Despite domestic honors such as the Carling Cup, Liverpool have been woefully poor in the Premier League. They provide stiff competition to perennial heavyweights such as Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal, yet stumble miserably whilst facing the likes of mid- and bottom-table teams.
Because of their inconsistent performances, Liverpool now sit in the seventh position, only a handful of points above a myriad of teams ranging from Sunderland (currently eight) to Stoke City (currently 12).
On Sunday, April 1, Liverpool travel to Newcastle.
Against Newcastle, they will have to get their team selection down right if they wish to avoid another humiliation.
Here's the starting XI to ensure Liverpool walk away with all three points.