By their very nature, debuts tend to be landmark occasions. The novelty factor at Anfield went beyond a sprinkling of new faces, however: none had the chance to ease themselves into their new surroundings on an afternoon of unforeseen events that revolved around the newcomers. Roy Hodgson and Joe Cole, Marouane Chamakh and Laurent Koscielny may forget this game, but it is unlikely to be soon.
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