Liverpool's Attacking Flexibility

Liverpool's Attacking Flexibility

Hello again Anfield Index, it’s been a while. Eagle-eyed viewers that you are, some of you have probably noticed that Liverpool are scoring quite a few goals this season. My goal in this article is to explain to you how adjustments in personnel and tactical decisions have allowed us to both destroy ambitious opposition on the counter and, at times, to break our hoodoo on beating teams who only intend to sit deep for the entire game – some teams …
Liverpool's Great Scoring Crisis

Liverpool's Great Scoring Crisis

The past week has seen one of the most meteoric rises in optimism and excitement within the Liverpool FC community in recent memory. The source of this is obviously the appointment of charismatic German Jürgen Klopp, and a very quick glance at my Twitter feed will prove that I’ve been as swept along with the hype as pretty much everyone else. However, I feel it is important to remember why we have had this change of manager: there are currently …
Liverpool | Will Be Flying High If They Expose Chelsea High-Line

Liverpool | Will Be Flying High If They Expose Chelsea High-Line

During the summer one of the key attributes that many fans felt the team was missing was raw pace and the ability to break forward quickly and hit teams on the counter attack. While Liverpool FC's front four of Maxi, Meireles, Kuyt and Suarez was effective thanks to the quartet’s fabulous movement and intelligence, none of the four possessed tremendous speed and it was obvious that this needed to be rectified if Liverpool were to move on to the next …