Leicester City v Liverpool Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leicester City v Liverpool Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Following the midweek exertions in the form of Carabao Cup round three fixtures, the Premier League will resume at the home of 2015/16 Champions - Leicester City. The Foxes will take on Liverpool and having faced Jurgen Klopp's reds in the League cup and beat them in an entertaining encounter: it's fair to say the home side will be buzzing at the opportunity to face one of the likely 'top six' sides come Saturday. Craig Shakespeare looks settled in and …
Leicester Vs Liverpool League Cup Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Leicester Vs Liverpool League Cup Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Many Premier League clubs are routinely accused of fielding second-string sides in the League Cup, lowering its profile quite a bit. Starting this season, the competition will be sponsored by an energy drink company – Carabao - from Thailand. Could it be that the clubs competing in it are also energised enough to take the competition seriously? At least a few big clubs should consider it seriously, as the Carabao Cup represents their best chance of getting silverware. Two such …
Liverpool vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Burnley Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After differing results at the weekend, Liverpool and Burnley will face off in a match both will see as an opportunity to take three points. After a 4-0 stomping of Arsenal, Liverpool went from the stompers to the stompee last week as they were beat 5-0 by Manchester City.  Most of the goals they conceded were after star man Sadio Mane was sent off, but they were already 1-0 down and being at the least marginally outplayed.  After getting spanked …
Manchester United's draw at Stoke is not a sign of things to come

Manchester United's draw at Stoke is not a sign of things to come

Manchester United remain at the top of the league table by the end of matchday four, but only just, thanks to Mark Hughes' Stoke City who, almost predictably, halted United's 100% record accrued over the first three games. Here is my take on how the Red Devils fared at the Britannia, where they have been sub-par in recent years - since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson to be precise, but why their most recent draw could have been a …
Sadio Mané's Sending off Changed the Match, But for the Right Reasons

Sadio Mané's Sending off Changed the Match, But for the Right Reasons

Seven Premier League matches were played on Saturday, and 24 goals were scored, but the major talking point at the end of the day was the red card handed to Premier League player of the month and Liverpool forward Sadio Mané for a high-footed, studs up lunge on Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson. While Mané’s challenge was, as he reaffirmed on his Instagram page after the match, completely unintentional, and Ederson didn’t suffer any major injuries, the City goalkeeper remained on …
Manchester City vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After their 4-0 slaughter of Arsenal, Liverpool will take on another huge test going to Etihad to take on Manchester City.  With an international break to savor their destruction of Arsenal, Jurgen Klopp will be looking to his players to put that all behind them and do the same to title favourites Manchester City. Manchester City have grabbed seven points from three matches, but have yet to put in a really convincing performance. They've been worthy winners in the two …
What would Thomas Lemar bring to Liverpool?

What would Thomas Lemar bring to Liverpool?

Liverpool are planning to go big during the last few days of the window as they attempt to provide Jurgen Klopp with a squad strong enough to challenge on multiple fronts. They have agreed a deal to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig next summer, but their attentions will now switch to players for now. Goal reported on Monday that the Reds were looking to push through a club-record £70 million bid for Monaco attacker Thomas Lemar, who is keen …
Liverpool Champions League Group Preview: Progress to Last 16 to be Expected

Liverpool Champions League Group Preview: Progress to Last 16 to be Expected

Liverpool fans, like the fans of most clubs with a storied past, believe that Champions League is a competition their team ought to be playing in every season. Only a handful of clubs have won the premier European competition more times than Liverpool (five times). Liverpool fans do not miss a chance to remind supporters of other sides that their club has been victorious on multiple occasions in the elite European competition. So, the last few years out of that …
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