After a fantastic week in Munich, qualifying for the quarter-final of the Champions League, Liverpool returned to league action with a chance of taking top spot ahead of the March international break. With Manchester City in FA Cup action, a win would have put the Reds two points clear of their title rivals.
Standing in the way were 19th-placed Fulham who have been in poor form and have recently swapped former manager Claudio Ranieri for Scott Parker. In this tactical analysis, we will look at how Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League.
Liverpool made two changes from the team who was triumphant in Munich. Fabinho entered the scene at the Allianz Arena in the first 10 minutes due to an injury to captain Jordan Henderson. The other change saw Adam Lallana, who was impressive against Burnley last week, come in for James Milner.
For Fulham, Scott Parker opted for a 4-3-3 with former Liverpool winger Ryan Babel playing on the left and Alexander Mitrovic starting up top for the London side.
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