Manchester United 3-0 Liverpool: Three Observations

1. Rodgers’ half-time switch kills Liverpool’s momentum

Liverpool began this game in a 3-4-2-1 formation, with both Adam Lallana and Philippe Coutinho in narrow roles supporting lone striker Raheem Sterling. Although they trailed by two goals at half-time, the decision to abandon this shape was an error of judgement that hampered their ability to get back into the game. Continue reading