NEAL MAUPAY says Albion must play with belief when they take on possibly the top side on the planet.

The Seagulls head to Anfield on Saturday bidding to spring a surprise against a Liverpool side unbeaten at home in 44 Premier League games.

Jurgen Klopp’s side suffered a setback last night in their defence of their Champions League crown when they drew 1-1 against Napoli on Merseyside which leaves them needing a result in their final group game at Red Bull Salzburg.

They now turn their attentions to the visit of Graham Potter’s side, who lost 2-0 last Saturday at home to the Reds’ nearest title challengers Leicester City.

Despite conceding both goals in the second half, Albion frontman Maupay believes the performance after the break was encouraging but warned their next challenge will be even tougher.

He said: “Yes, definitely [we can take confidence] but once again we are playing maybe the best team in the world at the moment, and at their place, so it is going to be really hard.

“But you know anything can happen – football is crazy – so we just need to believe and see if we can go there and get a result.”

He added: “We know it will be really tough for us but it is a tough league anyway so we just need to keep working, believing in what the manager wants to do, in our quality and our strength and we can get a result.”

Centre-half Shane Duffy echoed Maupay’s sentiments, stressing Albion must go there with a positive outlook.

Duffy said: “We have just got to believe because that is all we can do.

“You have got to be positive, every game in this league is difficult and you have to prepare like everyone is the same.

“We are not stupid, we know we are going to Anfield, and it is going to be a difficult afternoon but we will go there full of positivity and confidence.

“But it is going to be a very tough day.”

Duffy may have to settle for a place on the bench as Albion skipper Lewis Dunk is available again after serving a one-match ban last weekend.