Muchas Gracias - How Liverpool upset the population of Barcelona

Muchas Gracias - How Liverpool upset the population of Barcelona

Three days after Liverpool emphatically turned around a three-goal deficit to reach the Champions League final, I arrived in Barcelona for a short trip still ecstatic from the result. What I learned just moments after getting off the plane was that this result hasn’t just hurt Messi and the rest of the team it’s hurt a whole city. Getting into a taxi outside the airport the driver immediately noticed my Liverpool jersey before venting his frustrations in a Spanish slur. …
Liverpool 2 Wolves 0 - Reds On Top for Seconds

Liverpool 2 Wolves 0 - Reds On Top for Seconds

And then there was one. One last Sunday to say our prayers and hope Manchester City open the door for Liverpool. It had been eight straight wins since a 0-0 draw at Goodison left just enough slack for City to overtake The Reds. The consensus was then that we would have to win out. A win against Wolves would accomplish that, but City have not cooperated. The only pause in their pursuit of a four trophy season has been in …
Newcastle 2 Liverpool 3 - Rafa's Red Carpet Left Much To Be Desired

Newcastle 2 Liverpool 3 - Rafa's Red Carpet Left Much To Be Desired

When the time comes, you'll be down in the crypts. They're the safest place to be. We'll put you in the crypt, where it's safest. Rafa will roll out the red carpet for Liverpool. Newcastle will be on the beach. Geordies want Liverpool to win. Yeah, I think we’ve learned this week not to trust long-running, repetitive narratives. Just a casual stroll up to Tyneside without Bobby Firmino, Naby Keita or Joel Matip with the Premier League title still in …
Newcastle 2-3 Liverpool - Player Ratings as Reds stay alive... just!

Newcastle 2-3 Liverpool - Player Ratings as Reds stay alive... just!

Before we start this piece, I'm going to have to tender an apology in advance. If any of the writing is incoherent, blame it on Liverpool Football Club and this priceless ability it has, to ensure that fans are never able to enjoy games in peace. Well, that was massive! It had to be done somehow, and it was done, as Jurgen Klopp picked up his first win at St. James' Park in a gripping 3-2 victory for the Reds …
Barcelona defeat highlights Liverpool’s reliance on Firmino

Barcelona defeat highlights Liverpool’s reliance on Firmino

The Brazilian was sorely missed for the first 78 minutes versus Barcelona Wednesday night at Camp Nou didn’t go as planned, nor did it leave Kopites with much hope for the return leg at Anfield on Tuesday. But, if those connected with Liverpool are to learn anything from Wednesday night, it has to be the importance of Roberto Firmino. The Brazilian’s absence from the starting XI against Barcelona in the first-leg showed just how important he is in every aspect …
Observations as Liverpool slot 5 past Huddersfield

Observations as Liverpool slot 5 past Huddersfield

The Liverpool attack was in full flow as Liverpool scored five goals without reply to pile the pressure back on Manchester City. Mané and Salah got a brace each after a club record early goal from Keita. Below are the key talking points. The weaponry from wide The full backs were yet again in full flow with Robertson chipping in with 2 goals, taking him to a record equalling 11 assists in the league.Arnold chipped in with an assist of …
Key Stats As Reds Take Apart The Terriers

Key Stats As Reds Take Apart The Terriers

Liverpool took Huddersfield apart in one of their best performances of the season to move back to the top of the Premier League. But what are the key stats from an absolutely superb 5-0 win over the Terries at Anfield? Mo and Mané Battle For The Golden Boot Sadio Mané and Mo Salah continued their own personal battle to be the top scorers in the Premier League. Mané is now on 20, with no penalties, but it could have been …
Match Report: Salah, Mané, Liverpool Top Every Table

Match Report: Salah, Mané, Liverpool Top Every Table

There’s a tradition in U.S. where high school (American) football teams will schedule Sister Mary’s School for the Blind for their homecoming weekend so they can show off a bit in front of their girlfriends before the big dance. This… was that. Where was Huddersfield Town in 2013/14? This is the match we wanted Crystal Palace to be. An already relegated side, H-Town capitulated faster than you could crack open your beer with Naby Keita scoring off of a pretty …
Liverpool vs Huddersfield Preview - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool vs Huddersfield Preview - Potential Key Battles

Liverpool have three games left in their Premier League season and are bang in the thick of it, with three wins putting them on the brink of a historic Premier League title win. And whilst many have already assumed that the first of these wins will come at home to relegated Huddersfield, it would be foolish to write off the Terriers, who gave Liverpool a good game earlier in the season where Mo Salah scored the only goal. So what …
Cardiff 0 Liverpool 2 Match Report: Klopp On Top on Easter Sunday

Cardiff 0 Liverpool 2 Match Report: Klopp On Top on Easter Sunday

A scuffed volley that lands perfectly on a Cardiff boot, caromed up to the top shelf where Grandma hides last year’s Easter Peeps. In season’s past, this would have been the ender, the heartbreak moment we all fear but deep down, somehow expect. But, this is Alisson Becker and he doesn’t have time for your anxieties. He simply punches a potential atomic-bomb over the bar in the 43rd minute and Liverpool go again. https://twitter.com/jamespearceecho/status/1119990370694201344?s=21 Liverpool came into the match against …
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