Liverpool v Southampton

Lucas return brings balance to Reds

November 28, 2012
By Richard Jolly, Anfield
It is an Anfield ritual. Before kick-off, the loudest ovation tends to go to the last Liverpool player introduced to the crowd. Normally it is the slot reserved for Luis Suarez. Here, sensing the mood, the announcer changed the usual running order. Welcome back, he said, to No. 21: Lucas Leiva.

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