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Brendan Rodgers: Strength In Depth Key Ahead of Busy Schedule

Brendan Rodgers insists Liverpool have the bench strength to cope up with the gruelling schedule in the next few days. The Reds face a tricky week in their season starting with Saturday’s visit to face Newcastle United, followed by the Champions League fixture on Tuesday at the Santiago Bernabeu against Real Madrid before hosting league leaders Chelsea at Anfield four days later. Liverpool have endured a difficult start to the campaign so far but Rodgers is confident that his side will rise to the occasion during this critical phase of the season. “It’s a really exciting week, and that’s the key,” he said. “Newcastle will be a tough game, but one that we will relish. And that’s the only focus really, we will look to get the three points and go from there.” “It’s why we strengthened the squad, for weeks like this. We made nine changes from the team against Hull to the team against Swansea on Tuesday, and […] Read more »


Liverpool Vs Swansea City – Team News, Tactics, Lineup And Prediction

LIVERPOOL v SWANSEA CITY Anfield, Liverpool Wednesday 29th Oct, 2014, 20:00 GMT  *** Liverpool look to get back to winning ways when they host Swansea City at Anfield in the fourth round of Capital One Cup tonight. The Reds needed a record-breaking penalty shootout win against Championship side Middlesbrough in the previous round after falling behind twice. The 14-13 tie-breaker win equaled the British record for the highest-scoring post match contest set over three years ago in a Football League Trophy tie. The weekend draw with Hull City only added to the frustrations of Liverpool fans and a victory over fellow Premier League side Swansea City is much needed to ease the pressure of Brendan Rodgers’ shoulders. The Swans have been impressive so far this season with Gary Monk earning rave reviews since being appointed the permanent manager. The South Welsh club are in sixth position after an impressive 2-0 win against Leicester City at the weekend and Monk will be […] Read more »