Young Liverpool Bow Out of League Cup

Young Liverpool Bow Out of League Cup

An extremely young Liverpool team bowed out of the Carabao Cup after falling to a 5-0 defeat away to Aston Villa tonight. With the senior players in Qatar preparing for the Club World Cup semi final against Monterrey of Mexico tomorrow, the Reds opted to pick a squad -- with an average age of 19 -- composed of players from their under 17, 19 and 23 teams. A brace of goals from Jonathan Kodjia, a Morgan Boyes own goal and …
Aston Villa Vs Liverpool Preview - End of the road for Klopp's young guns?

Aston Villa Vs Liverpool Preview - End of the road for Klopp's young guns?

The Details Venue - Villa Park, Birmingham Referee - Lee Mason Date & Time - Tuesday, December 17th @ 19:45 Current Odds - Aston Villa 1/5, Draw 6/1, Liverpool 11/1 _________________________________________________________________ Even though Tuesday night's Carabao Cup quarter-final is technically a fixture for the senior squad, Liverpool will field a youth team due to the clash with the first-team's commitments at the Club World Cup in Qatar. Neil Critchley, Liverpool's U23s manager, will take the charge of the team on …
Oxlade-Chamberlain vs. Palace: To Start or Not to Start?

Oxlade-Chamberlain vs. Palace: To Start or Not to Start?

What did you learn from the international break? Very little, right? The absence of domestic football left a gaping void, forcing us to actually do other things with our lives and perhaps even contemplate watching England play. If there's one thing that the last week or so has taught us, it's that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain remains a formidable footballer and a gem of a character. The 26-year-old scored and assisted for England, against Montenegro and Kosovo respectively, further suggesting he will …
Alexander Arnold The Hidden Midfielder In Plain Sight

Alexander Arnold The Hidden Midfielder In Plain Sight

The question of whether Trent Alexander Arnold will transition from a right back to a midfielder is often asked in footballing circle. Such is the 21 year old's unique skill-set, it is felt by many that he is wasted at full back. His talents, it is said, would be better suited to a more central position where he could receive the ball more and have a bigger influence on proceedings. The truth is, however, that the academy graduate -- despite …
Liverpool's Lallana Experiment Sets Positive Precedent

Liverpool's Lallana Experiment Sets Positive Precedent

Jurgen Klopp raised a few eyebrows with his team selection for Liverpool's recent Premier League victory away to Aston Villa. With Fabinho walking a suspension tightrope ahead of this coming weekend's top of the table clash with Manchester  City, the Brazilian sat the game out. In his stead, most assumed that Jordan Henderson -- who played the number 6 role for two and a half season's under Klopp -- would slot in. However, in a move that surprised all Liverpool …
Sticking to the gameplan is vital, especially when losing, according to Van Dijk

Sticking to the gameplan is vital, especially when losing, according to Van Dijk

Liverpool completed another heroic comeback victory against a battling Aston Villa side in Birmingham on Saturday afternoon. Virgil van Dijk insists composure and sticking to the gameplan is what helps in such situations. Speaking to the Liverpool Echo, Liverpool's Dutch number 4 said there was much to improve on from the Villa performance but The Reds deserved the win they got in the end.
“I think we weren't at our best, that is the reality. “We could have done better …
Late Goal Loving Liverpool Win It Late Again

Late Goal Loving Liverpool Win It Late Again

Two late goals from Andy Robertson and Sadio Mane kept Liverpool's six point lead at the top of the Premier League table intact with a 2-1 win away to Aston Villa. The table toppers had trailed to a Trezeguet goal, but once again rescued the deserved three points late on in a display of patience and resolute character. From the outside, it was clear that the hosts would attempt to attack their illustrious guests and they had a chance almost …
Predicting Liverpool's lineup for Villa Park clash on Saturday

Predicting Liverpool's lineup for Villa Park clash on Saturday

Liverpool return to Premier League action this Saturday with a tricky trip to play Dean Smith's Aston Villa side at Villa Park. We've had a look at The Reds' possible starting lineup. Jurgen Klopp rested all of The Reds' regular starters for Wednesday night's incredible 5-5 Carabao Cup draw with Arsenal at Anfield. Liverpool have three players who will definitely miss Saturday's game with Aston Villa. Nathaniel Clyne, Xherdan Shaqiri and Joel Matip are all out injured. I think Dejan …
Aston Villa Vs Liverpool Preview - Dean Smith's Villa to pose another headache for Klopp

Aston Villa Vs Liverpool Preview - Dean Smith's Villa to pose another headache for Klopp

THE DETAILS Venue – Villa Park, Birmingham Referee – Jonathan Moss Date & Time – Saturday, November 2nd @ 15:00 Current Odds – Aston Villa 8/1, Draw 4/1, Liverpool 33/100 ________________________________________________________ Newly-promoted Aston Villa will be a very tough proposition for Liverpool at Villa Park this weekend. As Liverpool fans, we're growing so used to winning in the league now we're in danger of forgetting the grind and effort that has to go into it. Both players and the manager give …
Aston Villa keeping tabs on Liverpool's Ryan Kent

Aston Villa keeping tabs on Liverpool's Ryan Kent

Aston Villa will reportedly make Liverpool star Ryan Kent a transfer target this summer as the club prepare for a Premier League return. Dean Smith's side saw off Derby County in the Championship playoff final at Wembley on Monday, securing a return to the top flight. In turn, Villa will now start planning for life in the Premier League by strengthening the core of their team that they remain in the league next season, and according to Football Insider, Liverpool's …
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