Liverpool 2-2 Aston Villa: 6 Things We Learned

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Liverpool 2-2  Aston Villa: 6 Things We Learned
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Liverpool rescued a point courtesy of goals from Daniel Sturridge and Steven Gerrard (penalty), but it was more like two dropped points and a huge lesson learned.

Brendan Rodgers opted to change the shape of his side in order to accommodate Sturridge alongside Luis Suarez up front, and the decision backfired dramatically. The team selection was extremely attacking and was woefully exposed by Aston Villa in the first half.

Villa looked likely to score on every counter-attack and overran Liverpool in midfield in the first half.

Here are six of the main talking points from the game.

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