Bellamy bullish about Swans victory

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Craig Bellamy is targeting another three points for Liverpool when they welcome Barclays Premier League new-boys Swansea to Anfield on Saturday.

The 32-year-old Welshman has called on his teammates to demonstrate their top-four credentials by securing victory which will extend the Reds' unbeaten run to eight matches.

After a frustrating 1-1 draw against Norwich the last time Kenny Dalglish's side played at home, Bellamy is eager for the club to get back to winning ways on their own turf.

"It is important to keep the unbeaten run going, but with no disrespect to Swansea, if we have ambitions of finishing in the top four then we have to win these type of games," he told

"We slipped up against Norwich, but on overall chances created and how we went about it, on any other given day we would have won quite comfortably.

"Credit to Norwich, they kept going because we didn't kill them off. If we can create the same number of chances against Swansea, then I feel we will win that game.

"We have to look at it as trying to get three points because they are a promoted team and if we want to get into the top four, these are the games we have to try and win."

The Swans head to Merseyside high on confidence themselves, after an impressive start to the 2011-12 campaign, which sees them currently lying 10th in the table - and Bellamy knows Liverpool will have to be on their guard.

"I'm not surprised because of the way they play and are as a football club," he continued. "The Premier League suits them.

"They will play football at all costs - and they have done. They've tried to keep that idea and that momentum going. I think they will be very comfortable in the league this year.

"They're a good team and we'll have to be at the top of our game on Saturday. If we're not and we sit off, they'll pass it around us and it'll be a very uncomfortable afternoon."

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