Rebuilding from a devastating 5-2 Champions League defeat at Anfield at the hands of a major European rival is no easy task for the team and manager.
The Echo’s Theo Squires looks set to vie for a return to English top-flight football with an injury after Liverpool’s Joe Gomez was spotted ‘grasping the back of his hamstring’ on Twitter Sometimes it certainly isn’t.
Joe Gomez injured. I grabbed the back of my hamstring and went straight down the tunnel.#LFC #LIVRMA https://t.co/i8xjwErQfE
— Theo Squires (@TheoSquiresECHO) February 21, 2023
The Merseysiders are set to face Crystal Palace in the league this weekend, and many fans are no doubt hoping the club’s latest European heartbreak doesn’t ruin the work of the previous two matches. .
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As part of a team that defended from the front line and had the best grit and work rate in the middle of the park, we can make excuses for the back line in terms of the lack of protection they’ve received this season.
Still, based on the quality of their outings this season, we’d be very surprised if the likes of Joel Matip and Joe Gomez aren’t questioned at the end of the season.
The latter may still have a future at the club due to his relatively young age, organizational issues facing the team and potential summer budget limitations.
There is still hope that our number 2 could have a future at Anfield, but it is becoming increasingly clear that midfield may not be the only sector in need of reform for the next available opportunity. increase.
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