Liverpool's Defensive failures against Swansea can't be repeated

Liverpool's Defensive failures against Swansea can't be repeated

“Nearly everything around this goal was wrong(the Swansea winner), “It started with a long ball, which should not have been a surprise as they played many of them. Our reaction was not good, we strolled back, we had just scored to make it 2-2 and we couldn’t switch back into a defensive mode, “We were too passive. The defending for all three goals was not good enough.” The defeat to Swansea was hard to stomach. Liverpool are frightening. Frighteningly good …
How the Liverpool press Nullified Manchester City

How the Liverpool press Nullified Manchester City

The buzzword surrounding Jurgen Klopp's appointment as Liverpool manger in October 2015 was pressing. Gegenpress this, Gegenpress that, counter-press them here and counter-press them there. Basically, Klopp was supposed to turn up and blitz the Premier League with his high pressing, all action, heavy metal football. When it transpired that this wasn't going to be the case many in the media felt a little cheated. The German maverick wasn't playing ball. To them it was like receiving a toy for …
Tactical Analysis - Klopp out thinks Guardiola as Liverpool are victorious

Tactical Analysis - Klopp out thinks Guardiola as Liverpool are victorious

Calmness Personified in Joel Matip

Calmness Personified in Joel Matip

It was the game we had all been waiting for since the start of the season. After a full weekend of build up that had the feel of a WWE Wrestlemania main event, we finally made it out of work buzzing with anticipation and dreaming of not just beating our greatest rival Manchester United, but destroying them. The whole country was ready for an entertaining game. We just forgot that Jose Mourinho was the opposition manager. The Anti-Christ of football …