Following a disappointing campaign, Brendan Rodgers may not be the Liverpool manager for too much longer.
The Northern Irish boss has failed to take the club back into the Champions League for next season, while the club’s continental campaign this term ended in group-stage disappointment.
The manager has not succeeded in building upon the successes of last term—when the Reds pushed Manchester City close for the title—and has lost the favour of many of the club’s fans.
His tactics, motivational skills and transfer dealings have all come in for criticism.
As Rodgers perhaps approaches the end of his stay at Anfield, let’s look back to his first competitive game in charge of the club—a 1-0 victory over Belarusian side Gomel in the Europa League at the beginning of August 2012—and look at what became of his starting XI that day.