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Will this be the quietest summer transfer activity in years?

Will this be the quietest summer transfer activity in years?

The FAs of each country are frantically rushing around to work out what will happen to their domestic leagues should the 2019-20 campaign not be finished before the end of June. That’s the date UEFA have given each FA to finish domestic competitions following the Coronavirus epidemic that has seen virtually all sporting events suspended worldwide among other serious issues. Liverpool had been just two games away from sealing the Premier League title in record time before the COVID-19 outbreak. …
Coronavirus: A selfish-but-logical Liverpool perspective

Coronavirus: A selfish-but-logical Liverpool perspective

Liverpool were never going to win the Premier League in mundane fashion - it simply isn't their style. Even when the Reds are 25 points clear at the top of the table, when it's a matter of time until title glory is sealed, something gets in the way. The threat of World War III has loomed ominously, as have reports of an asteroid heading towards earth, but the coronavirus has emerged as the standout issue standing in between Liverpool and …
Liverpool vs Atletico tactical analysis: Liverpool unlucky or a Simeone masterclass?

Liverpool vs Atletico tactical analysis: Liverpool unlucky or a Simeone masterclass?

Despite dominating the ball and creating the lion’s share of the chances, Liverpool succumbed to a 3-2 defeat in front of their home fans as Diego Simeone’s Atleti survived the bombardment to score three goals in added time. Simeone’s side showed the catenaccio and Bilardisme mentality that has made them one of the most respected teams in Europe. Nonetheless, Liverpool were able to open up cracks in Simeone's disciplined set-up to create chances that could have won the game. Liverpool's performance …
Van Dijk insists Reds must refocus on the Premier League in aftermath of European exit

Van Dijk insists Reds must refocus on the Premier League in aftermath of European exit

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says his team must steel themselves and focus now on the task of securing the Premier League title after their disappointing European exit. The Reds lost 3-2 after extra-time at home Atlético Madrid on Wednesday night, going out of the Champions League 4-2 on aggregate. Following what was Liverpool's first loss in a two-legged European tie under Jürgen Klopp, Van Dijk spoke to Liverpoolfc.com about the need for this squad to keep going and secure …
Old problems keep coming back to haunt Liverpool

Old problems keep coming back to haunt Liverpool

It was a night that not many Liverpool fans will want to think about for too much longer. It was a humbling and rare defeat at the hands of Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid that perhaps prematurely ended the Red's defence of their much adored European Cup. While the performance in the first leg in Spain left a lot to be desired in terms of pace and attacking threat, Klopp's men certainly dialled this up to 11 at Anfield and almost …
Let's Talk About 1990

Let's Talk About 1990

Liverpool’s first league title in 30 years is within touching distance. Jürgen Klopp has masterminded an incredible season that has broken records along the way, with a team that is likely to go down in Liverpool folklore.  But how did things look back in 1990? Well, here’s a taster as we step back in time to look at what was happening the last time the Reds were league champions. World Events Some of the biggest news stories included Nelson Mandela …
Henderson speaks candidly after Liverpool exit Champions League at Anfield

Henderson speaks candidly after Liverpool exit Champions League at Anfield

Liverpool's defence of their Champions League crown came to an end last night at Anfield. Jordan Henderson described the bitter disappointment he and his teammates were feeling after a great performance on the night from The Reds. A Gini Wijnaldum header before half-time gave Liverpool the lead on the night and levelled the tie on aggregate. Extra-time was needed then and Roberto Firmino popped up to put Jürgen Klopp's side in front after 94 minutes. Then, two strikes from Atlético …
Liverpool 2-3 Atletico Madrid: Player ratings as Reds fall in Europe

Liverpool 2-3 Atletico Madrid: Player ratings as Reds fall in Europe

It has taken until Jurgen Klopp's fourth European campaign, but Liverpool have finally been beaten in a two-legged tie. Roberto Firmino looked to have completed an arduous comeback when he struck in the early stages of extra time, but Adrian proceeded to hand the visitors a vital away goal, and the dejected Reds would ship two more to fall to defeat on the night and surrender their title. Let's take a look at how the players rated. Adrian - 1/10 …
Luckless Liverpool Lament Lacklustre Keeping

Luckless Liverpool Lament Lacklustre Keeping

Champions Liverpool bowed out of the Champions after a 3-2 after extra defeat to Atletico Madrid at Anfield. Georginio Wijnaldum's goal in normal time saw the Reds win 1-0 in normal time but, despite Firmino's goal doubling their lead in extra time, two howlers from stand in keeper Adrian allowed replacements Marcos Llorente(2) and Alvaro Morata score to send the blessed Spaniards through, who had their goalkeeper Jan Oblak to thank. A rip roaring start from the Reds was considered …
Will this be Liverpool's starting eleven to face Atlético Madrid tonight at Anfield?

Will this be Liverpool's starting eleven to face Atlético Madrid tonight at Anfield?

Liverpool face an uphill task at Anfield tonight as they try to overturn a 1-0 deficit from the first leg in Spain against Atlético Madrid. Will this be The Reds' starting lineup? Saúl Ñíguez scored an early goal to give Diego Simeone's side the win at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. Now, Jürgen Klopp's Redmen must turn in another magical European performance under the lights at Anfield if they are to continue the defence of their Champions League crown. Klopp reported …
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