Observations as Liverpool dig out yet another win to stay alive

Observations as Liverpool dig out yet another win to stay alive

It was nervy. The tension was rattling. It was not a nice feeling. With time dwindling, Liverpool had little margin for error. Liverpool didn't err. The tension was broken through. The nerves were all settled. From the South Coast, the Reds will head back to Merseyside with three points. Here are the key observations from the game. Horrific Start Well, it would have been nice to see Liverpool have more control of midfield, right from the get-go, but Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg …
Key Stats As Liverpool Triumphant Against Bayern Munich

Key Stats As Liverpool Triumphant Against Bayern Munich

Liverpool turned in an exceptional and comprehensive away performance at the Allianz Arena to win 3-1 and dump Bayern Munich out of the Champions League. But what were the key stats from an incredible European night that saw Liverpool cruise into the quarter-finals? Bayern Shut Out Liverpool’s attack has been much vaunted in European competition, but it was their much-improved defence that saw them qualify from this tie over the two legs. Bayern were restricted to just 0.4 xG in …
A Strange But Abject Game - Liverpool 0-0 Man United

A Strange But Abject Game - Liverpool 0-0 Man United

Liverpool were held to a goalless draw at Old Trafford after an absolutely abject attacking display saw them fail to break down a depleted Manchester United side. The Reds started as the better side away from home, with an indirect free-kick inside a couple of minutes after De Gea was forced to handle a back-pass under pressure from Bobby Firmino, and Joël Matip was able to win his side a free-kick just outside the box with a rampaging run. Both …
Observations as Liverpool get the job done at the AMEX

Observations as Liverpool get the job done at the AMEX

Liverpool continued to set the pace at the top of the league table as Liverpool got the better of Brighton in what was a tough examination of Liverpool's title-seeking credentials. Liverpool stepped up their tempo in the second half after a snooze fest of a first half. The key observations from the game Fabinho passes the Centre-Back test Liverpool headed into a game with a make-shift centre back pairing , but with Liverpool expected to dominate possession, there was hope …
Key Stats As Salah Sees Off The Seagulls (Again)

Key Stats As Salah Sees Off The Seagulls (Again)

Liverpool broke their mini-run of poor form with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Brighton on the south coast. But what were the key stats from a vital victory at the Amex? Salah The Difference Yet Again How many times is Mo Salah going to be the man to drag Liverpool out of a hole? Salah has now scored nine goals to give Liverpool the lead in games, all nine of which the Reds have won, and three of those they’ve …
Key Stats from Spurs 1 Liverpool 2 - Five from Five

Key Stats from Spurs 1 Liverpool 2 - Five from Five

Liverpool did enough to see off Spurs 2-1 in an exciting game at Wembley. But what were the key stats from Liverpool’s fifth win in five league games? Spurs’ Defence Falls Apart Liverpool ended up scoring twice, with both goals contributed to by shocking goalkeeping errors. But it could and should have been more for the Reds but for poor play in the final third. Their expected goals was 2.98, with three big chances. Admittedly this is skewed by Bobby’s …
Home Sick: Why Liverpool Are Less Dominant Away From Anfield

Home Sick: Why Liverpool Are Less Dominant Away From Anfield