Key Stats as Liverpool cruise past Brighton

Key Stats as Liverpool cruise past Brighton

Liverpool didn't have too much trouble at the Amex Stadium as they earned a comfortable 2-0 win, thanks to goals from Luis Diaz and Mo Salah. But what were the key stats as they got back to 3 points of Manchester City, at least until Monday. An easy victory https://twitter.com/TheAthleticUK/status/1502643899273203718?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet This wasn't a difficult day for Liverpool, and displayed how they can win in different ways. Brighton actually had 52% possession, only the third time that a team has had …
Liverpool 1 - 0 West Ham - Man of the Match

Liverpool 1 - 0 West Ham - Man of the Match

Liverpool 1 - 0 West Ham - Man of the Match Andy Robertson The Scot was on hand to nullify two glorious opportunities for West Ham, with Jarrod Bowen and Michail Antonio shots blocked at close range. In a performance where his crossing was probably not at its best, Robbo’s defensive display and energy on the flank was to be admired. In a game that became very tight and anxious, the West Ham breaks were a troublesome reality, that really …
Liverpool 1-0 West Ham: Player Ratings as Reds hang on for crucial win

Liverpool 1-0 West Ham: Player Ratings as Reds hang on for crucial win

It wasn't pretty, it wasn't vintage Jurgen Klopp Liverpool, but it got the job done. Sadio Mane's first-half goal gave the Reds a 1-0 win over West Ham United at Anfield. The Reds' goal lived a charmed life, as Pablo Fornals and particularly Manuel Lanzini missed gilt-edged chances to score for the Hammers. However, Liverpool somehow survived to keep the pressure on Man City in the title race, with the Reds just three points behind their rivals now. Here's how …
Liverpool 1 - 0 West Ham - Match Report

Liverpool 1 - 0 West Ham - Match Report

Liverpool 1 - 0 West Ham - Match Report In a game where West Ham were so impressive, Liverpool needed moments of great defensive play in order to secure the three points. Michail Antonio was a constant threat, with his powerful display really disrupting the reds centre backs. West Ham were able to defend more than diligently, and broke with brilliant intent. The Hammers performance again points to a great system under David Moyes, and West Ham would be worthy …
Liverpool 6 - 0 Leeds - The Player Ratings

Liverpool 6 - 0 Leeds - The Player Ratings

Liverpool 6 - 0 Leeds - The Player Ratings Alisson Becker - 7.5 His last start before he makes way for the final, and was a spectator in this one as he will be on Sunday. Continued to watch the game, as nothing much came into the reds half. Trent Alexander Arnold - 8.5 Back into the team, the playmaker wide man was a welcome starter again. His first half interchanging with Mo was a delight, with his ability to …
Liverpool  4 - 0 Southampton - The Player Ratings

Liverpool 4 - 0 Southampton - The Player Ratings

Alisson Becker - 8.0 Some important stops allowed Liverpool to avoid any issues. The most important goalkeeper in Liverpool’s Premier League era, and irreplaceable in this side. Trent Alexander Arnold - 8.0 So impressive in his game. The elegance and natural ability he has is unmatched by any other attacking fullback. Another assist for this sensational talent, and we could be about to see him become consistently world class Andy Robertson - 9.0 There were signs against Porto (as a …
Klopp’s Campaign Management

Klopp’s Campaign Management

Stubbornness, single mindedness, arrogance and an absolute inability to adjust one's methods, can be the downfall of even the best managers in modern football. In recent years we have seen the likes of Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho, unable to adapt to the modern needs of Premier League football, with both departing the division at relative low points. The signs are often evident, the fall off from brilliance usually gradual, but the reason for the decline always consistent. Football changes, …
Liverpool 3-2 Milan: Player ratings as Reds wrestle back three points

Liverpool 3-2 Milan: Player ratings as Reds wrestle back three points

When Liverpool win their opening Champions League group game 3-2 at Anfield, it tends to be good omen. This was a game that got the juices flowing in a similar vein to that victory over Paris Saint-Germain three years ago, except this time the scoreline gave it the illusion of a contest. Thanks to a Jordan Henderson winner that will universally be called Steven Gerrard-esque, Liverpool can bask in what was, on the whole, a supremely dominant display. Here's how …
Robertson Says He Was “Emotionally Drained” by the End of Last Season

Robertson Says He Was “Emotionally Drained” by the End of Last Season

Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson admits that he was glad of the short break after a gruelling campaign for both club and country. Robertson started all 38 of The Reds' Premier League fixtures last season as well as 8 of their 10 Champions League games. He came on as a sub in the other two CL matches. The Scotland captain has actually started at least 34 of Liverpool's league games for each of the last three seasons. In June, he then …
Liverpool Left-Back Ready to Push For Starting Berth

Liverpool Left-Back Ready to Push For Starting Berth

Liverpool's Kostas Tsimikas insists he is ready to push for a more significant role this season as he looks to push on at Anfield. Tsimikas made just two late substitute appearances in last season's Premier League while starting only two matches in the Champions League as well. Still only 25, Tsimikas hopes to make more of a contribution this season as our backup left-back. He also acknowledges the fact that he has one of the current best left-backs in world …
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