Late Goal Loving Liverpool Win It Late Again

Late Goal Loving Liverpool Win It Late Again

Two late goals from Andy Robertson and Sadio Mane kept Liverpool's six point lead at the top of the Premier League table intact with a 2-1 win away to Aston Villa. The table toppers had trailed to a Trezeguet goal, but once again rescued the deserved three points late on in a display of patience and resolute character. From the outside, it was clear that the hosts would attempt to attack their illustrious guests and they had a chance almost …
How VAR Cost Liverpool a Win at Old Trafford in the Premier League

How VAR Cost Liverpool a Win at Old Trafford in the Premier League

Could it be that Liverpool's ideal start at the premier league season is over? The reds reeled off eight victories to open the new campaign. There is 17 straight prem win generally which is one shy of beating the Manchester city record. It needed an 85th-minute goal to salvage a point in the 1-1 draw against Manchester united. Manchester United took the 1st half to lean on a strike. Marcus Rashford steered a fantastic cross from Daniel James bypassing Alisson, …
Manchester United 1-1 Liverpool - Player Ratings as below-par Reds sneak Old Trafford draw

Manchester United 1-1 Liverpool - Player Ratings as below-par Reds sneak Old Trafford draw

Well, that was horrendous. Liverpool should not have let this Manchester United side get away as easily as they did at Old Trafford tonight. The Reds went down in the first half to a contentious Marcus Rashford goal, but Adam Lallana's late equaliser spared the blushes, as Jurgen Klopp's men remained the only unbeaten side in the Premier League this season. Right from the get-go, the Reds were lethargic, as shoddy passing and lazy movements defined the play in the …
Lallana Levels Late for Liverpool

Lallana Levels Late for Liverpool

A late goal from substitute Adam Lallana salvaged a point for Liverpool in their 1-1 draw with Manchester United at Old Trafford this evening. The home team had lead through a Marcus Rashford goal mired in controversy but Lallana, who replaced Jordan Henderson, had the simple task of converting Andrew Robertson's cross into an empty net in the 85th minute. The beginning of the game was typical of a first match after an international break; slack passes were compounded by …
Reserved Reds Retain Summit Status

Reserved Reds Retain Summit Status

Liverpool retained top spot in the Premier League with a comfortable 3-1 victory over Newcastle at Anfield in Saturday's 12:30 kick off. A brace of goals from Sadio Mané as well as a Mohamed Salah strike were enough to seal the win for Jurgen Klopp's men, despite falling behind to an early Jetro Willems goal from the visitor's. The hosts made two additions from their 3-0 win away to Burnley three weeks ago, with Alex Oxlade Chamberlain coming in for …
Player Ratings as Liverpool Top the Toon

Player Ratings as Liverpool Top the Toon

A lovely, routine(ish) win for the Reds to start your weekend off. Slightly annoying that everyone's favourite FIFA 12 left-back decided to blam one in with his weak foot before we'd played 10 minutes, but at least it gave Steve Bruce something other than his evening Mixed Grill to be happy about. After that, Sadio does what he's done all year, Salah bags one too and Jurgen Klopp goes home a content man. Here's your ratings. Adrian keeps his cool …
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 …
Were the Reds Outplayed by Chelsea or Played out of the Game by VAR Incompetence?

Were the Reds Outplayed by Chelsea or Played out of the Game by VAR Incompetence?

Chelsea put two past Liverpool to send them crashing out of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night, sealing the deal with a stunner from Eden Hazard. But manager Jürgen Klopp was upset about more than just the result. In the press conference after the match, Klopp decided to take aim at the use of VAR, claiming that the Chelsea equaliser should not have been allowed. That goal came from a Hazard free-kick. Ross Barkley got on the end of it …
VAR Causes Chaos At Anfield

VAR Causes Chaos At Anfield

There was a period of absolute perplexity on Saturday as spectators watched Craig Pawson haplessly hold his hand to his earpiece, waiting for a decision to come through from VAR. Jake Livermore appeared to tug down Mohamed Salah in the penalty area, with the referee turning to the newly trialled technology before eventually pointing to the spot. That was one of two big calls at Anfield, with Craig Dawson’s header ruled out for a foul on Firmino after heading in …
Observations as Liverpool Crash Out of FA Cup

Observations as Liverpool Crash Out of FA Cup

Liverpool slumped to their second successive defeat on Saturday night, crashing out of the FA Cup fourth round for the third season in a row. Ending all chances of capturing a trophy this year, The Reds produced a very abject performance as West Brom secured their second win since August - one of which came against Exeter City. Bobby Firmino gave the home team a good start after Jonny Evans was caught dwelling in possession. Mohamed Salah raced through on …