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Liverpool seemed to line up in a 4-3-3 system, but there was little width provided by the likes of Coutinho and Aspas for most of the game. The Spaniard lined up on the pitch in close proximity to centre-forward Fabio Borini, and the two would have perhaps hoped to fare a little better in the final third.
True, the Reds didn't create too much for an hour or so, but both Borini and Aspas perhaps needed to get themselves a little more involved to raise the tempo, to try to create their own chances in the game.
Borini showed good aggression and pace at times in running in behind the defence, and he was unlucky that two or three times the through balls were a little overhit.
Aspas scored his third goal of the summer for Liverpool when he turned smartly on the edge of the area and finished under the keeper for his side's second goal.
Neither did themselves much harm with their performance, but again, neither made a thoroughly compelling case for regular inclusion either.