Bilic fancies Besiktas’ chances to eliminate Liverpool [divider]
Beşiktaş manager Slaven Bilic believes his side have a great chance to eliminate Liverpool from the Europa League.
The Black Eagles will take on the Reds at Anfield on Thursday 19 February 2015.
“We don’t just have a chance against Livepool, we have a serious chance,” Bilic told Lig Tv following the 3-2 win over Bursaspor.
Bilic did however, underline that Liverpool are in great form and that his side would be taking necessary precautions.
“Liverpool are in great form, if I remember correctly they have only lost once in their last 16 games,” he added.
Liverpool qualified for the FA Cup quarter-finals following their 2-1 win over Crystal Palace in the 5th Round.
The Reds are currently in 7th place in the Premier League in on 42 points.
Beşiktaş are currently first in the Süper Lig on 47 points after 20 games this season.
The Black Eagles were recently knocked out of the Turkish Cup Last 16.
Beşiktaş have only lost once in their last 10 league games and have the best away record in the Süper Lig – nine wins in 10 games on the road.