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      Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00

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      Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Sep 01, 2023 08:29:09 pm
      So looks like it will be Joe and Joel at the back for this one fingers crossed no one gets injured, good job Matip was taken off early last week as I don’t think his body can cope with playing every week.

      Interesting to see if Thiago is fit for this one.

      Surely Nunez has done enough to start, Gakpo not really had a flying start to the season so far.

      Villa seem to have improved from their thumping against Newcastle but we should still be too strong for them despite our defensive frailties.

      Alisson
      Trent
      Matip
      Gomez
      Robbo

      Thiago
      Mac
      Dom

      Diaz
      Nunez
      Salah
      « Last Edit: Sep 02, 2023 01:28:28 pm by RedPuppy »
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #1: Sep 01, 2023 08:32:15 pm
      Gomez was decent against Newcastle and I’m hoping he can have a very good season. We can’t rely on vvd to be the rock he once was.

      5-0 nunez all 5
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #2: Sep 01, 2023 08:32:33 pm
      Our 2 starting centre halves out against a team on the up. I'll be astounded if we keep a clean sheet we will need to get a few goals I'd suggest if we want the 3 points.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #3: Sep 01, 2023 08:33:18 pm
      Hate playing Villa, never feel confident, being at home though and hopefully Darwin starting I can see us causing them issues, still can’t see a clean sheet for us though… a tough 2-1 again I think.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #4: Sep 01, 2023 08:40:24 pm
      confidence is everything at elite level and our boys are just off the scale now think we will put these to the sword. also great news is Tierney is at Luton so he cant do our game
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #5: Sep 01, 2023 08:45:55 pm
      confidence is everything at elite level and our boys are just off the scale now think we will put these to the sword. also great news is Tierney is at Luton so he cant do our game

      Well it’s always a bonus when that c**t is not around 👍
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #6: Sep 01, 2023 08:47:37 pm
      Well it’s always a bonus when that c**t is not around 👍

      they could stick him on VAR and we know what happened last time
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #7: Sep 01, 2023 09:03:30 pm
      So looks like it will be Joe and Joel at the back for this one fingers crossed no one gets injured, good job Matip was taken off early last week as I don’t think his body can cope with playing every week.

      Interesting to see if Thiago is fit for this one.

      Surely Nunez has done enough to start, Gakpo not really had a flying start to the season so far.

      Villa seem to have improved from their thumping against Newcastle but we should still be too strong for them despite our defensive frailties.

      Alisson
      Trent
      Matip
      Gomez
      Robbo

      Thiago
      Mac
      Dom

      Diaz
      Nunez
      Salah

      Thiago no chance
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #8: Sep 01, 2023 09:05:22 pm
      Concerns over our defence just can't see us keeping them out . Have to start Nunez far more.goal threat than Gakpo for.me and I think we may need 3 so I am going with him
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #9: Sep 01, 2023 09:08:19 pm
      Alisson

      Trent Matip Gomez Robertson

      Dom Mac

      Salah Jota Diaz

      Nunez
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #10: Sep 01, 2023 09:12:52 pm
      Would be tempted to play Gakpo just in front of the midfield in place of Diaz and throw both Salah and Nunez up front but he didn’t offer anything of note and Diaz just had that electricity to him… hopefully Trent’s head is in this one too.

                       Alisson
      Trent - Gomez - Matip - Robbo
                         Endo
                Alexis  -  Dominik
             Salah                Diaz
                        Nunez
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #11: Sep 01, 2023 09:58:14 pm
      looking forward to this now transfer crap is over lets just take teams apart
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #12: Sep 01, 2023 10:39:09 pm
      It's nice that we have 5 very good attackers to choose from, and will be great when we can compliment that with a selection headache in midfield once Thiago is fit and Gravenberch settled.  We still look fragile at CB, but overall I think we've done well with our business and we should be in line for a decent season. 

      Hoping to see Nunez start and pick up where he left off at Newcastle.  Any win will do.  Just need to get into that winning habit and build some confidence. 
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #13: Sep 02, 2023 12:08:19 am
      2:0 nothing else to say really 😊
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #14: Sep 02, 2023 01:13:39 am
      they could stick him on VAR and we know what happened last time

      Did you have too , was doing ok till you threw that spanner 🙈
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #15: Sep 02, 2023 01:19:14 am
      Hopefully we won't have a repeat of last season when villa took the piss with time wasting etc
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #16: Sep 02, 2023 02:29:15 am
      Interesting to see if Klopp reverts to the double pivot with Mac/Dom or stick with three man middle with Endoh. I am thinking with Gomez/Matip playing CB might want extra protection for them with Endoh. Think Gapko will be on the bench with Jota or Nunez in the middle.

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      TAA-----Matip--------Gomez----Robbo
      -----------Dom----Endoh------Mac-----
      ------Salah--------Jota----------Diaz---
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #17: Sep 02, 2023 04:38:12 am
      A bit too soon, but wouldn’t be surprised to see this in the not too distant future, especially vs teams that park the bus;
      Alisson
      Trent   Matip   Gomez   Robbo
      Gravenberch   MacAllister
      Salah    Szobozlai   Diaz
      Nunez

      For Sunday I hope Bajcetic gets a run out. Still feel we’ve got an absolute gem on our hands there we need to ensure still gets opportunities.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #18: Sep 02, 2023 04:53:06 am
      A bit too soon, but wouldn’t be surprised to see this in the not too distant future, especially vs teams that park the bus;
      Alisson
      Trent   Matip   Gomez   Robbo
      Gravenberch   MacAllister
      Salah    Szobozlai   Diaz
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      For Sunday I hope Bajcetic gets a run out. Still feel we’ve got an absolute gem on our hands there we need to ensure still gets opportunities.

      Gravenberch can't play. So instead of him, I would would put Endo and then replace him for Bajectic around the 65th minute.

      Difficult game.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #19: Sep 02, 2023 06:43:04 am
      A win against Aston Villa tomorrow to make it three victories on the trot. Villa may give us a difficult game, but I take the Reds to come out on top, in front of our fans at home !
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #20: Sep 02, 2023 08:43:39 am
      Might take the view that Nunez is best away from home. Pace on the counter attack. Finding a place for Jota and Nunez is a problem but Jota did well out wide once or twice V Newcastle. Jota V Nunez.

      Salah Jota Diaz would've been the shout V Villa but Nunez has forced his way into very serious contention with his brace.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #21: Sep 02, 2023 09:39:28 am
      Gakpo should be on the bench because he lost some spark. For me, Nunez should play from the start for this one.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #22: Sep 02, 2023 10:26:56 am
      Matty cash doing ok at wing back so need Robbo to keep him penned back and give him something to worry about pushing up
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #23: Sep 02, 2023 11:28:08 am
      Toss up between Jota or Nunez up top. Both in good form. Both can make big impacts off the bench second half.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #24: Sep 02, 2023 11:51:07 am
      think Darwin will blow a fuse if he doesnt start he simply has to start. Luis on the Left Mo on the right Darwin in the middle that is a frightening fast counter attack. Think we are really going to do these and put them in their box.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #25: Sep 02, 2023 12:22:34 pm
      Think everyone is thinking the same and that Nunez will be in from the start, however I’m not so sure he will be, he deserves to be definitely but does Jürgen see it  the same way?

      He’ll obviously make the ultimate decision of course but don’t be surprised if he plays the same starting X1 V Toon, I won’t be,

      Nunez is a phenomenon, he’ll one day be every bit as good as that ugly blonde fella plying his trade with that ugly corrupt entity over in Eastlands,
      I just got a feeling Klopp will hold him back again and play Diaz, Gakpo, & Mo, with Macca & Szloboslai in behind, Endo DM, Matip & Gomez in as CB’s with Trent & Robbo attacking the flanks, and the best keeper in the world in between the sticks,

      I could be entirely wrong but I don’t think Jürgen will change it too much if at all, yes Darwin’s face will probably trip him but he has to respect Jürgen’s decision and get over it, his time will come, long hard season and all that!!

      Anyhoo only my opinion which matters not a f***in jot, but we’ll see 😁

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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #26: Sep 02, 2023 12:23:36 pm
                 Ally
      TAA Gomez Matip Robbo
         Elliot Mac Szobo
          Mo Nunez Diaz

      Be interesting to see how the CBs get on, Gomez was really good vs Barcodes so hopefully can continue that form. Looking at that lineup seems a bit nuts to let Philips go on loan.
      TAA will be targeted so needs to concentrate when defending.
      Thought the Newcastle game passed Endo by, so would consider Elliot as starter, though Jürgen could go with Gapko there again. Like Gapko, but needs to impact games more.
      Would give Nunez a start, tough on Jota - but we have 5 good options up front right now which is great.  And Nunez basically got us three points last week with a couple of crackers, v hard to ignore that.

      Villa seem to be one of those teams who know how to cause us problems at the back.
      But we have firepower up front.
      We're coming in off a high and if we can be reasonably solid, have enough threat to get the 3 points.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #27: Sep 02, 2023 01:22:37 pm
      If we want Darwin to eventually replace Mo's goals he has to start games and show us he can be who we think he can be.
      The whole team should be frothing at the mouth for tomorrows game after last Sundays antic.
      When we start again after the f***in international freak show we will be playing twice a week so everyone should be playing on a regualr basis but the league is everything this year and I believe we can do it and will do it because of the goals we will score
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #28: Sep 02, 2023 01:30:05 pm
      Allison

      TAA
      Gomez
      Matip
      Robbo

      Endo
      Gary
      Dom

      Mo
      Nunez
      Diaz
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #29: Sep 02, 2023 01:59:25 pm
      Go at the brummie cu*ts right from the off.

      Up the Reds.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #30: Sep 02, 2023 05:10:34 pm
      Got to start Nunez. If we don’t after those two goals we are absolutely going to kill his confidence.

      Use Jota off the bench where he’s been more effective lately.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #31: Sep 03, 2023 08:55:13 am
      Martinez out for villa I believe. Robin Olsen in goal for them can really be got at. Ex bitter 
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #32: Sep 03, 2023 09:45:08 am
      Come on today boys can't stand international breaks and even worse when not a positive result beforehand.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #33: Sep 03, 2023 10:51:28 am
      I’m hearing rumours this isn’t televised today ANYWHERE 😳
      Have to wait and see if I can streem it 🤷‍♂️
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #34: Sep 03, 2023 10:56:07 am
      Any chance of a clean sheet win ?
      When was the last time we did that ?
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #35: Sep 03, 2023 11:07:28 am
      Any chance of a clean sheet win ?
      When was the last time we did that ?

      Gone for a 3  0 win for the Reds against Aston Villa today, despite our leaky defence, which tends to gift soft goals to the opposition. Hope we keep a clean sheet today and score a few goals.

      A bit disappointed the game is not on tv today, at least I will keep out of the pub !
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #36: Sep 03, 2023 11:20:28 am
      Is this game on the tv forgot to check and I’m on the beach all day today 🔥
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #37: Sep 03, 2023 12:12:19 pm
      Is this game on the tv forgot to check and I’m on the beach all day today 🔥

      No its bloody not, what a joke.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #38: Sep 03, 2023 12:28:02 pm
      A bit too soon, but wouldn’t be surprised to see this in the not too distant future, especially vs teams that park the bus;
      Alisson
      Trent   Matip   Gomez   Robbo
      Gravenberch   MacAllister
      Salah    Szobozlai   Diaz
      Nunez

      For Sunday I hope Bajcetic gets a run out. Still feel we’ve got an absolute gem on our hands there we need to ensure still gets opportunities.

      Gravenberch won’t feature this weekend
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #39: Sep 03, 2023 12:29:14 pm
      Need: Early goal, good game management, solid defensively and lightning attacks

      2nd and 3rd goal whenever

      Mo to sign new 25 year contract at half time
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #40: Sep 03, 2023 12:36:01 pm
      Allison

      TAA
      Gomez
      Matip
      Robbo

      Endo
      Gary
      Dom

      Mo
      Nunez
      Diaz

      Yes that's my choice as well. Nunez has to start. Could be Klopp now sees him as more of an impact sub and that wouldn't be a bad ploy but it could sour Nunez.

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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #41: Sep 03, 2023 12:42:04 pm
      Another big plus this season is Elliott. Looks much stronger and obviously fitter. Has looked lively when he gets a chance. Didn't quite get a settled run and wasn't convincing enough last season but he's starting to mature. Could be the season that makes him a serious player to be reckoned with.
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      Re: Pre Match : Liverpool v Aston Villa : Sunday 3rd Sept 14.00
      Reply #42: Sep 03, 2023 12:44:53 pm
      Mac as a 6 I bet, can’t wait for this. I reckon Nunez gets the nod.

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