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  • July 25, 2012
  • • 6:30 PM
  • • Harvard Stadium, Boston, Massachusetts
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Club Friendly Preview: Liverpool FC - AS Roma

Club Friendly Preview: Liverpool FC - AS Roma

Tom Szczerbowski

NESV-related clubs Liverpool and Roma meet at Fenway Park looking toward attacking managers to put disappointing seasons behind them.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Liverpool (4-3-3): Jones; Flanagan, Carragher, Agger, Enrique; Adam, Aquilani, Lucas; Cole, Suso, Pacheco.

ROSTER

GOALKEEPERS: Peter Gulacsi, Brad Jones, Daniel Ward

DEFENDERS: Daniel Agger, Jamie Carragher, Jon Flanagan, Jack Robinson, Jose Enrique, Martin Skrtel, Danny Wilson, Stephen Sama, Brad Smith, Andre Wisdom, Ryan McLaughlin

MIDFIELDERS: Charlie Adam, Alberto Aquilani, Joe Cole, Lucas Leiva, Jonjo Shelvey, Jay Spearing, Raheem Sterling

FORWARDS: Daniel Pacheco, Krisztian Adorjan, Nathan Eccleston, Suso, Jordon Ibe, Adam Morgan
Roma (4-3-3): Stekelenburg; Rosi, Heinze, Burdisso, Angel; Pjanic, Bradley, Taddei; Lamela, Totti, Osvaldo.

ROSTER

GOALKEEPERS: Bogdan Lobont, Maarten Stekelenburg, Tomas Svedkauskas

DEFENDERS: Aleandro Rosi, José Angel, Gabriel Ivan Heinze, Nicolas Andres Burdisso, Leandro Castán, Alessio Romagnoli

MIDFIELDERS: Michael Bradley, Marco Antonio Marquinho, Rodrigo Ferrante Taddei, Miralem Pjanic, Jonatan Lucca, Alessandro Florenzi, Panagiotis Tachtsidis, Valerio Verre

FORWARDS: Erik Manuel Lamela, Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, Francesco Totti, Bojan Krkic, Nico Lopez
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Liverpool recently purchased Fabio Borini from Roma for 13 million euros plus bonuses. Three years ago the Reds paid a reported 20 million euros for Alberto Aquilani from the Rome-based club.
  • This game will take place at Fenway Park, which isn't a coincidence. NESV, which owns the Boston Red Socks, also runs Liverpool. A group headed by NESV minority owner Thomas Di Benedetto operates Roma.
  • Roma geared up for this match by thrashing Zagłębie Lubin 4-0. Liverpool drew 1-1 with Toronto at BMO Field.
  • Liverpool finished eighth last season. During the offseason it dismissed club icon Kenny Dalglish and replaced him with former Swansea City boss Brendan Rodgers as manager.
  • Roma also changed coaches. Luis Enrique stepped down, so Roma re-hired Zdeněk Zeman. Zeman's quickly approved the signing of American midfielder Michael Bradley.

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42Peter GulacsiGoalkeeper
-Ryan McLaughlinDefender
37Martin SkrtelDefender
23Jamie CarragherDefender
3José EnriqueDefender
20Jay SpearingMidfielder
8Jonjo ShelveyMidfielder
10Alberto AquilaniMidfielder
10Joe ColeMidfielder
31Raheem SterlingMidfielder
39Nathan EcclestonStriker
22Danny WilsonDefender
16Charlie AdamMidfielder
21Lucas LeivaMidfielder
14Jordan HendersonMidfielder
8Steven GerrardMidfielder
5Daniel AggerDefender
16Sebastián CoatesDefender
1Bogdan LobonţGoalkeeper
-Aleandro RosiMidfielder
-Nicolas BurdissoDefender
5Leandro CastánDefender
10Rodrigo TaddeiMidfielder
77Panagiotis TachtsidisMidfielder
4Michael BradleyMidfielder
15Miralem PjanicMidfielder
-N. LópezStriker
18Pablo Daniel OsvaldoStriker
10Francesco TottiStriker
55Tomas ŠvedkauskasGoalkeeper
-José ÁngelDefender
24Alessandro FlorenziMidfielder
-MarquinhoMidfielder
11Erik LamelaStriker
7Valerio VerreMidfielder
-Bojan KrkicStriker

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