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Player Ratings as Liverpool amaze in Munich

Player Ratings as Liverpool amaze in Munich

VIRGIL VAN DIJK. THE NUMBER 69. SAY NO MORE. No, no. I promised Gags I'd have a week off from the Virgil van Sex God references, so let's talk about how good the Reds are / were / will continue to be instead. Going to the Allianz Arena and coming away with a 3-1 win despite looking in third gear all night is evidence of the unit Jurgen Klopp has put together. Into the Champions League quarter finals with a …
Are Liverpool's title hopes in real danger now?

Are Liverpool's title hopes in real danger now?

The weight of expectations is one strong burden to bear and who knows it better than the second most successful English side that hasn’t really had a good taste of success from the past two decades. Their 5-0 victory against Watford is sandwiched between two goalless derbies as they lost two important points to their bitter neighbours this last Sunday. 2019 has been a strange year for the Reds. They were 7 points clear off the defending champions at the …
Is this the starting lineup Klopp will go with tonight in Munich?

Is this the starting lineup Klopp will go with tonight in Munich?

Liverpool face a tough task away to Bayern Munich in the Champions League tonight and we've had a go at predicting the starting eleven Jurgen Klopp will select in Germany. An uphill battle awaits The Reds at the Allianz Arena. Klopp's Redmen could not make their dominance pay in the first leg at Anfield and had to settle for a 0-0 draw on the night. However, if you're going to draw at home in the first leg, then 0-0 is the …
Sadio Mane and Mo Salah's 2019 Role-Reversal

Sadio Mane and Mo Salah's 2019 Role-Reversal

Sadio Mané has taken the Premier League by storm in 2019, scoring eight goals in Liverpool’s ten league games this calendar, including seven in his last five at Anfield. However, on the other hand, Liverpool’s top scorer and attacking talisman Mo Salah has slowed the scoring stakes, scoring just four goals in his last ten, firing blanks in seven of his last ten games, having failed to score in just three of his previous ten starts. So what has shifted …
Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool are good enough to progress in Champions League

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool are good enough to progress in Champions League

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes his team is "experienced enough and good enough" to progress past Bayern Munich in the Champions League this week. Klopp's team travels to face FC Bayern in the Allianz Arena this Wednesday night with the tie nicely poised at 0-0 after the first leg at Anfield three weeks ago. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Klopp commented on Bayern's recent upturn in form and how the confidence will be high in their camp.
“They are in a different …
Liverpool vs Bayern Second Leg Preview - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool vs Bayern Second Leg Preview - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool travel to the Allianz Arena with their Champions League hopes well and truly in the balance. It’s harder to imagine a fixture that could be harder to call, with just about every conceivable measuring stick suggesting that this is a 50/50 game. After the 0-0 draw at Anfield, Liverpool have the advantage of knowing they don’t need to win, a score draw will see them through, but equally, Bayern will have home advantage behind them, something Liverpool failed to …
Liverpool Must Take Bayern Seriously to Maintain Title Momentum

Liverpool Must Take Bayern Seriously to Maintain Title Momentum

Having successfully dispatched of Burnley 4-2 at Anfield, Liverpool continue their Champions League quest against Bayern Munich on Wednesday in the decisive second leg. The tie is delicately poised at 0-0 from the first leg which could be seen as an advantage to Bayern that they avoided defeat away from home, or a positive for Liverpool that they prevented the away goal. It also means that a score draw would take Liverpool through to the quarterfinals. Team News Liverpool have …
Bayern Munich v Liverpool Preview - All to play for as Liverpool chase away goal in Munich

Bayern Munich v Liverpool Preview - All to play for as Liverpool chase away goal in Munich

The Details   Venue - Allianz Arena, Munich Referee - Daniele Orsato (ITA) Date & Time - Wednesday, March 13th 2019 @ 20:00 Current Odds - FC Bayern 11/10, Draw 27/10, Liverpool 13/5 Form FC Bayern Form Bayern Munich have clawed their way back to the top of the Bundesliga at the expense of Borussia Dortmund. The 0-0 draw at Anfield was the only one of their last seven games in all competitions which they have failed to win. A quick look at their …
Lallana discusses tackle Klopp referred to as a 'fantastic counter-pressing block'

Lallana discusses tackle Klopp referred to as a 'fantastic counter-pressing block'

Adam Lallana explained the method behind his brilliant sliding challenge on Phil Bardsley which created the goal to put Liverpool in front on Sunday. There's nothing Jurgen Klopp loves more than effective counter-pressing in the opposition's defensive third of the pitch. Klopp referred to Lallana's challenge as a "game-changer" and a "fantastic counter-pressing block". Lallana pounced on some indecision between Burnley's Jeff Hendrick and Phil Bardsley to block the clearance, deflecting the ball into Mohamed Salah's path in the box. …
Observations as Liverpool Show Tenacity to Dismiss Talk of Losing Their Bottle

Observations as Liverpool Show Tenacity to Dismiss Talk of Losing Their Bottle

Liverpool ensured they remain hot on the tails of title rivals Manchester City with a 4-2 win against Burnley on Sunday afternoon. Despite the blistering conditions, the wind wouldn’t impede Jurgen Klopp’s side this time out, with braces from Sadio Mané and Roberto Firmino enough to overturn the early deficit. Indeed, it was hardly the best start for the Reds, with another contentious refereeing decision threatening to deliver a potentially pivotal twist in the title race. A day after Raheem …
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