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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Sadio Mane: Man on Form

In a season where Liverpool fans were expecting their Egyptian King to prove to be their main man once again, it is, in fact, their other striker who has been leading the line exceptionally well. Sadio Mane has scored 12 times since the turn of the year, including three braces, one of which came against Bayern Munich in the Champions League – and who can forget his clever backheel against Watford in the Premier ...

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The Ful Force of Sadio Mane

Job done. Top of the league. 3 points was a must by any means and the Reds delivered as they so often do. For the second time in a week, Liverpool don’t give in to the narrative. They’ve been pegged back in unlikely and bizarre circumstances and given all the reason in the world to fold. But they don’t. The lazy, hopeful shouts of nervousness and succumbing to too much pressure will have ...

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Fulham 1-2 Liverpool: Reds Survive Scare at the Cottage

Following their Champions League heroics in Munich, Liverpool traveled to London on Sunday, to the bank of The Thames, where they were to face Fulham at Craven Cottage as the 31st obstacle in their quest to end the 29-year-long Premier League title drought. The Cottagers' chances of survival were all but gone even before this round. Sitting in 19th, 13 points behind 17th-placed Burnley albeit with a game in hand on ...

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Bayern 1:3 Liverpool: Mané on Fire

European Elite. Liverpool have progressed to the last 8 of the Champions League in some fashion. Eyes have been on this team from the very beginning. From last year’s finalists to the group of death to the tie of the round of 16. Liverpool are European royalty and not just because of history. They are in the very highest bracket of world football and feared by all. Bayern Munich have not ...

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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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Preview: Everton vs Liverpool

Kicking off the month of March will be the eagerly anticipated Merseyside derby. The Reds will make the short trip across Stanley Park to take on the Bluenoses at Goodison Park. Following a glorious 5-0 home win against Watford, Klopp's men will be confident of taking the fight to their opponents. Everton on their part will be looking to avenge their loss earlier in the campaign. With it being the tenth ...

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Liverpool 5-0 Watford: Match Report

Just what was needed. Fans of the Reds had been forced to sit through two consecutive goalless draws, but that was very much not the case with the Hornets visiting. Sadio Mané opened the scoring for the home side just nine minutes into the match, heading home a sumptuous cross from young Trent Alexander-Arnold. After Mané nodded in the opener, you could feel a sense of calm echoing throughout Anfield. ...

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Preview: Manchester United vs Liverpool

  Host to fellow European heavyweights Bayern Munich on Tuesday night, Liverpool's work for the week isn't done yet. That's because they've to travel to Manchester to take on bitter rivals Manchester United. Despite beating them comfortably the last time round, this meeting will prove to be much tougher. Led by interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær, a resurgent United will be out to avenge their earlier loss in the campaign. Ahead ...

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Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth: Match Report

Liverpool surrendered their place at the top of the league to rivals Manchester City midweek on goal-difference, but the defending champions' win over Everton meant Liverpool now had a game in hand. It was Bournemouth who arrived to Anfield on Saturday, February 9, 2019. Very different from that of Liverpool, as well as Manchester City or any other Premier League club, the Cherries have been writing a remarkable story of their ...

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West Ham 1-1 Liverpool: Match Report

Liverpool traveled to the London Stadium on Monday, February 4th, where they were to take on West Ham United in the 25th round of the 2018/19 Premier League season. It was an important match for the Reds (wearing light gray on this occasion), as all of them for the rest of the campaign are likely to be. Manchester City beat Arsenal on Sunday by 3-1 and closed the gap down to ...

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Mane Points to Play For

Frustrating, of course. But look at the bigger picture. After this round of fixtures our title rivals are certainly more hurt than us. In many ways, watching our result would have added to their anger. Not only have they not capitalised but they have fallen further behind. Leicester are a very good team, especially when playing the top sides. Newcastle however, was supposed to be an easy three points before a ...

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Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: Match Report

Liverpool welcomed Leicester City to Anfield in what could yet prove a crucial moment of the Premier League season. It was the 24th game of the campaign for the two teams, with the Reds looking to take advantage of title rivals Manchester City taking a slap across the face at the north-east. Newcastle United, led by the great Rafa Benitez, had stunned the defending champions, and gave their manager's former ...

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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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Preview: Liverpool vs Crystal Palace

Having returned to winning ways last Saturday, the Reds next face Crystal Palace at home. A familiar face will be in the opposition dugout with Roy Hodgson the visiting manager. The Eagles, who themselves lost to Watford in the previous game, will be looking to bounce back. The following is a preview of the game in which Liverpool will be looking to claim all 3 points. Matip's Return In the buildup to ...

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Perfect December for Liverpool

What a month we've just witnessed. It's not very often a team goes through the whole month of December without defeat. But this Liverpool team isn't your average team. There's a resilience to us, we're relentless! Jürgen Klopp has instilled a winning mentality into his players.   https://www.instagram.com/p/BsBXuxBHFUC/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=kw4fzph07bn8 Everton at Anfield,  2nd December: 1-0 Everton arrived to Anfield with confidence, and made things difficult for Liverpool. But we kept going until virtually the last kick of ...

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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 3-1 Manchester United: Match Report

With the title race perfectly balanced at this point of the season, Liverpool welcomed their old foes Manchester United to Anfield in the middle of the very hectic month of December. A win would take the Reds back to the top of the Premier League table, while any other result promised the bragging rights to the mid-table visitors. Team News Jurgen Klopp was facing a few defensive issues. Joe Gomez was out ...

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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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Mane’s Magic at Liverpool

After Liverpool FC confirmed Mane's new 5 year deal on Thursday evening, the Reds can now celebrate having all of our prolific front three tied down until 2023. This is after Mo Salah and Bobby Firmino both signed new deals within the last twelve months to keep them at the club for the next 5 years. Due to this excellent news, now would be a great time to review the influence ...

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No Barca Business for a While

After the £142 million move of Phillipe Coutinho to Barcelona in the January transfer window, Sky Sports have suggested, from their own sources, that there has been an interesting clause entered into the deal. Apparently, the Catalan club are not allowed to sign any more Liverpool players for a certain amount of time. This period of time is thought to be 2 years, meaning there will no be approaches from Barca ...

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Mane Talks Contract and the Arsenal Game

Sadio Mane spoke exclusively to James Pearce of Liverpool Echo, and what he said is set to go a long way in allaying the fans' fears about his new contract not being signed yet. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'5pCtDp_QRDpnpepoCBuvIQ',sig:'muxWx25FJE3eUE7GYG18qP9qN1vJi5jwcX4B-mbsN24=',w:'594px',h:'372px',items:'1056920132',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); The club opened negotiations with him over a new deal at the end of last season, and while Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah both penned new deals, Mane hasn't done ...

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Liverpool 4-1 Cardiff: Match Report

Coming into this match, Liverpool had a nice opportunity to round up a 10-game start to the 2018/19 Premier League season, and they they did so in style by steamrolling over Cardiff City. They were sitting second to title holders Manchester City only on goal-difference. As for the visitors from Wales, goal-difference seemed important to them too as it was the only thing keeping them above the relegation zone led ...

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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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Injury Roundup: Mane green-lighted to return

With Liverpool blighted once again with injuries following an international break, it will come as welcome news to all that Sadio Mane should be available for selection in the upcoming Champions League Group C clash with Red Star Belgrade. Following a successful operation on a broken thumb, incurred during Senegal's 3-0 victory over Sudan in AFCON qualifications, Mane is likely to play some role in the fixture, according to the Mirror. https://twitter.com/MaddockMirror/status/1054459919733268481 Although ...

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Salah Ready to Face Huddersfield

Mohamed Salah is set to play against Huddersfield Town on Saturday, according to James Pearce of Liverpool Echo. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'8vt0M-9YQJV0fN0Qu-YYag',sig:'JsDSSk-38SxSKtx_3E7BaMXoqGyFBS_2I8Wb5tKJZus=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1052050850',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); The Egyptian missed his country's second African Cup of Nations qualifier and returned to Liverpool ahead of schedule, he has responded well to treatment and the club medics are now very optimistic about his chances of recovering in time for the upcoming Premier League clash. Virgil van ...

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Sturridge Award, Mane Update

Daniel Sturridge has won the club's Standard Chartered Player of the Month award for September. Sturridge started twice and made four appearances in total last month, finding the opposition net three times and picking up an award for Premier League's Goal of the Month for his superb last-gasp strike at Stamford Bridge. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'CLJAh5ARR8JGVxhfmlJk4w',sig:'T1m9HjGkizZiQCEpoDqLya9vLxEBwTP9MPt_bY6UHLM=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1043038278',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); The striker topped the list ahead of centre-back Virgil van Dijk and midfielder ...

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Internationals: Injury Roundup

The internationals have never been kind to Liverpool, and it proved the same again with several players picking up injuries. Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Djik and Sadio Mane have all picked up injury concerns while playing for their country. Thankfully for Jurgen Klopp, none have been definitely ruled out for Saturday's clash against Huddersfield as of yet. Mohamed Salah returned to Merseyside over the weekend after picking up a minor strain while ...

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Liverpool’s Five Greatest African Players

Over the past two decades, players from the African continent have become increasingly important in the Premier League. Liverpool have their own, growing history of Africans at the club. They have made a telling contribution to the club's success on the pitch. It's now unlikely to see a Liverpool starting XI without an African import on the team sheet.  In recent years, we have been recruiting some of the continent's top ...

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Injury Update (Huddersfield game)

INJURY UPDATE After Salah limped off with a muscle strain whilst playing for Egypt, he was sent home early and the news looked grim for tomorrow’s game, but he returned to training on Thursday and is now said to be fit to face Huddersfield according to Michael Benson from TalkSport. He also discussed the other injured players: Van Dijk has been suffering with bruised ribs and he too was sent home early from ...

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How Liverpool can face PSG without Firmino

Liverpool made it 5 wins out of 5 to maintain their perfect start to the season. Against a sloppy Tottenham, Liverpool were dominant and could've won the game by a larger margin had it not been for poor finishing. At the heartbeat of Liverpool's attack was a certain Roberto Firmino. Running the channels and pulling markers away from his teammates, the Brazilian was simply brilliant. His goal from close range turned ...

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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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Growing in stature

As the build-up to Monday’s game against Crystal Palace intensified, and the match approached, my anxiety and cynicism began to take hold of me: Palace are a good side, Liverpool will struggle, they will either draw or concede an unnecessary goal. Though the Reds outmatched and outperformed West Ham the previous week, the form and history of the Eagles suggested that Liverpool would not have it easy. The game descended and as ...

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Liverpool 4-0 West Ham: Match Report

Liverpool started the 2018/19 Premier League season with a home encounter against West Ham. Klopp's men would have anticipated a stern test from a Premier League-winning manager in Manuel Pellegrini and his new-look squad. Liverpool scored 4 against West Ham home and away last season, however, and came into this fixture on the back of a tremendous pre-season. Team News Liverpool Jurgen Klopp handed PL debuts to Alisson Becker and Naby Keita. Both ...

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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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Sadio Mane taken to hospital after suffering shoulder injury!

Reds left sweating on fitness of new £30m signing after Melwood collision Sadio Mane has handed Liverpool an injury scare by being sent to hospital after damaging his shoulder during training. The Senegal striker has undergone scans at the Spire in South Liverpool to further assess the problem, which he suffered in a collision at Melwood this morning. The Reds are waiting to discover the extent of the injury with Jurgen Klopp now ...

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