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      Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO

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      Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Oct 31, 2022 11:11:50 am
      Both teams through the group stages, not sure if we will make massive changes, but I’m sure we will make a few. Napoli are likely to do the same:

      Alisson

      Alexander-Arnold
      Gomez
      Konate
      Tsimikas

      Jones
      Henderson (c)
      Milner

      Salah
      Nunez
      Carvalho

      Subs:

      Kelleher (GK)
      Adrian (GK)
      Ramsay
      Van Dijk
      Phillips
      Robertson
      Fabinho
      Thiago
      Elliott
      Bajcetic
      Clark
      Firmino

      Ineligible:

      Keita
      Oxlade-Chamberlain

      Injured:

      Matip
      Arthur
      Diaz
      Jota

      I’d give Virg, Robbo, Fab and Bobby a rest, and there’s not a lot of point risking Thiago, save him for Spurs.

      Not sure about a prediction for this, just want a decent performance from our whole team.

      YNWA  :kop5cf8koxp6:
      « Last Edit: Nov 01, 2022 04:50:13 pm by RedPuppy »
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #1: Oct 31, 2022 11:21:36 am
      Tough choice now


      Do you rest players or see if they can play their way in form

      I would go


      Alisson

      Gomez
      Konate
      VVD
      Kostas

      Henderson
      Fabinho
      Jones

      Carvahlo
      Nunez
      Salah
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #2: Oct 31, 2022 11:31:59 am
      Dreading this
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #3: Oct 31, 2022 11:38:10 am
      How many goals do we need to come top of the group? I don't think we will try to get a big score, need to rest a few and get back to basics of good defending. Can't afford to lose another game, mainly for player confidence. 4-2-3-1 is my preference, mainly because of the players we are missing.

      Ali
      Trent, Gomez, Konate, Robbo
      Hendo, Milner
      Elliot, Salah, Carvalho
      Nunez

      A few changes in second half.

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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #4: Oct 31, 2022 11:44:55 am
      Find a system that suits and stick with all the changing is confusing the players.

      And stop shoe horning Elliot into central midfield.
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #5: Oct 31, 2022 11:49:18 am
      Both teams through the group stages, not sure if we will make massive changes, but I’m sure we will make a few. Napoli are likely to do the same:

      Alisson

      Alexander-Arnold
      Gomez
      Konate
      Tsimikas

      Jones
      Henderson (c)
      Milner

      Salah
      Nunez
      Carvalho

      Subs:

      Kelleher (GK)
      Adrian (GK)
      Ramsay
      Van Dijk
      Phillips
      Robertson
      Fabinho
      Thiago
      Elliott
      Bajcetic
      Clark
      Firmino

      Ineligible:

      Keita
      Oxlade-Chamberlain

      Injured:

      Matip
      Arthur
      Diaz
      Jota

      I’d give Virg, Robbo, Fab and Bobby a rest, and there’s not a lot of point risking Thiago, save him for Spurs.

      Not sure about a prediction for this, just want a decent performance from our whole team.

      YNWA  :kop5cf8koxp6:

      Klopp will defo rest as many as he can.
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #6: Oct 31, 2022 12:10:28 pm
      Kelleher
      Tsimikas
      Milner
      Phillips
      Konate

      Jones
      Clark
      Bajcetic

      Cavalho
      Bobby
      Elliot
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #7: Oct 31, 2022 12:20:14 pm
      just cant even begin to get excited about this  and if Napoli play to form it could be disastrous for us regardless of who starts.
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #8: Oct 31, 2022 12:22:11 pm
      Likes of Ox,Milner ,Tzimikas,Carvalho need to be utilised here. All subs made and just some rested legs before Spurs who will.need to go full strength as not qualified yet
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #9: Oct 31, 2022 12:49:23 pm
      Likes of Ox,Milner ,Tzimikas,Carvalho need to be utilised here. All subs made and just some rested legs before Spurs who will.need to go full strength as not qualified yet

      Ox the Ironman not registered to UCL squad.

      A player I think really need a rest is Fab.
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #10: Oct 31, 2022 01:25:23 pm
      Ox the Ironman not registered to UCL squad.

      A player I think really need a rest is Fab.

      Not sure how ... fab hardly moves enough these days to be tired.
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #11: Oct 31, 2022 01:30:11 pm
      It's hard to know where to start, the weekend was so demoralising, together with having already qualified, it's hard to generate any enthusiasm for this fixture. Hopefully feel the passion closer to kickoff.
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #12: Oct 31, 2022 01:40:32 pm
      I'm in two minds over this game, on the one hand I want a 'full strength' team, get out there as if qualification depends on it and show the fans etc what it means to play for this club.

      On the other hand, take no more injury risks, it's a dead rubber effectively, compete but with a small 'c'.

      The other nark is over VVD. The ' Mr.Cool' persona is starting to wear a bit thin. He has escaped the flak that has been flying about, Trent & Joe have been the target but on Saturday he was atrocious, flat footed, lethargic even, bordering on Maguire's 'sloth' impression. Get your finger out lad.

       Probably had plum duff for his tea.

      « Last Edit: Oct 31, 2022 01:52:04 pm by Harrisimo »
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #13: Oct 31, 2022 02:07:50 pm
      For this game I only care about wanting to see Nunez start.

      As he has been able to score consistently recently let's help him keep it going, momentum is everything as is confidence.

      Will be good to see if a makeshift side can show the old heads exactly what is needed to play the system we have, or remind the gaffer and co that maybe for the system to work you need a more mobile midfield.

      Either way I will be watching and supporting, let's get some confidence back!
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #14: Oct 31, 2022 02:10:42 pm
      I'm in two minds over this game, on the one hand I want a 'full strength' team, get out there as if qualification depends on it and show the fans etc what it means to play for this club.

      On the other hand, take no more injury risks, it's a dead rubber effectively, compete but with a small 'c'.

      The other nark is over VVD. The ' Mr.Cool' persona is starting to wear a bit thin. He has escaped the flak that has been flying about, Trent & Joe have been the target but on Saturday he was atrocious, flat footed, lethargic even, bordering on Maguire's 'sloth' impression. Get your finger out lad.

       Probably had plum duff for his tea.

      I say rest as many as we can.
      It backfired last time we played key players in a dead rubber. I think it was jota that got injured and was out for months:
      Not worth the risk imo.
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #15: Oct 31, 2022 02:19:42 pm
      Let’s get behind the team. Come on Klopp, you can pull this back my son. We love you!
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #16: Oct 31, 2022 02:52:56 pm
      Ox the Ironman not registered to UCL squad.

      A player I think really need a rest is Fab.

      Sorry yes forgot about him and Naby not registered.  Clear all subs will.be made reckon Ramsey will play some part also
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #17: Oct 31, 2022 03:30:53 pm
      Konate and Kostas starting by sounds of it.

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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #18: Oct 31, 2022 05:20:45 pm
      I'd start as many young/bench players as possible. We are already through and the Spurs game is more important at this point.

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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #19: Oct 31, 2022 06:13:18 pm
      Find a system that suits and stick with all the changing is confusing the players.

      And stop shoe horning Elliot into central midfield.

      Agree.

      Even if we make a lot of changes we have to settle on a basic system and pattern of play
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #20: Oct 31, 2022 09:31:17 pm
      Certainly difficult to be too excited about this game. Important not too have any injuries, with a tough away fixture at the weekend.
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #21: Oct 31, 2022 09:53:53 pm
      Klopp made it clear he's not going to make a lot of changes, Hanging on 12 days/4 matches.
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      Re: Pre Match: Liverpool v Napoli Tues 1st Nov 20:00 KO
      Reply #22: Nov 01, 2022 09:31:06 am
      Worst kind of game, we’ll probably get a draw and play well,
      Then get turned over at spurs
      Feels like we are in a computer loop

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