Manchester City will not be able to call upon Benjamin Mendy and Fabian Delph, and might have to use Oleksandr Zinchenko or Danilo in a makeshift left-back role as Pep Guardiola is short of recognised left-backs.
City have won just one of their last eight games against Liverpool in all competitions, and missed the chance to take all three points from Anfield in October when Riyad Mahrez missed a late penalty in a 0-0 draw. And on all but four occasions in Premier League history, the side who were leading at Christmas suffered a downturn in form and lower average points per match thereafter.
"It is normal for this to happen when you spend three to four months out injured - you come back in such a demanding period and you have a little bit of a problem". After the match, Roy Hodgson said Townsend had "one of those bonanza days", and he couldn't have picked a better stage to perform at such a level.
Robertson, whose team thrashed Arsenal 5-1 on Saturday, acknowledged the importance of the clash. Fulham remains the worst defensive team in the league, having conceded 43 goals in 20 games, and Aubameyang had two goals and an assist in Arsenal's first game against them, despite coming off the bench. They look, as City did last season, like a team that opponents fear. Sometimes you need to realise that wanting to do well is not enough. They were very hard to beat. The position Liverpool was in was a similar position back in those times of Brendan Rodgers, the only difference, the points they lead by now and the full squad they boast.
Premier League title is Liverpool's to lose
"But the thing is, they completed it and they've got their winners" medal and the trophy. We just want to win.
"We all know, wow, Man City are a fantastic football team and an away game at City - who can go there and think "Probably we will win"? But it's a game at home and hopefully the extra help from our people at the Etihad can come".
His words echo his manager's. "We need to do this progress".
Nancy Pelosi is set to reclaim the speaker's gavel on Thursday, when Democrats take control of the House of Representatives. On Dec. 21, however, the president tweeted out a drawing of a barrier made of steel slats, calling it "totally effective".
Unfortunately thousands users were not happy with the drastic change and immediately began voicing their disapproval on Twitter . The furor was swift and after only about an hour, the update was removed and Instagram was back to normal.
That is not going to happen. "Why should I change?" "It's a supporters and journalists game, but we can not be a part of it". Pep Guardiola asserts he has no intention of changing City's style of play, following a hard period of results .
North Korean hackers have in the past been accused of cyberattacks on South Korean state agencies and businesses. The ministry added that this was the first ever large-scale leak of such kind involving North Korean defectors.
Zaccheaus found himself alone on a slant, ending a 39-yard drive that took eight plays and almost 4 1/2 minutes. The Cavaliers controlled the ball for more than 20 minutes of the first half and built a 14-0 lead at halftime.
Meghan and Harry tied the knot in May this year, and announced they were expecting their first child together in October . Middleton, 36, and Markle previously reunited last week for the royal family's Christmas luncheon at Buckingham Palace.
Their long-shot scenario is starting the postseason in Los Angeles, if they lose to the Bears and the Rams and Eagles lose, too. If the Vikings win, the most likely scenario would be a return trip to Soldier Field for a playoff game on January 5 or 6.
Pop star Lady Gaga began her two-year Las Vegas residency on Friday with a supernatural, space themed set titled Enigma . Elements of the ENIGMA show were created via motion capture and CGI, capturing elements of Gaga's own movements.
Meanwhile, Chelsea in their response wants at least £22.5m for the attacker before they can allow him leave anytime soon. Watford's goalkeeper barged Hazard to the floor in the 58th minute and the Belgian made no mistake from the penalty spot.
Warriors won't match Cavs' offer sheet for Patrick McCaw
McCaw appears more than ready to move on from the Warriors, and had been negotiating with other teams as the season progressed. The Cavaliers or Warriors could waive McCaw before January 7 and not be responsible for paying the remainder of his contract.
Sears could face liquidation without last-minute buyer
The company filed for bankruptcy in October and was in the process of closing 180 stores before announcing 80 more on Friday. For much of the 20th century it was not only the nation's largest retailer, it was the largest private-sector employer.
No end in sight for USA government shutdown
Resolution of the standoff may end up involving a face-saving deal on a barrier that Trump can call a wall. It also is beginning to pinch citizens who count on certain public services.
Dow Surges 1000+ Points, Largest Single-Day Gain Ever
Dow closes up more than 1,000 points in best day for Wall Street in 10 years as stocks rally back from Christmas Eve beating. Markets have been marked by turbulence in recent weeks as the US government shutdown, higher USA interest rates and the U.S.
A dream year for Bumrah and India's quicks
Since the start of the South Africa tour, Australia have averaged 233 with the bat and have scored in excess of 350 only twice. Usman Khawaja (21) fell to this ploy, caught at short leg, as Australia slipped further to 53 for 3 in the 20th over.
Black Mirror: Bandersnatch lands on Netflix this week
But there are also multiple variations of each ending, so chances are slim of you getting the exact same story as another viewer. You'll have to watch it for yourself! In typical " Black Mirror " style, Netflix has only released vague details about the plot.