“There will be 75,000 fans willing the ball to go into the net, and under the floodlights it is always different in a midweek match. So as poor as we played the other night, I still think we can get through this tie with a little bit of luck.”
Albiston experienced plenty of highs and lows in the course of nearly 500 games as a United player and he feels a change in fortunes in March will start with the squad giving everything to the cause once it reconvenes following the midweek international fixtures.
“All you can do is give 100 per cent, show the fans you care for the result and you're trying everything to get a win.
"Everybody’s in it together. It’s not the individual that will win the game: collectively you have got to stick together and dig in.
“There are no better games to play in than Liverpool and Manchester City. Both are great games and hopefully the players will respond to that.”