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ESPN – Liverpool must beat Hull to keep up chase for top four spot

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants to win the rest of the matches to put pressure on the four teams above them in the Premier League table. After Saturday's frustrating 0-0 draw at West Brom when Liverpool came up against a home side set up with the sole intent of avoiding defeat, Brendan Rodgers' men should be gearing up for more of the same as they travel to struggling Hull City on Tuesday night. Currently in 16th place, one point off the drop zone, Hull need points even more desperately than West Brom did so perhaps they'll show a little more ambition and go for all three rather than just one, but it's more than likely that they'll…

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ESPN – Manchester United lack incisiveness against lively Everton

ESPN FC's Craig Burley breaks down Everton's convincing 3-0 win at home against Manchester United. There is no use beating Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City if you let Everton walk all over you. Manchester United were out-thought and outfought by a well-drilled Everton team who seemed ready for everything their opponents had up their sleeves. The visitors lacked incision up front and a response to the home side's lively, fast-breaking football. The memorable quote from Arsene Wenger on Barcelona's style of play was “sterile possession.” This descriptor could accurately describe Manchester…

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