Goals from Justin, Albrighton, Perez and Barnes.
I agree with that this in all areas.That was another reminder of the horrors of the Championship. It is an ugly, functional league full of sides that are one trick ponies. It's seven years now since we were there and I hope we don't return for a very long time. Stoke had set pieces. There was nothing else to their game.
We moved the ball well and so the result was never in doubt. The difference in quality and fitness was enormous. I thought Castagne looked a bit more like the player before his injury. But it was a stroll and most of the team hardly got out of first gear.
Rodgers was very cautious in terms of selection and changes. It was as if he feared a goal from Stoke could see us wobble. However, if we play a strong team, there are only a handful of teams that can live with us in this competition.
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