Player Ratings as Liverpool Topple Leicester City

Player Ratings as Liverpool Topple Leicester City

The Reds keep marching on after a dramatic 95th-minute penalty from James Milner sealed all 3 points. Liverpool should have had the game wrapped up much earlier but wasted a number of opportunities, allowing Leicester the chance to level late on. However, it was a thoroughly deserved win which will undoubtedly boil the piss of the rest of the Premier League, so that’s nice, isn’t it? Adrian – 5 Was decent up until the goal, but you can’t be letting those …
Player ratings as Liverpool see the Blades fall on their 'keeper's sword'

Player ratings as Liverpool see the Blades fall on their 'keeper's sword'

We're going to have to start playing a little better if we want to win the league, but seven wins from seven and I'm happy. After four away games I'm excited to get back to Anfield on Wednesday for the Champions League, however first there are some player ratings to attend to. Imperious Virg Adrian (7): Makes a couple of really good saves that would normally push him up to an eight. Unfortunately, his kicking let him down with a few …
Lacklustre Liverpool Survive Scare To Cement Top Spot

Lacklustre Liverpool Survive Scare To Cement Top Spot

A fortuitous Georginio Wijnaldum volley secured a hard-fought victory for Liverpool away to Sheffield United. The Dutchman's goal, which was borne from a goalkeeping mistake, saw the Reds cement their place at the top of the table, with the European Champions now seven wins from seven this season. Liverpool’s slow starts to early kick off’s is well-publicized and it proved to be the case again at an atmospheric Bramall Lane. The Reds opening salvos were compounded by several poor touches, …
Alisson on his road to recovery and eagerness to return to action

Alisson on his road to recovery and eagerness to return to action

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker knows he is now mere weeks away from returning to first-team action for Jurgen Klopp's Reds. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Alisson discussed his recovery and how close he is to returning to full training.
“I’m on a good way, I think we are nearly there. “I can go outside to the pitch to do some goalkeeper work and I feel very well. I feel confident and I think now it’s just about getting all my power, all …
Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool: A Tactical Breakdown

Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool: A Tactical Breakdown

After a series of relatively soft fixtures, a Champions League game away to Napoli followed by a match at Stamford Bridge five days later stood out as a particularly sticky and potentially troublesome duo. Yet Liverpool are still flying high, having won their opening six league games, but questions about their performance levels remain. Liverpool’s first-half saw a strong performance, underpinned by two set-pieces which ultimately proved the differential between both sides. But tactically, the first half saw Liverpool press …
Set-Pieces and Dark Arts: Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool

Set-Pieces and Dark Arts: Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool

Liverpool managed to extend their 100% record with a win over Chelsea on Sunday, and while the result deserves praise, the Reds were quite poor with and without the ball. It seemed obvious amidst the second half that Liverpool were shattered, both mentally and physically. Loose passes and leggy ground covering showed that the trip to Naples had taken its toll. What's important, though, is that Liverpool managed to pick up 3 points in a fixture that ended the very …
Player Ratings as Liverpool best Chelsea at the Bridge

Player Ratings as Liverpool best Chelsea at the Bridge

Six in a row, 15 in a row, five points clear and all the jazz that comes with it. 'Lucky Liverpool' were at it again, the whole winning thing, at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. First-half goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino giving the Reds enough room to hold off a Chelsea fightback in the second-half, N'Golo Kante's superb strike proving a consolation. Trying to distract myself from *that* Eden Hazard banner, here's your ratings... Adrian proves his worth once …
Efficient Liverpool Sack Stamford Bridge

Efficient Liverpool Sack Stamford Bridge

Liverpool cemented their position at the top of the Premier League table with a 2-1 win away to Chelsea. Goals from Trent Alexander Arnold and Roberto Firmino saw the European champions lead 2-0 at half time, but the hosts responded with a brilliant Ngolo Kante solo goal. Chelsea huffed and puffed in search of an equaliser, but all their attempts were denied by stubborn Reds defending the lead in particular by Joel Matip and Andrew Robertson to seal to their …
Adrian insists he can't be happy with his saves against Napoli due to loss

Adrian insists he can't be happy with his saves against Napoli due to loss

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian says that despite some fantastic saves against Napoli he can't be happy with himself as The Reds ended up losing 2-0. Adrian made some brilliant stops against Carlo Ancelotti's side with one particular save from Dries Mertens at the far post standing out above all. However, the Spanish shot-stopper insists he is not happy despite his heroics as his team still lost on the night. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Adrian said:
“It’s my job as a goalkeeper, to …
John Achterberg discloses details of Adrian's extra training during break

John Achterberg discloses details of Adrian's extra training during break

Goalkeeping coach John Achterberg says Liverpool's Adrian was undertaking extra training sessions during the current international break to make up for the Spaniard's lack of pre-season workouts. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Achterberg disclosed that Adrian had not been sitting back and taking it easy since we last saw him in action.
“We did a few extra sessions with them both last week at Melwood. Obviously, Adrian came late in the summer to us and then after that he had an ankle …
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