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      Brian78
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      Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Mar 08, 2021 05:10:19 pm
      Right get your focus into this
      « Last Edit: Mar 09, 2021 11:26:35 am by JD »
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #1: Mar 08, 2021 06:03:24 pm
      The way things are going and with the ability Leipzig gave to score I think we need to be smart here.

      Hold what we have.

      Against every ideal I have Id go 4 5 1 to be a lot more solid and to kill space for them.

      Trent and Robbo would be vital to this as would Thiago. Unless Kabak is ok we have to go again with Fab at the back I dont think Rhys will be up the movement of Leipzig

                             Alisson
         Neco    Philips   Fab   Tsimikas

      Trent   Thiago  Milner  Keita  Robbo

                                 Mo

      Milner ahead of Gini for leadership and bite. Keita breaking alongbwith Trent and Robbo when we have the ball
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #2: Mar 08, 2021 06:24:29 pm
      The way things are going and with the ability Leipzig gave to score I think we need to be smart here.

      Hold what we have.

      Against every ideal I have Id go 4 5 1 to be a lot more solid and to kill space for them.

      Trent and Robbo would be vital to this as would Thiago. Unless Kabak is ok we have to go again with Fab at the back I dont think Rhys will be up the movement of Leipzig

                             Alisson
         Neco    Philips   Fab   Tsimikas

      Trent   Thiago  Milner  Keita  Robbo

                                 Mo

      Milner ahead of Gini for leadership and bite. Keita breaking alongbwith Trent and Robbo when we have the ball

      Thiago, Milner and Naby must be the slowest set of midfield combinations anywhere, they wouldn’t be able to break out of a paper bag never mind leading any break against Leipzig.

      I understand what you are saying about playing defensive but in some ways you may be asking for more trouble that way.
      How confident are you of a back line containing Neco and Phillips and inviting the opposition onto us?

      I think we might be better off pressing them higher up but in a 4231 or 41212.

      Certainly one things for sure the 433 seems dead for us in terms of creating anything.
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #3: Mar 08, 2021 06:35:43 pm
      The only questions here will be whether Fab plays in midfield or defense. Otherwise, I think this lineup will be pretty standard. It's clear Jürgen was resting starters against Fulham for this game.


                   Allison
      TAA Phillips Kabak Robertson
            Gini   Thiago   Fab
           Salah Firmino Mane
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #4: Mar 08, 2021 07:19:17 pm
      With a 2-0 lead no need to try score and can just focus on managing the game and let them come out and leave spaces in the back to exploit. Lot of rotation against Fulham so should expect a pretty full team. Salah was one of the few not rested on Sunday and after his sh*t play causing us a goal against i would rest him and get Jota back out.

                   Alisson
      Trent - Phillips - Davies - Robertson
                    Fabinho
             Thiago - Keita
      Mane -   Firmino -  Jota
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #5: Mar 08, 2021 07:29:07 pm
      Think it's important now that Davies and Phillips build up a partnership. Play 2 No. 6,s to protect them in a 4 2 3 1 formation. We don't need to score just ride it out.
                                   Allison
      TAA.          Phillips.         Davies.         Robbo
                         Fabinho.     Tiago
      Mane.                Jones.                    Jota
                                 Salah
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #6: Mar 08, 2021 07:33:19 pm
      Just don't f**king lose.
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #7: Mar 08, 2021 07:35:52 pm
      With a 2-0 lead no need to try score and can just focus on managing the game and let them come out and leave spaces in the back to exploit. Lot of rotation against Fulham so should expect a pretty full team. Salah was one of the few not rested on Sunday and after his sh*t play causing us a goal against i would rest him and get Jota back out.

                   Alisson
      Trent - Phillips - Davies - Robertson
                    Fabinho
             Thiago - Keita
      Mane -   Firmino -  Jota

      Yea hand Davies a Championship defender his Liverpool debut in a crucial CL tie next to another Championship level CB.

      Good grief.
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #8: Mar 08, 2021 07:36:45 pm
      Yea hand Davies a Championship defender his Liverpool debut in a crucial CL tie next to another Championship level CB.

      Good grief.

      What's with the tantrums today?
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #9: Mar 08, 2021 07:46:29 pm
      What's with the tantrums today?

      It's Monday and I'm still in a fouler after that sh*t show yesterday.

      Hate footy hate life.
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #10: Mar 08, 2021 07:56:03 pm
      Big game this. They are no mugs. We have a good lead to take into the game but our season depends on us getting through this tie now.

      I won’t guess a team because i don’t actually know who i would pick right now.

      I think we will lose. But still scrape through.
      1-2.
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #11: Mar 08, 2021 08:02:14 pm
      Currently have no optimism for this game. Hoping the lads will 100% prove me wrong but on current form hire do they pick themselves up?

      Can’t do a score predictions as fed up with  my wins not happening.
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #12: Mar 08, 2021 08:04:18 pm
      It's Monday and I'm still in a fouler after that sh*t show yesterday.

      Hate footy hate life.

      Head up lad both will get better in time
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #13: Mar 08, 2021 08:14:46 pm
      Watched these the other week and they were poor at the back but offer a big threat at the other end think (hope) we have done just enough in the first leg
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #14: Mar 08, 2021 08:20:16 pm
      It's Monday and I'm still in a fouler after that sh*t show yesterday.

      Hate footy hate life.

      Was feeling pretty grim myself. A bit of fresh air today helped a bit. Christ knows what it will be like if the unthinkable happens on Wednesday
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #15: Mar 08, 2021 08:23:36 pm
      Concentrate on improving defence, if at all possible. Try to score as early as possible, otherwise hope for the f**king best !
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #16: Mar 08, 2021 08:42:14 pm
                 
                      Alisson
      Trent - Phillips - Fabinho - Robertson
                      Thiago
                 Gini - Keita - Jota
                   Mane -  Salah
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #17: Mar 08, 2021 08:49:32 pm
      We need to park the bus, hit them on the break.
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #18: Mar 08, 2021 09:08:21 pm
      Have they just gone top of the German League in tome to face us?

      Fkn great

      0-0 will do me


      Squeaky Bum time!
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #19: Mar 08, 2021 09:14:21 pm
      If we get through - you know for a fact that we’ll get an English team next round
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #20: Mar 08, 2021 09:20:42 pm
      Alisson

      Trent  Kabak  Fabinho  Robertson

      Wijnaldum  Thiago  Keita

      Salah  Jota  Mane
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #21: Mar 08, 2021 10:09:42 pm
      Head up lad both will get better in time




      Won’t get much better with that side you picked Brian  :f_whistle:
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #22: Mar 08, 2021 10:15:34 pm
      If we get through - you know for a fact that we’ll get an English team next round

      Has UK government said when fans would be allowed in the stands again?
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #23: Mar 08, 2021 10:25:30 pm
      Not sure Kabak is fit enough yet but even so I’d prefer Phillips next to Fabinho, we can’t gamble with a Phillips/Williams, Phillips/Davies, Kabak/Phillips as CB’s, so unfortunately Fabinho has to be one of them,


      I’d go....Alisson, Trent, Phillips, Fabinho, Robbo, Gini, Keita, Jones, Jota, Salah Mane

         Bench.. Adrian, Neco, Kabak, Milner, Thiago, Shaqiri,Firmino, Tsimikas, Origi, Souness


      F**k knows how we will play, just hope we can put our domestic woes behind us for 95mins and finish the job off without too many dramas.


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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #24: Mar 08, 2021 11:02:37 pm
      Has UK government said when fans would be allowed in the stands again?

      You might get the odd person for the last couple of games, should be back to full capacity next season
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #25: Mar 09, 2021 12:56:21 am
                 Alisson
      Trent Gomez Vigil Robbo

        Keita Fabinho Thiago

          Salah Jota Mane
      😂
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #26: Mar 09, 2021 02:16:36 am
      Alisson

      Trent Davies Phillips Robbo Fab Gin Thiago Jota Mo and Bobby

      Dont go past the halfway mark, all 11 in the box  :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

      see how every other c**t team likes it!!!
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig. UCL round of 16 2nd leg, Budapest: KO 8pm
      Reply #27: Mar 09, 2021 08:42:30 am
      Biggest game of the season given our horrendous capitulation in the league. I'd be very surprised not to see Fab back in defence where he has been excellent all season until the injury. I'd go for:

                                 Alisson

      Trent            Fabinhon           Kabak          Robbo


                               Gini        Thiago

                                     Jones

        Salah                     Jota                    Mane
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg, Budapest: Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #28: Mar 09, 2021 09:08:56 am
      There probably isn't a worse European country for the Leipzig and Liverpool players to be travelling to right now.

      Suspect it would have been safer by a magnitude of at least ten for Leipzig to travel to Anfield.

      Hungarians on Monday awoke to a new round of strict lockdown measures aimed at slowing a record-breaking wave of COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths that are among the worst in the world.

      A rapid rise in pandemic indicators since early February prompted Hungary's government to announce the new restrictions, including closing most stores for two weeks and kindergartens and primary schools until April 7.

      Mind you, in terms of qualification for the next round its probably safer that Liverpool don't play at home.
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg, Budapest: Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #29: Mar 09, 2021 09:13:45 am
      I'd prefer Keita instead of Wijnaldum but doubt he's going to after his first full 90 minutes back.

      Thiago has looked more interested in the CL than the Premier League so he can play as well.

      NB: Team no longer available
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg, Budapest: Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #30: Mar 09, 2021 09:26:11 am
      I'd play

      Alisson

      Trent Rhys/Kabak Nat Fab Robbo

      Thiago Gini

      Jota

      Salah  Mane


      ie a 5-2-1-2 formation, very defensive but enough of a counter attacking threat to keep Leipzig on their toes. We have to start protecting our defence more, start getting some clean sheets/draws and then build back from there.
      « Last Edit: Mar 09, 2021 10:04:59 am by heimdall »
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg, Budapest: Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #31: Mar 09, 2021 09:56:27 am
      F**k me this is a big one. COYMR. Let get our act together and show them how good we realy are
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      Re: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg, Budapest: Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #32: Mar 09, 2021 11:37:01 am
      F**k me this is a big one. COYMR. Let get our act together and show them how good we realy are

      We need a response, it has to happen mate
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #33: Mar 09, 2021 11:56:22 am
      We briefly saw what we’ve been missing when Fabinho came on in the midfield for the last 15 against Fulham, but he has to play in the back four in Europe otherwise it’s a car crash waiting to happen.  A pairing of phillips with either rhys or kabak would be suicide against decent opposition.

      I’ve also had it with Gini now, he turns up every week but actually does nothing. Keita plays for me too. I don’t think playing him for a game and then leaving him out for three has ever done him any good. He needs a consistent run of games so his body can get used to the demand. Keep playing him.

      Alisson

      Trent
      Phillips
      Fabinho
      Robbo

      Thiago
      Milner
      Keita

      Mane
      Jota
      Salah

      I wasn’t impressed with this lot the first time around and I think one goal will see us through.

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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #34: Mar 09, 2021 12:14:56 pm
      Fabinho has to play in midfield...Philips & Kabak should be good enough for these..

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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #35: Mar 09, 2021 12:16:09 pm
      Fabinho has to play in midfield...Philips & Kabak should be good enough for these..

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      Is Kabak fit??

      The fact these have to score is huge, surely itll give us up chances
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #36: Mar 09, 2021 12:18:10 pm
      Is Kabak fit??

      The fact these have to score is huge, surely itll give us up chances

      Don’t know Brian but we need Fab in the middle of the park alongside Keita on the right & Thiago.. these 3 will give defensive cover for our fullbacks bombing forward..
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #37: Mar 09, 2021 12:25:06 pm
      Don’t know Brian but we need Fab in the middle of the park alongside Keita on the right & Thiago.. these 3 will give defensive cover for our fullbacks bombing forward..

      We need to play 3 CB's, sit deep and hit them on the counter attack, unless our players are unable to handle a change in formation /tactics.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #38: Mar 09, 2021 12:46:32 pm
      Is Kabak fit??

      The fact these have to score is huge, surely itll give us up chances

      Training now as well as Davies.  No sign of Bobby or Milner apparently
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #39: Mar 09, 2021 01:01:33 pm
      Training now as well as Davies.  No sign of Bobby or Milner apparently

      https://twitter.com/_pauljoyce/status/1369268636028973059?s=19

      Another one bites the dust
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #40: Mar 09, 2021 01:02:40 pm

      Ah well probably makes his front 3 selection a bit easier now
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #41: Mar 09, 2021 01:17:46 pm
      Tough ask to get another 90 out of Jota but no options now really as Shaq/Origi just aren't viable options for a game like this. Think Fab needs to go back into defence for this one as well.

      Wonder if they'll play Hwang from the start tomorrow, his pace in behind worries me.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #42: Mar 09, 2021 01:38:20 pm
      Ah well probably makes his front 3 selection a bit easier now

      We're stronger up top without Bobby as he offers zero goal threat and loses possession regularly. Just hope Jota is ok to start another game in quick succession.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #43: Mar 09, 2021 02:33:51 pm

      F***ing hell, Bobby can't be selected by Klopp, what will he do, who will we have to fire shots in every direction except on target??? ;-)
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #44: Mar 09, 2021 02:35:37 pm
      Tough ask to get another 90 out of Jota but no options now really as Shaq/Origi just aren't viable options for a game like this. Think Fab needs to go back into defence for this one as well.

      Wonder if they'll play Hwang from the start tomorrow, his pace in behind worries me.

      Actually I think you probably could use Origi in a game like this, to a certain extent, IF you set up as more of a counter attacking team. I'd actually be tempted to start Origi and then if we somehow find ourselves needing to chase a goal we can bring on Jota or Mane.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #45: Mar 09, 2021 03:24:31 pm
      Is that guy Ben Davies fit?  I thought I saw videos of him in training, but I can't remember if he's ever been in a match day squad.  If he is fit, he must be really bad to find himself behind Kabak, Rhys, Nat, etc. 

      The CL is all we have to play for now.  Hopefully Klopp can find a way to make us a little more defensively resilient while maintaining a threat on the counter.  If we can find the right balance of that, we could actually still win this thing.  It's just a matter of grinding out results and getting a little bit of luck in the right moments. 
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #46: Mar 09, 2021 04:28:48 pm
                 
                      Alisson
      Trent - Phillips - Fabinho - Robertson
                      Thiago
                 Gini - Keita - Jota
                   Mane -  Salah


      Why oh why do you want Fabinho at CB when that has been part of the problem for so long now? Playing players out of position. He’s a midfield beast, let him do his job ffs...

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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #47: Mar 09, 2021 05:15:02 pm

      Because he's our best available centre back?
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #48: Mar 09, 2021 05:29:02 pm
      A sh*t load has happened between the first leg and tomoz, not getting away from the fact that domestically we’ve been absolute Pants, with lots of sh*t in them too, but tomorrow is a different target, a different comp and hopefully a different mentality,
      First leg from what I remember was a lot of worrying that we would get turned over, as it turned out however,Leipzig had about a good 35 mins throughout the  95+ but didn’t really cause too many dramas, well nothing we couldn’t handle,

      Alisson, Trent, Kabak, Henderson, Robbo, Gini, Jones, Thiago, Mo, Bobby Mane took to the field as starters, we won 2-0 ,

      We have all of those players available again with the exception of Hendo & Bobby, but do have Fabinho, Keita & Jota, kind of changes the dynamic me thinks,


      We have to play Fabinho at CB, Phillips next to him with Trent & Robbo either side, Gini as DM, Jones & Naby in midfield, and Mo Jota & Mane up top, two nil is a decent start, but not insurmountable, one goal against and their backs are up and our chins go down, I know it’s hard to imagine us actually scoring but with Jota & Naby back I think we pose more of a threat than the first leg,

      There’s more pressure on them because they HAVE to score and that could play right into our hands when they push forward, Phillips adds a bit of height for the set pieces and just has more about him than Kabak has, IF we can score early doors it’s game over so soon as we can do that the better.


                                                           Alisson
                                           Trent  Phillips  Fabinho  Robbo
                                                         Wijnaldom
                                                  Jones.            Keita
                                               Salah.     Jota.     Mane


                 2-0 European Royalty



                                                                              Y  N  W  A

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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #49: Mar 09, 2021 05:52:35 pm
      Glad its not at Anfield!!
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      Reply #50: Mar 09, 2021 06:12:53 pm
      Alisson, TAA, Fabinho, Kabak, Robbo, Thiago, Gini, Jones, Salah, Jota, Mane.... I think this is what Jürgen is going to go with.

      Hopefully we just drop our defensive line back so they wont exploit our lack of pace.

      Couldn't care less if we lose 1-0 again aslong as we progress. A goal and a better performance would help restore belief though.

      COYR, need to win this for Jürgen more than anything
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #51: Mar 09, 2021 07:25:28 pm
      Its at home so on all current form and trends we go through losing 1-0
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      Reply #52: Mar 09, 2021 07:56:37 pm
      Going for a scrappy 2-1 win, even when we’re poor we’re still better than them.

      Jota and an Andy screamer 🤜🏼
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      Reply #53: Mar 09, 2021 07:59:30 pm
      A champions league win this season would be a greater achievement than 2005 in my humble opinion. Let's just get through this round and who knows.
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      Reply #54: Mar 09, 2021 08:30:56 pm
      A champions league win this season would be a greater achievement than 2005 in my humble opinion. Let's just get through this round and who knows.

      I agree that it would be an incredible achievement but if we prioritise the CL now, resting players in the league games etc plus find some long overdue form then why not.

      If for example we can get a solid win tomorrow then that should build confidence in the CL campaign.

      See I can be positive sometimes!!!
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      Reply #55: Mar 09, 2021 08:42:32 pm
      I’m worried if we put all our eggs in one basket, then don’t win number 7...........
      While it’s still mathematically possible to get fourth place, we’ve gotta go for it. Other teams regularly go into meltdown at the run in. There’s always hope ‘
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      Reply #56: Mar 09, 2021 08:49:14 pm
      4th place is gone mate. I still want to finish in a Europa league spot, so we cant just rest players anyway. Try and win every game from now to the end of the season.
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      Reply #57: Mar 09, 2021 09:50:38 pm
      I agree that it would be an incredible achievement but if we prioritise the CL now, resting players in the league games etc plus find some long overdue form then why not.

      If for example we can get a solid win tomorrow then that should build confidence in the CL campaign.

      See I can be positive sometimes!!!





      I’m putting the Bunting out as we type Heimy 😜

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      Reply #58: Mar 09, 2021 10:24:54 pm
      I'd settle for a draw right now.
      If Kabak fit would stick him beside Nat and put Fab in the middle, he made a difference there.
      Just get thro first - buys some time to improve before the next one.
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      Reply #59: Mar 09, 2021 11:01:45 pm
      I'd settle for a draw right now.
      If Kabak fit would stick him beside Nat and put Fab in the middle, he made a difference there.
      Just get thro first - buys some time to improve before the next one.
      Would settle for a 1 goal defeat
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      Reply #60: Mar 09, 2021 11:07:29 pm
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      Reply #61: Mar 10, 2021 01:01:44 am
      The key is evident there. One - two touch football. Moving the ball quickly unsettles the opposition, as long as your intentions are positive, and not passing backwards and sideways.
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      Reply #62: Mar 10, 2021 01:13:15 am
      Torn about Fab he’s still the best CB out of the non injured lot.

      Leipzig can be deadly in attack and Kabak and Phillips or Williams scares the sh*t out of me.
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      Reply #63: Mar 10, 2021 04:17:17 am
      I'd love to have Fab in holding midfield for this game. Put him in with Gini and Jones, Mane, Bobby and Jota and bring Mo on if we need him.
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      Reply #64: Mar 10, 2021 08:33:51 am
      Two action packed games last night, none of that please. Nice handy stress free night where we dont mame it hard on ourselves.

      Dont need another European folklore performance a dour nil nil will do
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      Reply #65: Mar 10, 2021 08:54:24 am
      I think we will either draw or win 1-0 tonight, surely Klopp will set up in a super defensive formation, anything else would be madness.
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      Reply #66: Mar 10, 2021 12:42:06 pm
      Two action packed games last night, none of that please. Nice handy stress free night where we dont mame it hard on ourselves.

      Dont need another European folklore performance a dour nil nil will do

      Now you've gone and "jinxed" it.  ;D
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      Reply #67: Mar 10, 2021 12:45:08 pm
      Now you've gone and "jinxed" it.  ;D

      🙈

      Hope not
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      Reply #68: Mar 10, 2021 01:33:00 pm
      Have a feeling we are going to boss this game tonight. We still have the best manager in the world, the best fullbacks in the world and a couple of the best forwards in the world. If that's not enough to win....don't know what to tell you.
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      Reply #69: Mar 10, 2021 02:10:21 pm
      Fab at the back all day for me, was our player of the season before the injury IMHO. Would love him in midfield but he's our best available CB so he has to play there. I'd love to play Gini, Thiago and Milner in midfield. When form is an issue you need energy, hustle, hard-work and leadership, Milner brings all of these. We look a bit lightweight with Thiago AND Jones in the middle and we're 2 nil up (not down).

      Really interested to see if Jota gets the nod ahead of Bobby, i would play him but we know Klopp loves Bobby so who knows which way he goes.

      I hope we go through as much for Klopp as anything else, can't bear to hear any of the twitter tw*t talk about him going or being under pressure. He deserves better and most Reds know that.

      Fancy us to win 2-1 tonight. How we fare in the league at the weekend might be another matter entirely though! Tough season but we all need to stick together.
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      Reply #70: Mar 10, 2021 02:45:38 pm
      WAHS stick Leipzig in your coupon tonight will ya?
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      Reply #71: Mar 10, 2021 03:25:07 pm
      I think we will either draw or win 1-0 tonight, surely Klopp will set up in a super defensive formation, anything else would be madness.

      Yea.

      Philips & Kabak with Fab sitting in front of them, that will do me, let Gini & Thiago go there thing.

      Maybe trent and robbo wont be bombing on as much, we just need to keep it calm, they will come onto us, so we will get chances on the break.
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      Reply #72: Mar 10, 2021 03:43:40 pm
      Have a feeling we are going to boss this game tonight. We still have the best manager in the world, the best fullbacks in the world and a couple of the best forwards in the world. If that's not enough to win....don't know what to tell you.

      Its a bit of a puzzle how we've lost so many recent games then ;-)

      In all seriousness we do still have a very good team, we just need to adjust tactics and formations a bit, plus inject some confidence and belief back into the players. If Klopp can do that then fantastic, I'd be so happy.
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      Reply #73: Mar 10, 2021 03:47:38 pm
      Its a bit of a puzzle how we've lost so many recent games then ;-)

      In all seriousness we do still have a very good team, we just need to adjust tactics and formations a bit, plus inject some confidence and belief back into the players. If Klopp can do that then fantastic, I'd be so happy.

      Bit of a puzzle how we went undefeated at Anfield for 68 games, you never mention this in your narrative against Klopp..
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      Reply #74: Mar 10, 2021 04:06:52 pm
      Any whisper of a lineup?

      Who is fit and who is not?
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      Reply #75: Mar 10, 2021 04:25:32 pm
      Bit of a puzzle how we went undefeated at Anfield for 68 games, you never mention this in your narrative against Klopp..

      Yeah that was quite an incredible achievement, and then to go from that invincibility to 6 straight losses, its really weird and No its not all down to CB's, but I can't be bothered to get into all that again.

      I'm trying to be positive about the game tonight, but some people seem intent on provoking an argument in a wummish manner ;-)
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      Reply #76: Mar 10, 2021 04:33:49 pm
      We will win tonight, come on the redmen.
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      Reply #77: Mar 10, 2021 04:56:47 pm
      Any whisper of a lineup?

      Who is fit and who is not?

      Bobby's out, that's all I've heard.
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      Reply #78: Mar 10, 2021 05:15:55 pm
      Don’t think for one minute that this will be easy, even though we’re up 2-0, they are a very good team and they’ll be acutely aware of our form of late. I think we have to turn things around sooner or later, tonight would be a good place to start, 2-1 to us. Where do we stand on away goals, is it as if the 2 games had been played as they should have, so we have 2 away goals!
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      Reply #79: Mar 10, 2021 05:29:30 pm
      Bobby's out, that's all I've heard.

      Wonder how Jota is feeling. Could Jones or Shaq play a false 9?

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      Reply #80: Mar 10, 2021 05:46:55 pm
      Yea.

      Philips & Kabak with Fab sitting in front of them, that will do me, let Gini & Thiago go there thing.

      Maybe trent and robbo wont be bombing on as much, we just need to keep it calm, they will come onto us, so we will get chances on the break.

      This sounds like a plan. They have to come out fighting being 2 down, so as long as we don't give them space to run into behind, we should be able to keep control and pick them off again.
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      Reply #81: Mar 10, 2021 06:09:47 pm
      Wonder how Jota is feeling. Could Jones or Shaq play a false 9?



      Has to be Jota for me, so I hope he's feeling good.

      I don't have much faith in Shaq other than an occasional whipped in cross.
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      Reply #82: Mar 10, 2021 06:15:01 pm
      Jota behind Mane and Salah is my guess. Milner doesn't appear to be involved, at least he wasn't in training yesterday. Fab Gini and Curtis in midfield I guess and we'll be set up to counterattack as the "home" side

      Love ya no matter what, but could do with a win just now lads.
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      Reply #83: Mar 10, 2021 06:15:50 pm
      Wonder how Jota is feeling. Could Jones or Shaq play a false 9?



      Don’t need to play a false line, not as if that formation has done much for us recently.

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      Reply #84: Mar 10, 2021 06:16:38 pm
      interesting little stat that im terrified to share incase it puts the mockers on but its a very good stat in relation to how things sit in the tie
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      Reply #85: Mar 10, 2021 06:23:18 pm
      Jota behind Mane and Salah is my guess. Milner doesn't appear to be involved, at least he wasn't in training yesterday. Fab Gini and Curtis in midfield I guess and we'll be set up to counterattack as the "home" side

      Love ya no matter what, but could do with a win just now lads.

      Thiago will play without a doubt and if Fab plays in midfield which I have my doubts it will be Jones who makes way
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      Reply #86: Mar 10, 2021 06:24:05 pm
      Keita and Jota surely have to be involved heavily today.
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      Re: Pre-Match: Liverpool v RB Leipzig - UCL Last 16 2nd leg - Wed 10 Mar 2021 8pm
      Reply #87: Mar 10, 2021 06:43:10 pm
      Thiago will play without a doubt and if Fab plays in midfield which I have my doubts it will be Jones who makes way

      Totally spaced it on Thiago. Of course he will play.

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