Leanne Prescott

19-year-old football writer and avid Liverpool fan.

The Latest In A Long Line Of Deadly Duo’s: Firmino and Salah

The Latest In A Long Line Of Deadly Duo’s: Firmino and Salah

Liverpool have long been blessed with tremendous attacking partnerships; there was Emile Heskey and Michael Owen, the brilliance of Torres and Gerrard, the magic of SAS and this season’s elusive ‘Fab Four’. Now, following the departure of Philippe Coutinho last month, a new partnership beckons for The Reds. Joining from Atletico Madrid, Fernando Torres formed one of the most deadly partnerships in the Premier League alongside Steven Gerrard, netting 54 times between them by the close of the 2007/08 season …
Firmino & Salah Steal The Show As Reds Ease To Win

Firmino & Salah Steal The Show As Reds Ease To Win

Southampton: McCarthy; Cedric, Stephens, Hoedt, Bertrand, Romeu, Hojbjerg; Lemina, Ward-Prowse, Tadic, Carrillo.  Liverpool: Karius; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Can, Wijnaldum, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Salah, Mané, Firmino.  Report Liverpool coasted to a routine win at Saint Mary's courtesy of two top-class goals from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah. Starting with three former Southampton players in the eleven, Klopp's side got off to the perfect start just six minutes in when Firmino slotted the ball calmly into the right-hand corner. Karius was the …
Second Coming For Dejan?

Second Coming For Dejan?

Van Dijk’s record-breaking transfer to Liverpool last month was expected to bring some stability to an all-too unreliable defence, providing the perfect partner for Joel Matip in a towering defensive duo. Yet, things haven’t quite panned out that way, with high-profile mistakes costing Klopp a chance to gain some silverware this season via the FA Cup, proving that while the Dutchman’s arrival monumentally improves this side, one man can’t solve everything. Matip was previously regarded as the club’s best centre-back, …
Liverpool 2-2 Spurs: Frantic Finish Sees Points Shared At Anfield

Liverpool 2-2 Spurs: Frantic Finish Sees Points Shared At Anfield

A frantic finale saw Liverpool and Tottenham secure injury-time goals, playing out a thrilling 2-2 draw at Anfield on Sunday afternoon. With the reverse fixture having gone so poorly for Klopp’s men earlier in the season, this was a suitable opportunity to enact some revenge on Mauricio Pochettino’s side and extend the points gap between the two. Such plans got off to the perfect start when Mohamed Salah netted his 20th goal in the Premier League inside the opening few …
Jürgen Klopp Faces His Biggest Challenge As Liverpool Boss

Jürgen Klopp Faces His Biggest Challenge As Liverpool Boss

Jürgen Klopp has earned our trust, having transformed this side from its underperforming state at the end of Rodgers’ reign, but fans have every right to question his attitude over the January window, with the club’s old guard suffering two more casualties. Joining Liverpool in January 2013, Sturridge and Coutinho both departed the club having contributed a combined 117 goals in 334 appearances. Delivering moments of true magic, the duo became known for their exceptional, almost telepathic relationship at the …
Huddersfield 0-3 Liverpool: Reds Dually Respond With Dominant Display

Huddersfield 0-3 Liverpool: Reds Dually Respond With Dominant Display

Huddersfield: Lossl; Hadergjonaj, Kongolo, Schindler, Jorgensen; Lowe, Mooy, Hogg, Billing; Mounie, Depoitre. Liverpool: Karius; Gomez, Matip, Lovren, Robertson; Henderson, Can, Milner; Mané, Salah, Firmino. Report Having suffered two successive defeats to Swansea and West Brom, nerves were rife ahead of kick-off that this could be another troubling encounter for The Reds. Yet, delivering a dominant display to cap off January, Liverpool responded in the best possible way to their recent setbacks to put 8 points between them and Arsenal. Emre …
VAR Causes Chaos At Anfield

VAR Causes Chaos At Anfield

There was a period of absolute perplexity on Saturday as spectators watched Craig Pawson haplessly hold his hand to his earpiece, waiting for a decision to come through from VAR. Jake Livermore appeared to tug down Mohamed Salah in the penalty area, with the referee turning to the newly trialled technology before eventually pointing to the spot. That was one of two big calls at Anfield, with Craig Dawson’s header ruled out for a foul on Firmino after heading in …
Observations as Liverpool Crash Out of FA Cup

Observations as Liverpool Crash Out of FA Cup

Liverpool slumped to their second successive defeat on Saturday night, crashing out of the FA Cup fourth round for the third season in a row. Ending all chances of capturing a trophy this year, The Reds produced a very abject performance as West Brom secured their second win since August - one of which came against Exeter City. Bobby Firmino gave the home team a good start after Jonny Evans was caught dwelling in possession. Mohamed Salah raced through on …
Backs To The Wall Time For Karius

Backs To The Wall Time For Karius

Loris Karius faces a defining period in his Liverpool career, with Jurgen Klopp confirming that the German has surpassed Simon Mignolet as the club’s No.1 goalkeeper. Signing from Mainz in 2016, the 24-year-old arrived having been voted the second best ‘keeper in the Bundesliga behind Manuel Neuer. With such prestige to his name, fans naturally believed he’d be the man to add some real quality in between the sticks and help solidify an unreliable defensive line. However, things haven’t quite …
Observations as Liverpool's Unbeaten Run Comes To A Halt

Observations as Liverpool's Unbeaten Run Comes To A Halt

Liverpool's unbeaten run came to a frustrating end on Monday night in Wales, with Klopp's side suffering a 1-0 loss to Swansea. It was a thoroughly subdued display for The Reds as all the positivity from the 18-game run was undone in just 90 minutes as Liverpool failed to capitalise on Tottenham's draw over the weekend. Here are the observations from the match. Double-decker bus frustrations end unbeaten run Liverpool have long since struggled against low-block defences. Even with Coutinho's …
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