Adarabioyo sure of Fulham’s maximum result at Liverpool

Tosin Adarabioyo believes Fulham can be confident ahead of Sunday’s trip to Liverpool based on their 1-1 drawback in December.

The Cottagers were close to defeating Jurgen Klopp’s men on December 13 but Mohamed Salah’s 79th-minute strike from the penalty spot denied them maximum points.

Fulham travel to Anfield on Sunday with the hope of bouncing back to winning ways after Thursday’s 1-0 loss against Tottenham Hotspur.

Adarabioyo who has been a regular fixture in Scott Parker’s team this season is upbeat about their chances despite Liverpool’s ‘great’ attacking threat.

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“Liverpool are still the Premier League champions so you’ve got to respect that. We’ve got to go out there and put on a show and try to get a performance,” Adarabioyo told Sky Sports.

“I feel like we can take a lot of confidence from that game [the reverse fixture in December]. We went out there and played our game, we had a lot of opportunities and the game could have gone either way really.

“We were winning 1-0 for quite a while in the game before the end so that can give us a lot of confidence to go to Anfield and try and get a good result.

“We know how offensive Liverpool are and what a great attack they have so it’s just trying our best to nullify them.”

Adarabioyo only joined Fulham on a permanent deal from Manchester City in October and he has defended his decision to chase regular first-team football.

The player of Nigerian descent also reviewed his previous loan stints away from the Etihad Stadium in the Championship.

“I had full belief [to be able to perform in the Premier League]. I know the qualities that I have and I know I’m able to perform in this league and I’m showing that now,” he continued.

“I learnt from some great players at Manchester City. They gave me a lot of tips that helped me push on to this day.

“West Brom was a more difficult loan spell but Blackburn was a great platform to show myself and show everybody else what I’m capable of. I gained some confidence and it helped me push on this season.

“I just knew I had to get out and play regular football and I knew this club was the right place to come to. I came to Fulham because the opportunity to work with the gaffer and his staff was a big positive.”

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