Liverpool 0-0 Man City: Who was the Man of the Match?

Liverpool 0-0 Man City: Who was the Man of the Match?

Riyad Mahrez's late penalty miss has left Liverpool fans pondering whether their side's goalless draw with Manchester City represents a point gained or two points dropped. On the one hand, the Reds could be thankful that they were not punished for what was an uninspiring performance, bereft of the anticipated vigour, but on the other, it seems that a potentially crucial opportunity has been missed, with City expected to hoover up the points elsewhere. Liverpool flew out of the blocks …
Liverpool 0-0 Manchester City: Mahrez miss costs Citizens rare Anfield win

Liverpool 0-0 Manchester City: Mahrez miss costs Citizens rare Anfield win

Liverpool kept their unbeaten Premier League start intact, just, as Riyad Mahrez's late penalty miss cost Manchester City the chance for a first league win at Anfield since 2003. A stalemate was the last thing expected between the country's two finest teams, but a mutual respect between Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola saw chances few and far between as the two teams suffocated each other in possession. City had the better of the chances, culminating in Virgil van Dijk's challenge …
Key Stats from Spurs 1 Liverpool 2 - Five from Five

Key Stats from Spurs 1 Liverpool 2 - Five from Five

Liverpool did enough to see off Spurs 2-1 in an exciting game at Wembley. But what were the key stats from Liverpool’s fifth win in five league games? Spurs’ Defence Falls Apart Liverpool ended up scoring twice, with both goals contributed to by shocking goalkeeping errors. But it could and should have been more for the Reds but for poor play in the final third. Their expected goals was 2.98, with three big chances. Admittedly this is skewed by Bobby’s …
Liverpool make it four wins from four against Leicester City

Liverpool make it four wins from four against Leicester City

Every season we band about how ‘it’s our year.' Liverpool will finally land that elusive Premier League title, surging to the top with Jurgen Klopp’s scintillating philosophy of football. Things never really pan out that way, though. This year feels different mind you. The Reds now have the depth of quality; Shaqiri, Lallana, Sturridge and Keita all featured on the bench against Leicester and possessed the quality to turn the game on its head should they be required. Then you’ve …