Villarreal Vs. Liverpool | In-Depth Tactical Preview

Villarreal Vs. Liverpool | In-Depth Tactical Preview

Based in the tiny City of Vila-Real in the Comunitat Valenciana on the East Coast of Spain, Villarreal have arguably been the 21st century’s biggest football over-achievers. With a stadium that could fit half the city’s population, the club captivated the football world back in 2006 when they reached the Champions League semi-final with a team including the likes of Senna, Riquelme and Forlan. The Yellow Submarine, as they’re known in Spain (I imagine to the delight of British tabloid …
Is Europa League glory a realistic target for Liverpool?

Is Europa League glory a realistic target for Liverpool?

After the weekend thrashing of Aston Villa, in which Daniel Sturridge made his first league start since October, Liverpool now face a Europa League double header with German outfit FC Augsburg. With a League Cup Final to look forward to at the end of the month against Manchester City, it remains to be seen just how much emphasis Jurgen Klopp will place on the tie and the tournament in general. Undoubtedly, a mixture of youth and experience will make up …
Bordeaux Sequence - Previewing Liverpool's Europa Opponents

Bordeaux Sequence - Previewing Liverpool's Europa Opponents

Liverpool travel to Bordeaux this Thursday on the back of one of the most uninspiring derby defeats in recent memory. Brendan Rodgers’ men will be looking to add some spark to what has been a flat start to the season, but wily Willy Sagnol’s side will be looking to pile further misery onto The Reds in this Europa League Group B opener. Bordeaux made several changes for their game against Paris Saint Germain last Friday. They drew 2-2 with the …
Why Liverpool Should Take the Europa League Seriously

Why Liverpool Should Take the Europa League Seriously

The Europa League. It's a competition that splits opinion. Nothing new amongst the Liverpool fan base but belittling a European competition is a new one to me. Many fans this season want Liverpool to concentrate on the Premier League and try to finish in the top 4. It's admirable, but is it realistic? Will Liverpool break last season's top 4? It's a big ask in my opinion especially when the lesser of the top 4 sides, Man United, have strengthened …
2 Sides to Brendan: Has He Done Enough?

2 Sides to Brendan: Has He Done Enough?

Over Brendan Rodgers' time at Liverpool, his contrasting results have left many to wonder whether he has a future at the helm of the Reds. So, does he? …
Europa stats today! See Braga Vs Liverpool Stats

Europa stats today! See Braga Vs Liverpool Stats

Make sure you come back later this evening for stats on our Europa League match Braga Vs Liverpool in Portugal. We'll be doing a report available for all with basic stats and a report available for subscribers only with more detailed stats on the player performances. Please joins later in the evening (won't be immediately after the game as we have a private appointment to attend) for all the stats on Anfield Index.com! …