Why Liverpool should have had a clean sheet against Leicester

Jamie Vardy's goal should NOT have stood, according to the rule book “He made the game interesting,” smiled Jurgen Klopp after Liverpool’s win over Leicester. He was referring, of course, to Lucas’ momentary meltdown, which allowed Jamie Vardy to briefly bring the champions back into the game at 2-1. Interesting it certainly did make things – although nervy is another adjective that could be used – but Liverpool’s second-half riposte was impressive. And hey, ...

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Chelsea Captain John Terry May Miss Liverpool Game

John Terry, Chelsea captain, limped off the pitch and later left the Liberty Stadium on crutches on Sunday afternoon. In a game that ended in a disappointing 2-2 draw for Antonio Conte's side, things got a bit worse for them as their captain left the pitch after the game in pain, and later left the stadium on crutches. This development could see the Londoners welcome Liverpool on Friday evening without their iconic ...

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Ben Woodburn stars as Liverpool U23s thrash Leicester City 4-0

Liverpool U23s forward Ben Woodburn was in fine form as the young Reds defeated Leicester City U23s 4-0 at Prenton Park. After the U18s sealed a 3-1 win over Stoke City on Saturday morning, and the first team followed that up with a 4-1 mauling of Leicester later that evening, the U23s took on the young Foxes on Sunday afternoon. Welcoming Steve Beaglehole’s side to Tranmere for their Premier League 2 clash, ...

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The Liverpool Squad – Part 2: The Full-Back Problem

Unlike the much changed situation concerning goalkeepers,  the full-back problem still seems far from anything desirable. If anything, the squad in this position seems even thinner than it was last season. Brad Smith (permanently) and Jon Flanagan (on loan) have left the club. It was probably the right thing to do for the two youngsters, in order to get some crucially important game-time as the next step in their development. ...

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Match Report: Liverpool – Leicester City 4:1

Liverpool celebrated the opening of the new Main Stand by completely outplaying and convincingly beating the reigning champions Leicester City. In the first game of the season at Anfield, Liverpool hosted Leicester City, the reigning champions. Getting the three points was essential to both teams, so a lively game with a lot of goals was expected, and the participants delivered. Claudio Ranieri's side started the match in their tried and tested 4-4-2 formation, ...

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Live Game Cafe! Liverpool vs Leicester

Team news According to the Mirror, for champions Leicester, goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel is available after recovering from a hernia operation. Also, their record signing Islam Slimani could make his debut in the Premier League. On the other hand, Nampalys Mendy is out with an ankle injury while Jeff Schlupp will not be risked by boss Claudio Ranieri as he continues to recover from a muscle strain. Goalkeeper Loris Karius has recovered from his hand operation ...

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The Liverpool Squad – Part 1: The Goalkeeping Situation

Is Liverpool's squad improving? The goalkeeper position has certainly been one of the more troublesome issues of the last several seasons, in fact ever since Pepe Reina left. It is probably the area of the pitch where Liverpool had least suitable cover or competition for the starting spot. Is that about to change? Here we look at the options available to Jurgen Klopp. Simon Mignolet The one that so far had the privilege ...

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Liverpool Officially Unveil New Anfield Main Stand as Jurgen Klopp is Joined by Club Legends

Klopp has urged fans to make noise at Anfield after work to add 8,000 more seats onto the capacity were completed ahead of the Leicester game The new Anfield Main Stand has been officially unveiled by Liverpool. Club legends were joined by Jurgen Klopp and the Fenway Sports Group trio of John W Henry, Tom Werner and Mike Gordon at Anfield 24 hours before the opening match. Liverpool welcome Premier League champions Leicester ...

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Leicester warn Liverpool they are in the mood to be party poopers as new £150m Main Stand opens

The Reds welcome the champions on Saturday for their first home game of the new season in front of what could be Anfield's biggest crowd since 1976-77 Champions Leicester aim to send out a “statement” by winning at the new-look Anfield, according to Andy King. The Foxes’ Premier League title defence finally got up and running with a 2–1 home victory over Swansea after losing at promoted Hull and drawing with Arsenal. And ...

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Loris Karius is fit but Simon Mignolet to face champions on Saturday

Jurgen Klopp has been happy with Mignolet's start to the season. Simon Mignolet is set to retain his place in the Liverpool side for Saturday’s Premier League clash with champions Leicester City at Anfield. The Belgium international’s involvement has been the subject of debate with fellow goalkeeper Loris Karius returning to full training at Melwood this week after recovering from a broken hand. However, as it stands manager Jurgen Klopp is unlikely to ...

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Sadio Mane – Standard Chartered Player of the Month

Liverpool's new winger Sadio Mane has been voted Standard Chartered Player of the Month.  In a contest that saw 9142 votes on the club's official website, the 24-year old Senegalese tops the list as the best player of the month of August deservedly, collecting 73% of the votes. Mane was extremely important and gave fantastic performances in all the games he played last month, and was sorely missed at Turf Moor, ...

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