Lethargic Liverpool Look Lame As Atalanta Win

Lethargic Liverpool Look Lame As Atalanta Win

Liverpool fell to a 2-0 defeat to Atalanta at Anfield in the Champions League. Goals from Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens sealed a deserved win for the Italians in a drab affair, marshalled by a referee, Carlos del Cerro from Spain, who was lax when it came to punishing overly physical play. The Reds, meanwhile, who made a host for changes to their team from the comfortable victory over Leicester City were abject throughout. All the personnel alterations lead to …
Liverpool's Atalanta Academy Appearances Point To Bright Future

Liverpool's Atalanta Academy Appearances Point To Bright Future

Diogo Jota's hat-trick and Liverpool's overall performance were the main talking points from the Reds' 5-0 hammering of Atalanta last Tuesday. But it shouldn't be lost in the narrative that the English champions featured four homegrown, academy produced players over the course of the 90 minutes in Bergamo. Rhys Williams slotted in comfortably at centre half next to Joe Gomez, Curtis Jones -- alongside Georginio Wijnaldum and Jordan Henderson -- was part of the midfield three and Trent Alexander started …
Reds to return to Melwood after international break

Reds to return to Melwood after international break

Liverpool will welcome back all of their international players in the next day or two after last night's UEFA Nations League action. Some players - such as Caoimhín Kelleher and Divock Origi - didn't get any game time on Wednesday night. Kelleher and Origi were unused substitutes for Ireland and Belgium respectively. Virgil van Dijk and Gini Wijnaldum were in action in the Netherlands' 1-1 draw away to Italy. For England, Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson continued his journey back to …
Liverpool news - Midweek roundup

Liverpool news - Midweek roundup

With Liverpool's domestic season back underway since last weekend, let's take a quick look at all the news regarding our club so far this week. Goalkeeper to sign As reported by us yesterday, Liverpool expect to complete the signing of young Brazilian goalkeeper Marcelo Pitaluga this week. The Fluminense stopper is due on Merseyside to complete his medical in the coming days. He will then join up with Barry Lewtas' Liverpool U23s squad. Pitaluga comes highly recommended by Liverpool's Brazil …
A roundup of all Liverpool news from the weekend

A roundup of all Liverpool news from the weekend

Liverpool played their final pre-season friendly on Saturday at Anfield. Let's look at how that went as well as having a quick round-up of other LFC news from the weekend. Liverpool 7 - 2 Blackpool Jürgen Klopp's Reds welcomed former Liverpool U23s coach Neil Critchley back to Merseyside with his League One Blackpool team. Liverpool beat The Seasiders 7-2 despite going 2-0 down. Goals from CJ Hamilton and Jerry Yates (penalty) gave Critchley's men a first-half lead. Joël Matip pulled …
Klopp sings praises of young defender after new contract deal

Klopp sings praises of young defender after new contract deal

Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp is delighted that young defender Neco Williams has signed a new contract with The Reds, saying the Academy graduate "trained like a machine". Klopp was speaking to Liverpoolfc.com from the first-team's training camp in Salzburg this week. When asked for his thoughts on the new deal for Williams, Klopp said:
“Great news. Great news for him, great news for us. “I think Neco is – how young players are – they are kind of ‘projects’. I …
Patrick van Aanholt: A Liverpool Player In Waiting

Patrick van Aanholt: A Liverpool Player In Waiting

Liverpool find themselves in a strange position at the moment. With their first eleven and the most the supporting cast of the highest quality, their needs in the transfer market centre around finding adequate backup players and prospects for the future. Perhaps the position most in need of bolstering in the market is the substitute left-back berth, more so than front three depth and a fourth choice centre-half. As the clubs only senior left-sided full-back in a team who delegate …
Liverpool 1-1 Burnley: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool 1-1 Burnley: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool drop points at Anfield in the Premier League for the first time this season after a 1-1 draw with Burnley. The Reds had more than enough chances to win the game but poor finishing and even worse refereeing meant we had to settle for a point. This result means Liverpool will need to win all three of their remaining games to break the league points record. In goal, Alisson had virtually nothing to do all game and stood no …
Toothless Liverpool Misfire Their Way To Burnley Draw

Toothless Liverpool Misfire Their Way To Burnley Draw

Liverpool had their 100% winning record at home in the league taken away from them, after poor finishing and inspired keeper saw them frustratingly draw 1-1 at home to Burnley. Andy Robertson's arching header gave the Reds a merited lead before the visitors -- who were only in the contest thanks to heroics from keeper, Nick Pope -- stole an equaliser through an angled Jay Rodrigues volley. The hosts had two clear penalty shouts denied in a frustrating afternoon. With …
Liverpool 1-1 Burnley - Player Ratings as Reds are made to pay for profligacy

Liverpool 1-1 Burnley - Player Ratings as Reds are made to pay for profligacy

A combination of an inspired Nick Pope in the Burnley goal and some shoddy Liverpool finishing meant that the Reds' perfect Anfield record for the Premier League season brought to a halt with a 1-1 draw against Sean Dyche's side. Andy Robertson gave the Reds the lead in the first half, but Jay Rodriguez equalised late in the second, as the Reds endured a frustrating afternoon. Here's how each player fared. Alisson Becker - 6/10 Nothing he could've done for …
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