Under-appreciated Trent Becoming A Key Player For Klopp

Under-appreciated Trent Becoming A Key Player For Klopp

A lot has been made of the fact that Joe Gomez has been out injured for Liverpool this season – and the impact that that has on Liverpool’s defence. But comparatively, not as much has been made of the impact of losing Trent Alexander-Arnold for a period of time – with Trent missing six of Liverpool’s last eleven games through two injuries and making his return as a sub against Bournemouth. So how much impact does Trent have on the …
Liverpool v Bayern Munich - German giants come a-knockin' at Anfield's door

Liverpool v Bayern Munich - German giants come a-knockin' at Anfield's door

The Details   Venue - Anfield, Liverpool Referee - Gianluca Rocchi (ITA) Date & Time - Tuesday, February 19th 2019 @ 20:00 Current Odds - Liverpool 1/1, Draw 14/5, FC Bayern 23/10 Form Liverpool Form Liverpool stumbled to two draws in their last five games and at the turn of the year, they lost their first and only Premier League game of the season at Manchester City. However, The Reds bounced back last weekend with a convincing 3-0 win at home to Bournemouth before …
Bobby Firmino: The man who defines a Liverpool performance

Bobby Firmino: The man who defines a Liverpool performance

"He was a player I thought was one of the best in the Bundesliga so, when I saw that Liverpool had signed him, I thought: 'How could Liverpool do this?" Those were the words of Jurgen Klopp back in 2016, as he gushed over the quality of Roberto Firmino. The Brazilian must have felt like a beautiful added bonus to Klopp when he had become Liverpool manager the previous year - a player tailor-made to flourish under the charismatic German. …
Bargain Basement Buys That Liverpool could go for this Summer

Bargain Basement Buys That Liverpool could go for this Summer

It's no secret that the foundation of Liverpool’s recent success has been their excellent transfer business. Prior to the capture of Virgil Van Dijk for a world record transfer fee for a defender and the following summer spending spree which saw four new faces walk through the Shankly gates, Michael Edwards and co conducted much savvier business via calculated risks including the now irreplaceable Mo Salah. The Egyptian king’s value has skyrocketed to such an extent since his arrival at …
Liverpool coach Pep Lijnders lifts lid on tactical tweak in Reds forward line

Liverpool coach Pep Lijnders lifts lid on tactical tweak in Reds forward line

Liverpool's assistant coach Pep Lijnders has revealed the thinking behind Mohamed Salah's more advanced role in The Reds' attack this season. Lijnders spoke to Neil Jones at Goal.com about his return to Merseyside after a brief but unsuccessful stint as manager of NEC Nijmegen in Holland. Having been officially unveiled as Zeljko Buvac's replacement as assistant to Jurgen Klopp, Lijnders plays a larger role at the club now and, as such, has a hand in all tactical discussions with the …
Balance the Key to Fixing Liverpool's 4-3-3

Balance the Key to Fixing Liverpool's 4-3-3

At the start of the season, before a ball had been kicked, the assumption was that Liverpool would end the season with a first choice midfield of Fabinho, Keita and one other midfielder. Liverpool’s two new, big money, acquisitions were expected to dominate the team sheet sooner or later, and the question of which of the remaining trio – Milner, Henderson or Wijnaldum – would fit the third midfield slot. Since then, that particular question has been rather emphatically answered …
Four Reds stars selected by Cardiff's Sol Bamba in his Team of the Week

Four Reds stars selected by Cardiff's Sol Bamba in his Team of the Week

Cardiff City defender  Sol Bamba selected four Liverpool players from their 3-0 win over Bournemouth for his Sky Sports Premier League Team of the Week on Monday. Bamba, who scored the opening goal as Cardiff fought their way to an impressive 2-1 win at Southampton on Saturday, is a huge admirer of The Reds. The veteran centre-back gave his reasons for including Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson, Gini Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino in his Team of the Week selection.
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Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth: Who Was Man of the Match?

Amid accusations that Liverpool were beginning to buckle under the pressure of an intensifying title race, the Reds produced a determined and assured performance to overwhelm Bournemouth and regain top spot. Sadio Mane's fantastic header gave the home side the lead, but it was Georginio Wijnaldum's delightful second which truly settled the nerves at Anfield and seemed to put the result beyond reasonable doubt. Mohamed Salah then rounded off a stunning move with a well-taken third, and from that point, …
Observations as Liverpool Dispatch Bournemouth

Observations as Liverpool Dispatch Bournemouth

Liverpool produced the perfect response after two frustrating draws against Leicester and West Ham with a routine 3-0 win against Bournemouth to retake their place at the top of the table before Manchester City face Chelsea on Sunday. The Reds delivered a full-proof performance with Sadio Mane opening the scoring before a goal from Gini Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah either side of half-time ensured the three points. Here are the observations from the match: Gini Wijnaldum shows Liverpool what they've …
Key Stats As Reds Resurgent Against Bournemouth

Key Stats As Reds Resurgent Against Bournemouth

Liverpool moved back to the top of the Premier League for the time being with a fantastic 3-0 win over Bournemouth. But what are the key stats from yet another top performance at Anfield? Midfield Maestro Naby Leads The Charge Overall, Liverpool’s midfield were absolutely excellent, and at the heart of that was Naby Keita. His all-round game was outstanding, winning 7/8 tackles, making 97 passes at 91% accuracy means that he was able to completely control the game. But …
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