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Derby 0-3 Liverpool: Assessing the performances of Jurgen Klopp’s 8 key changes

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 20, 2016: Liverpool's Ragnar Klavan and Georginio Wijnaldum applauded fans at the end of the game against Burnley in the FA Premier League match at Turf Moore. (Pic by Gavin Trafford/Propaganda)

Player Focus: Georginio Wijnaldum hints at away-day anonymity in Burnley loss

SANTA CLARA, USA - Saturday, July 30, 2016: Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum in action against AC Milan during the International Champions Cup 2016 game on day ten of the club's USA Pre-season Tour at the Levi's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Player Focus: Georginio Wijnaldum shows debut promise in AC Milan win

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, March 2, 2016: Liverpool's Divock Origi in action against Manchester City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Player Focus: Divock Origi’s defence-stretching play key vs. Man City

Taking Daniel Sturridge’s place in the Liverpool starting lineup on Wednesday night, Divock Origi was central to the Reds’ 3-0 win over Manchester City.

19.11.2011, Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen, GER, 1. FBL, FC Schalke 04 vs 1. FC Nuernberg, im Bild Joel Matip (#32 Schalke) // during FC Schalke 04 vs. 1. FC Nuernberg at Veltins Arena, Gelsenkirchen, GER, 2011-11-19. EXPA Pictures © 2011, PhotoCredit: EXPA/ nph/ Kurth..***** ATTENTION - OUT OF GER, CRO *****

Player Focus: Joel Matip shows solid defensive form in Schalke’s 1-1 draw with Stuttgart

Joel Matip made his first Bundesliga appearance since announcing he will join Liverpool this summer on Sunday, producing a strong defensive display.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 20, 2016: Liverpool's Christian Benteke in action against Exeter City's captain Matt Oakley during the FA Cup 3rd Round Replay match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Player Focus: Christian Benteke vs. Exeter City – Good outside the box, missing inside it

Leading the line in an unexperienced Liverpool side in Wednesday night’s 3-0 FA Cup win over Exeter City, Christian Benteke once again proved his limitations.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho in action against Chelsea during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Player Focus: Sakho and Skrtel establish a strong partnership vs. Chelsea

In fine form in Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Chelsea, Mamadou Sakho and Martin Skrtel look to have forged a strong understanding in defence.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 25, 2015: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva during the Premier League match against Southampton at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Player Focus: Lucas Leiva shines in dynamic midfield role vs. Southampton

One of many players thriving under new Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, Lucas Leiva was the star man in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Southampton.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, Ogctober 17, 2015: Liverpool's James Milner in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)

Tactical Focus: James Milner, Adam Lallana and intelligent pressing vs. Spurs

The contrasting approaches of James Milner and Adam Lallana in adopting a pressing game against Tottenham Hotspur highlight the work ahead.

Player Focus: Emre Can presents an issue in centre-back role vs. Aston Villa

The struggle of Emre Can in an unnatural centre-back role in Liverpool’s 3-2 win over Aston Villa should be addressed by Brendan Rodgers.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, September 20, 2015: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action during the Premier League match against Norwich City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Player Focus: Daniel Sturridge returns with encouraging display in Norwich draw

Daniel Sturridge made his first start in five months in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Norwich City, and here Jack Lusby analyses his performance.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's Danny Ings in action against West Ham United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Player Focus: Danny Ings offers Liverpool a solution with Philippe Coutinho suspended

While Liverpool’s 3-0 defeat to West Ham was a collective disaster, the performance of Danny Ings was a positive, writes Jack Lusby.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Monday, August 24, 2015: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action against Arsenal during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Player Focus: Roberto Firmino shows promise in first Liverpool start vs. Arsenal

Roberto Firmino made his full Liverpool debut with a start in Monday’s 0-0 draw with Arsenal. Here, Jack Lusby assesses his performance.