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Why the Palace Match is Critical for Brendan Rodgers

Why the Palace Match is Critical for Brendan Rodgers

The international break gives us a chance for a breather and to assess Liverpool’s season so far.  And it’s a pretty frustrating one to say the least.

One one hand, the ever-increasing competitive nature of the Premier League is making it hard for many clubs.  Just look at Man Utd, Arsenal and Spurs all struggling.  If you’d been able to bet on Southampton, West Ham, Swansea, Newcastle AND Stoke having more points than Liverpool after 11 games at the end of last season you’d probably be very rich by now.
On the other hand, for the team that finished second in 2013/14 to be in the bottom half of the table at this stage is hard to stomach.

And that brings us to the next game away at Crystal Palace on 23rd November.  This is a team that have really struggled and haven’t managed a win since September. Palace are…

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