Liverpool - no time to panic ... yet

In sports, the adage is don't get too high, don't get too low.

It was great that Liverpool got two wins right out of the gate and played Arsenal to a standstill. But don't get too high as they merely scored 2 goals in 3 games.

The loss to West Ham, 3-0, was a bad one. But don't get too low and blow up the team and the lineup and fire the coach.

Here is an item over at Liverpool Echo suggesting Ings should get more time. With Coutinho out with the red card, this is a sensible move. Perhaps, a 4-4-2 formation with Benteke and Ings up at the top. But who are the 4 midfielders?

Milner for sure. If Henderson is back to health, he is also in. With the investment in Firmino and his getting closer to full game endurance and comfort with his team mates, you put him in the XI as well. The question is who is your fourth one? Lallana (is he healthy?), Lucas, Can, or Ibe? I'd go with Lucas and let Milner/Henderson/Firmino be more attack minded.

UPDATE: Still not clear Henderson is going to be available. If not available, plug in Can.

As for the back four, despite the blunders, I think you stick with them. Just not convinced they will be better off starting Moreno, Sakho, or Toure over any of the current four.

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