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      Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15

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      Brian78
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #25: Mar 03, 2021 10:05:40 pm
      Extra incentive now after todays results a win tomorrow leaves us only 5 points off 2nd
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #26: Mar 03, 2021 10:09:19 pm
      This is a big, big game now. Can make a real statement with a win.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #27: Mar 03, 2021 10:55:17 pm
      Mo to pull out another scorcher! Come on Boys, lets take advantage of the teams above us f**king up, 2 rounds in a row!!!!
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #28: Mar 03, 2021 10:56:23 pm
      This is a big, big game now. Can make a real statement with a win.

      Chavs probably thinking the same. We just gotta boss midfield and get a huge performance from our defence.  Everything else should take care of itself !
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #29: Mar 03, 2021 11:19:16 pm
      Chavs probably thinking the same. We just gotta boss midfield and get a huge performance from our defence.  Everything else should take care of itself !

      F**k what those cu*ts think!  :D xxxxx:action-smiley-065:
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #30: Mar 03, 2021 11:46:30 pm
      Please don't put Fabinho back to the back.  We need him cover the DM.  Just let the centre backs do the centre backs.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #31: Mar 04, 2021 12:36:07 am
      Leave Philips & Kabak as CB’s, drop Fabinho & Keita back into the midfield with Thiago..

      Going for a 2-1 win to the Redmen..
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #32: Mar 04, 2021 09:16:43 am
      If Fabinho is ready he has to play midfield for me.

      Leave Phillips and Kabak at CB and let Fab protect on his best position.

      Be keen to get Naby into midfield as well but would be harsh on Jones after how well he played last game.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #33: Mar 04, 2021 09:28:11 am
      If Fabinho is ready he has to play midfield for me.

      Leave Phillips and Kabak at CB and let Fab protect on his best position.

      Be keen to get Naby into midfield as well but would be harsh on Jones after how well he played last game.

      No way Jones gets dropped after his last performance the lad ran the show.

      I think Jürgen will go with Fab and Kabak at CB.

      Same midfield as the last game with Naby and Jota to come on second half.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #34: Mar 04, 2021 10:20:43 am
      If Fabinho is ready he has to play midfield for me.

      Leave Phillips and Kabak at CB and let Fab protect on his best position.

      Be keen to get Naby into midfield as well but would be harsh on Jones after how well he played last game.

      So you are happy having two slow inexperienced CB's up against Werner because I'm not, I think that would be suicidal. I'd be OK with Fab playing DM but he'd have to sit very very deep, almost a s a third CB but then you lose control in midfield.

      It's a tricky decision but I'd go with Fab and Nat as CB then have Thiago, Curtis and Gini in midfield with Keita to come in at some point, perhaps also Jota if fit.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #35: Mar 04, 2021 10:38:26 am
      Trust Nat and Ozan! The season is long and Jürgen needs to give both time to get into some rhythm together.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #36: Mar 04, 2021 10:39:30 am
      And just for the protocol: I'd take a draw.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #37: Mar 04, 2021 10:53:40 am
      If fully fit then Fab needs to start in midfield. Give Gini the rest and maybe give Naby a game as well.

      Wouldn't worry about defence. Need to be firing up front and giving them something to think about.

      Going to be a very tough game. Tuchel an upgrade on Frank and will prey on our weaknesses better.

      I'd be content with 4 points from our next two games under the circumstances.

      Aye this will be very difficult to get a result of any type. A point here would not be terrible. We need to keep Chelsea close to us in the table if we can. Going to be tough for the back line this one and we have to accept we will concede so we need to score a few.

      Pretty certain Fab goes back to defence though.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #38: Mar 04, 2021 11:48:16 am
      I'd be inclined to have Fab at CB, not in midfield. I don't like the idea of Phillips and Kabak having to deal with the fast Chelsea front line. Fab isn't quick but he showed in the first game against these how well he can play fast strikers, so I'd prefer him there than midfield.

      Theres no point having him in midfield pressing if Chelsea can just play long balls over his head that Phillips and Kabak will struggle with against Werner, Pulisic etc.

      Midfield from Gini, Thiago, Curtis and Naby (if fit).

      Would take a draw here, I can see a few others would too. A win, with results last night, would be huge, but a draw is an okay result.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #39: Mar 04, 2021 12:00:32 pm
      Just win, dont care how, just win.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #40: Mar 04, 2021 12:01:19 pm
      Fab in midfield. At least fouls are penalised as free kicks and not pens. He protects the CBs giving them a higher margin for error.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #41: Mar 04, 2021 12:02:05 pm
      Just win, dont care how, just win.

      Yes. Even with heavy casualty. We disregard how.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #42: Mar 04, 2021 12:05:27 pm
      Huge game in the battle for top 4.

      Id demand a massive performance gor themselves, for us, for the kings birthday and for the Saints memory

      Bury these fuckers
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #43: Mar 04, 2021 01:03:04 pm
      Is Milner still injured? Think I'd throw him into the midfield as a water carrier if Fab is going to play centre half. Would probably have Gini & Curtis as the other two
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #44: Mar 04, 2021 01:39:46 pm
      Is Milner still injured? Think I'd throw him into the midfield as a water carrier if Fab is going to play centre half. Would probably have Gini & Curtis as the other two
      He’s fit as far as I’m aware as he was named on the bench last Sunday.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #45: Mar 04, 2021 01:58:52 pm
      its about time we stopped losing at home, and they haven't lost under this new manager yet - so it would be nice to end his unbeaten tag.
      3 points would restore massive confidence, as I don't think you can get too carried away by beaten Sheff Utd
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #46: Mar 04, 2021 02:13:49 pm
      He’s fit as far as I’m aware as he was named on the bench last Sunday.

      Milner played the last 15 mins - on for Thiago.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #47: Mar 04, 2021 04:27:49 pm
      16 posts today about arguably the biggest game of the season yet.

       3 posts wishing our greatest ever a happy 70th birthday.

      Wait until you see here at 10pm tonight if we dont win this game, and the owners thread. Be queues to get in then
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #48: Mar 04, 2021 04:41:15 pm
      Can’t believe people are persisting with kabak in defence. I’d be half confident of him marking giroud who is hardly known for his moment but anybody else will cause him and us major problems. Dreading thinking about it.

      If Fabinho plays then he goes in at centre half next to Phillips. We’ve got players capable of filling in in the midfield but we desperately need a half decent player at the back.
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      Re: Pre match: Liverpool v Chelsea - Premier League - Thursday 4th March; 20:15
      Reply #49: Mar 04, 2021 04:59:42 pm
      16 posts today about arguably the biggest game of the season yet.

       3 posts wishing our greatest ever a happy 70th birthday.

      Wait until you see here at 10pm tonight if we dont win this game, and the owners thread. Be queues to get in then

      To be fair, I’m just keeping quiet as can’t psyche myself (considering our home form)

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