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      Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 League Cup

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      Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 League Cup
      Sep 23, 2018 12:43:32 pm
      Eight-time winners Liverpool have been drawn at home to Chelsea in the third round of the Carabao Cup.

      I would rest players and play the second team and tell them that they are playing for their place in the squad.


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      « Last Edit: Sep 24, 2018 09:37:46 am by JD »
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #1: Sep 23, 2018 01:31:08 pm
      Lovren in; Gomez out
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #2: Sep 23, 2018 01:38:14 pm
      I'd do that too, but he's a slight doubt for this game according to physioroom. What about Nathaniel Phillips? I heard he was good in pre season. It would be good to rest Gomez and VVD.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #3: Sep 23, 2018 01:44:31 pm
      I'd do that too, but he's a slight doubt for this game according to physioroom. What about Nathaniel Phillips? I heard he was good in pre season. It would be good to rest Gomez and VVD.

      It appears he had a bit of an issue defending crosses into the box...
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #4: Sep 23, 2018 01:50:33 pm
      Wanted to put a team up but Curtis Jones is not on the player list. Origi is not fit for this match is my understanding, so I expect Shaquiri in the front and I would like Curtis Jones at attacking midfield. Otherwise Clint's team is the one I expect.

      I definitely would like to see Milner and Gini left out for the sake of the upcoming matches. It may be that Henderson plays with Fab and Keita both pushed up a bit.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #5: Sep 23, 2018 02:03:51 pm
      Wanted to put a team up but Curtis Jones is not on the player list. Origi is not fit for this match is my understanding, so I expect Shaquiri in the front and I would like Curtis Jones at attacking midfield. Otherwise Clint's team is the one I expect.

      I definitely would like to see Milner and Gini left out for the sake of the upcoming matches. It may be that Henderson plays with Fab and Keita both pushed up a bit.
      I'd put Markovic upfront if Shaqiri went into the middle. I'm judging him on pre season not previous seasons. He's being paid a wage and the league cup is less important than most games. Markovic was also better than Origi pre season. Origi isn't head and shoulders above Markovic, so time for him to actually earn his wages.
      « Last Edit: Sep 23, 2018 02:09:17 pm by Ribapuru »
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #6: Sep 23, 2018 02:13:12 pm
      Here's my starting XI for league cup.

                             Mignolet

                       Matip       Phillips
            Clyne                              Moreno

                               Fabinho
                    Kieta
                                          Shaqiri

            Solanke                     Markovic
                             Sturridge
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #7: Sep 23, 2018 02:54:38 pm
      If we go with Fabinho, Keita with Shaqiri as the 10, our midfield will probably be as good, if not better than the current Chelsea main team midfield :D

      Very curious to see if Sarri-ball still works without Jorginho as I doubt very much he will start.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #8: Sep 23, 2018 03:08:09 pm
      watching Chelsea best  XI and I cant see them living with our pace they seem quite pedestrian .
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #9: Sep 23, 2018 05:05:05 pm
      NB: Team no longer available

      Still want to win this and keep the momentum going so hopefully we don’t change things too drastically, although some players do need rested. Wouldn’t change the keeper myself but imagine Klopp will give Migs a shot.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #10: Sep 23, 2018 07:00:36 pm
      NB: Team no longer available

      Still want to win this and keep the momentum going so hopefully we don’t change things too drastically, although some players do need rested. Wouldn’t change the keeper myself but imagine Klopp will give Migs a shot.
      Not a bad line up. I still think Firmino should be rested.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #11: Sep 23, 2018 08:52:07 pm
      Not a bad line up. I still think Firmino should be rested.
      I thought we needed at least one of the three in there. Who would you have in his place mate?
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #12: Sep 23, 2018 09:43:59 pm
      Mignolet; Clyne, Phillips, Matip, Moreno; Fabinho, Jones, Keita; Shaqiri, Sturridge, Solanke.

      Expect Chelsea will make changes as well so should be an even game.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #13: Sep 23, 2018 09:44:41 pm
      Mignolet; Clyne, Phillips, Matip, Moreno; Fabinho, Jones, Keita; Shaqiri, Sturridge, Solanke.

      Expect Chelsea will make changes as well so should be an even game.

      I like that line up, hopefully we will see it happen!
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #14: Sep 23, 2018 10:03:48 pm
      Solanke and Sturridge don't go together.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #15: Sep 23, 2018 10:22:38 pm
      Solanke and Sturridge don't go together.

      Both do like to drop off, don't they? Origi isn't fit, is he? :(
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #16: Sep 23, 2018 10:30:57 pm
      Pellegrini used interesting tactics today taking Hazard out of the game and forcing the Chavs to attack down the right channel.
      This then was covered by the Hammers defence.
      Sure Jürgen and his team were watching.

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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #17: Sep 24, 2018 01:27:07 am
      I thought we needed at least one of the three in there. Who would you have in his place mate?
      Markovic deserves a chance, he's not going to get it in another compeition.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #18: Sep 24, 2018 01:42:57 am
      Markovic deserves a chance, he's not going to get it in another compeition.


      He would add a lot more balance, but I just can't see Klopp using him.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #19: Sep 24, 2018 01:47:09 am
      Markovic deserves a chance, he's not going to get it in another compeition.


      Yeah he'd probably look good in the Mighty Red costume!!
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 Carabao Cup
      Reply #20: Sep 24, 2018 02:42:06 am
      Should be a good lineup out there so we have a chance at advancing to the next round. I imagine pending health that all of Migs, Clyne, Matip, Moreno and Fabinho will start. Since the usual 3 will all start on Saturday i imagine Sturridge makes the starting lineup for this one as well. Damn you Lallana and inability to stay healthy. This would have been a good game for him to get going.

      I'll go with:
      Migs
      Clyne - Gomez - Matip - Moreno
      Fabinho
      Keita - Henderson
      Shaq - Sturridge - Mane (?)

      Not sure if Markovic and Jones can play but if so they should at least make the bench. Mane's spot is one i am not sure who'd fill in for him.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 League Cup
      Reply #21: Sep 24, 2018 01:10:52 pm
      Not sure on some injuries so if all fit

      Becker
      Clyne
      Matip
      Gomez
      Moreno

      Fabinho
      Jones
      Keita

      Sturridge
      Solanke
      Shaquri

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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 League Cup
      Reply #22: Sep 24, 2018 01:18:35 pm
      Must make changes if we want to keep pressure on the league, i would sacrifice this cup.  At least that will leave us with 2 competitions until the new year.

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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 League Cup
      Reply #23: Sep 24, 2018 01:51:16 pm
      Not sure i'd have the likes of Solanke, Markovic or Phillips in my line-ups. I'm all for using the squad but it would also be nice to progress as well given we haven't won anything for nigh on a decade.

      My line-up would be.


                                     Mignolet


      Clyne               Matip             Gomez          Moreno

                                     Fabinho

                          Keita                Milner


           Shakiri               Studge               Jones


      I'd have Mane, Salah and Bobby on the bench.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool V Chelsea Wed Sep 26 19:45 League Cup
      Reply #24: Sep 24, 2018 02:28:56 pm
      Not sure i'd have the likes of Solanke, Markovic or Phillips in my line-ups. I'm all for using the squad but it would also be nice to progress as well given we haven't won anything for nigh on a decade.

      My line-up would be.


                                     Mignolet


      Clyne               Matip             Gomez          Moreno

                                     Fabinho

                          Keita                Milner


           Shakiri               Studge               Jones


      I'd have Mane, Salah and Bobby on the bench.

      I agree with this, we need to have a mix in the team and not rest everybody. I'd actually be tempted to play Henderson as well, just to anchor the midfield and rest Milner.

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