Preview: Chelsea vs Liverpool

Falling 2-0 to Napoli in their opening Champions League group fixture, Liverpool must now shift their attention back to the league. They've no time to mope over their defeat for their next opponents are 'Big 6' rivals Chelsea. Lampard's young guns got off to a rocky start in their European campaign too, losing 1-0 to Valencia at home. Coupled with their penalty shoot-out loss to the Reds in the Super ...

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Preview: Napoli vs Liverpool

Finally, Champions League football is back! Ever since lifting the trophy in Madrid, fans have been fervently waiting for European action to return. And it will on Tuesday night, when the Reds walk out onto the pitch at the San Paolo Stadium. A familiar opponent will be awaiting them, with Carlo Ancelotti and his men squaring off against Liverpool as group stage rivals. As Liverpool begin their defence of the European ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Newcastle

Enjoying success with their respective countries, Liverpool's internationals will return to Melwood in a buoyant mood. They'll be looking to maintain the good start to the season with another victory against Newcastle on Saturday. Led by former Red Devil Steve Bruce, the Magpies will have a point to prove after being written off by many at the start of the season. With league action returning, let us preview both sides. Injury Ravaged ...

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Preview: Burnley vs Liverpool

Having successfully defended their spot at the top of the table, the Reds will travel next to Burnley to take on Sean Dyche's side. Knocked out of the League Cup by Sunderland during the midweek, the Clarets will be looking for a response against Liverpool. Taking into account of previous visits, Jurgen Klopp would rightly urge caution going into the game. Ahead of Saturday's match at Turf Moor, here's the preview ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Arsenal

Running out 2-1 victors in their last Premier League outing against Southampton, the Reds will be returning to action on Merseyside this weekend. Their opponents would be fellow 'Big 6' rival Arsenal, who themselves beat Burnley 2-1 to finish matchday 2 in 2nd place. Both teams boast a 100% record heading into the fixture, but only one can walk away with their record intact. Ahead of Saturday's top of the table ...

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Liverpool 4-1 Norwich: Bobby Dazzler

Did anyone else forgot how good the Reds are? Perhaps it was the divide between the Champions of Europe and a lesser Premier League side that came as a shock. Liverpool were spectacular. Norwich played very well, attacking with a combination of quality and fearlessness that we are unlikely to face many times this season. But when the Reds upped a gear it showed. Liverpool could up the tempo at the ...

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Community Shield Preview: Manchester City vs Liverpool

With the last of the preseason friendlies being played, the Reds will be back in competitive action. A trip to Wembley awaits them, where they'll contest the Community Shield against familiar foes Manchester City. While it may not be the most important piece of silverware, both sides will be desperate to inflict the first blow in what will likely be a duel for the league title. Ahead of the season's curtain ...

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Liverpool vs Tottenham: 5 Talking Points As The Reds Lift Their 6th European Cup

"From doubters to believers" That was Jurgen Klopp's rallying call when he was announced as the Liverpool manager. And believe they did, as Klopp led his men to clinch the European Cup a little under 4 years later. After the painful memories of finishing second best on no less than 4 separate occasions, Klopp and co finally have a winner's medal to show for their efforts. On a night which will live ...

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Champions League Final Preview: Liverpool vs Tottenham

After 3 weeks of fervent waiting, the Champions League final is finally upon us. For a second successive season, Liverpool has made it to the finals. Having been felled at the final hurdle the previous year, the Reds will be determined to bring home "Old Big Ears". Standing in their way would be a familiar foe, with Tottenham determined to cap off their first ever Champions League final with a ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Barcelona

Undone by the brilliance of Lionel Messi, Liverpool have a mountain to climb in the 2nd leg of the semi-finals. Against one of the best teams in the world, the Reds will have to be at their 110% to stand a chance of progressing. Trying to overturn a 3-0 deficit is undoubtedly hard, but if there's one team that's able to do it it's Liverpool. With the Merseysiders hoping to call ...

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Preview: Newcastle vs Liverpool

Beaten 3-0 in Catalonia on Wednesday night, Liverpool will be keen to resume their title chase on Saturday. Newcastle, led by the legendary Rafa Benitez, will be the opponents. With them looking certain to beat the drop, they'll be looking to finish as high up the table as possible. Another 3 points against the Reds will certainly aid their ambition, hence Klopp and co should be wary of facing them. In ...

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Porto 1-4 Liverpool: Getting the Job Done

Liverpool traveled to Portugal to face Porto once more, taking a two-goal lead from Anfield with them. The stakes are at this point incredibly high, and that goes for every game in both competitions between now and the end of the season. Team News Manager Jurgen Klopp provided a fantastic piece of news ahead of this clash by revealing that Joe Gomez was finally ready to play. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Rhian Brewster ...

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Liverpool 2-0 Porto: Advantage Reds

There's no real need to mention the excitement of the season run-in anymore; we all feel it all too keenly. Liverpool welcomed Porto to Anfield as the two teams meet for the second consecutive Champions League campaign, this time in the quarterfinal. Team News Jurgen Klopp was still without Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Adam Lallana was unavailable to face his old club four days earlier due to a "slight muscle issue" and hadn't recovered for ...

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Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Another Scare Survived

Liverpool welcomed Tottenham Hotspur to Anfield in the 32nd round of the Premier League season on Sunday. The importance for the Reds to do their best to win every game between now and the end of the season can hardly be exaggerated, and in any case, it doesn't need explaining at this point. The title race is finely balanced. Manchester City won their game away to Fulham on Saturday, so there ...

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View from the Main Stand – Burnley (H)

Supply and Demand, words uttered multiple times a debate about getting a so-called golden ticket for a Liverpool match is ignited. As the title race continues to unfold, the number of tickets available appears to be sliding as each match progresses and the demand only seems to intensify with those who spend their time refreshing the Liverpool ticket page several times again frustrated by tickets appearing and vanishing before your ...

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Liverpool 4-2 Burnley: The Reds Run Past the Clarets to Close Down the Gap

Liverpool hosted Burnely in the 30th round of the 2018/19 Premier League season, and a win was imperative for the Reds as they looked to close down the gap to league leaders Manchester City to one point again after the defending champions beat Watford on Saturday. Team News Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain had made a brief return to action after 11 months out by playing 41 minutes of the U-23 team on Friday and ...

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Scouting Liverpool a new striker in the Bundesliga

With Daniel Sturridge set to leave Liverpool in the summer, Divock Origi's future uncertain, Dominic Solanke being sold to Bournemouth and young Rhian Brewster coming back from a difficult injury, Jürgen Klopp is nailed on to look for a new attacker in the summer, presumably a striker. At the moment, Mohamed Salah is being used as a number nine and Roberto Firmino can play there too, but both should be, ...

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Liverpool 4-3 Crystal Palace: Match Report

Having bounced back from a two-game losing streak by beating Brighton and Hove Albion, Liverpool welcomed Crystal Palace to Anfield on Saturday, January 19th, in what was to be a part of the 23rd round of the 2018/19 Premier League season. The Reds were looking to put seven points between themselves and second-place Manchester City once again, before the title holders played their game away to Huddersfield the next day. Team ...

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Manchester City 2-1 Liverpool: Match Report

It was always going to come down to these two teams, wasn't it? Even before the season had started, the football world predicted a title race between Liverpool and Manchester City, slightly favoring the defending champions perhaps. But not many expected this kind of result string from the Reds; their best start to a Premier League campaign ever. Team News Apart from the usual names (Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip), ...

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Liverpool to give City the Blues

Liverpool play Manchester City in what many perceive as the match which will determine as to the Premier League title’s eventual destination. It’s a bit premature to be labelling this encounter as a title decider at this halfway junction of the 2018/19 season. This latest encounter between Manchester City, the current Champions and the bookies favourites for the title, Liverpool promises to be a lively affair. City reeling from the shock ...

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Liverpool 5-1 Arsenal: Match Report

In what was undoubtedly as a hugely important game for their hopes to clinch the ever illusive Premier League title, Liverpool welcomed Arsenal to Anfield in their last game of 2018. Both teams have had a terrific season, comparatively. As the Reds' march saw them achieve their best 19-game tally ever and sit top of the league, it has to be said that Arsenal have done a lot better than many ...

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Liverpool’s Mid-Season Review

As 2018 draws to close, Kopites can look back on the year with both pride and joy. Rising from the ashes of defeat in Kiev, the Reds have made a storming start to the new season. With more than half of league matches played already, let's review the progress made by this team so far. Competitions Competition wise, Liverpool are in one of the best position they could ever be. Top of ...

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Liverpool Fans – Their Own Worst Enemy

Throughout our history, Liverpool FC have prided ourselves on the unrelenting support and belief of the fans. Some attribute that attitude to the City's hardships, particularly in the years of the Thatcher government. During the 1970's and 1980's especially, the City was in turmoil, and football was a release not just from work, but from life for many. Liverpool FC was at the forefront of it all, but in truth, ...

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Burnley 1-3 Liverpool: Match Report

As the congested schedule set to last throughout December slowly begins, Liverpool travelled to Burnley only three days after beating Everton in an incredible Merseyside Derby. Things weren't going very well for the home side prior to this match. The Clarets had picked up only nine points from 14 Premier League games (only four at Turf Moor) and were sitting in 19th place. A far cry from what we had become ...

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Preview: Burnley vs Liverpool

The dust has barely settled following Divock Origi's dramatic derby winner, but there's no time for the team to dwell on it. That's because a trip to Turf Moor beckons, marking the start of regular midweek league fixtures. The Clarets, who were beaten 2-0 by Crystal Palace, will be wanting to prove a point on their own turf. Being the visitors, Liverpool have to be on the alert, and not ...

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Preview: PSG vs Liverpool

Chalking up his 300th league victory at the weekend, Klopp will be looking for another win in midweek. History favours the Reds, having beaten the Parisians in the Champions League group stage opener. Klopp's opposite number Thomas Tuchel will be doing his utmost best to make sure that doesn't happen, with his side looking to inflict defeat on the Merseysiders. With that, let's take a look at the key pointers ...

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Watford 0-3 Liverpool: Match Report

After another long international break, Liverpool traveled to Watford to play their 13th Premier League game of the season at Vicarage Road. Both teams have had an excellent start to their respective campaigns, and all the signs suggested we were in for an interesting battle. Team News Having left international duty due to a slight hamstring problem, Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson was back and available. The only absentees, apart from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, ...

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Preview: Watford vs Liverpool

  With the final international break out of the way, Liverpool can focus on the league for the remainder of the year. They'll travel to Vicarage Road, aiming to further extend their unbeaten start in the league. 7th placed Watford will be hoping that the home support will count for something, and halt the Merseysiders storming start to the season. Ahead of Saturday's game, here's the preview of both sides. Preserving The ...

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November International Roundup

For the final time this year, fans will have to make do with international football instead of club football. With Liverpool not in action for the weekend, let us check in on several Reds who're away on international duty. In Thursday's 3-0 victory over USA, Trent-Alexander Arnold grabbed his maiden goal for England. In the buildup to the game, all talk was centered on Wayne Rooney's farewell game, but it was ...

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Liverpool 4-0 Red Star: Match Report

Having beaten Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield in the Champions League opener and lost away to Napoli, Liverpool welcomed Red Star Belgrade in the third game of this season's edition of UEFA's elite competition. The Reds came into the match on the back of a 0-1 win away at Huddersfield. The contest was settled by a Mo Salah strike in the 24th minute, and the team approached the Red Star showdown with ...

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A Rumour Roundup – Updated

We're not a quarter into the season yet, but transfer rumours are, as always, coming in thick. One that has some scent of relative credibility around it comes from the north-east. Over at Newcastle upon Tyne, there's no denying the fact that the Magpies are in some trouble having won only two points from their opening eight games. And according to Newcastle Chronicle, our old friend Rafa Benitez sees the January transfer ...

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Southampton, Potential Banana Skin

With the euphoria of Tuesday night’s win over Paris Saint-Germain still fresh in the minds of the fans, thoughts turn to Saturday’s visit of Southampton to Anfield. Having witnessed an exhilarating and pulsating Champions League 3:2 victory over the French club, expectations are sky high amongst the fans that this Liverpool team is the best since the 1987-88 season. Many fans indeed have taken to social media to express their ...

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Liverpool’s Five Best South American Imports

Liverpool's investment in South American talent has been a bit hit and miss to be honest. However, it is fair to say, that when we have got it right the effects have been memorable and spectacular. With a combination of grit, flare, passion and real quality, the best products of that football mad continent have been almost tailor made for the Kop. Here's a look at five of our best imports. 5. ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs PSG

Having successfully defeated Tottenham at Wembley, Liverpool will be looking to fry bigger fish outside the domestic league. The Reds will kick off their maiden European game of the season by hosting French giants Paris Saint-Germain. Being in a group that also contains the likes of Napoli and Red Star Belgrade, Liverpool will be hoping to set the pace by getting a result against the French. Ahead of the mouthwatering clash between ...

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Internationals: A round up of the Reds on duty

A total of 19 Reds were called up by their respective countries for international duty. While Adam Lallana and Simon Mignolet has since withdrawn from the England and Belgium squads respectively, there were still plenty of Reds in action. Here's the rundown of the matches that Liverpool players were involved in. Newly appointed Scotland captain Andy Robertson endured a disappointing start, with his team falling 4-0 to Belgium on Friday. Goals from ...

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League and Champions League squads confirmed

Liverpool Football Club have confirmed their Premier League squad as well as their Champions League group stage squads with the most telling of omissions. Serbian Lazar Markovic who hasn't made a competitive appearance for the club since his debut season of 2014/15 has not been selected despite there being ample room to fit him in. Connor Randall who is currently out on loan is named amongst Liverpool's home grown contingent. The ...

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The Liverpool Squad – Part 6: A Tale of Four Strikers

While we wait for the Premier League to restart after the lull of the international break, let’s take a look at the strikers at Klopp’s disposal, and finish this perhaps over-stretched analysis of the Liverpool squad. Christain Benteke, Mario Balotelli and Jerome Sinclair left the club in the summer, while no natural strikers came in. So how does this decrease in numbers affect the team’s attacking output? For now it seems - ...

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The Liverpool Squad – Part 5: Attacking Midfield

The fifth part of our analysis of the squad at Klopp’s disposal represents an estimate of the players occupying the attacking midfield positions, as well as a few options that the boss hasn’t used there this term yet. As was the case with central midfield, the composition of this part of the team will also significantly depend on the formation the manager decides to employ. Philippe Coutinho Liverpool’s “little magician” needs no ...

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