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      Pre-Match: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO

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      Pre-Match: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Dec 11, 2019 08:13:53 am
      Our final game before our trip to Qatar, I’m expecting a few changes.

      Still waiting for news about Lovren’s injury, but I wouldn’t think he would be risked on Saturday regardless.

      Alisson

      Alexander-Arnold
      Gomez
      Van Dijk
      Milner (c)

      Oxlade-Chamberlain
      Wijnaldum
      Lallana

      Shaqiri
      Origi
      Mane

      Subs:

      Adrian
      Van Den Berg
      Robertson
      Henderson
      Keita
      Salah
      Firmino

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      « Last Edit: Dec 14, 2019 12:53:02 pm by JD »
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #1: Dec 11, 2019 09:15:41 am
      Should hammer them imo. 5-6 to nil.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #2: Dec 11, 2019 09:31:33 am
      Should see some changes for this game; Firmino looks off the pace still, so should deffo be rested.  Keita building up a head of steam, so like to start again.

      Comfortable win similar to Bournemouth.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #3: Dec 11, 2019 09:38:14 am
      I would have thought full strength on Saturday and then maybe a few changes in midweek for the semi final in Qatar.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #4: Dec 11, 2019 10:49:04 am
      Couple of times a year I get a feeling in my water, that antibiotics aren't needed for, that someone is in for an absolute tonking, by five clear goals.

      I'm hoping it's one of the times I don't need ciprofolxacin.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #5: Dec 11, 2019 11:05:51 am
      10-0 for me. We need to close the gap on City. So we must outdo their 8-0 and Leicester’s 9-0.

      This must beat everybody mentality is so unrealistic. 3 points will do for me. Scrappy three points is also fine. Just bag the three points. I don’t care how.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #6: Dec 11, 2019 11:19:07 am
      great that we play early it gives us a chance to put more pressure on the chasers. I think whoever plays will be chomping at the bit to do well and impress just as it should be. Don't think it will be that easy with the new manager bounce.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #7: Dec 11, 2019 11:19:52 am
      10-0 for me. We need to close the gap on City. So we must outdo their 8-0 and Leicester’s 9-0.

      This must beat everybody mentality is so unrealistic. 3 points will do for me. Scrappy three points is also fine. Just bag the three points. I don’t care how.

      Do you imagine that you are funny? You are like the toddler who tells a poopoo joke which some adult foolishly laughs at and then the toddler runs around for hours retelling the very same joke!
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #8: Dec 11, 2019 11:22:15 am
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #9: Dec 11, 2019 12:17:27 pm
      Hope we smash these cant stand that weird bully boy Pearson.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #10: Dec 11, 2019 01:10:28 pm
      Said in the naby thread, Id love to see himself and the Ox together, with Milner or Hendo holding for this game.

      Also no rotating of front 3, start them all then bring on Shaq & Origi for last 20.

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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #11: Dec 11, 2019 01:24:17 pm
      This should be a comfortable win, the only unknown factor is Pearson, but surely they can't have that much of a bounce under him, this is a terrible team at the moment and are ripe for a mauling.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #12: Dec 11, 2019 01:30:02 pm
      Watford been really poor though I am wary of team with the new manager high I just think the type of form we are round into going into the holiday period it would be hard not seeing us get win before we go away to the club world cup. I do think Klopp is going to make 3 to 4 changes to the side to keep the legs fresh.

      --------------Alisson--------------
      TAA----Gomez-----VvD-----Milner
      -----Ox------Hendo----Lallana----
      ---Origi------Salah--------Mane--

      Subs: Adrian, Lovren, Robbo, Gini, Ketia, Shaqiri, Firmino
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #13: Dec 11, 2019 02:34:13 pm
      Our final game before our trip to Qatar, I’m expecting a few changes.

      Still waiting for news about Lovren’s injury, but I wouldn’t think he would be risked on Saturday regardless.

      Alisson

      Alexander-Arnold
      Gomez
      Van Dijk
      Milner (c)

      Oxlade-Chamberlain
      Wijnaldum
      Lallana

      Shaqiri
      Origi
      Mane

      Subs:

      Adrian
      Van Den Berg
      Robertson
      Henderson
      Keita
      Salah
      Firmino

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      This is about right. Three possible differences

      1. Not sure about Lallana. I think Henderson will start again.

      2. And if a kid defender is on the bench in place of Lovren, it would be Kijana Hoever before Sepp Van den Berg - pretty sure.

      3. Don't be shocked if Curtis Jones gets a full debut.

      I think Jürgen really wants to win the Club World Cup and will try to field his strongest side for both matches, if at all possible. The time between the final and Leicester on boxing day is sufficient to use the same XI for that match as well.

      But for Watford, I expect the same professional performance the team have been giving us. On we go.



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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #14: Dec 11, 2019 03:07:58 pm


      4-0 Reds!!
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #15: Dec 11, 2019 03:26:21 pm
      I see NBC sports are doing their weekender thing from Miami for this,kinda interesting to see how many folks show up at 7.30 to get on the telly.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #16: Dec 11, 2019 03:26:36 pm
      I would have thought full strength on Saturday and then maybe a few changes in midweek for the semi final in Qatar.

      Exactly what will happen.

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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #17: Dec 11, 2019 09:46:02 pm
      Think it will be very similar to as we were against Salzberg, apart from Gomez for Lovren and perhaps a change in midfield. Think Klopp will look to rotate heavily between the games in the CWC so probably a similar line up to the Everton game (excluding Mane) so we have the stronger line up for the second game and allowing us to go near full strength vs Watford. We are going to be having a game in hand so we need to make sure we don’t put pressure on ourselves by having to win that game in hand to get a bit of breathing space again, particularly with our first game back being Leicester so would be a risk to rotate a lot for this game.
      Get the win wrapped up early on and then take the key players off early in the second half.
      There’s been a bit of rotation lately so shouldn’t be much of an issue with the likes of Salah and Mane playing Tuesday and then Saturday, particularly if they are then rested on the 21st.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #18: Dec 11, 2019 10:20:52 pm
      10-0 for me. We need to close the gap on City. So we must outdo their 8-0 and Leicester’s 9-0.

      This must beat everybody mentality is so unrealistic. 3 points will do for me. Scrappy three points is also fine. Just bag the three points. I don’t care how.

      Aye same here, Pearson will have them organised and difficult to breakdown. I fancy us to win 2-0 but it wouldn’t surprise me if it was close
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #19: Dec 11, 2019 10:48:22 pm
      Just get the three points, to me this game is more important then this fifa club world cup. Which should be played like a pre-season thing like the “champions cup” they do in the summer. Need this PL title so badly. Just my input.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #20: Dec 12, 2019 12:23:54 am
      Think it will be very similar to as we were against Salzberg, apart from Gomez for Lovren and perhaps a change in midfield. Think Klopp will look to rotate heavily between the games in the CWC so probably a similar line up to the Everton game (excluding Mane) so we have the stronger line up for the second game and allowing us to go near full strength vs Watford. We are going to be having a game in hand so we need to make sure we don’t put pressure on ourselves by having to win that game in hand to get a bit of breathing space again, particularly with our first game back being Leicester so would be a risk to rotate a lot for this game.
      Get the win wrapped up early on and then take the key players off early in the second half.
      There’s been a bit of rotation lately so shouldn’t be much of an issue with the likes of Salah and Mane playing Tuesday and then Saturday, particularly if they are then rested on the 21st.

      It's not that players couldn't play both Tuesday and Saturday (some will, including the two you mention, Mo and Sadio), but that we sent out our best XI (among match fit players) vs. Salzberg. We will again on Monday the 21st vs. Flamengo in a competition Jürgen and the club management really want to win, and also on the following Thursday the 26th at Leicester. What we want to avoid is the same XI playing five matches in 16 days. So the two matches to rotate in this stretch will be Watford on Saturday and Monterrey next Wednesday. You don't want to go too weak for either, so I expect something like this the next two matches:

      vs. Watford

      Alisson
      Trent
      Gomez
      Virgil
      Milner

      Gini
      Hendo
      AOC

      Mane
      Divock
      Salah

      Then vs. Monterrey

      Alisson

      Milner
      Gomez
      Lovren
      Robbo

      Lallana
      Keita
      AOC

      Divock
      Bobby
      Shaqiri

      However it actually falls out, the lineups for these two matches should give every one of the first choice outfield players a match off.

      Then we back to Ali-Trent-Dejan-Virgil-Robbo-Gini-Hendo-Keita-Mo-Bobby-Sadio for Flamengo and Leicester before rotating again for Wolves, Sheffield United and Everton in the FA Cup.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #21: Dec 12, 2019 07:29:50 am
      If we pressure Watford from the kick off and get an early goal then Watford will go in panic mode and the floodgates will open.Just get the 3 points please REDMEN.
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #22: Dec 12, 2019 08:03:54 am
      Fullest fittest X1 for me, Watford are gash and will go down, not our problem,  they are just another opponent we take 3 points from and another step towards the holy grail,

                            Allison
         Trent Gomez Virgil Robbo
                         Henderson
              AOC                          Keita
                            Firmino
               Salah                     Mane

      Bench;  Adrian,  Milner,  Gini, Shaqiri, 
                    Origi,  Jones,  Elliot

      Ruthlessness,  is what I want to see early doors Saturday,  a opportunity to bag a hat full of goals and close the goal diff gap, not that we'll need it, but bagging a sh*t load of goals boosts confidence and makes us all tingly inside...so let's batter f**k out of Watford , love us to score 6 but a nice round 4 will suffice,  and another clean sheet.



      4-0 Champions Elect



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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #23: Dec 12, 2019 08:32:00 am
      Can’t wait to watch this
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      Re: Liverpool v Watford Sat 14th December 12:30KO
      Reply #24: Dec 12, 2019 09:17:54 am
      Another 3 points are all that matter, against struggling Watford. Only complacency will stop that, not that Jürgen Klopp will allow that to happen.

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