Observations as Liverpool slot 5 past Huddersfield

Observations as Liverpool slot 5 past Huddersfield

The Liverpool attack was in full flow as Liverpool scored five goals without reply to pile the pressure back on Manchester City. Mané and Salah got a brace each after a club record early goal from Keita. Below are the key talking points. The weaponry from wide The full backs were yet again in full flow with Robertson chipping in with 2 goals, taking him to a record equalling 11 assists in the league.Arnold chipped in with an assist of …
Match Report: Salah, Mané, Liverpool Top Every Table

Match Report: Salah, Mané, Liverpool Top Every Table

There’s a tradition in U.S. where high school (American) football teams will schedule Sister Mary’s School for the Blind for their homecoming weekend so they can show off a bit in front of their girlfriends before the big dance. This… was that. Where was Huddersfield Town in 2013/14? This is the match we wanted Crystal Palace to be. An already relegated side, H-Town capitulated faster than you could crack open your beer with Naby Keita scoring off of a pretty …
Finely Poised - Key Stats as Liverpool Draw With Bayern

Finely Poised - Key Stats as Liverpool Draw With Bayern

Liverpool’s Champions League Last 16 tie with Bayern Munich is extremely finely poised following a tense and interesting 0-0 draw at Anfield that left Liverpool ultimately frustrated but bang in the tie. Bayern got the result that they ultimately played for, and whilst the lack of an away goal is a relief for the Reds, they still have to go to the Allianz knowing the opposition will be minor favourites for the tie now. A Game of Two Halves Whilst …
Liverpool 5-1 Arsenal: Observations as Reds end year on a high

Liverpool 5-1 Arsenal: Observations as Reds end year on a high

Liverpool do love to thrash Arsenal, don't they? Coming back from an early setback, yet another 5-1 win at Anfield ensured the Reds will end 2018 in the best possible way, stretching the lead at the top of the table to nine points. A sluggish start saw a series of wayward passes at the back, with Dejan Lovren needlessly surrendering possession in a dangerous area. Maitland Niles was on hand to slot in from close range after just eleven minutes, …
Another Composed Anfield Display As Liverpool Beat Fulham 2-0

Another Composed Anfield Display As Liverpool Beat Fulham 2-0

Liverpool took advantage of a controversial fifteen seconds to beat Fulham 2-0 at Anfield and move back to the top of the Premier League ahead of games for Chelsea and Manchester City. Despite the ropey nature of the first half and the question marks around their first goal, Liverpool were able to kill the game in the second half and see off a pretty average Fulham side. The home side started the game well, with Trent Alexander-Arnold rampaging down the …
Home Comforts & The Anfield Factor

Home Comforts & The Anfield Factor

A few months ago, Liverpool had lost the League Cup final to Manchester City, on penalties, then a few days later they exacted a bittersweet 3-0 revenge upon Manchester City at Anfield. Arguably this illustrated Klopp's impressive ability to motivate his players, but when you consider that Liverpool played a weaker side in the latter of the Manchester City fixtures, and were utterly dominant, against a City team that still harboured beliefs of winning the title, only then do you …
Home Sick: Why Liverpool Are Less Dominant Away From Anfield

Home Sick: Why Liverpool Are Less Dominant Away From Anfield