Wow, that's a strong line-up.Rumored lineup:
Jones - Wisdom Agger Skrtel Johnson - Gerrard Shelvey Sahin - Aisaddi Downing Suarez
Yep.Based on some of the recent rumoured XI, Rodgers is signalling that if we are to get points against Anzhi, it might as well be at home. If we get all three, then our true first XI can stay home from Moscow.
If we only get 1 or 0 points, then that Moscow game becomes more important.
I agree completely with this. I think Suarez, Gerrard, Allen, Johnson and Sterling are really close to picking up a muscle strain or hammy.Thing is I have this sixth sense that 2 or 3 players may be pushing their luck fitness wise. Sterling seems pretty strong for his age but suarez looked dead on his feet last week and Gerrard, well, we know how his fitness has been these past few years. hes also been our main man against everton in recent years, regardless of his form elsewhere, would much rather hold him back for that one as they are terrified of him
Its the same feeling I got when we played Lucas in that carling cup game where he wrecked his knee
its getting a bit dodgy the schedule for some of our leading lights, and think there may have to be some prioritisation now
Unfortunately we have no depth at allOur senior players should be capable of playing twice a week. Why else do we crave a return to Champions League? So that we can field our B-team in one of our almost-every-week-two-games? Nah.
If you look around all the participants in Champions League this season, they're playing to full strength - or close to it - in both games. It does require some depth to rotate the key players, but many are expected to play twice. it should be no different at Liverpool.
I agree - we don't have the squad to compete in this competition as well.Unfortunately we have no depth at all
Man u have Rooney, RVP, Hernandez and Welleck by comparison. Thats 4 blokes who can play up front, they can rotate and they do rotate
we need more players, but in the meantime we may have to look after the ones we have better. The suarez situation on Sunday was far from ideal, at a club with a bigger squad, like Man u , he would not have played, but with us he had to
but thats a league game, think a EL game registers a lot lower on the priority scale