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Lambert: Forget tough triple - the lads want to go again

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Lambert: Forget tough triple - the lads want to go again


Paul Lambert says his players want to go again, despite the fact that some of them will play three colossal games in a week.

Lambert was proud as punch of his side as they beat Arsenal and then gave Chelsea the fright of their life.

Now his team face Liverpool on Saturday.

Lambert accepts the fact that physically this schedule is demanding but he believes his youthful charges are hungry for another battle.

He said: "The games take it out of you physically. But you just sense that they want to go again because of how they are playing.

"They have that feeling of 'I want to go again.' That's the beauty of it.

"The lads know they were outdone by certain aspects of the Chelsea game.

"I thought we were excellent. Some of the football was terrific.

"We come away from two difficult games with our confidence really vibrant - and so it should be because of the way we played.

"The youthfulness is going a long way aswell.

"I am sure they will come in this afternoon and be wanting to go again.

"There will be one or two bruises. Friday will be light for them and then we go again on Saturday."

Lambert admits he doesn't have trouble the night before big games because he knows his players will give it absolutely everything in every game they play.

He added: "It's great when you get a group of lads who are going to the well for you every time.

"I trust them. I trust them to give it a right good go.

"I always know they have given me absolutely everything they have given. That's all you can ask for as a manager.

"I have a good staff behind me and I have top players playing at the top of their game."

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By @AVFCOfficial 22nd August 2013
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