Player Ratings from Liverpool's 1-1 draw at West Brom

Player Ratings from Liverpool's 1-1 draw at West Brom

At the end of a game that felt like one which neither side attached too much importance to, Liverpool came out unscathed as Jordon Ibe's sublime equalizer salvaged a point for the Reds at The Hawthorns. It was a result which meant that the Reds finished the Premier League in 8th place, without reaching the 60-point mark. It also means that our European involvement for next season entirely hinges on the result of the Europa League final in Basel on …
West Brom vs Liverpool Preview | Team News & Stats

West Brom vs Liverpool Preview | Team News & Stats

Liverpool travel to The Hawthorns on Sunday afternoon to face Tony Pulis’ West Brom ahead of their Europa League final next week. The Reds currently lie in eighth place, with 59 points after 37 games in the Premier League. Liverpool are in good form of late, having lost just one of their last eight league matches (W4 D3). In terms of their season, having started poorly in the first few games under Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool were somewhat always playing catch up …
Observations from Liverpool's draw with Chelsea

Observations from Liverpool's draw with Chelsea

Liverpool ended their Anfield season with a well-deserved point against Chelsea. It had an end of season "nobody can be arsed but we have to play it" feel mixed in with a "we've a Cup final in a week's time and there's no chance I'm risking an injury" mentality. It wasn't one for the neutrals. Chelsea didn't help proceedings by rocking up with a game plan that Jose Mourinho would have thought up during his naked alone time. Stifle the …
Premier League Preview | Liverpool vs Watford

Premier League Preview | Liverpool vs Watford

Liverpool welcome Watford to Anfield on Sunday afternoon following their success in overturning a 1-0 deficit against Villarreal to progress to the Europa League final. Liverpool are on a ten match unbeaten run at Anfield heading into the game, including four Europa League wins (W7 D3) which has seen them book their place in Basel for the final of the competition. The Reds have improved drastically on the dismal home record they had under Brendan Rodgers’ last few months and …
Observations from Liverpool's 2-1 win at Bournemouth

Observations from Liverpool's 2-1 win at Bournemouth

A day that started with a poignant tribute to the ninety-six from AFC Bournemouth, ended in joy for Liverpool as a hugely changed squad came out 2-1 winners on the south coast. Goals from Roberto Firmino and Daniel Sturridge put the Reds in cruise control, but Joshua King's late goal ensured a jittery final few seconds for the Reds. For Jurgen Klopp, the overriding emotion would be joy at the end of a tough week in which his team have …
Liverpool 4-1 Stoke - Player Ratings

Liverpool 4-1 Stoke - Player Ratings

Sandwiched in between two legs of the Europa League quarterfinal against Borussia Dortmund, Stoke City's visit to Anfield could have provided multiple headaches for Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool. Instead, it was a dominant display from the Reds, as they turned on the style in a 4-1 defeat of the Potters. Apart from getting the win, Klopp also received an added bonus in that he was able to completely rest Philippe Coutinho, Dejan Lovren and Mamadou Sakho ahead of the return …
Wingers Liverpool could target to ease Klopp's concerns

Wingers Liverpool could target to ease Klopp's concerns

"We have enough strikers – five with Roberto [Firmino] – but not too many wingers, just a few young ones with great potential." Reds boss Jurgen Klopp gave fans the biggest Easter egg yet with regards to his summer transfer plans when he implied that Liverpool are a bit light in the winger department. It's not exactly a shock, Liverpool's only first team winger is Jordon Ibe, there's an obvious need for width in the squad but it's not a …
The Underestimated Impact of Origi's Return

The Underestimated Impact of Origi's Return

As the January Transfer Window closed, many Liverpool fans were left crying out for the signing of a forward. Many believed that the injury crisis plus the increasing number of matches would prove to be too much and that the team would suffer significantly. However, with the return of Sturridge, Coutinho, and Origi people have become a bit more hopeful. While many focus on the striking ability of Sturridge and the creativity of Coutinho, some forget the almost equally significant …
Now is not the Time for Danny Ward

Now is not the Time for Danny Ward

The latest Simon Mignolet horror show that gifted Sunderland a way back into a match they had been comfortably second best in, was for most Liverpool fans the final straw in the Belgian’s chequered Reds career. Well, to be fair it was more like the final straw in a long line of final straws previous. In a season that has seen the generally hit and miss goalkeeping performances of Mignolet gradually descend to the point where he misses pretty much …
Liverpool's Silver Linings - Cups and Kids

Liverpool's Silver Linings - Cups and Kids

Following another of those performances away at Leicester, you know, the one where we boss possession but create very few clear cut chances on goal, there has been a lot written about the current state of play. The current squad has been scrutinised and pulled apart and for the first time since he arrived, I have witnessed little doubts surfacing in regards to the manager. The picture was pretty grim post Leicester and Sunderland for many fans. ninth in the league, …