Brendan Rodgers Calls on Liverpool F.C. to Rise to Real Madrid Challenge

After a scrappy win at QPR on Sunday, Liverpool F.C. face a daunting test against Champions League holders Real Madrid at Anfield on Wednesday.

updated: October 21, 2014 10:28 IST
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Brendan Rodgers has challenged his Liverpool players to rise to the occasion when they face holders Real Madrid in a crucial Champions League showdown at Anfield on Wednesday.

Rodgers' side can't afford to lose any more ground in the race to qualify for the knockout stages after a shock loss against Basel in their previous Group B match.

The Reds have been well below their best of much of the season and there were more worrying signs for Rodgers on Sunday when QPR, the Premier League's bottom club, out-played Liverpool for long periods of an chaotic encounter.

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