Liverpool FC - The Difference A Year Makes

Liverpool FC - The Difference A Year Makes

Looking back, it’s really interesting to see where Liverpool are now compared to where they were at the same point in the previous season. So I thought it would be interesting to look at the side that started the opening eight games of last year, and compare and contrast where they are compared to this team. The obvious place to start is the bottom line. Liverpool weren’t quite in crisis with a poor start of 13 points from their first …
Andy Robertson - Best Left-Back in the Premier League

Andy Robertson - Best Left-Back in the Premier League

I must confess that I was amongst those potentially frustrated when Liverpool decided not to spend big money on a left-back last summer, instead plumping for Hull’s Andy Robertson. However, once I did some digging on Robbo, as I have several friends who support Hull, the overwhelming response was that it was a very positive signing and one who would be good value for money. Nevertheless, I think it’s fair to say that Robertson has, pound for pound, probably been …
Key Stats from Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle

Key Stats from Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle

Liverpool moved back to second, at least for 48 hours, by comfortably beating Newcastle 2-0 at Anfield. But what were the key stats from the game? Defensive Solidity Re-Emerging Liverpool have recently increasingly defended well in patches, but this seems to be a patch that is working for the club. One goal conceded in their last four games, with three clean sheets in their last five league games. And there are quantifiable underlying stats too, as the Reds have only …