Is forgotten man Minamino ready to star?

Is forgotten man Minamino ready to star?

What's been the best performance by an opposition player at Anfield this season? It's obvious, isn't it? Takumi Minamino's masterclass for Salzburg in the Champions League was a joy to watch at times, even if he was doing his best to rob Liverpool of group stage points. The Japanese caught the eye throughout on a balmy European night, scoring a superb volley and often running the show with subtle touches and endless running. The Reds ended up winning 4-3 in …
How The Power of Anfield Helped Liverpool Crush Barcelona

How The Power of Anfield Helped Liverpool Crush Barcelona

Even before kick-off, it was apparent that the Anfield crowd was ready. A healthy crowd gathered outside the stadium -- as is customary on big European nights -- to soundtrack the team's bus' entrance, defiantly lifting their player's morale when it appeared to all that they were flogging a dead horse. 3-0 down to Barcelona from the first leg, Liverpool -- who were shorn of 2/3's of their potent attacking trio, Mohamed Salah, and Roberto Firmino -- were given a …
Chelsea 2-0 Liverpool: Player Ratings

Chelsea 2-0 Liverpool: Player Ratings

Liverpool get knocked out in the Fifth Round of the FA Cup by Chelsea after a 2-0 loss at Stamford Bridge. Another really poor and disappointing performance from the Reds as they fall to their third defeat in four games, in three different competitions. Adrian - 5 You can’t make mistakes like the one he made for the Willian goal, but made a couple of very good stops as well. Neco Williams - 5 Started brightly and delivered a couple …
Origi injury update after win at West Ham

Origi injury update after win at West Ham

Liverpool's Divock Origi's injury is not a serious one according to Jurgen Klopp who spoke to reporters after The Reds' 2-0 win over West Ham at London Stadium. Origi won a first-half penalty when he was clearly and clumsily fouled in the box. Mohamed Salah put away the spot-kick to give Liverpool a 1-0 first-half lead. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sealed the deal with an excellent goal on the counter-attack with Salah turning provider this time. Belgium international Origi was forced off …
West Ham United 0-2 Liverpool: Who Was Man of the Match?

West Ham United 0-2 Liverpool: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool move 19 points clear at the top of the Premier League after a comfortable 2-0 win in their game in hand away to West Ham. Despite some stubborn defending for the first half-an-hour from the Hammers, it ended up being a very simple task for the Reds to take all 3 points. In goal, Alisson had to make a couple of smart saves. Firstly, from Robert Snodgrass after Gini Wijnaldum had given the ball away in our defensive third. …
Controlled Liverpool Lift 19 Points Clear

Controlled Liverpool Lift 19 Points Clear

Liverpool’s march to the Premier League title continued apace after their 2-0 win over West Ham at the London Stadium. Goals from Mohamed Salah and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain crowned a performance of controlled precision from the Reds, who seldom had to leave second gear against the beleaguered home side. The victory for Jurgen Klopp's team sees them 19 points ahead of Manchester City, having accumulated 70 points in January. Liverpool looked to go for the jugular from the get go …
Limp Liverpool struggle to Shrewsbury Stalemate

Limp Liverpool struggle to Shrewsbury Stalemate

Shrewsbury Town 2-2 Liverpool - Player Ratings as sloppy Reds are punished and taken to replay

Shrewsbury Town 2-2 Liverpool - Player Ratings as sloppy Reds are punished and taken to replay

In the end, Liverpool were probably lucky they didn't lose the game on the day. Jurgen Klopp will be annoyed at the prospect of having to play a replay against Shrewsbury as well, but this was the least that the hosts deserved, as the lax Reds were pegged back from 2-0 up, as the game finished 2-2. Curtis Jones opened the scoring in the first half, and the Reds were 2-0 up 30 seconds after the restart, with Donald Love's …
Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Liverpool: Who Was Man of the Match?

Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Liverpool: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool break the record for the best start to a top flight season ever after beating Spurs 1-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. It was a bit nervy at the end with the Reds’ performance levels dropping in the latter stages of the second half, leading to a couple of good chances for Son Heung-Min and Giovani Lo Celso. Thankfully for us, they couldn’t find the target and we go marching on in the Premier League. In goal, Alisson was …
Resolute Liverpool Keep On Their Winning Ways

Resolute Liverpool Keep On Their Winning Ways

Liverpool moved 16 points ahead of second placed Leicester City in the Premier League table with a hard fought 1-0 victory away to Tottenham Hotspur. The win broke a European top five league record, with Jurgen Klopp's charges winning 20 and drawing one of their opening 21 league games. A solitary goal from Roberto Firmino sealed the victory for the Reds, despite a performance that often flitted between sublime and abject. The game was barely a few minutes old when …
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