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Five For Reds As Boas Is Sacked

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Nobody predicted it and certainly nobody expected it but on Sunday evening Liverpool successfully thrashed Tottenham Hotspur 5-0 at White Hart Lane. The Reds had failed to win there since 2008 and had managed to hand Spurs their worst defeat at home in 16 years. 
It was a Liverpool side without captain Steven Gerrard and the influential Daniel Sturridge but it didn't matter one iota as the Reds took to their stride immediately and embarrassed a Tottenham side well before they fell down to ten men. 
There were rumours pre match that Brendan Rodgers may opt to go back to a 3-5-2 set up that he has previously experimented with but in the end it was a back four consisting of Flanagan, Sakho, Skrtel and Johnson that made up the defence. In midfield the missing Steven Gerrard was replaced with Lucas whilst captain Luis Suarez led the line.
It didn't take long at all for it to become evident that Spurs were looking weak at the back. Liverpool started very lively as I feel you have t…

Ramsey Stunner Leaves Reds Reeling

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Liverpool fell to a 2-0 defeat at the Emirates on Saturday as they Reds failed to make a botched up 3-5-2 formation work after a late drop out from Glen Johnson forced Jon Flanagan to take his place. The youngster along with Aly Cissokho struggled to deal with the strength of Arsenal down the wings and the eventual result was a poor one for the Reds. A change in formation in the second half for Liverpool still didn't help matters as our prolific forwards failed to find the net this time out.

It's a strange game to comment on because we actually didn't play that bad but then neither did we play well. Arsenal were extremely good and proved they deserve to be top of the pile at the moment but when you look at the goals conceded Liverpool couldn't really have done much about them, especially the latter.

In the run up to the game both Liverpool and Arsenal fans found themselves getting even more excited after watching Chelsea lose earlier in the day to Newcastle. A win for…