Mo Salah: Both underappreciated & overprotected?

Mo Salah: Both underappreciated & overprotected?

Contrary to popular belief, Mohamed Salah is much more like Cristiano Ronaldo than Lionel Messi. The Egyptian superstar may possess the latter's gorgeous left foot and low centre of gravity, but there is so much more about him that screams Ronaldo. Away from the grinning face and all-round likeable personality, there is a huge ego where Salah is concerned - he is someone who knows exactly how good he is, precisely how many goals he has scored and is well …

"A special player" - Joe Gomez heaps praise on Liverpool teammate after victory over United

Liverpool's young centre-back Joe Gomez says he was "buzzing" for Virgil van Dijk after the Reds defender scored and helped his side to a clean sheet in the win over Manchester United on Sunday. Van Dijk soared above the United defence to head home a Trent Alexander-Arnold corner, giving Liverpool an early lead in the game. The Reds' number 4 was then commanding in defence when the visitors began to push for an equaliser late in the second half. Mohamed …
Liverpool 2-0 Manchester United: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool 2-0 Manchester United: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool move 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League with a game in hand after a 2-0 victory over Manchester United at Anfield. The match should have been wrapped up long before it was, leading to a nervous final 10 or 15 minutes. The Reds held on, though, and the 3 points were sealed in second half injury time by Mo Salah. Alisson had very little to do, but the few shots that did come his way …
Lustrous Liverpool Maintain Winning Run

Lustrous Liverpool Maintain Winning Run

Liverpool opened up a 16 point lead at the top of the Premier League table with victory a 2-0 victory over their eternal rivals, Manchester United, at Anfield. Goals in either half from Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah gave the Reds a deserved victory in a performance of almost ceaseless dominance, with the final scoreline flattering the beleaguered visitors. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team were the only team to have taken any points off the table toppers in what has …
Five of Liverpool's Champions League winners make the UEFA.com Fans' Team of the Year for 2019

Five of Liverpool's Champions League winners make the UEFA.com Fans' Team of the Year for 2019

Liverpool's Champions League-winning squad has had five of its star players voted onto the UEFA.com Fans' Team of the Year for 2019. The Reds players making the UEFA team are Alisson Becker, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Virgil van Dijk, Andy Robertson and Sadio Mané - of course, Mané has also recently been crowned the CAF 2019 African Player of the Year. The other six players voted onto the UEFA team of 2019 are Matthijs de Ligt, Frenkie de Jong, Kevin De Bruyne, …
Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Liverpool: Who Was Man of the Match?

Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 Liverpool: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool break the record for the best start to a top flight season ever after beating Spurs 1-0 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. It was a bit nervy at the end with the Reds’ performance levels dropping in the latter stages of the second half, leading to a couple of good chances for Son Heung-Min and Giovani Lo Celso. Thankfully for us, they couldn’t find the target and we go marching on in the Premier League. In goal, Alisson was …
Resolute Liverpool Keep On Their Winning Ways

Resolute Liverpool Keep On Their Winning Ways

Liverpool moved 16 points ahead of second placed Leicester City in the Premier League table with a hard fought 1-0 victory away to Tottenham Hotspur. The win broke a European top five league record, with Jurgen Klopp's charges winning 20 and drawing one of their opening 21 league games. A solitary goal from Roberto Firmino sealed the victory for the Reds, despite a performance that often flitted between sublime and abject. The game was barely a few minutes old when …
Tottenham 0-1 Liverpool - Player Ratings as history-making Reds keep winning

Tottenham 0-1 Liverpool - Player Ratings as history-making Reds keep winning

Liverpool won. Now, that's not much of a story these days, is it? Roberto Firmino's goal at the end of the first half gave the Reds a 1-0 victory on their first visit to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, as Jurgen Klopp's men won their 20th game of the season. The Reds' 61 points in 21 games is the highest ever tally a team has recorded in a top-flight season in Europe's top 5 leagues. Liverpool had to hang on a …
Liverpool 1-0 Wolves: Who Was Man of the Match?

Liverpool 1-0 Wolves: Who Was Man of the Match?

We end 2019 with yet another 3 points at Anfield. It was a bit of a grind but, in the end, a deserved win despite a somewhat lacklustre performance. It was clear the team was suffering from the relentless fixture pile-up over this Christmas period and were unable to play with the same intensity as against Leicester. The win was all that mattered, though, and the Reds bagged another one. In goal, Alisson was solid as ever. He didn’t have …
Liverpool 1-0 Wolves - Player Ratings as Reds grind out another Anfield win

Liverpool 1-0 Wolves - Player Ratings as Reds grind out another Anfield win

Of course, the talk will be about VAR. But Liverpool have just won their 18th Premier League game out of  19 this season. They've gone back to 13 points atop the Premier League, after Sadio Mane's first-half goal sealed a 1-0 win over a plucky Wolves side at Anfield. Here's how each player fared for the Reds. Alisson Becker - 7/10 He had one save to make, after an inexplicable Van Dijk error set Jota free. Alisson made that save. …
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