Date: 30th October 2016 at 11:33pm
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James McArthur and Scott Dann have both been giving their thoughts following defeat to Liverpool this weekend.

Hosting Jurgen Klopp’s side at Selhurst Park for the game, Liverpool took the four two victory, with both of our goals coming from McArthur, and post game whilst he was happy to find the net, he was obviously disappointed not to see the goals result in at least a point for our efforts across the 90 minutes.

Speaking to Crystal Palace FC in his own post game press interviews, he admitted Palace needed to cut out the mistakes they made in the game and make sure they learned from them this week in training.

‘It was frantic. They put us under a lot of pressure. They pressed us well and it was hard to get out at times, but at the end of the day the goals have cost us. It’s not just the defence that needs to improve, it’s all over. We need to get better shapes to stop them playing through us. Set pieces are something we’re usually very good at, so we need to rectify that after we’ve conceded a couple today.’

With Burnley up next, McArthur knew that it would be a battle again, and with errors against Liverpool, he knew we couldn’t make the same mistakes again.

‘Every game’s big in the Premier League. We’ll go there, even though we’re not on a great run, with a belief that we can get the three points.’

As for Dann, he admitted that the final scoreline was a difficult one to take because he knew we should’ve dealt with their goals a lot better than we did on the day.

‘I am massively disappointed with the way that the result went and the goals that we conceded, it`s a difficult one to take. They started really well and we never got a foothold in the game, fortunately from our point of view James McCarthy got us back in the game twice. We never had too much of the ball in the first half but in the second we started a lot better and were pushing. We had a couple of penalty shouts and were still in the game at 3-2 but to concede the fourth, which was really bad to concede, that killed us. The momentum switched again and the game was gone.’

With Dann being out of action since the League Cup defeat to Southampton at the end of September, he ended by saying that he’d felt no reaction following the 90 minutes, but he wanted improvement from himself and the team moving forward.

‘I felt ok fitness wise but disappointed with a couple of the goals and we`ve got to defend better as a team defensively and against the top teams like Liverpool you can`t give them goals like we did today.’

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