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wow...henderson deserves his chance...downing-pls dont let us down...
srijt
25th Nov 2012 12:41
LongLiveKingKenny
25th Nov 2012 12:41
"I did not see that starting lineup coming, come on lads, do us proud. YNWA"
LongLiveKingKenny
25th Nov 2012 12:42
"I did not see that starting lineup coming, come on lads, do us proud. YNWA"
75ant75
25th Nov 2012 12:42
"come on you red men 3 points YNWA "
jellem8
25th Nov 2012 12:44
"Brilliant to see Henderson get the nod again, i've no doubt he'll grab his chance. And Downing, you deserve it just as well, keep on working as you do and you might be the new Heighway :)"
rosso76
25th Nov 2012 12:45
"Good line-up! Curious that Cole and Assaidi do not start the game today after an excellent performance in the cup, nice to see Hendo get a starting berth in place of Jonjo and Nuri. Sterling and Downing should grant penetration and pace at the flanks. Good luck for the game lads! Do us proud as ever! YNWA"
Sajadlfc
25th Nov 2012 12:48
"where is assaidi...?? "
stoffe05
25th Nov 2012 12:49
"Now that's intressting. 3 points today and the table looks different. We really need this victory. Come on you reds. Make us happy"
murdie
25th Nov 2012 12:53
"So many options, any guess's on the formation ?"
batigol98
25th Nov 2012 12:54
"I think that was the best first team at this time."
damz37
25th Nov 2012 12:54
"Still no assaidi...."
damz37
25th Nov 2012 12:56
"As soon as i saw downing's name i slapped my face and said here comes another day of quick subsution.... Hope he's jus trying to get up his transfer price"
Arhat
25th Nov 2012 12:57
"I hope Downing - LB and Enrique winger...must win game !!!"
MAPAMBANO
25th Nov 2012 12:58
"Wining team if Downing wont let us down"
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 12:59
"Assaidi most be wondering what he has to do to make the squad?? I guess Downing is playing LB with Enrique further forward. Well, now we will see what Hendo is made of, no more excuses. We have to win today to apply pressure on the top 6, the results yesterday went in our favour. Come on reds!!"
Red2theBone
25th Nov 2012 12:59
"surprising lineup just go grab those 3 points today lads YNWA"
7thheavenluis
25th Nov 2012 13:01
"Good luck lads especially Hendo and Stuart its needed YNWA"
wagzyynwa
25th Nov 2012 13:02
"4-2-3-1 hendo and joey holding.. Great team!!! Lets go lads!!!"
FazSooze
25th Nov 2012 13:03
"Oh dear .. Downing starting ... my heart sinks when I see that. Please prove me wrong, would much prefer Suso to start"
thegreatyassir
25th Nov 2012 13:06
"it will be a tough game..but lets get revenge they came to anfield and knocked us out of carling cup..c'mon reds..downing, suarez and hendo to score today..YNWA good luck"
Nowereman
25th Nov 2012 13:08
"Cole also has earned a chance in the first team I hope he gets to come on today"
Redcrusader
25th Nov 2012 13:09
"Henderson messed up against YBs the other night when he was clean through on goal on the other hand john jo was class and scored.Henderson starts and john jo dont were is the sense behind this??? come BR start with your best 11."
ladotelli
25th Nov 2012 13:10
"i guess we will never see Assaidi play in the premier league till next season when downing go"
Highjuls
25th Nov 2012 13:12
"I like it come on redmen"
Redcrusader
25th Nov 2012 13:12
"Downing hendo cole get rid of the lot they simply not good enough...."
81-82-83-84
25th Nov 2012 13:12
"Come on you Reds. Let's see you press Swansea. Please don't give them any time on the ball. We need to boss the middle. They can be out muscled and out-played for a win. No silly mistakes. "
Redcrusader
25th Nov 2012 13:14
"Asidi not even on the bench what is that about????"
pullu123
25th Nov 2012 13:15
"I cannot believe how Henderson is in the first X1, He isn't even good to play for the reserves let alone starting today, players like Assaidi, Suso, shelvey, Sahin etc and probably even Jones should be in his place, really poor from you Mr Rodgers, with Henderson Liverpool will play a alot of tiki taka today lol!!!!! "
LusettiGerrard
25th Nov 2012 13:16
"Hopefully this will give Downing a Kick up the a**e and make him perform!"
redshirish
25th Nov 2012 13:17
"assaidi not even on the bench? God pls help this football club"
Steelduck
25th Nov 2012 13:18
"when you have seen Assaidi play, it is hard to understand why Downing plays.....???"
South African Scouser Original
25th Nov 2012 13:18
"LMAO I DONT KNOW WETHER TO LAUGH AT THE ONES WHO THINK WE GONA WIN OR TO LAUGH AT THE ONES WHO THINK A DRAW WOULD BE AN GOOD RESULT."
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 13:23
"I just hope that BR has not erred here. This is a must win game and Assaidi has shown that he is a big player. I thought Suso incisive passing and Jonjo eye for a goal would be better served in this game. I don't see anyone other than Suarez, Sterling and SG to score a goal, hmmmm"
rexrex
25th Nov 2012 13:24
"henderson and downing its should be cole and suso "
jph1
25th Nov 2012 13:25
"Problem we haven't got many goalscorers.Answer put Henderson in ahead of Shelvey,someone who can score goals.Losing faith with Brendans thinking."
AJayDawn
25th Nov 2012 13:25
"glad to see suso on the bench, he fades during the game and think him coming off the bench just might work better...good luck men"
FazSooze
25th Nov 2012 13:26
"Can't wait for Lucas to be back match fit!"
Usijayboi
25th Nov 2012 13:27
"Can someone please tell BR who our first choice goalie is?"
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 13:30
"Well, SG is playing further up which is a good thing. So maybe not a dodgy line up as I first thought...Come on LFC!!!!!!"
Redcrusader
25th Nov 2012 13:33
"Ok it is what it is??? lets get behind them.I think you would most probably need to be a rocket scientist to work out the thinking behind some of this first team selection.Any why hold on tight cause here we go....GO RED MEN GO!!!!!!"
lemzyo
25th Nov 2012 13:55
"Its sad watching Swansea play Liverpool like this. Why are we holding back and letting them control the game and our defense loses concentration a lot"
KennyLane
25th Nov 2012 13:57
"Are you serious!? Henderson and Downing in the starting 11? Not to wonder BR aims for 4th in some years ahead. Do these guys have a clause in their contract that gives them some right to play every other game?"
FazSooze
25th Nov 2012 13:59
"BR - take Downing off - he's mucked up almost every time he's touched the ball so far! We need 11 men that can play on the pitch"
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 14:09
"Please can someone tell me what number shirt Hendo is wearing again? I know what number Downing is as he is making all the mistakes. You would think these two expensive duds would be busting a gut to impress. BR, I have faith, but what the hell have you done today????"
lemzyo
25th Nov 2012 14:11
"Man I can't believe this is Gerrard i'm watching and Downing is just a waste!"
LiverpoolTillDeath69
25th Nov 2012 14:12
"Downing,please be courage and confident."
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 14:14
"If anyone ever comes on these pages and defends these duds again I will gladly take them on and verbally rip them apart. We are never going to reach the heights we crave with mediocre players. I can't believe we are talking about 20m players, they should be ashamed. "
LiverpoolTillDeath69
25th Nov 2012 14:15
"Get Downing off, he can't chase for the ball. Left back is a weakness now."
Redbobni
25th Nov 2012 14:18
"BR does not play assaidi as he does not play the ball backwards often enough and is too positive in his attacking play. "
The Naysayer Slayer
25th Nov 2012 14:19
"Buddha . The only real dud is that LS with his "look at me mum" selfish fancy pants atude. He is our weakest link.And how many times did stevie get caught in possession.......Funny how no one says anything."
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 14:20
"Downing looks spooked, Allen looks subdued and has done so for a while, Hendo offers nothing but huff and p.u.f.f much like that other huffer Spearo, Where are the supremely confident Jonjo and Suso who never look overawed. BR has made a catostrophic mistake and it seems like he wants to play safe againgst the mighty Swansea, I hope he changes it, jeez..."
LiverpoolTillDeath69
25th Nov 2012 14:21
"Well, if Downing can't have attacking mindset, Liverpool should place him on sale. He had space to run on the left , but ending passing the ball the far right to have 17 younger do the job."
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 14:23
"redahead, I agree SG is not having a ball but at least you will agree he is trying to make things happen. It must be disheartening for him to see the Alonso and Masch of this worlds replaced with duds. I am believing you are joking about Suarez, he is doing his utmost to save our season and him, Sterling and Johnson are our only bright lights going forward. "
LiverpoolTillDeath69
25th Nov 2012 14:24
"Get Suso and Shevey in. Henderson out for today. He's not bad, but need to turn his head forward, being attacking role."
jonny4jam
25th Nov 2012 14:24
"People on here giving out about our players would want to shut their mouths and just get behind the team...we should b 2 up at half time.We will win this game..YNWA"
The Naysayer Slayer
25th Nov 2012 14:26
"Im not joking about Suarez, I will never like the guy even if he doubles shearers record. Which he never will as all he wants to do is make himnself look a hero. My 63yr old mum could put away more than that useless showboater with very little effort."
anotherone2.0
25th Nov 2012 14:26
"A hundred quid says we're seeing the last game of downers in red shirt. The weakest link by far. Come on reds crank it up a notch, this one must be in the bag! "
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 14:28
"The Swansea midfield are cruising. I am guessing that their combined transfer total is not anywhere near Hendo alone. That Hernandez looks quality and costs the princely sum of 5.5m. Man, if ever we needed to know what went wrong with LFC, well, its staring all of us right in the face today. "
anotherone2.0
25th Nov 2012 14:29
"Redahead, who do you like then? A manure fan, are you? "
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 14:32
"redahead, you stated that you liked me because I make provocative comments and then you blast Suarez, lol. Are you serious? It will be hard to take you seriously if you lambaste our best player. Come on sir, tell me you are kidding..."
RopMange
25th Nov 2012 14:45
"PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE...CAN SOMEBODY TELL ALLEN STOP BACKWARDS ALL THE TIME. 75% OF THE TIME HE IS PASSING BACKWARD..I HATE THAT!!"
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 14:47
"Come on BR make a change. This is not working..."
Jimmmy007
25th Nov 2012 14:48
"One thing I cannot understand is y do we have 2 defenders on the bench .. BR should be more attacking with giving Assaidi chance on the bench in place for Carra or Coates, if the intention is to win .. "
anotherone2.0
25th Nov 2012 14:53
" brendan, are we settled with a draw????? Make a change already!"
Redbobni
25th Nov 2012 14:54
"Ropmange.......any time he passes it forwards or more than 10 yards he gives it away. "
kolyn
25th Nov 2012 14:58
"awful play for LFC today. Just terrible. Get rid of Henderson and Downing and bring in suso and Shelvey .. more pace to the game. I am falling off to sleep here"
LiverpoolForever78
25th Nov 2012 15:00
"Why is BR not using his subsutes ...Allen Henderson could be replaced "
redrob2005
25th Nov 2012 15:01
"yes agree suso and shelvey should come on soon"
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 15:02
"Anyone still backing the duds should read the comments on here. Downing is an accident waiting to happen. Why has BR who has shown the ability to change things early has resisted to do so when its obvious that its much needed now. COme on BR?????"
lemzyo
25th Nov 2012 15:03
"BR should be fired just because of this game! LFC playing so awful. Bring on Jonjo and Suso already! Allen is a waste going forward..he doesn't start any attack. Henderson is an empty pipe and Downing should go back to boro"
redrob2005
25th Nov 2012 15:04
"personally assaidi and a striker should be on the bench in place of cole and either jamie/seb"
anotherone2.0
25th Nov 2012 15:06
"Bye downcast, go back to mediocreborough. And take your paycheck with you."
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 15:06
"What a shock that the 2 misfits are taken off, even though the bigger shock is that they started the game. I can't wait for January when we can off load these 2 and then calm can be restored to LFC. "
LiverpoolForever78
25th Nov 2012 15:06
"Atlast he makes the subsution 13 min to go "
Redbobni
25th Nov 2012 15:12
"Downing and Henderson didn't play well but you could say that about 6-7 of our players. Joe Allen is rubbish. "
LiverpoolForever78
25th Nov 2012 15:13
"why is Allen still on the pitch "
aikostan1
25th Nov 2012 15:18
"Am a die hard LFC fan but from the way we are currently playing we are going no where. We either do something or leave the EPL, this is a shame to Liverpool FC"
redrob2005
25th Nov 2012 15:18
"definately a bad day at the office oo many players having a bad game"
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 15:21
"One shot from Jonjo shows why he is infinitely better than that waste of space Hendo.."
SG-8
25th Nov 2012 15:23
"awful"
slickrik
25th Nov 2012 15:23
"Good for jodan coz he gt something to prove today "
redrob2005
25th Nov 2012 15:24
"well only thing to be said is still unbeaten and a clean sheet heads up lads theres always next week YNWA ps would like to see assaidi next week "
toshiro
25th Nov 2012 15:24
"simply awful result for the team. Victory should have been ours, but we failed to convert yet again. Brendan was good to give a chance to Downing and Henderson, but it is now obvious the first one needs to go. Joe Cole as well. We played the whole match with 10 men. At least, they did not have a single chance to win it. Now, beat the spuds!"
SG-8
25th Nov 2012 15:24
"why does allen start every single game when he hasn't been good at all ?"
25th Nov 2012 15:25
"Most embarrassing game I've watched this year. It's too bad we don't have more desire to win. Top players show up week in week out. Apparently we don't have enough top players. Can't fault Rodgers. We've waited long enough for a top player to be brought in. It's time to spend real money on real talent. No more British hopefuls!"
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 15:26
"BR will get rightly slated today. It was a strange team selection. It looks like he was more interested in not losing the game. Allen is looking either jaded or nervous and he is in trouble when Lucas comes back. Suso and Jonjo are a must"
Guy70msia
25th Nov 2012 15:26
"What in the hell BR you play joe cole..the worse liverpool player, he didn't make any impact in the game."
Chucker
25th Nov 2012 15:26
"Boring management today, boring game. Line up, subs designed for a 0-0 'result'. Need to get a seatbelt fitted to my students chair zzzzzzz"
Irsey
25th Nov 2012 15:27
"Good old Johnson again, What a that is. Oh for a striker ......... "
Irsey
25th Nov 2012 15:27
"Good old Johnson again, What a that is. Oh for a striker ......... "
Irsey
25th Nov 2012 15:27
"Good old Johnson again, What a that is. Oh for a striker ......... "
LusettiGerrard
25th Nov 2012 15:28
"Well Shelvey proved hes not a premiership player should of had Suso on instead "
mesa
25th Nov 2012 15:28
"Come on BR make the team look like Liverpool... and the other thing where are the opta stats about Allen? hehe Stevie was our man for ages and now he also seems to be losing it. Pls FSG this is not Fulham, if you can't make the team progress then sellout to someone who can"
GT-LFC
25th Nov 2012 15:30
"That was poor and another "safe" passing performance.We have a fair amount of pace in the team but break so slowly.I think we have a club rule that we cant get in the final third within 5 seconds and less than 12 passes.I do get the feeling that no matter how bad Joe Allen plays he will NEVER be subbed."
drno
25th Nov 2012 15:32
"AS USUAL YOU AND HENDO HAVE LET US DOWN,CLUELESS IN YOUR POSITION."
Buddha131303
25th Nov 2012 15:40
"We had a golden opportunity to win today and I am afraid BR blew it. I think he put too much truck to what happened against the Young Boys and forgot the form of the players through the season. We have been playing brilliant football with Suso and Jonjo so why change it. BR will get hammered and I won't be jumping in to defend him. "
hoping
25th Nov 2012 15:40
"well well buddha calling rodgers geez am i seeing things lol ,i think joe allen is to br wat hendo was to kenny , be glad wen lucas back and then we can rest allen ,wasnt right good football was i managed to see ,push on lads we need pointers from here on in "
hoping
25th Nov 2012 15:41
"3 pointers that is "
sisuarez
25th Nov 2012 17:06
"Brendan what you can do is talk talk talk saying players were fantastics while dropping points everywhere..you are very very average manager you got the job only because FSG don't want to spend money."
Sav2706
25th Nov 2012 23:48
"Ok jokes over now? How many chances & positions does Downing need? AWFUL! BR please stop playing that waste of space & use a young un rather than him? "
only1Cloggs
26th Nov 2012 8:02
"WHY! GOD! WHY!"