Brian Howard´s injury-time winner at Anfield dumped Liverpool out of yet another competition, leaving them with just the Champions League - in which they face Inter Milan this week - to contest.
Smith told BBC Radio Five Live: "In the programme for Saturday´s game Benitez said cup competitions are always dangerous if you think you can beat teams easily. So why on earth didn´t he put a strong team out against Barnsley?"
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