Could Kiev Be A Shot In The Arm For Confident Reds?

Could Kiev Be A Shot In The Arm For Confident Reds?

Confidence is a funny thing. Just look at Dominic Solanke for example. Having struggled in front of goal all season, he took his goal against Brighton on the final day of the season like a world class striker, having played himself into a bit of form with some excellent play in the preceding 51 minutes. Similarly, look at how Christian Benteke has been struggling relentlessly at Crystal Palace. Benteke is clearly not a bad striker, having scored 66 Premier League …
Drink In Every Second Of Liverpool’s Champions League Final Build-Up

Drink In Every Second Of Liverpool’s Champions League Final Build-Up

Not every football supporter is lucky enough to have a Champions League final to look forward to. Some will never experience it. Most have already erased football from their minds, for the time being, recharging the batteries and focusing on other interests, prior to the World Cup taking over their summer. That couldn’t be further from the case with Liverpool, though. Premier League duties may be done and dusted, with the Reds nailing their pre-season objective of registering consecutive top-four …
Liverpool 4-0 Brighton: A Tactical Breakdown

Liverpool 4-0 Brighton: A Tactical Breakdown

What a season. Liverpool have qualified for their second consecutive Champions League campaign by securing automatic qualification for the first time since 2008/09. They have also have finished with 75 points, one less than last season's tally (76), which is also the record for fourth spot. Mo Salah has broken the all-time Premier League record for goals scored with his 32nd of the season whilst his teammates in the front three - Mané and Firmino - have notched themselves 10 …
Liverpool v Brighton Preview - One Last Push

Liverpool v Brighton Preview - One Last Push

The Details Venue - Anfield, Liverpool Referee - Kevin Friend Date & Time - Sunday, May 13th @ 15:00 Current Odds - Liverpool 1/7, Draw 13/2, Brighton 16/1 Form Liverpool Form Probably the only disappointing aspect about Liverpool FC at the moment is their form. But, as we all know, there is a reason for this drop-off. This isn't a team of robots, it's a team of men, of top athletes. They can only give so much on a consistent basis. We have seen …
Do Liverpool have too many 'injury-prone' players in their squad?

Do Liverpool have too many 'injury-prone' players in their squad?

With several key players currently sidelined because of injury, many Liverpool fans have been bemoaning the lack of depth in our squad. If any of our electric front three gets injured or needs resting then there's no-one who even comes close to replicating their effectiveness in Klopp's system. Of course, it's next to impossible to replicate what Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino & Mo Salah bring to this Liverpool side - they're the most feared front three in Europe. However, next …
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 …
Liverpool's Depth Issues Are Being Overstated

Liverpool's Depth Issues Are Being Overstated

A lot has been made of Liverpool’s depth issues recently, and particularly in attack. There are good reasons for this, as Liverpool have drawn three of their last four league games, two of them 0-0, as they attempted to balance crucial Premier League and Champions League fixtures. I myself wrote an article on the topic just a few weeks ago, after the goalless draw at Goodison Park. With the Reds 90 minutes away from a Champions League final and one …
AS Roma v Liverpool Preview - Finish the job, Reds!

AS Roma v Liverpool Preview - Finish the job, Reds!

The Details   Venue - Anfield, Liverpool Date & Time - Wednesday, May 2nd 2018 @ 19:45 BST Referee - Damir Skomina (SLO) Current Odds - Roma 27/20, Draw 11/4, Liverpool 9/5 Form Roma Form Roma had a good win at home to Chievo on Saturday evening. They were in the mood for goals, too, with their 4-1 victory. Liverpool are not Chievo, however. Roma will have the belief that they can turn this tie on its head after what they did to …
Liverpool Player Ratings From Stoke Stalemate

Liverpool Player Ratings From Stoke Stalemate

A performance that makes you wonder why you bothered getting up for it in the first place. Yes, Liverpool have got bigger fish to fry at the moment, but in a season that's been defined by European nights it seems a little odd that we're not more worried about making sure we're in the Champions League next season. Onto the ratings where I was tempted to give them all 'N/A' which would today stand for 'Not Arsed'. A clean sheet, …
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