London – Mario Balotelli’s name was not even on the list of reserve players in the defeat of Arsenal Liverpool. Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers to call the players themselves who admitted to not be able to perform.
Liverpool attempt to penetrate the top four of the Premier League, once won a ticket to the Champions League next season, getting hit in the Emirates when digasak host Arsenal with a score of 1-4, Saturday (04/04/2015) night.
In the match Rodgers put Raheem Sterling as the spearhead. For existing stock of pure striker Fabio Borini and the name of Daniel Sturridge, who is later revealed as a substitute, in the list of substitutes.
Not a bit of wonder about the absence of Balotelli in the starting XI or on the bench considering the Italian international striker was seen in a practice session ahead of the game on Friday (3/4) ago.
Rodgers was then asked about it and give you the answer may be to add Santer speculation about his future at Anfield after joining last summer – and so far only made one goal in the Premier League.
“He practiced with the team yesterday afternoon and then suffered an injury, just a little injury to his knee, and he considered himself was unable to come here with the team,” Rodgers said as quoted by Soccerway.