LIVERPOOL V SWANSEA: HENDERSON OR ALLEN TO START?

Friends Of Liverpool

Liverpool face Brendan Rodger’s former club Swansea at Anfield on Sunday afternoon at 1:30.

Its another must-win game for the Reds as most sides above and below us won on Saturday apart from Everton, who lost to Chelsea in injury-time: 1-0.

Our Manager, has been heaping praise upon his Liverpool side these last few days ahead of the Swansea clash..
“I think we have shown in our performance level that we are as good as any of the English sides this season,” said Rodgers.

“We just need to do it over the next 12 games and prove it on the field. If we do that it will take us to [Champions League] level. It is a competition that this club has a wonderful history in. It’s a level that we want to get back to.

“The first job is to consolidate our place in the top four. Once you’re in there then you can look beyond that. Our ambitions are still further but we have to take it game by game.

“We just want to keep pushing. Over the course of these next 12 games, we will be prepared and ready to get maximum points. We know that will be difficult but we have real confidence at the moment in our game.”

Let us all hope that he has primed his words into the Liverpool squad where he is facing a dilemna in choosing either Jordan Henderson or Joe Allen in midfield.

Allen has recently returned from injury to good effect against Arsenal while Henderson has been the cornerstone of Liverpool’s midfield’s success  for much of this Season.

Its a nice problem for the Manager to have as he seeks to close the gap back to 4 points from the top with 12 Premier League games to go:

Swansea played well in The Europa League this week but expect Gary Monk’s side to come unstuck against Liverpool on Sunday.

Swansea V

Prediction: Liverpool 3-1