After our disaster against Wolves we host high-riding Bolton Wanderers on New Year’s Day.
The focus of the game on the Bolton end will be on Tamir Cohen whose dad (former Red) Avi Cohen passed away earlier this week. Tamir will without a doubt receive a very warm reception from the Kop should he play.
On our end the focus of course will be on Roy Hodgson and what kind of strategy he cooks up. The word in the street is that he will be fired if don’t win this game. Maybe this is what Roy wants so he could collect his severance package and head back to London before the festive season ends.
The gaffer has some new injuries to deal with as Joe Cole has been ruled out while Steven Gerrard is doubtful. I think that Roy will stick with pretty much the same squad that played against Wolves.
Predicted Starting XI:
Pepe Reina, Glen Johnson, Sotiris Kyrgiakos, Martin Skrtel, Paul Konchesky, Lucas Leiva, Raul Meireles, Dirk Kuyt, Steven Gerrard, David Ngog, Fernando Torres
Kick off is at 3PM GMT
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