Brendan Rodgers warned that Liverpool "can't keep looking in the rear view mirror" after admitting they were nowhere near challenging at the top of the Barclays Premier League.
The Reds made it six league games without defeat on Sunday when they came from behind to draw 1-1 at Chelsea. But it was not enough to lift them out of 13th place and they ended the weekend 15 points behind Manchester United after just 11 games.
But the supporters have shown patience with Rodgers' revolution and the new Anfield boss said: "They're very educated, Liverpool supporters. It can't be easy for them. Most of us in this room know Liverpool and its great history, but we can't keep looking in the rear view mirror and looking back."
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