Brendan Rodgers blames 2013/14 on Liverpool’s defence: ‘With all due respect, If I had the again 4 I’ve now, we’d have gained the league’


Brendan Rodgers reckons Liverpool would have gotten over the road in 2013/14 had he been armed with a greater defence.

It’s an odd factor to say, however in reality, he’s most likely proper.

On the time, his back-four was Glen Johnson, Martin Skrtel, Kolo Toure and Jon Flanagan, with Simon Mignolet between the sticks.

We had an outrageous frontline of Luis Suarez, Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge, with Coutinho, Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson supporting from midfield – however the backline was undeniably poor.

“It was simply a kind of issues that occurs,” Rodgers instructed the Robbie Fowler podcast. “For 70 minutes of that sport, it was how we’d been for the remainder of the season.”

“With all due respect, if I had the again 4 I’ve right here (at Leicester), we’d have gained the league, no query.”

At Leicester, Rodgers has Fofana, Evans, Soyuncu and others to step in, together with an ultra-reliable goalkeeper in Schmeichel – though his attackers are nowhere close to the world-class ones he had at Anfield.

We’re quietly hoping for a Leicester implosion earlier than the tip of the season… They did it final time period, and if they will do it once more – maybe our bid for a prime 4 end can be a bit simpler – though their seven level lead on us is a wholesome one.


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