Liverpool could play 3 games in 7 days if they beat Everton in the FA cup
The match was originally scheduled for 21st December but had to be rescheduled to accommodate Liverpool’s participation in the Club World Cup and the Carabao Cup. (h/t Sky Sports)
Liverpool were forced to a field the youngest team in our history against Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup while the first team flew out to Qatar in a successful bid to be crowned world champions.
Sandwiched between the FA Cup fourth-round tie and the match against Southampton at Anfield, Liverpool will be forced to play 3 games in a week. Provided we defeat Everton in the FA Cup tie on 5 January.
It will be a crucial month for the reds as we face Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Wolves in succession as the title race gathers pace.
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With the games coming thick and fast, Klopp will have to rotate the squad to keep the fitness levels up.