Brendan needs to go with 5 at the back. No seriously.
Skrtel - Sakho - Gomez
Henderson - Can
Firmbuttocks - Coutinho
You get the width needed to provide crosses for Benteke and don't need to rely on Moreno to defend so much. This also eradicates the need for Lucas which is obviously a good thing. That alone is reason enough to do this.
You're in a funny mood tonight thinking about firm buttocks!That's how Liverpool lined up, in shape at least, against Bordeaux and they were shite. With Benteke, Henderson and Firmbuttocks brought into the lineup things might improve though, who knows.
I still think the plan for the season is a two striker formation - with Benteke and Sturridge as the first choice pair and Ings and Origi as the second choice pair.