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Pool's belief at an all-time high, says Wijnaldum

By Carl Markham

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum admits belief within the squad is so high he struggles to remember the last time he thought they would lose.

The club's only loss this season was in the 2-0 Champions League reverse against Napoli, a match the Holland midfielder did not feature in until the 66th minute.

Since then they have pulled off some miraculous escapes with late goals against Leicester, Manchester United and Arsenal.

That will be tested on Sunday when defending champions Manchester City arrive at Anfield looking to halve the six-point lead Liverpool have over them at the top. So have they extinguished that losing feeling?

"Difficult. We just create that thing that we know we always can turn things around," said the Dutchman.

"We always have that feeling, to stay positive. That's also because of the results we had, and the way we came back.

"It's because of the belief we have in each other, but also the results we have had. We have (turned games around) a lot of times. That gives confidence."

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