Spurs 1 Liverpool 1: Player Ratings

Spurs 1 Liverpool 1: Player Ratings

The pre-game predictions of a lot of fans came true as Spurs and Liverpool played out yet another draw, the third in a row. Liverpool could have won the game, but for a tight call from the linesman ruling out a goal. This is how the Reds fared. Simon Mignolet (7) - Made a couple of wonderful saves in the second half, with the save from Alderweireld being a stand-out. Was more comfortable when passing the ball than usual. Nathaniel …
Spurs v Liverpool: Key Battles

Spurs v Liverpool: Key Battles

The demons of the Burnley defeat are still around, but Liverpool did well in avoiding a potential banana skin in the EFL Cup against Burton with a resounding win. It gets a lot tougher for the Reds over the weekend, with a visit to White Hart Lane, a ground on which we've seen some crazy highs and crushing lows. Spurs have made a sluggish start to the season, opening with a draw against Everton and an unconvincing win against Palace, where …
Tottenham vs Liverpool Preview: Reds aim to bounce back!

Tottenham vs Liverpool Preview: Reds aim to bounce back!

After a midweek pick-me-up against Burton Albion on Tuesday evening, Liverpool get stuck back into Premier League action on Saturday with their third league game of the season, away at Tottenham Hotspur. It's Liverpool's third straight away game before the international break, and it's after Saturday's game that fans can look forward to Anfield's expanded Main Stand being put into use on Match day 4, against Leicester City. Form It's been a mixed start to the season for each side, …
Don’t Get Down over Transfer Talk

Don’t Get Down over Transfer Talk

Wimbledon. The British Grand Prix. Glastonbury. The Edinburgh Fringe Festival. All much loved and well established summer staples. For Liverpool fans, online transfer speculation can be added to that list. Once football seasons end (and occasionally before they draw to their usual disappointing conclusion for supporters of the Reds), fans’ attention diverts immediately to transfer talk. Initially, supporters assess the squad for weaknesses based on the previous nine months of frustration and heartache and identify areas of the team they …
Liverpool vs Tottenham Match Preview

Liverpool vs Tottenham Match Preview

Liverpool welcome Tottenham Hotspur to Anfield on Saturday evening, hoping to detail their title attempts and keep up the pressure on the Premier League's top five. Jurgen Klopp's side have had a mixed bag of results this season, and there is no doubt that there are a number of issues that need to be looked at, particularly the teams overall consistency. Too often this season Liverpool have conceded cheap goals against teams they should be comfortably beating, thus losing momentum …
Time for a Change, time for a Director of Football

Time for a Change, time for a Director of Football

This season Rodgers remarked that he had limited time to coach the team on the training ground due to more games. This should have been an invitation for FSG to step in and implement an idea they wanted all along: a Director of Football. This wouldn't take any credibility away from Rodgers. If anything it would show that the owners not only backed him but valued his opinion and coaching ability. So they'd be taking some responsibilities off of him …