Liverpool 4-0 Crystal Palace: Observations as Reds remind us why they're champions

Liverpool 4-0 Crystal Palace: Observations as Reds remind us why they're champions

109 days after Liverpool last won a game of football, you could almost be forgiven for forgetting just how mighty Jurgen Klopp's title brigade really is. But this masterful performance reminded us why the Reds are a mere speck in the distance in this Premier League title race. After a steady restart against Everton, Liverpool roared back to their best, and Crystal Palace were rendered their plaything. Liverpool set their own tempo in an empty Anfield The pace of most …
Player ratings as Liverpool go within a game of the league title

Player ratings as Liverpool go within a game of the league title

Now that's the Liverpool we know playing the football we love! Four-nil against Crystal Palace to send Hodgson back down the motorway scurrying. Three more points, leaving Liverpool two from the title and just a game away potentially, should Manchester City fail to beat Chelsea on Thursday night. Here's your ratings from Liverpool 4-0 Crystal Palace. Alexander-Arnold the standout defender Alisson (6): Very difficult to give him much more given Palace didn't have a touch in Liverpool's box. Seriously, the only …
Robertson and Salah expected to feature against Crystal Palace but Milner will miss out

Robertson and Salah expected to feature against Crystal Palace but Milner will miss out

Jürgen Klopp expects to have Andy Robertson and Mohamed Salah involved in Wednesday night's clash with Crystal Palace at Anfield. Robertson wasn't in the matchday squad against Everton while Salah was on the bench but didn't come on in the 0-0 draw at Goodison Park. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com before Sunday's match, Klopp explained the reasoning his Everton selection:
“There are different reasons for the line-up. “It’s a really special time and in this time, after four weeks’ pre-season and preparation, …
Liverpool duo should be back in contention after injuries to face Everton on Sunday

Liverpool duo should be back in contention after injuries to face Everton on Sunday

Liverpool's Andy Robertson and Mohamed Salah both look to be winning the race to be fit for The Reds' Premier League return against Everton this Sunday night. Both Robertson and Salah missed out on Liverpool's 6-0 friendly win over Blackburn Rovers late last week. At the time, it was rumoured to be just a precaution in the case of both players. However, Jürgen Klopp's men played another inter-squad friendly on Sunday and, as reported by Dominic King, Robertson and Salah …
Curtis Jones Could Be Liverpool's New 16/17 Lallana

Curtis Jones Could Be Liverpool's New 16/17 Lallana

If you polled people to ask them the words they most associate with Liverpool's midfield, the descriptions you would mostly see would be "functional, stodgy, obstinant, no-frills." While not always the easiest on the eye -- although, when asked to play progressively, they can weave pretty patterns and pass through opponents with the build-up to Roberto Firmino's goal at Manchester City last season a shining example of this -- the Reds' engine room's effectiveness cannot be disputed. With World, European …
Liverpool's most important win of the Klopp era

Liverpool's most important win of the Klopp era

Liverpool have excelled with Jurgen Klopp at the helm, going from mediocre top-four hopefuls to champions of the world in the space of four years. The German has not only ensured his side play some of the most eye-catching football in the club's history, but has also brought with him a winning mentality that has rubbed off on his players. When looking back at some of the most memorable victories of the Klopp era, there are a number of games …
What Makes The Reds So Great - Part 1

What Makes The Reds So Great - Part 1

Before the worldwide coronavirus pandemic ground the Premier League season to what we are assured is a temporary halt, Liverpool looked set to win the league title at a canter. Winning 27 out of their 29 games, the Reds -- who have beaten every other team in the league on their remarkable run -- find themselves a full 25 points ahead of second-place Manchester City and, mathematically, only need two more wins to claim the clubs’ 19th league success and …
Sabitzer The Latest Bull to be Liverpool Red

Sabitzer The Latest Bull to be Liverpool Red

Over the last year or so, Liverpool have had an exceptional record in tying down their key players to new deals. Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane -- among others -- have all penned new contracts to see them remain at Anfield for the foreseeable future. Absent from that list of renewals, however -- despite being just as key a cog to the Reds' winning machine as the aforementioned striking trio -- has been Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum. Since …
Salah v TAA – Who is Liverpool’s TRUE ‘MVP’ of 2019/20?

Salah v TAA – Who is Liverpool’s TRUE ‘MVP’ of 2019/20?

In real terms, the only ‘contest’ involving Liverpool now is an internal one—namely, the identity of who becomes the club’s latest Player of the Season. But who deserves it more? We highlight two main candidates, with Trent Alexander-Arnold and Mohammed Salah as the prime outfield contenders. ‘TAA’ – Already up there with Gerrard? Underdog stories within sport come in many forms, with the legendary Champions League final comeback of 2005 and last year’s two-legged fightback versus Barcelona being Liverpool’s standout contributions this …
Klopp sings praises of Reds' Egyptian King

Klopp sings praises of Reds' Egyptian King

Jürgen Klopp couldn't hide his delight with the performance of Mohamed Salah in Liverpool's 2-1 Premier League win over Bournemouth on Saturday. Salah equalised for Liverpool after they had gone behind to an early Callum Wilson strike. Sadio Mané played a poor pass to Salah but the Egyptian forward managed to salvage the situation and finished low at the near post, past Aaron Ramsdale. Mané himself got on the scoresheet before half time to give The Reds the win with …
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