Liverpool suffered back to back premier league defeats for the first time since December 2013 but back then it was against top teams like Chelsea and City, this time it was against mid table sides like Villa and West Ham.
The merseysiders are clearly not clicking at the moment like they were last season and much of that is down to Sturridge’s absence.
The England international is expected to be out for the Capital One Cup game as well and may return at the weekend for the derby.
Reds will collide with Middlesbrough in their league cup game and should make more than a few changes to the side that started against the Hammers last Saturday.
Young Suso was brilliant on loan last season and also bagged 2 goals in the pre-season but has yet to feature in any game. Expect the Spaniard to start.
Markovic has not featured in the last two games, suspended against Ludogorets and not used vs West Ham, hence he should be given the nod as well.
Here is Liverpool’s probable XI formation vs Boro.
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