Bilic – 'We want to start a new win streak against Liverpool'

Bilic – ‘We want to start a new win streak against Liverpool’ [divider]

Beşiktaş manager Slaven Bilic underlined that his side must forget about the 1-0 loss they suffered against Eskişehirspor on the weekend and look forward to the Liverpool game.

The Black Eagles take on Liverpool in the Europa League Round of 32 second-leg tie at the Atatürk Olympic stadium on Thursday 26 February.

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Beşiktaş lost the first leg at Anfield 1-0 but still have a chance to qualify in Istanbul.

“We want to start a new win streak starting with the Liverpool game,” Bilic told Lig Tv after the game.

Bilic did however, underline that he expects his players to work harder and perform at a better level against the Reds.

“We did not show the fight and work rate we usually do, I expect all my players to put in a lot more effort on Thursday,” he added.

Beşiktaş dropped into second place in the league following their loss against Eskişehirspor.

The Black Eagles are just one point behind league leaders Galatasaray who leapfrogged both Fenerbahçe and Beşiktaş following their 3-2 win over Sivasspor.

Liverpool beat Southampton away on the weekend to move into 6th place in the Premier League.