LONDON – Liverpool’s Spanish manager Rafael Benitez hopes to play Wednesday afternoon their FA Cup match with Reading though the snow is once again affecting the northwest of England.
Following the cancellation of their league match last Sunday with Tottenham Hotspur in London at the poor conditions of roads surrounding the Anfield because of the climate, the English club has hired staff to maintain free access of snow and ice near the field.
The council has distributed the gravel area around the area.
The city of Liverpool (north of England) was affected by light snow while the meeting of the FA Cup only be altered without the weather conditions change dramatically.
A spokesman for English club said in a statement the league clash that should have taken place against Tottenham last weekend was properly canceled due to the condition of some of the roads around the field. “
If something was missing from in the midst of this crisis was that their stars were both hurt for a long time. Thus, it was confirmed one of the worst news after the defeat against Reading in the FA Cup: will be sidelined for the next six weeks.
The Spanish striker suffered a twist in a cartilage in his right knee during the game Wednesday night and will undergo an operation. Thus, the ‘Child’ will remain, at least six weeks away from the pitch, as confirmed by the club’s official website Network
Meanwhile, Rafa Benitez’s problems were accentuated further by the extensive low , Who suffered a broken rib and will miss a month of official activity.
But as if that were not enough, Liverpool may lose next weekend against Stoke to , Who suffered a hamstring stretch in the right leg.
The Anfield side through a critical state in the current season. It was removed from the second round of the Champions League, last night said goodbye to the FA Cup against a rival promotion of categories and the Premier League just struggle earn a place among those classified to the next Europa League.
Thus, the British press was very critical of the administration of former Valencia coach and some experienced, like Whelan, and demanded the resignation of the Spanish coach.
Meanwhile, Torres will be in doubt until the last minute to participate in the friendly between Spain and France, on March 3.
The poor performance of been placed in the eye of the storm . And after the disastrous elimination of the FA Cup against Reading (a modest team who fights not to fall to third) and in the very Anfield, a network legend has come to claim in public the resignation of the Spanish coach.
“He should have gone long ago and should do it now,” said Ronnie Whelan, remembered Irish midfielder who played for the Merseyside team between 1979 and 1994, with 493 official appearances.
“Liverpool is not playing anything right. They have lost 10 of their last 20 games,” he said told BBC Radio.