Is Brendan Rodgers one game from the Liverpool sack?

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Could a loss to Carlisle United end Brendan Rodgers' tenure as Liverpool boss?

Liverpool made it four league games without a win and five in all competitions by drawing with Norwich this weekend.

The club have also managed a paltry five goals in seven matches this season, failing to score more than one in a single game.

It is not the attacking football Brendan Rodgers' side was once capable of, and the results are unhealthy for a side aiming to qualify for the Champions League as a minimum.

And it could get a lot worse this week.

Liverpool host Carlisle United in the Capital One Cup, and if they suffer defeat at Anfield it could be a humiliation from which Brendan Rodgers does not recover.

Don't forget this is a Liverpool side who spent more than £60 million on two players along this summer in Christian Benteke and Roberto Firmino; and have little to show for it.

Rodgers was quoted in The Express after the draw with Norwich saying Liverpool must bring the fear factor back to Anfield, but Carlisle will head there dreaming of getting a result.

If the League Two side placed 10th in their division manage it, it's safe to say no Premier League team will resultantly turn up at Anfield fearing for their prospects.

Brendan Rodgers will hope he has time to turn his side's fortunes around, and Daniel Sturridge's return could help provide impetus for that.

Slip to an embarrassing loss on Wednesday night and the calls for his head may become too loud for the club's owners to ignore

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