Jurgen Klopp delights in Minamino debut after derby win

Jurgen Klopp delights in Minamino debut after derby win

Jurgen Klopp was delighted with the "super" debut of Takumi Minamino as Liverpool's second-string lineup beat Everton 1-0 at Anfield in the FA Cup. Minamino made his first appearance for The Reds having joined last week from Red Bull Salzburg. The Japan international played in the middle of the front three and Klopp was delighted with his contribution, considering it was his first game. Curtis Jones scored the only goal of the game just a minute after Minamino was replaced …
Liverpool 1-0 Everton: Observations as Jones piles misery on Blues

Liverpool 1-0 Everton: Observations as Jones piles misery on Blues

Every victory over Everton is immensely satisfying, but this was particularly memorable. For once, Liverpool were underdogs, but with the burden of pressure instead falling upon Blue shoulders, they buckled, and Curtis Jones made them pay in dazzling style. Rarely has football seen a hoodoo on the scale of the Toffees at Anfield. More than twenty years have passed since their last victory in enemy territory, and even against a team cheaper than Gylfi Sigurdsson they could not banish their …
Liverpool 1-0 Everton: Who Was Boy of the Match?

Liverpool 1-0 Everton: Who Was Boy of the Match?

Even against a Liverpool team with an average age of 8 years old, Everton still could not find a way to win at Anfield. That old Shankly quote about the Liverpool reserves being the second best team on Merseyside has never been more relevant than it is today. The Reds move into the 4th round of the FA Cup, despite Klopp’s best efforts, and continue their incredible run of form at home. In goal, Adrian had a lot more to …
Liverpool Vs Everton FA Cup Preview - Klopp's young Reds tasked with tough assignment

Liverpool Vs Everton FA Cup Preview - Klopp's young Reds tasked with tough assignment

The Details Venue - Anfield, Liverpool Referee - Jonathan Moss Date & Time - Sunday, January 5th @ 16:01 Current Odds - Liverpool 17/20, Draw 29/10, Everton 29/10 _________________________________________________________________ The romance of the cup, eh? While I would love to see us win it in May, Jurgen Klopp and his team currently have far bigger fish to fry in the second half of this glorious season. Still, no-one wants to lose a local derby in the cup, do they? Let's …
Klopp gave a worrying injury update regarding Naby Keita

Klopp gave a worrying injury update regarding Naby Keita

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool's Naby Keita will also miss Sunday's FA Cup tie against Everton after the midfielder was injured in the pre-match warmup before Thursday's 2-0 win over Sheffield United. Keita was set to start in midfield against The Blades, however, he picked up what seems to be a groin injury in the pre-game warmup routine. James Milner then started in his place when the extent of Keita's injury was discovered. Speaking in his post-match press conference, Klopp confirmed …
What if... Liverpool hadn't signed Divock Origi?

What if... Liverpool hadn't signed Divock Origi?

‘It’s Saturday night and I like the way you move, Divock Origi,’ chants the Kop as the loveable Belgian forward comes on the 84th minute for Roberto Firmino in a last-ditch attempt to get one up on local rivals Everton yet again. Less than 10 minutes later, Origi had scored one of the most bizarre goals you’re likely to see and his song on the terraces was changed to a Sunday night with the addition of an expletive or two. …
Variety Is The Spice Of Life For Freescoring Liverpool.

Variety Is The Spice Of Life For Freescoring Liverpool.

Finally, after what felt like an interminable series of 2-1 victories, Liverpool have begun winning games by scoreline's that don't look like Azealia Banks songs. The 5-2 Merseyside Derby victory over Everton was followed by a 3-0 win away to Bournemouth as the Reds began to hit their attacking straps for what felt like the first time this season. The most notable feature of these two wins -- apart from the combined 12 changes made by Jurgen Klopp, as his …
Xherdan Shaqiri believes starting place in the derby win was just reward

Xherdan Shaqiri believes starting place in the derby win was just reward

Liverpool's Xherdan Shaqiri says his first Premier League start for The Reds since January was a reward for the hard work he's putting in behind the scenes at Melwood. The Swiss attacking midfielder put in an impressive display as Liverpool beat their Merseyside rivals 5-2 at Anfield on Wednesday night. The Reds' number 23 popped up with a well-taken finish to make it 2-0 early-on after some great work from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Sadio Mané combined.
Will this be Liverpool's lineup to face Everton?

Will this be Liverpool's lineup to face Everton?

Liverpool and Everton meet at Anfield tonight in what is sure to be a pulsating Merseyside derby encounter. We've had a look at the starting lineup Jurgen Klopp might go with. Joel Matip, Fabinho and Nathaniel Clyne are all out through injury with only Matip expected to return to action in the coming weeks. Alisson Becker is suspended after his straight red card against Brighton on Saturday. Adrian will take his place between the sticks for The Reds. The back …
Jordan Henderson on what it's like to play in the Merseyside derby

Jordan Henderson on what it's like to play in the Merseyside derby

Liverpool captain and the club's current longest-serving player, Jordan Henderson, discusses what it's like to play in the Merseyside derby. Henderson joined The Reds from Sunderland in 2011, over 8 years ago, when Kenny Dalglish was the Liverpool manager. In the 18 derbies in all competitions since Henderson's arrival, Liverpool have not lost one, winning 9 and drawing 9. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Henderson gave an insight into just what it means to play in these local derbies.
"It's a brilliant …
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