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Liverpool V Stoke City: Team News, Tactics, Lineups, Prediction

Liverpool V Stoke City Anfield, Merseyside Saturday, 29th November, 15:00 GMT *** Stoke City are the visitors to Anfield this weekend as Brendan Rodgers’ side aim to get back to winning ways in the Barclays Premiership. The month of November has been nothing short of a disaster for Liverpool as the Reds have not got 3 points since their streaky win against QPR in the third week of October. Mark Hughes` Stoke City, who are currently 1 point ahead of the Reds will be coming to Anfield hoping to at least nick a point off them, if not getting all three points. Team News Liverpool Brendan Rodgers has been under constant pressure with his baffling team selection and poor tactics for the past few months. The negative goal difference goes to show how poor the Reds have been in attack and defence this season. The draw at Sofia midweek summed up their woes of being absolutely incapable of holding onto […] Read more »

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Brendan Rodgers Defends Under-Fire Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet

Liverpool manager believes the Belgian goalkeeper will emerge stronger from his slump in form and has no intentions to drop him. Brendan Rodgers is willing to keep faith on under-fire Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet and is confident that the Belgian will emerge strongly from this poor phase. Mignolet’s costly error against Bulgarian champions Ludogorets in Wednesday’s 2-2 draw led to talks that he might be dropped for Saturday’s clash with Stoke City. However, Rodgers indicated that he has complete faith on Mignolet and will continue to start. “Simon is fine,” Rodgers said.”I had a good chat with him today. The club paid a lot of money for Simon to come in and he has saved us in a number of games during my time here.” “His form has been like the team. We all need to be better collectively.He is coping well. It’s never easy, however it comes, you won’t like criticism, but it’s part of the game.You just have […] Read more »

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Brendan Rodgers: I Am Favourite To Get The Sack Now

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers feels his side are facing a different challenge compared to last year but is quietly confident that things will improve soon. Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool have to improve their domestic form ahead of Saturday’s home game against Stoke City. Liverpool slumped to their third straight defeat against Crystal Palace last weekend and conceded a late equalizer against Ludogorets on Wednesday in the Champions League. The Reds boss is under huge pressure but has shrugged off criticism and is looking forward to turning things around after a disappointing start to the season. “It’s football. A few months ago I was Manager of the Year, now I’m favourite to get the sack,” Rodgers said. “It’s part and parcel of this wonderful life of working in football. There is short-termism.All I can do is focus on the immediate job and what I can control. It’s about working with the players and providing even more clarity for them in terms […] Read more »