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Everton 3-3 Liverpool: amazingly open game, and goals from set-pieces

November 24, 2013
Everton 3-3 Liverpool: amazingly open game, and goals from set-pieces

Positive tactics and awful defending combined to create a goalfest at Goodison Park. This is Roberto Martinez’s first-choice XI at the moment, with Leon Osman only on the bench. Brendan Rodgers switched to a cautious 4-3-3 system, with doubts over Daniel Sturridge’s fitness meaning Luis Suarez played alone upfront. Joe Allen came into the midfield, with...
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Liverpool 1-1 Man City: a point apiece

November 27, 2011
Liverpool 1-1 Man City: a point apiece

A good game, but not a particularly fascinating tactical battle.
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Brazil encouraging, but not yet cohesive

March 29, 2011
Brazil encouraging, but not yet cohesive

Whereas his predecessor Dunga had a very consistent, specific shape in his latter days as Brazil manager, Mano Menezes has switched between systems. He started off with a 4-2-1-3 against the USA, then moved to a 4-4-2 against France recently.
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Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool: Meireles grabs winner

February 6, 2011
Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool: Meireles grabs winner

Two interesting formations produced a tense, tight game which was won by Raul Meireles’ goal.
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Wolves 0-3 Liverpool: midfield runs not tracked

January 22, 2011
Wolves 0-3 Liverpool: midfield runs not tracked

Kenny Dalglish picked up his first win in his second spell as Liverpool manager.
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