Liverpool host Besiktas in the first leg of the Round of 32 of the Europa League on Thursday night. The clash comes some seven years since their last meeting when the Reds won an 8-0 at Anfield, a record Champions League win till date. Both sides dropped out into the Europa League with Liverpool getting eliminated at the group stage while the Turkish side failing to get past Arsenal in the qualifiers at the start of the season. Liverpool Having enjoyed the past two months, the stress of Thursday-Sunday fixtures starts for Brendan Rodgers who will have an eye on the crucial trip to St. Mary’s on Sunday. Personnel changes are to be expected keeping in mind that game at the weekend and the likes of Mario Balotelli, Jordan Ibe and Dejan Lovren are expected to start. Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling are carrying knocks and unlikely to be risked while Lucas will definitely miss out. Lazar Markovic is serving […]