Liverpool defender delighted Reds showed fight to bounce back after going behind against Villa

Liverpool defender delighted Reds showed fight to bounce back after going behind against Villa

Liverpool defender Nat Phillips was delighted with how The Reds battled back from a goal down to take all three points against Aston Villa. Phillips was at the heart of Liverpool's back four alongside Ozan Kabak again. They were unable to prevent Ollie Watkins from putting the visitors ahead in the first half. It was Watkins' fourth goal against Liverpool this season. Thankfully, Mohamed Salah and Trent Alexander-Arnold were able to provide the goals in the second half for The …
Tactical Breakdown: Liverpool 2-1 Aston Villa

Tactical Breakdown: Liverpool 2-1 Aston Villa

Premier League champions Liverpool won their first home game since Christmas, as they beat Aston Villa 2-1, courtesy of a late strike by Alexander-Arnold. Systems Liverpool played in a 4-3-3, with Roberto Firmino returning to the forward line in place of Sadio Mané. Fabinho and Gini Wijnaldum retained their starting places and were partnered with James Milner. Otherwise, the team remained unchanged. Dean Smith's Villa side also used a 4-3-3 structure, with Ollie Watkins leading the line, but in midfield …
Klopp says Liverpool must continue to

Klopp says Liverpool must continue to "strike back" for remainder of this "bumpy season"

Jürgen Klopp insists that Liverpool must continue to "strike back" if they are to salvage something from this "bumpy season". The Reds had to fight for a come-from-behind victory against Aston Villa at Anfield on Saturday in the Premier League. The win brought an end to a six-game losing streak for Klopp's side at their home ground. Ollie Watkins put Aston Villa ahead, making it four goals in two games against Liverpool for the young striker. Liverpool thought they had …
Will this be Liverpool's starting lineup to play Aston Villa on Saturday?

Will this be Liverpool's starting lineup to play Aston Villa on Saturday?

Liverpool are at home to Aston Villa in the Premier League this weekend. What starting lineup will Jürgen Klopp go with for this game? The Reds have lost their last six league fixtures at Anfield and they were beaten 7-2 by Aston Villa the last time the sides met back in October. Confidence had been returning among the squad after a recent upturn in form but then Real Madrid knocked the wind out of their sails on Tuesday night in …
Liverpool vs Aston Villa Preview - Reds face Villa in first of two consecutive season-defining games

Liverpool vs Aston Villa Preview - Reds face Villa in first of two consecutive season-defining games

THE DETAILS Venue – Anfield, Liverpool Referee – Paul Tierney Date & Time – Saturday, April 10th @ 15:00 Current Odds – Liverpool 11/20, Draw 16/5, Aston Villa 5/1 ________________________________________________________ Liverpool are battling to keep their season alive these days. A slight upturn in form has seen hopes of a top-four finish rekindled at Anfield. On Tuesday night, The Reds' Champions League dreams took a blow to the throat in Madrid, however. Now, Jürgen Klopp and his men must put …
Young Liverpool defender hopeful of more game time if Reds can progress further in FA Cup

Young Liverpool defender hopeful of more game time if Reds can progress further in FA Cup

Liverpool defender Neco Williams is hopeful of a long FA Cup run this season so he can benefit from potentially more game time with the first team. Jurgen Klopp's side survived a first-half scare against Aston Villa's youth players last Friday night in the third round of the competition. Louie Barry beat Rhys Williams and Caoimhin Kelleher to make it 1-1 for at the half-time break at Villa Park. However, Liverpool's dominance showed in the second half as they ran …
Liverpool midfielder insists Reds want to

Liverpool midfielder insists Reds want to "play for everything" after FA Cup win at Aston Villa

Liverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum says that Jürgen Klopp's men are hungry for success in every tournament they enter this season. Wijnaldum scored his side's second goal in their 4-1 win over a young Aston Villa side on Friday night in the third round of the FA Cup. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com after the victory, Wijnaldum said:
“We said at the beginning of the season that we wanted to play for everything. “Of course it’s difficult to play everything with your strongest …
Will this be Liverpool's lineup to face Aston Villa tonight in the FA Cup?

Will this be Liverpool's lineup to face Aston Villa tonight in the FA Cup?

Liverpool travel to Villa Park tonight as they prepare to face Dean Smith's Aston Villa in the third round of the FA Cup. Jürgen Klopp is likely to field a much-changed side for The Reds as some youth talent and squad players are given the opportunity to showcase their talents in a push towards the first team. It is the ideal time for some of Liverpool's stars to be rested after some jaded-looking Premier League outings in recent weeks. Caoimhin …
Aston Villa vs Liverpool FA Cup Preview - Reds return to scene of October horror show

Aston Villa vs Liverpool FA Cup Preview - Reds return to scene of October horror show

THE DETAILS Venue - Villa Park, Birmingham Referee - Craig Pawson Date & Time - Friday, January 8th @ 19:45 Current Odds - Aston Villa 23/10, Draw 14/5, Liverpool 21/20 _________________________________________________________________ The last place Jürgen Klopp's Redmen will want to visit in their current jaded state is Villa Park. Liverpool were demolished 7-2 there back in October in the Premier League. It was a freak result where The Reds had what many of us would now consider a full-strength team …
Liverpool No Excuses Reaction Bodes Well For Future

Liverpool No Excuses Reaction Bodes Well For Future

Rooting through the charred remains of Liverpool's 7-2 defeat to Aston Villa in search of positives is an entirely difficult pursuit. To concede seven goals -- and, on balance, it could have been even more -- away to a team who just about managed to survive in the Premier League last season was arguably the Reds' worst result in Premier League history. Yes, worse than the 6-1 defeat away to Stoke City in 2015. But in the reaction to the …
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