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Roy Hodgson stands by Mascherano Liverpool omission


Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson explains his decision to omit Javier Mascherano from the side beaten 3-0 by Manchester City on Monday night, saying ongoing speculation linking the Argentine with Barcelona had left the midfielder 'not in the right frame of mind'.


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