Liverpool out for revenge in Man United showdown

Liverpool out for revenge in Man United showdown

It's the only blip on Liverpool's near perfect league record this season. A frustrating 1-1 draw at Old Trafford is the only fixture in which Klopp's side have dropped points in the Premier League, and is likely the only thing worth bragging about if you're unfortunate enough to be a Manchester United fan at present. The game was scrappy for the first 60 minutes, and Liverpool will still be aggrieved that Rashford's opener was allowed to stand after a foul …
Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Liverpool: Who Was Man of the Match?

Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Liverpool: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool break the record for the best start to a top flight season ever after beating Spurs 1-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. It was a bit nervy at the end with the Reds’ performance levels dropping in the latter stages of the second half, leading to a couple of good chances for Son Heung-Min and Giovani Lo Celso. Thankfully for us, they couldn’t find the target and we go marching on in the Premier League. In goal, Alisson was …
Resolute Liverpool Keep On Their Winning Ways

Resolute Liverpool Keep On Their Winning Ways

Liverpool moved 16 points ahead of second placed Leicester City in the Premier League table with a hard fought 1-0 victory away to Tottenham Hotspur. The win broke a European top five league record, with Jurgen Klopp's charges winning 20 and drawing one of their opening 21 league games. A solitary goal from Roberto Firmino sealed the victory for the Reds, despite a performance that often flitted between sublime and abject. The game was barely a few minutes old when …
Tottenham 0-1 Liverpool - Player Ratings as history-making Reds keep winning

Tottenham 0-1 Liverpool - Player Ratings as history-making Reds keep winning

Liverpool won. Now, that's not much of a story these days, is it? Roberto Firmino's goal at the end of the first half gave the Reds a 1-0 victory on their first visit to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, as Jurgen Klopp's men won their 20th game of the season. The Reds' 61 points in 21 games is the highest ever tally a team has recorded in a top-flight season in Europe's top 5 leagues. Liverpool had to hang on a …
Why Losing Wijnaldum Wouldn't be a Disaster

Why Losing Wijnaldum Wouldn't be a Disaster

Georginio Wijnaldum is an incredibly versatile, incredibly intelligent, and above all else incredibly important midfielder in this Liverpool team. He never gets injured, he never puts in less than a 6/10, he does the job that Klopp asks him to do week in, week out and there’s a reason that he is almost always on the team sheet when fit. Wijnaldum has started 19 of Liverpool’s 20 league games this season and started 32 last season, on top of 11 …
Liverpool vs Sheffield Utd - Tactical Analysis

Liverpool vs Sheffield Utd - Tactical Analysis

Liverpool met Sheffield Utd at Anfield for their first game of 2020, hoping to pick up where they left off in 2019. In securing a comfortable 2-0 victory, they did just that. Liverpool's tactical approach was an intelligent one given the challenges presented by their opponent's system & Christmas scheduling. They were able to simultaneously control possession of the ball whilst seeking to exploit their opponents' pressing system. Klopp's tactics contributed to the team breaking the club record for passes …
Liverpool 1-0 Wolves: A Tactical Breakdown

Liverpool 1-0 Wolves: A Tactical Breakdown

"This was a marvellous tactical battle, but for Nuno Espirito Santo, despite his best efforts, couldn’t quite deliver a surprise in morphing into Nuno Espirito Santa(!!!), but with Liverpool, rather unexpectedly, now four points clear of Manchester City, it seems Christmas may just have come early…" - Wolverhampton 0-2 Liverpool: A Tactical Breakdown, 23/12/2018
It's remarkable how much, and at the same time, how little has changed in just over a year. Indeed, given Wolves' comeback against Manchester …
Liverpool 1-0 Wolves - Player Ratings as Reds grind out another Anfield win

Liverpool 1-0 Wolves - Player Ratings as Reds grind out another Anfield win

Of course, the talk will be about VAR. But Liverpool have just won their 18th Premier League game out of  19 this season. They've gone back to 13 points atop the Premier League, after Sadio Mane's first-half goal sealed a 1-0 win over a plucky Wolves side at Anfield. Here's how each player fared for the Reds. Alisson Becker - 7/10 He had one save to make, after an inexplicable Van Dijk error set Jota free. Alisson made that save. …
Dominant Liverpool Hunt Foxes

Dominant Liverpool Hunt Foxes

Liverpool opened up a thirteen point lead at the top of the Premier League table with a 4-0 way away to second placed Leicester City. A brace from Roberto Firmino, a James Milner penalty and a Trent Alexander Arnold goal crowned a performance of complete dominance, with the Reds imperiously lording over Brendan Rodgers' Foxes. After travelling back from Club World Cup commitments in Doha, there was a school of thought that the European Champions -- who had to endure …
Klopp on Jordan Henderson's injury

Klopp on Jordan Henderson's injury

Liverpool's Jordan Henderson is not expected to miss any game time due to the injury that forced him off in The Reds' incredible 4-0 win at Leicester City. Jurgen Klopp spoke about the captain's injury in his post-match press conference on Thursday night. Liverpool had just put in one of the most complete, dominant displays of the Klopp era, dismantling second-placed Leicester City in front of their own fans. When asked about if Henderson was okay, Klopp said:
"Yes. [It …
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