Liverpool won't take Cherries for granted says Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool, feels manager Brendan Rodgers, has no reason to underestimate Eddie Howe's Bournemouth as the two teams face each other in FA Cup.

updated: January 25, 2014 08:00 IST
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London: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has warned his players they will need to be more motivated against Bournemouth in the FA Cup than they would be against their Premier League rivals.

Rodgers was unimpressed by Liverpool's narrow victory over League One minnows Oldham in the previous round and he is convinced the Reds could be the victims of an infamous giant-killing if they repeat that sloppy effort against Championship side Bournemouth in the fourth round at the Goldsands Stadium on Saturday.

Liverpool have enjoyed an impressive campaign to date, but Rodgers' players have no excuses for underestimating Eddie Howe's Bournemouth as many of them featured in a humiliating loss at the hands of Oldham at the same stage of the competition 12 months ago.

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