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With the left flank being the most crucial area for Liverpool, the attacking center also grows in importance.
Both Glen Johnson and Raheem Sterling are comfortable cutting inside or going outside defenders, so the amount of space created by either move should encourage their midfield colleagues to storm into the box.
Steven Gerrard made his name as a deadly attacking midfielder, while Nuri Sahin has shown an uncanny knack of getting into the box at the right time, and they need to put these attributes on full display on Sunday.
All this, of course, without having mentioned the nuisance Luis Suarez will cause for Distin (as he did in the FA Cup semifinal earlier this year) at the spearhead of the Liverpool attack, which will no doubt create more opportunities for his supporting attackers to get into the box.
All that is left, then, would be for those midfielders to show off their thus-far underused finishing ability.
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