Observations as Reds secure Top 4 with an Anfield thrashing

Observations as Reds secure Top 4 with an Anfield thrashing

Liverpool booked a place in the group stages of the UEFA Champions League for next season, with an easy 4-0 win over Brighton at Anfield. Mo Salah and Dejan Lovren put the Reds in command at half-time, before Dominic Solanke and Andy Robertson scored their first goals for the club, to put the gloss on a commanding performance on the final day of the season. Here are a few talking points from the game. Mo Salah breaks the record The …
Player Ratings As Liverpool Head To Kiev On A High

Player Ratings As Liverpool Head To Kiev On A High

That'll do nicely for a final day. Liverpool 4-0 Brighton, Salah breaking records whilst Solanke and Robertson finally bag. There was even space for Dejan Lovren to lamp one into the corner with his head. Chelsea's loss combined with Spurs' win meant that it didn't matter anyway regarding league position, but it was the perfect way to send the Reds to Kiev. Andy Andy Andy Robertson! Loris Karius (6): Made about one save in the first half but came out …
Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool: It's Brighton or Madrid For The Reds

Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool: It's Brighton or Madrid For The Reds

One team were busy booking a date with destiny in the newly named 'Sadio Olimpico' on Wednesday night. The other? Well, they enjoyed a week of preparation with all their eggs in domestic baskets after crashing out the competition earlier in the campaign. Inhibited by ongoing injury issues within the squad, Jurgen Klopp had little choice but to stick with his usual eleven at Stamford Bridge with the exception for Nathaniel Clyne, who replaced Jordan Henderson as  Trent moved into the …
Will a new look front three get the opportunity to fire Liverpool to FA Cup glory?

Will a new look front three get the opportunity to fire Liverpool to FA Cup glory?

The loss of Philippe Coutinho to this Liverpool side was always going to be big, however, with the FA cup returning this weekend will the biggest impact of his loss be on the team we see challenge for the cup? As well as being a world-class player, Phil's greatest attributes was his ability to play in several positions in this Liverpool side allowing Klopp to rotate to great effect. But with Coutinho gone Klopp's options possess neither the quality or …
Liverpool Lucky To Have A Player Of Daniel Sturridge's Calibre

Liverpool Lucky To Have A Player Of Daniel Sturridge's Calibre

Liverpool’s transfer window, whilst being rich in terms of the numbers of incomings, has been a source of frustration among many of the clubs’ fans with a lot of frustration being centred on the failure to land Virgil van Dijk after a well-publicised courtship. However, something the Reds’ fans should revel in is the fact that the injury prone but brilliant striker Daniel Sturridge remains at the club. Now, proclaiming that an injury plagued and relatively highly paid striker remaining …
One Transfer To Save Liverpool's Summer

One Transfer To Save Liverpool's Summer

Keita, Van Dijk, Oxlade Chamberlain... rinse and repeat.  The 2017 summer transfer window passed the annoying stage several weeks ago.  Since the signing of Mo Salah, the remaining names on the list haven’t changed, neither have Liverpool made any apparent progress in getting these deals over the line.  All three would be big additions to a squad with more holes than the old Hitachi kit you have hanging in your closet, but one major problem in concluding these deals is that there is …
Liverpool's Uncharted August

Liverpool's Uncharted August

Early in July we all  had our favorite Liverpool writer we looked to for transfer intel, but those usually clued-in were mostly silent.  Into the void stepped a new batch of ITK’s with exotic ties to unnamed “sources” from far away lands. We quietly hoped they had it right.  They didn’t. Curiously, they were all telling similar tales, that Liverpool would at least have the second of their top three targets leaning on walls and swapping stories about their Istanbul …