Debunking the Fabinho myth

Debunking the Fabinho myth

A lot has changed for Liverpool over recent seasons. In the past, when a star name was ruled out through injury fans would count down the days until his return. Now, however, talk turns to whether or not they even get back into the team upon their recovery. When Fabinho hobbled off against Napoli, fans feared the Reds would struggle without him. For the first part of the 2019/20 campaign, a case could be made that the former Monaco man …
Liverpool 1-1 Napoli: A Tactical Breakdown

Liverpool 1-1 Napoli: A Tactical Breakdown

Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli are a formidable force. Last season, they were an Alisson save away from knocking Liverpool out of the Champions League in the group stages. They were also one of the few teams to utterly outplay Liverpool over the course of last season, as they won 1-0 at the San Paolo stadium, a result that was rather kind to Liverpool. Both Liverpool and Napoli entered this game not quite at their best level, with Napoli enduring issues off …
Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and diving

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and diving

Mohamed Salah just can’t win.  The Liverpool forward is accused by many of being a diver, some even go to the lengths of creating videos to highlight these dives when in reality they flag a number of fouls. The fact remains, however, he has wrongly received this tag that he’s unable to shake. And while it’s fans who push this narrative, it’s one that is heard across the world via social media.  Yet in the Champions League clash with Napoli, …
Post-Napoli injury update on Fabinho

Post-Napoli injury update on Fabinho

Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Fabinho went off injured in the first half of Wednesday night's 1-1 draw in the Champions League with Napoli. Jurgen Klopp gave a brief update on Fabinho's condition after the game. Fabinho was replaced by Gini Wijnaldum after just 19 minutes of the game after sustaining an ankle injury when Napoli's Hirving Lozano fell against his lower leg. The Reds' number 3 tried to continue but had to succumb to the injury five minutes later. Speaking to …
Predicting Liverpool's starting eleven for the Napoli game tonight

Predicting Liverpool's starting eleven for the Napoli game tonight

Liverpool face Napoli in the Champions League at Anfield tonight knowing a win will guarantee The Reds safe passage through to the knockout stages of the competition. Jurgen Klopp reported on Tuesday that Mohamed Salah and Naby Keita should both be available. Salah missed Liverpool's 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday. The Egyptian forward has been recovering from an ankle injury which kept him out of action over the international break. Keita was suffering from illness since the weekend …
Jurgen Klopp gives Liverpool squad injury update ahead of Napoli showdown

Jurgen Klopp gives Liverpool squad injury update ahead of Napoli showdown

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp gave an injury update today regarding all members of The Reds' squad as his side prepare to face Napoli at Anfield on Wednesday night. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Klopp spoke about the current condition of players such as Joel Matip, Mohamed Salah and Naby Keita. Klopp confirmed that Matip will miss Wednesday night's game as he continues his rehabilitation. The former Cameroon international is expected to be back in action over the next couple of weeks. Regarding …
Liverpool Vs Napoli Preview - Win for Reds would ensure qualification for the knockout stages

Liverpool Vs Napoli Preview - Win for Reds would ensure qualification for the knockout stages

The Details   Venue - Anfield, Liverpool Referee - Carlos del Cerro Grande (ESP) Date & Time - Wednesday, November 27th 2019 @ 20:00 Current Odds - Liverpool 2/5, Draw 15/4, Napoli 13/2 _______________________________________________________________ It's time for another massive night of European football action under the lights at Anfield. We like those, don't we? Form Liverpool Form Liverpool have won all seven games since they drew away to Manchester United back in October (one of those 'wins' came via a penalty shootout against …
Fabian Ruiz: The Ideal Reds Reinforcement

Fabian Ruiz: The Ideal Reds Reinforcement

All is not rosy in the garden for Liverpool's Champions League group opponents, Napoli. The Ancelotti-coached Serie A team are in the midst of a crisis started by the club's president film producer, Aurelio De Laurentiis. De Laurentiis, concerned about his teams start to the season, attempted to force the Napoli squad on a training retreat in order to reverse their poor form. The San Paolo stadium team find themselves 7th in the Serie A table and second, behind Liverpool, …
Robertson's late heroics showcase his mental fortitude

Robertson's late heroics showcase his mental fortitude

Approximately 6:15pm on Sunday, September 22nd: Liverpool supporters are going through hell. Leading 2-1 at Stamford Bridge despite a shoddy, tired-looking second-half performance, they are on the rack away to Chelsea. Mason Mount has already missed a glorious opportunity to ensure the Blues become the first team to take points off the Reds this season and they are making one last push for an equaliser. Then Andy Robertson emerges as the left-back colossus we have grown to idolise, producing a …
Adrian insists he can't be happy with his saves against Napoli due to loss

Adrian insists he can't be happy with his saves against Napoli due to loss

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian says that despite some fantastic saves against Napoli he can't be happy with himself as The Reds ended up losing 2-0. Adrian made some brilliant stops against Carlo Ancelotti's side with one particular save from Dries Mertens at the far post standing out above all. However, the Spanish shot-stopper insists he is not happy despite his heroics as his team still lost on the night. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Adrian said:
“It’s my job as a goalkeeper, to …
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