Key Stats As The Front Three Deliver Again vs Palace

Key Stats As The Front Three Deliver Again vs Palace

Mo Salah scored twice as the front three combined to fire Liverpool past a resilient and excellent Crystal Palace side to keep Liverpool motoring in their title bid. But what were the key stats from a frenetic 4-3 win at Anfield? A Tale of Two Milners James Milner isn’t a right-back. We knew that already, but it was evident in this game. In an attacking sense, Milner was excellent – he created four chances,  which was the most of either …
Liverpool 4 Palace 3: Boss Saturday Sees Reds Seven Clear, For Now

Liverpool 4 Palace 3: Boss Saturday Sees Reds Seven Clear, For Now

Tell you what, I’m spent after that one. Maybe a drink and some Springsteen lyrics can help us all mellow out. Why Bruce? He's The Boss and we're boss, so... Lights out tonight Trouble in the heartland Got a head-on collision Smashin' in my guts, man... How were your intestines holding up after that one? Plenty of experienced Liverpool supporters were getting flashbacks after this one. With another week to go before young cornerstones, Trent and Gomez return, the right …
Who was Man of the Match in mad Anfield win over Palace?

Who was Man of the Match in mad Anfield win over Palace?

What can you say after a win like that? No, really, why did it have to go back to Liverpool giving heart attacks again? It was all going along smoothly; managing games, keeping clean sheets, winning serenely. Why revert to old Liverpool? Well, it was a one-off. That's for certain, at least based on the days available at hand. Crystal Palace's xG from the game stood at 1.0, and they really didn't have what you'd call big Chandra to score …
Observations as Liverpool Do It The Hard Way vs Palace

Observations as Liverpool Do It The Hard Way vs Palace

Liverpool hung on in a pulsating, incredible game against Crystal Palace at Anfield to keep the pressure on Man City by going seven points clear. Here are the observations from an unbelievable 4-3 win on a cold Saturday afternoon at Anfield. Win At All Costs It’s impossible not to look at a game like this, where Liverpool were brilliant in spurts and tragic in others, and not think that it’s the biggest win of the season. Obviously, every game is …
Liverpool v Crystal Palace Preview - Reds should restore seven-point lead at top

Liverpool v Crystal Palace Preview - Reds should restore seven-point lead at top

The Details Venue - Anfield, Liverpool Referee - Jonathan Moss Date & Time - Saturday, January 19th @ 15:00 Current Odds - Liverpool 4/25, Draw 13/2, Arsenal 12/1 Form Liverpool Form Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool got back to winning ways last Saturday at Brighton. Mohamed Salah was the hero, scoring the only goal of the game after winning the penalty himself, drawing Pascal Gross into a clumsy challenge in the box. Klopp hailed Liverpool's win at Brighton as one of the team's 'most mature' performances …
Brighton 0-1 Liverpool: Who was man of the match?

Brighton 0-1 Liverpool: Who was man of the match?

Grinding out a win when not at your best is a mark of champions, according to the old footballing axiom. Brighton made life difficult for Liverpool on Saturday afternoon, but when the Reds found the breakthrough their game-management was superb. It was a pedestrian first-half performance for the visitors, who predictably encountered a compact and deep-lying Brighton backline. The only real moments of excitement were a near-miss from a sliding Roberto Firmino and a header which Xherdan Shaqiri planted narrowly …
Observations as Liverpool get the job done at the AMEX

Observations as Liverpool get the job done at the AMEX

Liverpool continued to set the pace at the top of the league table as Liverpool got the better of Brighton in what was a tough examination of Liverpool's title-seeking credentials. Liverpool stepped up their tempo in the second half after a snooze fest of a first half. The key observations from the game Fabinho passes the Centre-Back test Liverpool headed into a game with a make-shift centre back pairing , but with Liverpool expected to dominate possession, there was hope …
Key Stats As Salah Sees Off The Seagulls (Again)

Key Stats As Salah Sees Off The Seagulls (Again)

Liverpool broke their mini-run of poor form with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Brighton on the south coast. But what were the key stats from a vital victory at the Amex? Salah The Difference Yet Again How many times is Mo Salah going to be the man to drag Liverpool out of a hole? Salah has now scored nine goals to give Liverpool the lead in games, all nine of which the Reds have won, and three of those they’ve …
Sleepy Seagull Saturday keeps Liverpool on title path

Sleepy Seagull Saturday keeps Liverpool on title path

A sleepy Saturday saw Liverpool cruise to another win and our 57th point of the season; 1 short of our full season totals in 04/05 and 10/11, already having surpassed the 98/99 and 11/12 totals.  The fact that we’re climbing the list of Liverpool’s top Premier League point totals in the middle of January is quite something.  Now it’s up to Spurs against United on Sunday and City against Wolves to keep up the pace. The match was one that …
Player Ratings as Liverpool get back to winning ways

Player Ratings as Liverpool get back to winning ways

Liverpool returned to winning ways with a second-half penalty from Mohamed Salah enough to see the Reds through a resilient Brighton side. The result means Klopp's side are now seven points clear at the top, with Manchester City playing Wolves on Monday night. Here are the ratings from the match. Alisson - 6 Didn't have a save to make in the first-half given Liverpool's dominance in possession, but coped well with anything thrown at him as Brighton tried to respond …
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