Laboured Liverpool Fall To Anfield Defeat To Everton

Laboured Liverpool Fall To Anfield Defeat To Everton

Liverpool fell to their first Anfield Merseyside derby league defeat to Everton since 1999 after a 2-0 reversal against their neighbours. The loss means the defending champions have now lost four home league games on the spin. Goals from Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurðsson condemned the Reds to defeat after an insipid, lifeless performance from the hosts. Injuries and VAR controversy -- the two banes of Liverpool's season -- reared their ugly heads again with Jordan Henderson being forced off with …
Liverpool's 'crisis' merits criticism but not an overreaction

Liverpool's 'crisis' merits criticism but not an overreaction

So apparently football really does determine your mood. After an awful run of results for Liverpool, they roared back on Tuesday night, making a formidable RB Leipzig side look as average as a mid-table Premier League side. That weight was instantly lifted, whether it be for Jurgen Klopp, his players or the supporters, as the Reds produced a performance that suggests they are back. Alisson responded well after a shocking couple of games; Trent Alexander-Arnold was influential; Ozan Kabak and …
Tactical Breakdown: Liverpool 1-4 Manchester City

Tactical Breakdown: Liverpool 1-4 Manchester City

Liverpool fell to a third straight league defeat as Manchester City won 4-1 at Anfield. The result all but rubberstamped Manchester City's attempts to reclaim the title, yet the scoreline flatters to deceive in a game that was closely contested but ultimately decided by a number of key individual errors from Liverpool. Systems Liverpool were set up in their usual 4-3-3. Initially, they pressed across the front, but as the game wore on their pressing waned. The midfield of Thiago, …
Leicester 3-1 Liverpool: Player ratings as fragile Reds unravel

Leicester 3-1 Liverpool: Player ratings as fragile Reds unravel

Mohamed Salah's glorious finish following Roberto Firmino's ingenious assist had set Liverpool on course for an impressive and important victory. But then they imploded in gut-wrenching fashion. It's a defeat that both reflects and deepens the profound crisis of confidence in the defending champions' ranks. They are in freefall, their season growing inconceivably more wretched by the week. Fans are becoming desperate for it to end, but fearful of where it might end. Here, if you can stomach reliving it, …
Luckless Liverpool Fall To Leicester Defeat

Luckless Liverpool Fall To Leicester Defeat

Liverpool took a heavy blow to their top-four qualification prospects with a 3-1 defeat to Leicester City at The Kingpower Stadium. Things were appearing to go swimmingly for the Reds when Mohamed Salah gave them a merited lead in the middle of the second half after a brilliant Roberto Firmino assist. However, as has constantly been the case this season, injury and abysmal refereeing decisions hampered the defending champions. Leicester equalized from a James Maddison free-kick with ten minutes remaining, …
Klopp defends Alisson after Manchester City nightmare for goalkeeper

Klopp defends Alisson after Manchester City nightmare for goalkeeper

Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp says that Alisson Becker will learn from his off-day against Manchester City and labels him a "world-class" goalkeeper. Alisson made two uncharacteristic errors to help Manchester City on their way to a 4-1 win at Anfield on Sunday. Speaking after the game, Klopp discussed the mistakes and was quick to remind everyone just how vital the Brazil international has been to Liverpool's successes in recent years. In his post-match press conference, when asked about Alisson's errors, …
Reds Exit FA Cup After Old Trafford Defeat

Reds Exit FA Cup After Old Trafford Defeat

Liverpool exited the F.A. Cup in the fourth round after a 3-2 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford. Despite a brace from Mohamed Salah, the hosts advanced thanks to goals from Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford, and Bruno Fernandes. Jurgen Klopp, as is his want in the domestic cups, shuffled his pack and made some personnel alterations from the defeat to Burnley in midweek. Curtis Jones came in in place of Sadio Mane, James Milner replaced Alex Oxlade Chamberlain and …
Liverpool Lose Anfield Streak In Burnley League defeat

Liverpool Lose Anfield Streak In Burnley League defeat

Liverpool's 68 game home Premier League unbeaten record at Anfield was ended by Burnley in a 1-0 defeat. A controversial late penalty from Ashley Barnes gave the Clarets the three points and condemned the Reds to their first league reversal at home since April 2017. Despite dominating the possession and territory throughout the toothless defending champions -- who have now gone four consecutive Premier League games without scoring -- couldn't force the ball past Nick Pope and now find themselves …
Colossal Fabinho standing tall while other Liverpool stars fade

Colossal Fabinho standing tall while other Liverpool stars fade

When Marcus Rashford burst clear in Sunday's 0-0 draw with Man United, every Liverpool supporter on the planet must have feared the worst. The England striker is renowned for his blistering pace, and as he sprinted through on goal, the Reds' long unbeaten home run felt like it could go up in smoke, against the worst possible opponents. From nowhere, though, the marauding Fabinho appeared to save the day, racing back to thwart Rashford, muscling him off the ball and …
Observations as Liverpool stumble to stalemate against Red Devils

Observations as Liverpool stumble to stalemate against Red Devils

Liverpool failed to score for a third successive Premier League game, leaving Anfield visitors Manchester United clear of the Reds at the top of the league following a 0-0 draw. Despite a bright start, Jurgen Klopp's side toiled a little as the game went on and it was United who had the better chances in the closing stages, Alisson Becker on top form to deny both Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba. Here's a closer a look at a few topics …
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