Rival Recon: Chelsea Preview

Rival Recon: Chelsea Preview

After a disappointing night in the CL saw the Reds leave Naples on the end of a 2-0 defeat, Rival Recon returns, looking ahead to Sunday’s game at Stamford Bridge, as the Reds take on Frank Lampard’s youthful looking Chelsea side.Joining Hari this week, we welcome on Rebecca Watkins from @DidItCross pod to share her insight on the academy revolution taking place at Chelsea and expectations for the season ahead.- Mount’s influence & injury - Abraham responding to critics- Lampard learning from his mistakesAll this and more on this week’s #RivalRecon …
Rival Recon: Newcastle Preview

Rival Recon: Newcastle Preview

With the International Break drawing to a close, Rival Recon returns to look ahead to Saturday’s game against Newcastle United. Joining Hari this week to provide us with insight into the turbulent world of Newcastle, we welcome on Newcastle correspondent for The Athletic, Chris Waugh.- Benitez’s long shadow - Bruce battling perception- How effective can Joelinton be?All this and more on #RivalRecon …
Rival Recon: Burnley Preview

Rival Recon: Burnley Preview

On this week’s edition of Rival Recon on Anfield Index pro, Hari welcomes on Burnley correspondent for The Athletic, Andy Jones, to help preview the Reds upcoming trip to Turf Moor this Saturday.- How will Dyche approach Saturday’s game?- Burnley’s under appreciated flexibility - Gomez returns to Turf MoorAll this and more on #RivalRecon …
Rival Recon: Arsenal Preview

Rival Recon: Arsenal Preview

After slogging it out with Chelsea in the Istanbul humidity for the UEFA Super Cup, then travelling to St Mary’s to overcome a game Southampton side, Liverpool ended last week as league leaders, with another trophy won under the Klopp era.With the Reds finally having had a full week to rest, Rival Recon returns to preview this weekend’s game against Arsenal as Unai Emery’s side arrive at Anfield on Saturday.Here to him dive into the world of the Gunners, Hari Sethi welcomes on co-host of the brand new football podcast, @Stadio, it’s @Ryanhunn.All this and more on #RivalRecon …
Rival Recon: Top 6 Rivals - Man City

Rival Recon: Top 6 Rivals - Man City

On the last edition of the Rival Recon Top Six series, we focus in on last season’s Premier League winners, Man City. Hari is joined by MEN writer Simon Bajkowski to discuss all things Man City. After winning a domestic treble and topping Liverpool in one of the tightest title races in history, what can Man City do to match or even top last season? All this and more on #RivalRecon …
Rival Recon: Southampton Preview

Rival Recon: Southampton Preview

After the Reds kicked off their season with a 4-1 home win at home to newly promoted Norwich, Rival Recon returns as our focus shifts towards Saturday’s game against Southampton.Hari welcomes on Southampton correspondent for The Athletic, Carl Anka, to offer his insight on the task facing Hasenhuttl this season and just what to expect from the Austrian’s side this weekend.- Southampton fans prepared to be patient- Hasenhuttl’s pressing approach - Reds to rotate after Super Cup exploits?All this and more on #RivalRecon …
Rival Recon: Top 6 Rivals - Chelsea

Rival Recon: Top 6 Rivals - Chelsea

On the penultimate edition of the Rival Recon Top Six series, we focus in on last season’s 3rd place finishers and Europa League winners, Chelsea. After a turbulent and eventful season under Sarri, Chelsea embark upon a new PL campaign with club legend Frank Lampard at the helm. Hari welcomes on Rebecca Watkins from the DidItCrossTheLine podcast to dive into the world of Chelsea and just what fans are expecting from the season ahead. - How much patience will Lampard be afforded? - A season under the spotlight for Chelsea’s forgotten youth - How will Chelsea approach the Super Cup? All this and more on #RivalRecon …
Rival Recon: Norwich Preview

Rival Recon: Norwich Preview

With the European Champions kicking things off on Friday at home to newly promoted Norwich, the first episode of Rival Recon for the new season focusses in on The Canaries journey back to life in the Premier League. Hari welcomes on Steve Cook from Norwich City fan-site My Football to give his insight into Farke, Pukki and what lies ahead for the Canaries this season.All this and more on #RivalRecon …
Rival Recon - Top 6 Rivals - Spurs

Rival Recon - Top 6 Rivals - Spurs

On another edition of the Top Six series of Rival Recon here on Anfield Index Pro, we turn our attention to last season’s 4th place finishers and the Reds’ former opponents in Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur. Hari welcomes Editor of Tifo football, Seb Stafford-Bloor back to the pod to take a look at what shape Pochettino’s side are in as they approach their first full season in their new North London home. - A signing! How influential can Ndombele be? - Poch frustrated by slow moving Levy? - Are Spurs in danger of things going stale? All this and more on #RivalRecon …
Rival Recon - Top 6 Rivals - Arsenal

Rival Recon - Top 6 Rivals - Arsenal

On this edition of the Top Six series of Rival Recon here on Anfield Index Pro, we move onto last season’s 5th place finishers Arsenal. Hari Sethi welcomes on freelance journalist for Vice, BBC, Arseblog and others, Tom Usher to discuss his expectations for Emery’s second season and why selling Mustafi could be as big as signing Nicolas Pepe! - Missing out on CL last season - Spending big… but not on defence? - Emery’s second season under scrutiny All this and more on #Rival Recon …