Observations as Liverpool slot 5 past Huddersfield

Observations as Liverpool slot 5 past Huddersfield

The Liverpool attack was in full flow as Liverpool scored five goals without reply to pile the pressure back on Manchester City. Mané and Salah got a brace each after a club record early goal from Keita. Below are the key talking points. The weaponry from wide The full backs were yet again in full flow with Robertson chipping in with 2 goals, taking him to a record equalling 11 assists in the league.Arnold chipped in with an assist of …
Observations as Liverpool bag their second Champions League semi-final in 2 years

Observations as Liverpool bag their second Champions League semi-final in 2 years

This wasn't vintage Liverpool, nor did it need to be. The Reds had done half the job at Anfield and just needed to maintain composure in Portugal, knowing that an away goal would likely be enough to see them through to their second semi-final in two years. VAR Margins VAR is essentially marmite - you either love it or you hate it. Some football fans will argue it takes away from the spontaneity of the game, the thrilling ecstasy and …
Observations as Liverpool dig out yet another win to stay alive

Observations as Liverpool dig out yet another win to stay alive

It was nervy. The tension was rattling. It was not a nice feeling. With time dwindling, Liverpool had little margin for error. Liverpool didn't err. The tension was broken through. The nerves were all settled. From the South Coast, the Reds will head back to Merseyside with three points. Here are the key observations from the game. Horrific Start Well, it would have been nice to see Liverpool have more control of midfield, right from the get-go, but Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg …
Observations: Liverpool show the verve as they tonk Watford at Home

Observations: Liverpool show the verve as they tonk Watford at Home

Liverpool got back their much needed attacking verve as they dominated Watford from start to finish to dish out a hammering and emerge as the deserving winners. This article could make a mention of most of the XI, so highlighting the key take away points was a challenge! The key observations are as follows Mane continues his brilliant form Mane has been in brilliant form in recent games, especially at home and he continued his form tonight as he shone …
Observations as Liverpool lose their cloak of invincibility at the Etihad

Observations as Liverpool lose their cloak of invincibility at the Etihad

Well... That was a bit shit, wasn't it? Many of us went into the game praying that Liverpool don't lose tonight, and for large parts of the game, it seemed as though the players heard the prayers as Liverpool were largely in their shell. Liverpool needed an Aguero goal at the Etihad (for the zillionth time) to wake up from their slumber. Liverpool equalised with an exquisite move but lost out to a great goal from Sane. The key observations …
Observations as Liverpool falter in Naples

Observations as Liverpool falter in Naples

A team known for its frenetic, attacking football, it was the exact opposite in Italy as Liverpool failed to get out of first gear, stuttering across the pitch to give Napoli all three points in their second Champions League game. Here are the observations from the match. Gomez head and shoulders above the pack It was down to Gomez, Van Dijk and Alisson alone that Liverpool came so close to sneaking out of Italy with an undeserved point. While the …
Observations as Liverpool hit five with Premier League season just a week away

Observations as Liverpool hit five with Premier League season just a week away

Liverpool surged past Napoli in a convincing 5-0 win on their penultimate game of pre-season, sparking fresh optimism for the season ahead. The Premier League kicks off in a weeks time and the Reds look fired up for it, delivering a high intensity, high energy game that saw James Milner, Gini Wijnaldum, Mo Salah Daniel Sturridge and Alberto Moreno on the scoresheet. Here are the observations from the match. Alisson impresses with accurate delivery It was the moment all Liverpool …
Observations from Liverpool's win against Augsburg

Observations from Liverpool's win against Augsburg

The Reds progressed into the next round of the Europa League after a hard fought 1-0 victory against Augsburg. It was never going to be easy for Liverpool, but after taking a four th minute lead courtesy of some generous officiating and an ice cold finish from James Milner, many hoped the team would really kick on and put the Germans to the sword. Instead, the final ten minutes were nail biting as Augsburg were millimetres away from curling home a …