While the names have changed somewhat for domestic and European cup games, the side has been largely settled for different stages of the league campaign. Results have improved as the season has progressed—though consistency still remains something of an issue for Liverpool as a team.
Sometimes a poor result is down to pure bad luck.
Sometimes because the opposition has simply been the superior footballing side.
But once in a while the manager also has to shoulder the responsibility of selecting the wrong team.
Not the entire 11 obviously, but at the top level even one or two players in for the wrong positions can have a big impact on a team's ability to take three points from any given situation.
Hindsight is a wonderful tool for analysing decisions—but nonetheless, here are five occasions which the Reds' manager might look back on and suggest that alternative arrangements might have been made.