Divock Origi: The epitome of a Jürgen Klopp squad player

Divock Origi: The epitome of a Jürgen Klopp squad player

What a week it's been for Divock Origi. First, he scores an 86th-minute winner against Newcastle to take the title race into the final day of the season. Then, due to an injury to Roberto Firmino, he gets given the nod to start against Barcelona in a Champions League semi-final. And scores twice. Who knew that back when he scored that iconic 96th-minute winner against Everton at Anfield back in December that it would be the start of things to …
Klopp's PlayStation Midfield

Klopp's PlayStation Midfield

You know, I’d already got this article in my brain long before I saw this tweet from Michael Caley, the brain behind Caley Graphics xG maps. Caley is a brilliant football analyst and the insight that he offers in this tweet backs up other data that I’ve seen in other places, but the simple fact is as follows. Nevertheless, before I get into some of that data, I want to outline the point of this article. Klopp has been tinkering …
Liverpool's Mersey Misery Shows How Much We Miss Oxlade-Chamberlain

Liverpool's Mersey Misery Shows How Much We Miss Oxlade-Chamberlain

It was a frustrating afternoon at Goodison Park in the second Merseyside derby of the season as Liverpool stuttered to a goalless draw in what could turn out to be a pivotal result in the title race. The second half, in particular, was a bit of a cause for concern as the Reds struggled to make much of an impact on the game, and Klopp's substitutions certainly raised a few eyebrows. The introduction of James Milner and Adam Lallana in …
Carragher feels Klopp should have introduced more of an attacking threat during draw at Everton

Carragher feels Klopp should have introduced more of an attacking threat during draw at Everton

Jamie Carragher felt that Jurgen Klopp should have made more changes and introduced extra creativity in the attacking third for The Reds as they struggled to break Everton down on Sunday. Carragher was one of the pundits on Sky Sports' Super Sunday coverage from Goodison Park for the 0-0 draw in the Merseyside derby. Liverpool's former number 23 highlighted the concerns for Klopp's side now as the balance shifted in City's favour in the Premier League title race.
“A …
Key Stats As Liverpool Draw Another Blank - Liverpool 0-0 Everton

Key Stats As Liverpool Draw Another Blank - Liverpool 0-0 Everton

Liverpool were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by Everton that dented their title hopes further and saw them slip behind City in the table. But what were the key stats from a disappointing performance at Goodison Park? Goodison Blues  Whilst Liverpool’s unbeaten record over the Blues remains intact, with Liverpool having not lost since Roy Hodgson travelled to Goodison in 2010, but nevertheless, they’ve now drawn six games at the home of Everton since that game, winning just twice. …
Observations as Liverpool Drop To Second in Merseyside Stalemate

Observations as Liverpool Drop To Second in Merseyside Stalemate

Although extending their unbeaten record against local rivals Everton, Liverpool missed the opportunity to return to the top of the Premier League table with another 0-0 stalemate, marking their third draw in the last five games in an afternoon marked by frustration. Much like their performance against Manchester United last weekend, this wasn't ninety minutes fuelled by the electric freneticism of a Jurgen Klopp side. Instead, such was Everton's impressively fast start, Liverpool had to ride out an early wave …
Everton 0-0 Liverpool: What went wrong?

Everton 0-0 Liverpool: What went wrong?

A goalless draw at Old Trafford last weekend meant Liverpool's once-comfortable lead at the top of the Premier League table had been whittled down to nothing. They no longer had any margin for error. But it was a case of mistakes aplenty in the Merseyside Derby, and now the title race is out of their hands. The Reds preserved their 17th clean sheet with relative ease, but paid for a lack of creativity and, most of all, composure. In truth, …
Liverpool's predicted lineup for Everton game after Klopp's latest injury update

Liverpool's predicted lineup for Everton game after Klopp's latest injury update

Jurgen Klopp revealed that Roberto Firmino will again face a late fitness assessment before a decision is made on whether he can play any part in Sunday's Merseyside derby at Goodison Park. Liverpool's manager was speaking today at his pre-game press conference. About Firmino, Klopp said:
"He was running yesterday but we now have to see how he's reacted. He's very positive but that's Bobby's nature. We have to see. "It looks really good but I don't know yet …
Liverpool vs Everton Preview - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool vs Everton Preview - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool travel the vast distance to Goodison Park on Sunday for another hotly anticipated Merseyside Derby. The stakes are showing no signs of letting up for the Reds, but have drawn five of their last six trips to their rivals – with Sadio Mané’s late show the only time the Reds have won there in the league under Klopp. Fresh off the back of Divock Origi’s humiliating last-minute goal, the rivalry renews again. So what will be some of the …
Everton v Liverpool Preview - Huge derby fixture awaits Klopp's mighty Reds

Everton v Liverpool Preview - Huge derby fixture awaits Klopp's mighty Reds

The Details Venue - Goodison Park, Liverpool Referee - Martin Atkinson Date & Time - Sunday, March 3rd @ 16:15 Current Odds - Everton 17/4, Draw 16/5, Liverpool 4/7 Form Everton Form Everton stopped the rot in Wales on Tuesday night. After three straight defeats, they finally picked up all three points with a solid 3-0 win over a struggling Cardiff City team. Gylfi Sigurdsson, in particular, was in fine form for Everton, pitching in with two goals from his attacking midfield role. The …
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