Organising Chaos Against Real Madrid

Organising Chaos Against Real Madrid

I shared a thread on Twitter recently about my thoughts on how Liverpool can beat Real Madrid, and it received such positive feedback that I’ve decided to expand on it here. The thread is linked below for those that want to check it out: https://twitter.com/DistanceCovered/status/996345845749637120 Now, as I’ve mentioned in the thread, the key factor when determining whether Liverpool are likely to win against any opponent is whether the opposing team is vulnerable in transition or not. Liverpool are gradually …
Win!

Win!

Though I know I'll never lose affection For people and things that went before I know I'll often stop and think about them In my life, I love you more Allow me to explain if you will. You’ll need coffee. Tissues optional. Heart necessary. Fortitude compulsory. If 2011 was the season that started me, this season could so simply have been the one that finished me. Back then, so many years ago, I became a father for the first time. …
Don't Panic... Liverpool WILL Secure a Top-Four Finish

Don't Panic... Liverpool WILL Secure a Top-Four Finish

Wasn’t that Chelsea defeat an appalling watch on every level? After the meteoric high of reaching the Champions League final later this month, the entire game felt like a drag more than anything. The sun was shining, with beer gardens, beaches and parks with our names all over them, but we had to watch the Reds battle their way through a lifeless performance. This was all to be expected of course, with the effort levels in Rome last week taking …
Don't you dare doubt Dom Solanke

Don't you dare doubt Dom Solanke

Twenty-year-old Dom Solanke was signed last summer in a heist from Chelsea. The forward subsequently went on to take the U20 World Cup by storm, taking home the Golden Ball for the tournament’s most outstanding player. A PRESEASON OF PROMISE After showing flashes throughout Liverpool’s preseason schedule, there was a serious buzz around Solanke as it looked like the Reds had pulled one over on the Plastics once again. Daniel Sturridge had been brought in from Chelsea four years earlier …
Reasons To Be Cheerful & Furious - Chelsea 1 Liverpool 0

Reasons To Be Cheerful & Furious - Chelsea 1 Liverpool 0

Well, the Chelsea result left me furious. Not with the team, not with the manager and not with the referee for once. Broadly speaking, I was fine with what happened on the pitch. Chelsea deprived us of space and closed down all the main passing channels. They shut up shop once they gained the lead and we huffed and puffed without really getting involved. They’re a decent side and we looked knackered so, y’know, no complaints. No, it was the …
Turgid. Key Stats from Liverpool 0-1 Chelsea

Turgid. Key Stats from Liverpool 0-1 Chelsea

Liverpool fell to a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge, a result which keeps their top four hopes in the balance as they need to win their game on the final day against Brighton. But what were the key stats from a poor day at the office for the Reds? Stuttering Attack Hits A Brick Wall  Liverpool failed to score for the third time in five league games, as they turned in on paper their worst attacking display of the …
Observations as weary Reds lose at Stamford Bridge

Observations as weary Reds lose at Stamford Bridge

Liverpool's extraordinary Champions League run has been truly unforgettable, but their recent Premier League exploits have been anything but. After a turbulent Wednesday night at the Stadio Olimpico, the emotionally and physically fatigued Reds subjected their supporters to a different kind of torment over the course of a turgid 90 minutes against top-four rivals Chelsea. Olivier Giroud's first-half header, the result of questionable defending, proved to be the decisive moment, with the visitors unable to penetrate a deep-lying, compact backline …
Liverpool's European Hangover - Statistical Analysis

Liverpool's European Hangover - Statistical Analysis

The Reds are marching on Kiev! What a week, what an achievement! Jurgen Klopp managed to reach his second European final with Liverpool in his second European campaign. Hopefully this time he takes the team a step further than the last time around. The German is yet to lose at Anfield in Europe - a truly remarkable run. With all the excitement surrounding our success in the Champions League, it's easy to dismiss the lack of such domestically. Ahead of …
Chelsea v Liverpool Preview - Face-off for Fourth

Chelsea v Liverpool Preview - Face-off for Fourth

The Details Venue - Stamford Bridge, Chelsea Referee - Anthony Taylor Date & Time - Sunday, May 6th @ 16:30 GMT Current Odds - Chelsea 23/20, Draw 5/2, Liverpool 11/5 Form Chelsea Form Chelsea have had something of a renaissance in recent weeks. Just when I had written them off and considered Antonio Conte to be just seeing out his time until the end of the season, they've started grinding out wins again. It may be too little too late in their push for …
The Undercard Of The Week | Palace 1 Liverpool 2

The Undercard Of The Week | Palace 1 Liverpool 2

I can’t think about the Champions League. Sorry, but I just can’t. It’s too big. I’d like to describe what’s going through my mind when I think about that tie, but it would be like trying to explain the plot of The Godfather: Part Two in six words. Impossible. If the two games with City are the main event of the coming week, it’s important to keep an eye on the undercard. Saturday’s trip to Crystal Palace was deemed by …
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