Always tough going here, don’t expect anything different tonight, definitely our hardest opponent in the group stage so for me the performance tonight outweighs the result, if we can get a win here we can probably book a place in the KO stage, a draw would be absolutely fine, and a defeat though not ideal won’t put us out of the comp,
It’s not in our mind set to sit back but I think Jürgen will play it cool, I’m going with a midfield trio of Fabinho, Milner & Bobby, with Nunez & Lucho & Mo up top, and the usual suspects at the back, absolutely no reason to change apart from rotating Robbo & Kostas, if Calvin was ready we’d probably see rotation there too with Trent, so we could see Matip on laters with Joe going RB, no way will Jimmy last 90+,
Haven’t done too well here in the past so I’m erring on the side of caution and would be ecstatic with a draw, cannot see either Ajax or Rangers getting anything there, so drawing will give us kudos over them two,
Trent Gomez Virgil Robbo
Salah Nunez Diaz
Bench; Adrian, Matip, Kostas, Ramsey, Thiago, Melo, Jones, Elliot, Bajcetic, Jota
Like I said performance for me is more important for us going forward,slowly slowly we are getting back to somewhere near a more familiar look & feel, we have to consider also the slight change in attack, Nunez will take another 2/3 games to settle in and for everyone else to acclimatise, we still aren’t at full strength so I’m certainly not expecting us to be as free flowing, so indeed a draw or even better a win would be a fantastic result.
C’mon Redmen !!!
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