Trent Alexander-Arnold has warned his Liverpool teammates against complacency after the club’s Champions League scare against Red Bull Salzburg on Wednesday night.
The European champions raced into a three-goal lead courtesy of goals from Sadio Mane, Andy Robertson and Mohamed Salah, only to see their Austrian opponents fight back to level at Anfield.
Salah’s second goal of the evening in the 69th minute would eventually secure a 4-3 win for Jurgen Klopp’s side, though Alexander-Arnold believes his side should use the scare as a lesson after their complacency almost proved costly.
“We were doing really well and maybe took our foot off the gas and were a bit complacent and we were made to pay,” Alexander-Arnold said, as per the Mirror.
“It will be a good lesson for us. We got the win in the end but we were disappointed with the way the game went as going 3-0 up you should see the game out, keep the ball, tire out the opposition.
“But we carried on trying to push for goals and we need to learn from that and probably use our heads a bit more.”