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Liverpool have now suffered two defeats in 10 matches in all competitions, a mildly impressive run.
Or, Liverpool have now won three times in the past 11 matches in all competitions, a worryingly poor run.
Depending on your point of view, or perhaps a clear analysis of each game on its own merits, the Reds are very close to finding a good winning formula needing only a little extra quality—or they are stuck in a rut that has lasted two seasons already.
Young Boys should have been dispatched without getting a glimpse of their second equaliser, and perhaps even without the need for the likes of Suarez and Gerrard to be introduced, but by the same token Liverpool are playing well in spells of every match at the moment.
They are improving under Brendan Rodgers—tactically, technically and, more slowly, in terms of results gained from their matches.
Wins are not coming quite as regularly as the management would like at the moment but the team, in all areas of the squad, are unmistakeably beginning to perform as he wants them to.
Whether that will actually translate in time into being successful in the Premier League and beyond remains to be seen, but all that Rodgers can ask is that the players perform as he wants from them.
That is getting closer and closer every match, and on the evidence of the past month or so of fixtures, once the side finds that extra gear to close victories out, Liverpool will win far more than they lose.