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Rafael Benitez has for the first time played down Liverpool's title dreams and asked for "realism" as the club fight to end a run of disastrous results.

Benitez hoping luck has changed

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'Cheat' Ngog saves point as Liverpool falter again

Reds striker accused of diving to win penalty on another bleak night for Benitez

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Liverpool face test of squad and character

Benitez must juggle depleted resources to achieve another backs-to-the-wall victory

Sam Wallace: Benitez the forward-thinker must stop overlooking clear and present dangers

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Liverpool injuries add to pressure on Benitez

Gerrard and Torres head casualty list as manager struggles to plan for key Champions League tie in Lyons

Aquilani could make Liverpool reserves appearance

Liverpool are considering giving £20m summer signing Alberto Aquilani a reserve team run-out tomorrow.

Sam Wallace: Is it cliques or cycles? What's up at Anfield?

Liverpool have lost four league games this campaign and are finding life hard in Europe. Sam Wallace assesses what's troubling Rafael Benitez's club as they embark on a week that will define their season

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Deadly finishing of Torres leaves Brown feeling blue

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Torres gets hat-trick as Liverpool demolish Hull

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Liverpool manager Benitez hails 'special' Dirk Kuyt

Rafael Benitez hailed Dirk Kuyt as a special player as the Dutchman became the third-highest scorer in Liverpool's European Cup history.

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