Sticking to the gameplan is vital, especially when losing, according to Van Dijk

Sticking to the gameplan is vital, especially when losing, according to Van Dijk

Liverpool completed another heroic comeback victory against a battling Aston Villa side in Birmingham on Saturday afternoon. Virgil van Dijk insists composure and sticking to the gameplan is what helps in such situations. Speaking to the Liverpool Echo, Liverpool's Dutch number 4 said there was much to improve on from the Villa performance but The Reds deserved the win they got in the end.
“I think we weren't at our best, that is the reality. “We could have done better …
Predicting Liverpool's lineup for Villa Park clash on Saturday

Predicting Liverpool's lineup for Villa Park clash on Saturday

Liverpool return to Premier League action this Saturday with a tricky trip to play Dean Smith's Aston Villa side at Villa Park. We've had a look at The Reds' possible starting lineup. Jurgen Klopp rested all of The Reds' regular starters for Wednesday night's incredible 5-5 Carabao Cup draw with Arsenal at Anfield. Liverpool have three players who will definitely miss Saturday's game with Aston Villa. Nathaniel Clyne, Xherdan Shaqiri and Joel Matip are all out injured. I think Dejan …
Klopp discusses Naby Keita injury in aftermath of Carabao Cup clash with Arsenal

Klopp discusses Naby Keita injury in aftermath of Carabao Cup clash with Arsenal

Liverpool progressed to the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup after an incredible night of football at Anfield. However, the only negative could be another injury for midfielder Naby Keita. The League Cup last-sixteen encounter ended in an amazing 5-5 draw with Liverpool then going on to win 5-4 on penalties. Naby Keita was taken off after 55 minutes of the game when it looked like he had suffered another injury after falling. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com after the match, Klopp said: …
Predicting Liverpool's starting lineup for Arsenal clash at Anfield

Predicting Liverpool's starting lineup for Arsenal clash at Anfield

Liverpool face Arsenal at Anfield tonight in the last-sixteen of this season's Carabao Cup. We've had a look at Jurgen Klopp's possible starting eleven for the fixture. Assistant Manager Pepijn Lijnders confirmed to Liverpoolfc.com that Irish goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher would keep his place in the starting lineup for the League Cup fixtures. Lijnders also said that Xherdan Shaqiri won't be fit and available again until after the upcoming international break. Joel Matip, as reported during the week, is out for …
Liverpool's Curtis Jones turns attention to League Cup chance on Wednesday

Liverpool's Curtis Jones turns attention to League Cup chance on Wednesday

Liverpool youngster Curtis Jones is confident of turning in another top performance when Arsenal visit Anfield in the Carabao Cup this week. Still three months shy of his 19th birthday, Jones is hoping to make his Anfield debut for the Liverpool first team. The young wide forward managed to pick up the man of the match award for his performance in The Reds' 2-0 win at MK Dons in the previous round of the League Cup.
Injury update regarding Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk

Injury update regarding Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk

Jurgen Klopp gave a brief injury update regarding Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk after The Reds came from behind to dominate and win against Spurs at Anfield. Salah scored Liverpool's winner from the penalty spot before then coming off with a recurrence of his pre-existing ankle injury, sustained in the win over Leicester City. The Reds' number 4, Van Dijk, also picked up a knock, suffering a dead leg in the pulsating encounter on Sunday evening. Speaking to …
Predicting Liverpool's lineup for the Spurs game on Sunday

Predicting Liverpool's lineup for the Spurs game on Sunday

Liverpool return to Premier League action with a thrilling fixture against Spurs at Anfield this Sunday. We've had a look at what The Reds' starting lineup is likely to be for that game. Jurgen Klopp's side turned in an excellent high-scoring performance against KRC Genk in Belgium during the week. Goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (x2), Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah gave Liverpool a 4-1 Champions League win. Now they must build on that to maintain their six-point lead at the …
Liverpool's seven Ballon d'Or contenders

Liverpool's seven Ballon d'Or contenders

The 30-man Ballon d'Or shortlist was announced on Monday and it contains no less than seven Liverpool players following The Reds' Champions League success in June. Jurgen Klopp's side beat Spurs 2-1 in Madrid to win the club's sixth European Cup and the victory helped raise the profiles of many of the team's stars. The seven Liverpool players to make the shortlist are: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mané, Alisson Becker, Roberto Firmino, Gini Wijnaldum and Virgil van Dijk. The …
Predicting Liverpool's starting lineup for Manchester United game on Sunday

Predicting Liverpool's starting lineup for Manchester United game on Sunday

Liverpool travel to play Manchester United in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Sunday. We've had a go at predicting Jurgen Klopp's starting lineup. The big news being reported over the last week is that the club's Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker is back to full fitness and available for selection. While The Reds' stand-in 'keeper, Adrian, has done a fantastic job in helping Liverpool to an 8-game winning run to start the league season, it's widely expected that Alisson …
Virgil van Dijk knows that current run will be worth nothing if Reds finish season empty-handed

Virgil van Dijk knows that current run will be worth nothing if Reds finish season empty-handed

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk reminded fans it's "far too early" to get carried away with the league table as The Reds continued their winning run at Sheffield United on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp's side won 1-0 at Bramall Lane after a hard-fought encounter, bringing its current Premier League winning streak to 16-in-a-row. However, speaking after the victory, Van Dijk was keen to keep everyone's feet on the ground for the moment.
“It’s the media who love statistics. “The reality is …
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