Posted: Tuesday October 2, 2012 8:54 PM

Liverpool's youngsters set for Udinese test

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LONDON (AP) -Liverpool is relying on its youngsters to get the club through to the knockout stage of the Europa League.

On current evidence, it could well be a successful policy.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers saw a team comprising youngsters and fringe players begin the group-stage campaign with a pulsating 5-3 win at Swiss side Young Boys two weeks ago.

So happy has Rodgers been with the development of young players such as Spanish playmaker Jesus Fernandez Saez, right back Andre Wisdom and winger Raheem Sterling that he has included them for Premier League games, too.

Next for the youngsters is Udinese at Anfield, the standout match of 24 in the Europa League on Thursday.

 
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