Having put up one of their poorest performances of the season against Aston Villa last weekend, a performance that saw their FA Cup dream end in the semifinal, Liverpool will hope to bounce back with an English Premier League win against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Saturday.
The Reds were rightly criticised for a shoddy show against Villa, where they were second best for pretty much the entire 90 minutes, and the only way to move on from that difficult loss is to get those three Premier League points, points which will take them closer to fourth-placed Manchester City, who play later in the day.
"Of course everyone was upset after last weekend but we have to get over it and move on. You can't afford to dwell on it, you have to refocus," Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers told the Liverpool Echo.
"We clearly won't achieve some of our objectives this season in terms of a trophy but we have given everything we could to do that. Now we have to make sure we push and finish as high as we possibly can.
"We'll keep fighting right to the very end. If anyone is going to slip up we need to be there to take advantage of that. That's the message really. The aim is to win our last six games. That's what we're looking to achieve, It's a difficult ask but that's the intention of the group."
That is the thing for Liverpool -- – they are currently seven points behind Manchester City, albeit having played a game less -- if they are to finish in the top four this season and seal a place, at least, in the Champions League qualifying round, they need other teams to slip up considerably.
There is plenty at stake for West Brom as well. While their position in the Premier League table in 13th, eight points clear of the relegation zone seems pretty comfortable, Tony Pulis will know his side need to take advantage of any chance presented, as the Baggies' final four matches, after the Liverpool test, are against Manchester United, Newcastle United, Chelsea and Arsenal.
"We can't be below 100 percent, not just physically but mentally," said Pulis when asked about the challenge that awaits his side. "Every game that we play in now we will be the underdog and I've always enjoyed that.
"As for the three points last weekend, I was most concerned about (restoring) the confidence in the players. Winning games is the best way of breeding confidence."
Team news: West Brom: On-loan Reds defender Andre Wisdom is ineligible to face his parent club, while Youssouf Mulumbu completes the last of his three-match suspension. Centre-back Craig Dawson is a doubt with a knee problem.
Liverpool: Rodgers will have to make do without Mamadou Sakho, Lucas Leiva, Jon Flanagan, Adam Lallana and crucially Daniel Sturridge.
Where to Watch Live
West Brom vs Liverpool is set for a 3 pm BST (7.30 pm IST, 10 am ET) start with live coverage in India on Star Sports 4 and Star Sports HD4. Catch the EPL match live in India on Starsports.com.
There will be no live coverage of the match in the UK. Audience in the US can watch the game live on NBC Sports, while the EPL action can also be live streamed on NBC Live Extra.
Audience in Australia can catch the EPL game live on Fox Sports, while the action can also be watched via live streaming on Foxtel and Fox Sports On Demand. Viewers in Canada can watch the EPL action live on TSN5 and TSN TV.