What happened the last time LFC had to play twice in two days…

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Liverpool will be playing Aston Villa in Birmingham in the EFL Cup quarterfinal on December 17, before facing whoever our opponent is in the Club World Championships in Doha a day later!

This has been confirmed by BBC Sport, who state that we’ll be fielding two entirely different teams – with common consensus suggesting a mixed U18 and U23 side will play Villa, with the first-team over in Qatar to get the Gold Badge on our shirts.

Liverpool have actually played twice in two days before under Jurgen Klopp, but it was in two friendlies during the summer of 2016.

We thrashed Barcelona at Wembley, before getting a hiding in Germany by Mainz!

In official matches, it’s been almost 35 years since it happened – according to Opta – who describe our defeat to Manchester United and victory over Sheffield Wednesday during the 1986 festive period.

Jurgen Klopp will have to get on a plane straight after the EFL Cup tie and get to the Middle East in time for the semi-final.


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