Jurgen Klopp hails substitute as man of the match in last Saturday's win over Brighton

Jurgen Klopp hails substitute as man of the match in last Saturday's win over Brighton

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was eager to heap praise on The Reds' sub goalkeeper Adrian after his surprise late appearance in Saturday's win against Brighton Adrian was on the bench and not expect to be called into action so late in the game. However, when Liverpool's first-choice 'keeper Alisson received a straight red card for handling the ball outside the box, Adrian had to come on. Immediately, Brighton scored a quickly-taken free-kick which caught Adrian out as the Spaniard was …
Predicting Liverpool's lineup for the Brighton game on Saturday

Predicting Liverpool's lineup for the Brighton game on Saturday

Liverpool play Brighton in the Premier League at Anfield this weekend. We've had a look at what Jurgen Klopp's starting eleven might be for the game. With the news that Fabinho is expected to miss most of December, Klopp needs to find a fast solution to that midfield problem for what is going to be the busiest month of Liverpool's season. Fabinho was already suspended for the Brighton game so he would not have played on Saturday, injured or not. …
Liverpool Vs Brighton Preview - Reds need to bounce back after drab midweek display

Liverpool Vs Brighton Preview - Reds need to bounce back after drab midweek display

The details Venue – Anfield, Liverpool Referee – Martin Atkinson Date & Time – Saturday, November 30th @ 15:00 Current Odds – Liverpool 9/50, Draw 6/1, Brighton 14/1 _____________________________________________________________ Yes, Wednesday night was disappointing. But it's a return to Premier League action on Saturday as Brighton travel to Merseyside. Time to put the smiles back on the faces of the Anfield faithful. Form Liverpool Form Liverpool struggled to a 1-1 draw with Napoli on Wednesday night in the Champions League. Though …
Unpacking Liverpool and City's Title Run-In

Unpacking Liverpool and City's Title Run-In

It doesn't matter how they go in at this stage of the season, it just matters that they do. Toby Alderweireld's own goal in the 90th minute gave Liverpool a potentially pivotal three points on Sunday, ensuring they returned to the top of the Premier League with six games left to play. The Reds, who have played one more game than title rivals Manchester City, were far from their vintage selves and looked for all the world as though they …
Player Ratings as Liverpool get back to winning ways

Player Ratings as Liverpool get back to winning ways

Liverpool returned to winning ways with a second-half penalty from Mohamed Salah enough to see the Reds through a resilient Brighton side. The result means Klopp's side are now seven points clear at the top, with Manchester City playing Wolves on Monday night. Here are the ratings from the match. Alisson - 6 Didn't have a save to make in the first-half given Liverpool's dominance in possession, but coped well with anything thrown at him as Brighton tried to respond …
Brighton v Liverpool Preview - Potential banana skin on the coast for Reds

Brighton v Liverpool Preview - Potential banana skin on the coast for Reds

The Details Venue - Amex Stadium, Brighton Referee - Kevin Friend Date & Time - Saturday, January 12th @ 15:00 Current Odds - Brighton 8/1, Draw 9/2, Liverpool 3/10 Form Brighton Form After a three-game losing streak during December, Brighton are now undefeated in their last four matches in all competitions. Those games include an impressive win at Bournemouth in the FA Cup last weekend as well as taking four points from home games with Everton and Arsenal (1-0 and 1-1). Liverpool Form Liverpool …
Liverpool's Season Starts Here

Liverpool's Season Starts Here

The day that you arrive at a holiday destination can often have a strange feel to it. You’re still a bit jaded after a long flight, drive or however you’ve made your way there, and you don’t feel completely in holiday mode until you wake up the following morning. Call it a strange comparison - it is - but Liverpool’s season feels a bit like that. It has all been a bit stressful and tense to date, with almost no …
Liverpool 1-0 Brighton: A Tactical Breakdown

Liverpool 1-0 Brighton: A Tactical Breakdown

On the final game of the 2017/18 season, Liverpool romped to a 4-0 victory against Brighton, but this time around, Chris Hughton was determined for the type of game and result to be completely different to the preceding meeting between the two sides. Brighton set up in a 4-5-1 off ball formation. In recent games, both this season and last season, Liverpool have come up against a number of teams at Anfield looking to defend rigidly, and fight for a …
Three On The Trot! - Key Stats from Liverpool 1-0 Brighton

Three On The Trot! - Key Stats from Liverpool 1-0 Brighton

Liverpool went back to the top of the Premier League with a tense but richly deserved 1-0 win over a stubborn Brighton side at Anfield. But what were the key stats from the Reds’ third win – and third clean sheet – in three games? De-Fence, De-Fence Did I mention the three clean sheets in three games? Yes okay, the Reds did that in 13/14 and went on to concede 50 goals that year, but this year we look like …
Liverpool v Brighton & Hove Albion: Key Battles

Liverpool v Brighton & Hove Albion: Key Battles

After two wins in their first two games, the Reds are back in Premier League action on Saturday evening as Brighton & Hove Albion come to Anfield in good spirits, after a fabulous win over Manchester United last weekend. The Reds have scored six and conceded nothing in their first two games, so they will be full of confidence. Two very different games have happened for Liverpool, with a comfortable stroll against West Ham being followed by a stern examination …
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