Blues Reserves Face Liverpool

Last updated : 27 January 2005 By Brian Cartlidge
Keith Bertschin's second string will be looking to get back to winning ways at The Racecourse Ground having gone three league games without victory. Liverpool's second string meanwhile are undefeated in three games.

Blues Reserves have already faced Liverpool Reserves at home this season when they recorded a 2-1 win against the Reds back on 23rd September. Asa Hall and Dean Curtis the goalscorers for Blues that night.

In the corresponding fixture last season, on 30th October 2003 the two sides played out a goalless draw at Chester City's Deva Stadium.

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/200523rd SeptBlues Res2 - 1Liverpool ResPREM
2003/200408th MarBlues Res0 - 1Liverpool ResPREM

Blues Reserves have won 9, drawn 4 and lost 5 of their 18 league games this season. A total of 24 goals have been scored in those games, with 19 conceded.

Liverpool's Reserves have played three games fewer than Blues but have won just 4 of their opening 15 fixtures and have lost 7. While the Reds have hit 16 goals in these games, 23 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Blues' 31 points from 18 games sees them sitting in 4th place in the Barclays Premiership Reserves League (North) table. Liverpool currently find themselves 12th in the table with 16 points.

To see a recent reserves league table, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Blues Res3012351
Liverpool Res3210427

Kick off at Wrexham's Racecourse Ground tonight is at 7pm.

Liverpool: Scott Carson, Jon Otsemobor, Stephen Warnock, David Raven, Zak Whitbread, Darren Potter, Robbie Foy, John Welsh, Neil Mellor, David Mannix, Mark Smyth. Subs: Ryan Wilkie, Patrice Luzi, Daniel O'Donnell, James Smith, Danny Guthrie.

Blues: Nico Vaesen, Tom Parratt, Craig Davies, Samuel Oji, Sam Alsop, David Howland, Peter Till, Mathew Birley, Andrew Barrowman, Njazi Kuqi, Carl Motteram. Subs: Adam Legzdins, Liam Reynolds, Brett Hinks, James Blake, Davion Hamilton.