Former Red with FIFA Club World Cup experience hopes Klopp's side go one better

Former Red with FIFA Club World Cup experience hopes Klopp's side go one better

Former Liverpool striker Florent Sinama-Pongolle believes the FIFA Club World Cup will still "mean a lot" to this Reds squad despite its timing and location. Sinama-Pongolle will always be remembered for playing his part in Liverpool's comeback victory over Olympiakos at Anfield in December 2004. That win took Rafa Benitez's side out of the group stages and on their way to glory in Istanbul. A year after that night at Anfield, Sinama-Pongolle travelled with the squad to Japan for the …
Do Liverpool Have Another

Do Liverpool Have Another "Best in the World"?

This is the best Liverpool side of the Premier League era. There seems such little controversy in that, yet five years ago, the Reds were in a mire, in freefall after another debilitating second place finish that saw their star striker depart. It was debilitating because there was no recovery, no tactical acumen, no leading light to catch them as they fell. It was during that time, in that season – 14/15 – where the discussion of Liverpool’s midfield woes …
Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk insists Reds must remain focused between now and May

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk insists Reds must remain focused between now and May

Liverpool's number 4, Virgil van Dijk, says The Reds are happy with their win over Manchester City but must remain completely focused with some hectic months ahead. Speaking less than 24 hours after the win at Anfield, Van Dijk told Liverpoolfc.com that Sunday's 3-1 victory did feel a "bit special".
“It's like any other three points of course but it was a bit special because you are playing against the champions, your direct rival, and I think it was a …
Gini Wijnaldum couldn't hide his pride in Reds' performance after City win

Gini Wijnaldum couldn't hide his pride in Reds' performance after City win

Liverpool's Gini Wijnaldum felt his side coped brilliantly with the "wild and hectic" game against Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday. The Reds won 3-1 in the huge Premier League clash with strikes from Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané giving Liverpool a 3-0 lead. Bernardo Silva scored Manchester City's late consolation goal. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com after the game, Gini Wijnaldum couldn't hide his delight with the result while also commenting on the str0ng start City had made in the …
Ruthless Liverpool Ruin City To Establish 9 Point Lead

Ruthless Liverpool Ruin City To Establish 9 Point Lead

Liverpool find themselves nine points clear at the summit of the Premier League table thanks to a 3-1 win over Manchester City at Anfield. Goals from Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mané gave the rampant Reds a 3-0 lead before Bernardo Silva snatched a late consolation for the visitors. Manager Jurgen Klopp elected to pick what is known as his tried and tested midfield -- with Jordan Henderson and Georginio Wijnaldum ahead of Fabinho -- and he was rewarded in …
Stop And Smell The Roses - A Look Ahead To Liverpool v Man City

Stop And Smell The Roses - A Look Ahead To Liverpool v Man City

Here we are, on the precipice of the most important match ever in the history of football since 1992, the dawn of time (historical accuracy brought to you by Sky Sports, Sky Bet and Gary Neville’s pompous sense of self-importance)....... AND IT’S LIVE. The Reds, a crack commando unit, sent to play two games within 24 hours on two separate continents for a crime Sadio Mane didn’t commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum-security two fixture prison by “lashing …
Marko Grujic vs Denis Zakaria - who suits the Liverpool midfield?

Marko Grujic vs Denis Zakaria - who suits the Liverpool midfield?

Liverpool’s midfield is a divisive topic, but one thing most fans can agree on is that reinforcements will soon be needed. Jordan Henderson is 30 at the end of the current campaign, Gini Wijnaldum turns 29 this month, James Milner is 34 in January and Adam Lallana is 32 in May.  Of the current crop of midfielders, only Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Fabinho and Naby Keita are closer to 25 than they are 30, and two of those have had injury troubles.  …
Why Liverpool vs City isn't make or break

Why Liverpool vs City isn't make or break

The hype around Sunday afternoon at Anfield has started to reach a fever pitch. It's easily the most anticipated game of the season as Klopp's table-topping Liverpool welcome Guardiola's defending champions Manchester City. The mind games have started, the fans are gearing up for creating an raucous atmosphere and the scene is well and truly set. It is without doubt a huge game and one that could have a big impact on the fortunes of both clubs going forward - …
Predicting Liverpool's starting lineup for Sunday's Manchester City clash

Predicting Liverpool's starting lineup for Sunday's Manchester City clash

Liverpool and Manchester City meet at Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday. We've had a go at predicting Jurgen Klopp's starting lineup for this huge fixture. Nathaniel Clyne, Joel Matip and Xherdan Shaqiri are the three players definitely ruled out through injury for this game. Jordan Henderson missed the 2-1 Champions League win over KRC Genk on Tuesday night with an illness. It's believed the Liverpool captain will be back fully fit in time for Sunday's game. In goal, …
James Milner believes Liverpool have had to further evolve already this season

James Milner believes Liverpool have had to further evolve already this season

James Milner says this season has seen a need for Klopp and co to continue evolving Liverpool's playing style when facing teams focused on defending. The Reds have won 10 of their opening 11 Premier League games, only dropping points in the 1-1 draw away to Manchester United. This has been achieved while also going top of their Champions League group after four games and progressing to the quarter-finals stage of the Carabao Cup. It goes without saying that an …
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