Player ratings as Liverpool book last 16 place in Austria

Player ratings as Liverpool book last 16 place in Austria

Get in! The reigning European Champions once again move into the last 16 of European competition under Jurgen Klopp, with goals from Naby Keita and Mohamed Salah securing a 2-0 win for Liverpool against Salzburg. In a fairly hostile atmosphere, the fixture delivered what was expected. There was high paced football with chances at both ends, the Reds eventually coming through stronger as Keita's header forced the opening goal before a superb finish from Salah shortly after. Liverpool go into …
How would Steven Gerrard fit into Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool team?

How would Steven Gerrard fit into Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool team?

The international break does things to people. Without Liverpool to keep them occupied, the mind can wander. Random debates dominate social media and this time around it centres around Jordan Henderson and Steven Gerrard. Initially, the debate was around whether or not the current Liverpool skipper was a better captain than Gerrard. Opinions were offered and insults were traded but this sparked another conversation on where the former No.8 would play in this current team. The easy answer would be …
Alexander Arnold The Hidden Midfielder In Plain Sight

Alexander Arnold The Hidden Midfielder In Plain Sight

The question of whether Trent Alexander Arnold will transition from a right back to a midfielder is often asked in footballing circle. Such is the 21 year old's unique skill-set, it is felt by many that he is wasted at full back. His talents, it is said, would be better suited to a more central position where he could receive the ball more and have a bigger influence on proceedings. The truth is, however, that the academy graduate -- despite …
How does Timo Werner fit into the Liverpool team

How does Timo Werner fit into the Liverpool team

The Timo Werner links are back. According to reports in Germany, Liverpool are one a host of clubs keeping close tabs on the RB Leipzig forward after his explosive start to the season. Under new manager Julian Nagelsmann, the Germany international looks more dangerous than ever before and already has 12 goal involvements in just ten Bundesliga matches.  It’s not the first time the Reds have been linked with the 23-year-old and you can’t see it being the last if …
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 …
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 …
Player Ratings as Liverpool Topple Leicester City

Player Ratings as Liverpool Topple Leicester City

The Reds keep marching on after a dramatic 95th-minute penalty from James Milner sealed all 3 points. Liverpool should have had the game wrapped up much earlier but wasted a number of opportunities, allowing Leicester the chance to level late on. However, it was a thoroughly deserved win which will undoubtedly boil the piss of the rest of the Premier League, so that’s nice, isn’t it? Adrian – 5 Was decent up until the goal, but you can’t be letting those …
Liverpool should return to sign La Liga starlet

Liverpool should return to sign La Liga starlet

In football, rejection often closes that particular chapter. Clubs won't continue to their pursuit if a player has made it clear they aren't keen on the move. Sometimes it's to do with pride. Other times it's because the world of football moves fast and teams can't wait around on the off chance a mind is changed. Liverpool, however, are one of the few teams who seem to leave the door slightly ajar if a move doesn't materialise first-time around. Countless …
Reserved Reds Retain Summit Status

Reserved Reds Retain Summit Status

Liverpool retained top spot in the Premier League with a comfortable 3-1 victory over Newcastle at Anfield in Saturday's 12:30 kick off. A brace of goals from Sadio Mané as well as a Mohamed Salah strike were enough to seal the win for Jurgen Klopp's men, despite falling behind to an early Jetro Willems goal from the visitor's. The hosts made two additions from their 3-0 win away to Burnley three weeks ago, with Alex Oxlade Chamberlain coming in for …
Liverpool v Newcastle United Preview - Klopp's Reds should make it five from five

Liverpool v Newcastle United Preview - Klopp's Reds should make it five from five

THE DETAILS Venue – Anfield, Liverpool Referee – Andre Marriner Date & Time – Saturday, September 14th @ 12:30 Current Odds – Liverpool 1/7, Draw 7/1, Newcastle United 14/1 The dreaded international break is over and real football returns to Anfield on Saturday. Liverpool plays Newcastle United in the early kick-off in a game Jurgen Klopp's side is hugely tipped to win. Anything less than three points will be viewed as a huge missed opportunity for The Reds, yet Newcastle has already …
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