Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 1/10/12
The Reds return to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday just eight days after they departed having lost 3-0 in the Premier League with a performance which was characterised by individual errors. On that occasion Jose Reina gifted City the opening goal when he misjudged the flight of the ball and dived over the top of Sergio Aguero's long shot. Other lapses at the back allowed Yaya Toure to head in a corner before City, down to 10 men after Gareth Barry's dismissal, broke away to add the goal which clinched three points from the penalty spot. Liverpool put together some good passages of play but were chasing the game from the 10th minute and that played into their opponents' hands. Dalglish's side head back across the M62 expecting things to be different on Wednesday. Striker Luis Suarez is still suspended, as he was last week, but captain Steven Gerrard is expected to start. City, however, will be without influential duo Vincent Kompany, who begins a four-match ban for his red card...
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