Lacklustre Liverpool Survive Scare To Cement Top Spot

Lacklustre Liverpool Survive Scare To Cement Top Spot

A fortuitous Georginio Wijnaldum volley secured a hard-fought victory for Liverpool away to Sheffield United. The Dutchman's goal, which was borne from a goalkeeping mistake, saw the Reds cement their place at the top of the table, with the European Champions now seven wins from seven this season. Liverpool’s slow starts to early kick off’s is well-publicized and it proved to be the case again at an atmospheric Bramall Lane. The Reds opening salvos were compounded by several poor touches, …
Virgil Van Dijk - Here To Stay

Virgil Van Dijk - Here To Stay

Virgil Van Dijk has been not just one of Liverpool’s best players this season, but one of if not the best player in England. His deserved triumph at the PFA Player of the Year awards, coupled with the fact that he’s now a realistic contender for the Ballon D’Or, means that he is swimming in accolades. It’s incredibly difficult to compare across positions, so let’s just say that he’s the best defender in world football, and almost certainly a top …
Player Ratings as Liverpool amaze in Munich

Player Ratings as Liverpool amaze in Munich

VIRGIL VAN DIJK. THE NUMBER 69. SAY NO MORE. No, no. I promised Gags I'd have a week off from the Virgil van Sex God references, so let's talk about how good the Reds are / were / will continue to be instead. Going to the Allianz Arena and coming away with a 3-1 win despite looking in third gear all night is evidence of the unit Jurgen Klopp has put together. Oddsmakers erroneously had the Reds as 1x2 underdogs. Their …
V for Van Dijk: One Man's Stand Against the Establishment

V for Van Dijk: One Man's Stand Against the Establishment

TURF MOOR, Burnley: The game poised at one all after the Clarets took an early lead. Liverpool have earned themselves a freekick in an odd position. Too far out to shoot, too close to the centre of the pitch to fire in a cross with any true potential for damage. Or so one would think. With a clever lay off and return, Trent Alexander Arnold curls an exquisite free-kick to the back post to a surging Virgil Van Dijk, who …