Carlo Ancelotti has used his experience at Chelsea to mock the famous Anfield effect, claiming that he only has happy memories of Liverpool's ground. However, has he inadvertently provided his opponents with an extra incentive to win?
Liverpool face Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday and it is a must win game if Jürgen Klopp's side are to stand any chance of progressing. The one plus-point for the Reds is that the game is taking place at Anfield, a venue famous for its thunderous European atmosphere.
However, Ancelotti doesn't remember it in this way. He said:
He continued: "
"We'll try to boss the game and I'm sure the lads are ready and fired up to give their absolute all. We'll go there with an attacking mindset."
Losing to Chelsea
However, there is a good chance that Napoli
On the matter, Ancelotti said:
"I need everyone and this is the way forward. The lads who came into the team performed well. They all did good things.
"This game was a potential banana skin and we cleared it well."
Comparatively, in Liverpool's 4-0 victory