Huddersfield 0-1 Liverpool: A Tactical Breakdown

Huddersfield 0-1 Liverpool: A Tactical Breakdown

After the international break, it’s never quite as easy as you would expect for a team to pick up where they left off. Jürgen Klopp alluded to this in his post-match presser, as he cited the return of both Firmino, Fabinho and Alisson as late as Thursday. For all this disruption though, Huddersfield were still rank outsiders for this fixture. Klopp used this fixture though as an opportunity to re-jig a starting XI that was struggling with injuries and was …
Key Stats as Reds Keep On Trucking Against Huddersfield

Key Stats as Reds Keep On Trucking Against Huddersfield

Liverpool were far from their best, but once again they got the result, as they secured a 1-0 win away at Huddersfield. But with the Reds’ unbeaten start stretching to nine games, what were the key stats from another crucial result? Defence Bends But Doesn’t Break This was arguably one of Liverpool’s worst defensive performances of the season, but nevertheless, Huddersfield failed to break them down. Huddersfield had thirteen shots, seven of them inside the box, with just one on …
Observations as Liverpool continue to progress despite failing to impress

Observations as Liverpool continue to progress despite failing to impress

Liverpool put in another drab performance at Huddersfield, continuing their positive start with a 1-0 win but failing to showcase any of the frenetic transitional play that had them on everyone’s lips last season. Here are the observations from the match. Salah makes his mark Despite claims that he’s had a bad season, Salah showed his class at the weekend, guiding a lovely driven shot into the far corner to give Liverpool all the spoils against the Terriers. Of course, …
Huddersfield 0-1 Liverpool - Can The Real Liverpool Please Stand Up?

Huddersfield 0-1 Liverpool - Can The Real Liverpool Please Stand Up?

P.H.E.W. That was painful, even infuriating at times, but in the end, Liverpool came away with a 1-0 win against Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium to stay joint-top of the Premier League. Mo Salah's 24th-minute goal, set up by Xherdan Shaqiri, was enough for Klopp's men to win on an evening where their opponents were industrious, but often just not good enough to break open what was a rather fragile rearguard. Klopp surprised everyone from the off, as both …