After Steven Gerrard looked to the heavens and shed tears at the end of Liverpool’s epic 3-2 win over fellow Premier League title challengers Manchester City, he gathered his teammates in a post-match huddle and stressed the importance of preparing for Norwich City next.
He has since called last Sunday’s victory the “longest 90 minutes of his life,” per ESPNFC, but even in his post-City interviews, the narrative was the same: “We need to stay calm and prepare for Norwich,” a thought echoed and emphasized by his manager, Brendan Rodgers.
Norwich have been one of Liverpool’s favorite opponents in the past campaign-and-a-half—Luis Suarez has hit no fewer than three successive hat-tricks against them—but the Canaries are in the midst of a relegation battle, and a visit to Carrow Road would no doubt present a different kind of challenge to the Reds.
With Jordan Henderson suspended after his red card last week and Daniel Sturridge out with a hamstring injury, here’s our Liverpool lineup for Sunday’s clash against Norwich, in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Enjoy and let us know your picks in the comments below.