made a big difference, even from when we were going out to warm up. There were a lot more fans in the ground than usual.” Roberston told the Anfield Wrap.

“It’s a special atmosphere regardless but when we play against Manchester United or Everton, or in the Champions League, of course it’s a bit easier to create a special atmosphere.

“But it’s probably the games on Saturday at three o’clock where we maybe need it the most. We all pulled together in that game.

“We’ve only got nine games and half of them will be at home, so if we can create an atmosphere that makes even a small difference to the lads then it will stand us in good stead.

“Of course, it’s up to us to respond to that, which we did brilliantly against Bournemouth. It might not always be the case in games for one reason or another. But we responded well to it and it made a difference in that game. I thought the Watford game was really good as well; the early goal obviously helped.

“We’ve only got five home games left and if we can even get a slight advantage – which, playing at home, we should – why not try it?”

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