And so it begins. The next two weeks are what European football at it’s best is all about. A two legged Champions League quarter-final tie, where two of Europe’s finest attacking sides meet with a place in the semi-finals the reward for the victor. But first we have Roy Hodgson.
Liverpool travel to Selhurst Park for Saturday’s early kick off – 12,30pm UK time – where The Hodge will welcome the Reds with a low block, cell block, New Kids on the Block tactical approach that has served him so well in previous encounters with a club he once ‘managed’ with utter incompetence during his half a season in charge during the 2010/11 campaign.
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