Liverpool Keep Champions League Hopes Alive With Old Trafford Win

Liverpool Keep Champions League Hopes Alive With Old Trafford Win

Liverpool kept their Champions League qualification hopes alive with a 4-2 victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Chelsea losing at home to Arsenal last night boosted the Reds' chances of a top-four finish, provided they kept their good form alive and they duly obliged with a superb performance. A brace from Roberto Firmino and further goals from Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah sealed the win, a margin which could have been bigger if it wasn't for more VAR controversy. …
Mo Salah - What Next...?

Mo Salah - What Next...?

Mohamed Salah, a player with two stints to his name within the Premier League, stands as a genuine world class player in the modern game. His personal goal record is phenomenal, his under-appreciation outside of Anfield equally so. A player brought in to add firepower to the reds, with pace and goals from wide, delivered from the second he arrived. With a power shift of Christiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi afoot, there are few players of Salah’s level on the …
New Mohamed Salah Contract Needs To Be Liverpool's #1 Priority

New Mohamed Salah Contract Needs To Be Liverpool's #1 Priority

Mohamed Salah’s future at Liverpool has been speculated about frequently over the course of the last few months.  After Salah granted an interview to Spanish newspaper AS in December in which he didn’t immediately dismiss the prospect of one day playing for Real Madrid or Barcelona, many fans wondered whether the Egyptian was trying to engineer a move away from Anfield.  Others, however, including the Athletic’s Simon Hughes, are of the opinion that the Reds’ number 11 is keen to …
Liverpool Need To Think Big To Replace Divock Origi

Liverpool Need To Think Big To Replace Divock Origi

By all accounts, Divock Origi's time at Liverpool will come to an end in this summer's transfer window. After a brilliant end to the 2018/2019 season, where the Belgian had a telling hand in both the Reds qualifying for -- with two goals in the semi-final against Barcelona -- and winning -- the forward's goal put the finishing touches in the 2-0 victory over Spurs in the showpiece -- the Champions League, the 26-year-old has failed to recapture that form …
Ample Positives For Liverpool To Take Despite European Exit

Ample Positives For Liverpool To Take Despite European Exit

Liverpool bowed out of the Champions League at the quarter-final stage after a 0-0 draw with Real Madrid at Anfield on Wednesday night. Trailing 3-1 from the first leg, the Reds -- despite creating ample chances -- were unable to prize open the stubborn defence of the visitors and, for the second year running, they were eliminated from Europe by a Spanish team. The defeat is obviously disappointing for Jurgen Klopp, the players and the fans alike, especially because it …
Toothless Liverpool Exit Champions League After Real Madrid Stalemate

Toothless Liverpool Exit Champions League After Real Madrid Stalemate

Liverpool exited the Champions League after a 0-0 draw against Real Madrid at Anfield. Trailing 3-1 from the first tie, the Reds battered the Spaniards for 90 minutes, but couldn't find a way to goal against the deep sitting and disciplined Spaniards. Despite creating several good openings, the home team -- with Mohamed Salah particularly guilty -- will rue their poor finishing and, of course, the abject performance in the first leg. Liverpool started the game with a breakneck tempo …
Tactical Breakdown: Liverpool 2-1 Aston Villa

Tactical Breakdown: Liverpool 2-1 Aston Villa

Premier League champions Liverpool won their first home game since Christmas, as they beat Aston Villa 2-1, courtesy of a late strike by Alexander-Arnold. Systems Liverpool played in a 4-3-3, with Roberto Firmino returning to the forward line in place of Sadio Mané. Fabinho and Gini Wijnaldum retained their starting places and were partnered with James Milner. Otherwise, the team remained unchanged. Dean Smith's Villa side also used a 4-3-3 structure, with Ollie Watkins leading the line, but in midfield …
Liverpool Keep Top Four Hopes Alive With Win Over Villa

Liverpool Keep Top Four Hopes Alive With Win Over Villa

Liverpool's Champions League qualification hopes received a huge boost after a late 2-1 victory over Aston Villa at Anfield. The Reds trailed 1-0 to an Ollie Watkins goal at halftime, but rallied through a Mohamed Salah goal, and then, with time running out, Alexander Arnold sealed the three points with time running out with a beautiful strike. More VAR controversy ensued when Roberto Firmino's perfectly legitimate goal was chalked off when Diogo Jota was adjudged as offside in the buildup. …
Nicolas Gonzalez: A Future Liverpool Forward

Nicolas Gonzalez: A Future Liverpool Forward

Gradually, reports are beginning to emerge that Liverpool's main priority in the upcoming transfer window will be adding more firepower to their forward line. According to the well connected Simon Hughes of The Athletic the Reds will be looking to supplement their stock of attackers with addition(s) and not -- despite some rumours linking Mohamed Salah with a move to pastures new -- to replace any of their current options. With Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri expected to leave, Jurgen Klopp, by …
Tactical Breakdown: Liverpool 2-0 RB Leipzig

Tactical Breakdown: Liverpool 2-0 RB Leipzig

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