Why the defence still remains Klopp's problem area

Why the defence still remains Klopp's problem area

When Jürgen Klopp arrived on Merseyside back in October 2015, it's fair to say that there were quite a few problems that the German tactician had to tend to. Over the course of the last three-and-a-bit years, it's fair to say that he's done a very good job and has completely turned Liverpool around in terms of footballing style, fortunes on the pitch and the personnel that he has in his squad. There is a plethora of talent in the …
Liverpool's Defence Is More Than VVD and Alisson

Liverpool's Defence Is More Than VVD and Alisson

It’s true that Virgil Van Dijk is the best centre-back in the league. It’s true that his impact on this Liverpool team has been absolutely tremendous, and it’s true that his signing is one of the best that Liverpool have made in years. Likewise, it’s true that buying Alisson Becker was an absolutely crucial piece of the puzzle. Alisson has magnified the issues that Liverpool’s previous keepers have made, immediately established himself as one of the league’s top shot-stoppers and …
Destiny Defying Alisson Writes His Own Script

Destiny Defying Alisson Writes His Own Script

You could write the script. It really was that predictable. Liverpool had been banging on the door all night, creating a good chance after good chance against a Napoli side that was there for the taking. Even as the time ticked away and it became abundantly clear that Liverpool’s only chance of going through on the night was to win 1-0, as the time to score two more goals had all but run out, still the Reds carved open Napoli, …