Liverpool's Fullback Creativity and Recruitment Targets – Part 1

Liverpool's Fullback Creativity and Recruitment Targets – Part 1

Liverpool’s Fullback Creativity and Recruitment Targets – Part 1 An analytical deep dive to profile Liverpool's fullback creativity and answer the question - is it sustainable? This season, Liverpool consistently lacked a midfield set-up that tasked a player to be a high performing creator and goal threat. That meant the absence of a midfielder to carry the ball past defensive lines, complete creative passes into the box and take dangerous shots from inside the box, all at a high level. …
Key Stats As Full-Backs Shine - Liverpool 5-0 Watford

Key Stats As Full-Backs Shine - Liverpool 5-0 Watford

Liverpool stayed top of the Premier League as they romped home to a 5-0 win over a poor Watford side. But what were the key stats from a show-stopping display at Anfield on a warm February evening? Five – It’s the Magic Number You’ll all have seen the banter stat by now but I’m leading with it anyway – the third season in a row that Liverpool have beaten Watford by five goals at Anfield, following the Mo Salah inspired …
Hot and Cold; why are Liverpool so inconsistent?

Hot and Cold; why are Liverpool so inconsistent?

Inconsistency has been a hallmark of Liverpool's performances since the start of Brendan Rodgers' tenure in 2012, but why do Liverpool still struggle to put together a string of successive good performances, or put a small handful of fantastic performances in between a sandwich of dull, slow and rather boring ones? There is no clear answer to Liverpool's contrasting performances over the past few seasons, but a few standout factors, such as injuries, confidence amongst the team, changes in tactical systems, uncertainty …
Roberto Firmino - The Creative Spark Liverpool Have Lacked

Roberto Firmino - The Creative Spark Liverpool Have Lacked

Prior to kick-off against Bournemouth there was an article from the Daily Mail on Roberto Firmino. I won't share the link because it's not worth your time but in this piece the writer states how our newest Brazilian is failing to live up to the hype, how he's had ample chances to impress (he states he's appeared in x amount of games without actually adding any context to this as it wouldn't suit the narrative obviously) and for some bizarre …