Liverpool vs Porto: Champions League Quarter Final Is No Formality

Liverpool vs Porto: Champions League Quarter Final Is No Formality

After emphatically dumping Nivo Kovac's Bayern Munich out of the Champions League this week, Liverpool were handed what on paper seems to be a preferable quarter-final after being drawn against Porto. The 1-3 scoreline at the Allianz Arena along with a composed and assured performance in Bavaria has led many to believe that Liverpool are in with a serious chance of replicating last year's European form and making it all the way to the final for a second consecutive season …
Sadio Mane: The Main Man To Liverpool's Quest For Glory

Sadio Mane: The Main Man To Liverpool's Quest For Glory

Liverpool’s front-three was given praises upon praises last season for their pioneering role in a scintillating European journey that led them to the Champions League final. Mohamed Salah set a new Premier League record for the highest number of goals by one player in a single 38-game season with 32 goals from his 36 appearances while Roberto Firmino enjoyed his best goals return to date. Such was their brilliance that Sadio Mane’s role was often overlooked. It wasn’t down to …
Virgil van Dijk was over the moon with how Liverpool executed their gameplan in Germany

Virgil van Dijk was over the moon with how Liverpool executed their gameplan in Germany

Liverpool's colossal centre-back Virgil van Dijk believes The Reds played "fantastic" in their 3-1 win away to Bayern Munich last night. After a 0-0 draw at Anfield three weeks ago, Bayern Munich were made the bookies' slight favourites to progress ahead of the return leg at the Allianz Arena. However, a professional performance from Liverpool, including a sublime display from Sadio Mané, saw Jurgen Klopp's side triumph with an unforgettable win at the home of the Bundesliga giants. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com …
Observations as Liverpool deliver European masterclass

Observations as Liverpool deliver European masterclass

Liverpool romped to a 3-1 win at the Allianz Arena to secure their place in the Champions League quarter-final stages, the fourth English club to achieve such a feat. Having struggled to recreate the kind of form witnessed in Europe last season, this was a return to the best of the best, with Jurgen Klopp's side fending off another European heavyweight with relative ease. Cunning on the counter-attack and defensively solid, there were few holes to a performance that will …
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 …
Match Report: Liverpool march on in Munich

Match Report: Liverpool march on in Munich

In the days leading up to the match, all of the talk was about Naby Keita’s lack of playing time and then his reported injury. Then the line-up card came out and it was lacking the other midfield addition, sending Liverpool supporters into meltdown. Even the captain was upset that he got picked ahead of Fabinho, apparently. With a Henderson, Milner, Wijnaldum midfield everyone expected us to come out pressing our arse off, but a collision with that colossus, James …
Player Ratings as Liverpool amaze in Munich

Player Ratings as Liverpool amaze in Munich

VIRGIL VAN DIJK. THE NUMBER 69. SAY NO MORE. No, no. I promised Gags I'd have a week off from the Virgil van Sex God references, so let's talk about how good the Reds are / were / will continue to be instead. Going to the Allianz Arena and coming away with a 3-1 win despite looking in third gear all night is evidence of the unit Jurgen Klopp has put together. Into the Champions League quarter finals with a …
Is this the starting lineup Klopp will go with tonight in Munich?

Is this the starting lineup Klopp will go with tonight in Munich?

Liverpool face a tough task away to Bayern Munich in the Champions League tonight and we've had a go at predicting the starting eleven Jurgen Klopp will select in Germany. An uphill battle awaits The Reds at the Allianz Arena. Klopp's Redmen could not make their dominance pay in the first leg at Anfield and had to settle for a 0-0 draw on the night. However, if you're going to draw at home in the first leg, then 0-0 is the …
Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool are good enough to progress in Champions League

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool are good enough to progress in Champions League

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes his team is "experienced enough and good enough" to progress past Bayern Munich in the Champions League this week. Klopp's team travels to face FC Bayern in the Allianz Arena this Wednesday night with the tie nicely poised at 0-0 after the first leg at Anfield three weeks ago. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Klopp commented on Bayern's recent upturn in form and how the confidence will be high in their camp.
“They are in a different …
Liverpool vs Bayern Second Leg Preview - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool vs Bayern Second Leg Preview - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool travel to the Allianz Arena with their Champions League hopes well and truly in the balance. It’s harder to imagine a fixture that could be harder to call, with just about every conceivable measuring stick suggesting that this is a 50/50 game. After the 0-0 draw at Anfield, Liverpool have the advantage of knowing they don’t need to win, a score draw will see them through, but equally, Bayern will have home advantage behind them, something Liverpool failed to …
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