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As Liverpool deliberately fields a youthful side, is the FA Cup 'damaging itself'?

(CNN)Under normal circumstances, a match between Liverpool and Shrewsbury Town would produce a pretty one-sided scoreline. But the result of Tuesday's FA Cup fixture is proving difficult to predict."If the FA had valued the FA Cup they probably wouldn't have scheduled replays in the first winter break the Premier League has had," @ThePaulMachin of @TheRedmenTV tells @AmandaDCNN pic.twitter.com/GQA4omptL5— CNN Football (@CNNFC) February 4, 2020 That's because Premier League leader Liverpool is deliberately fielding a young and inexperienced side against Shrewsbury, a team 59 places below Jurgen Klopp's side in the third tier of English football.The Liverpool boss has been vocal about the congested fixture list his high-flying team is nego ...