Muchas Gracias - How Liverpool upset the population of Barcelona

Muchas Gracias - How Liverpool upset the population of Barcelona

Three days after Liverpool emphatically turned around a three-goal deficit to reach the Champions League final, I arrived in Barcelona for a short trip still ecstatic from the result. What I learned just moments after getting off the plane was that this result hasn’t just hurt Messi and the rest of the team it’s hurt a whole city. Getting into a taxi outside the airport the driver immediately noticed my Liverpool jersey before venting his frustrations in a Spanish slur. …
Andy Robertson targets some much-needed R&R ahead of meeting Spurs in Madrid

Andy Robertson targets some much-needed R&R ahead of meeting Spurs in Madrid

Liverpool left-back and member of the PFA Team of the Year, Andy Robertson, believes rest and recuperation will serve The Reds well ahead of their preparations for the Champions League final in Madrid. Jurgen Klopp's side will face Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs team at Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano Stadium for Europe's biggest prize on June 1st. After a hectic season where Liverpool also did battle for the Premier League title until the final day of the campaign, Robertson said he feels …
Liverpool v Wolves Preview - One final step which *might* bring glory

Liverpool v Wolves Preview - One final step which *might* bring glory

The Details Venue - Anfield, Liverpool Referee - Martin Atkinson Date & Time - Sunday, May 12th @ 15:00 Current Odds - Liverpool 1/3, Draw 9/2, Wolves 13/2 Form Liverpool Form This Liverpool team continues to amaze us. During the week, Klopp's mighty Redmen defied all the odds to knock Barcelona out of the Champions League and set up another final - this time against Spurs in Madrid. Domestically, The Reds have still not given up the fight for a first …
Player ratings as Liverpool humiliate Barcelona

Player ratings as Liverpool humiliate Barcelona

Just had a big cry. A big massive cry. A happy cry, though. Never had that sensation before in my 20 years on this planet, not particularly shocked that it's football that finally brings it out. These Reds. This gang of lads, a bunch that simply don't know when to quit. They've taken Lionel Messi's Barcelona, hungrier than they have been in years for a Champions League title, and taken them to task in possibly the greatest night Anfield has …
Liverpool vs Barcelona - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool vs Barcelona - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool take a break from the breathless scrap of the Premier League to face possibly the best team in Europe – Barcelona and Lionel Messi – in the Champions League semi-finals. The first leg is at the Nou Camp, where Liverpool remain the only English team to win, including on their last trip in 2007. But, what will be some of the potential key battles from a game that could define Liverpool’s season? Andy Robertson vs Lionel Messi Yeah, there’s …
Key Stats As Reds Take Apart The Terriers

Key Stats As Reds Take Apart The Terriers

Liverpool took Huddersfield apart in one of their best performances of the season to move back to the top of the Premier League. But what are the key stats from an absolutely superb 5-0 win over the Terries at Anfield? Mo and Mané Battle For The Golden Boot Sadio Mané and Mo Salah continued their own personal battle to be the top scorers in the Premier League. Mané is now on 20, with no penalties, but it could have been …
Key Stats As Reds Power Past Cardiff

Key Stats As Reds Power Past Cardiff

Liverpool’s Premier League campaign continues to rumble on, as Liverpool comfortably beat Cardiff 2-0, with Gini Wijnaldum and James Milner scoring the decisive second-half goals. But what were the key stats from a tricky, sticky away win for the Reds? Keita Runs The Show Naby Keita has made himself undroppable for Jürgen Klopp, and he justified his presence on the pitch once again in this game with a complete performance. On top of making 5/6 tackles, the most of any …
Cardiff City v Liverpool Preview - All to play for in Wales on Sunday

Cardiff City v Liverpool Preview - All to play for in Wales on Sunday

The Details Venue - Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff Referee - Martin Atkinson Date & Time - Sunday, April 21st @ 16:00 Current Odds - Cardiff City 14/1, Draw 11/2, Liverpool 2/11 Form Cardiff City Form Cardiff had lost three games in a row before Tuesday night's visit to Brighton. They won 2-0 at the Amex Stadium, ensuring the battle for Premier League survival continues for another couple of weeks at least. The Bluebirds have won six of their 17 home …
Key Stats As Salah And Mane Take Apart Chelsea

Key Stats As Salah And Mane Take Apart Chelsea

Liverpool roared back to the top of the Premier League with a superb 2-0 win over Chelsea. What ended up being a reasonably even game on paper was nevertheless one that Liverpool controlled from start to finish, and thoroughly deserved to win. But what were the key stats from a superb performance that leaves Klopp’s side possibly four wins from glory? Demons Defeated? Streak Over. Whilst this was not a game that was about avenging The Slip, there was a …
The Big Change in Andy Robertson’s Attacking Play This Season

The Big Change in Andy Robertson’s Attacking Play This Season

https://twitter.com/Sennesation/status/952888473152905216 Andy Robertson – so good that even Manchester United managers can’t stop themselves from enthusing about him. Here, we’ll compare his underlying numbers from last season and the present campaign, and we’ll see that while many of Robertson’s top-line stats have remained much the same, there’s one pivotal area of the Scotland captain’s game that’s changed this term. Measures of excellence Let’s start by underlining just how remarkable Robertson has been this season. He currently has the fourth-highest number …
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