Liverpool will be hoping to well in the Capital One Cup despite their poor form of lateReuters

Liverpool open their 2014/15 Capital One Cup campaign with a home game against Championship side Middlesbrough on Tuesday.

Where to Watch Live

The game is set for a 7.45 pm BST (12.15 am IST, 2.45 pm ET) start with live coverage on Ten Action. The Capital One Cup match can also be watched via live streaming online in India HERE. Audience in the UK can catch the match live on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 1HD, with an option to live stream HERE or HERE.

Catch the action in the US on TV on beIN SPORTS CONNECT, while the game can also be Live streamed online HERE.

Australia viewers can Live Stream the action HERE, while viewers in the Middle East and North Africa can watch the match via Live Streaming online HERE. South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa viewers can do the same HERE.

After their successful run in 2013/14 campaign, Liverpool have not managed to live up to their expectations this season, losing three out of five English Premier League games this season.

The Reds were also not impressive in their opening Champions League fixture as they registered a late 2-1 win over Bulgarian outfit Ludogorets.

The Merseyside club seem to be struggling after the departure of their talisman Luis Suarez to Barcelona this summer.

Last season, the Reds initially struggled and failed to register comprehensive wins when Suarez was not there in the squad (as he was still serving a ten-match ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic towards the end of the 2012/13 season).

However, as soon the Uruguayan returned, Liverpool's overall performance as well as their goal tally improved. Finally, they ended the season scoring 101 goals in the Premier League, with Suarez scoring 31 and assisting 12.

Now his absence seems to be having a deep impact on Liverpool even though they have signed nine new players this summer.

Getting back to the League Cup, Liverpool have not done that well in the competition since they lifted the trophy in the 2011/12 season.

Last season, they were knocked out of the competition in the third round following a narrow 1-0 defeat to Manchester United.

Considering their disappointing performances this season, Liverpool are not expected to go far in the Capital One Cup. Still, Rodgers is confident that the Reds can put their recent drop of form behind them and do well in the League Cup.

"We just need to get back to doing what we do best - our pressing and patterns of pressure," Rodgers told ESPN. "We just need to get back to that way of working which we know can bring us success."

Meanwhile, Middlesbrough, who are currently enjoying a good run, winning three consecutive fixtures in the Championship, will be hoping to continue their winning streak when they face Liverpool in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday.

After playing in the Premier League for 17 seasons (1992/92 to 2008/09), Boro were relegated to the Championship.

Since then they haven't managed to win promotion back to the Premier League, finishing in 11th, 12th, 7th, 16th and 12th place in the last five seasons.

Middlesbrough, who reached the quarterfinals of the League Cup in the 2012/13 season, were quite disappointing in the competition last season, getting knocked out in the first round itself after losing to League Two side Accrington Stanley.

However, this season they are doing well and their manager Aitor Karanka, who has guided his side to consecutive wins over Huddersfield, Brentford and Cardiff City, believes that Middlesbrough can also do well against Liverpool at Anfield on Tuesday.

"The most important thing is that we keep going in this way and win games," Karanka told Middlesbrough's official website. "We have won three in a row now, we have another on Tuesday and we have to keep looking at the following game. We can't think we are better than we are."

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