Jurgen Klopp's Biggest Mistakes of the 2016-17 Season

Jurgen Klopp's Biggest Mistakes of the 2016-17 Season

When Jurgen Klopp arrived in Merseyside in October 2015, it seemed he could do no wrong. However, as his first full season in charge draws to a close, it's clear that even Klopp isn't perfect. He came to the Premier League as one of the most respected managers in Europe following his success in the Bundesliga with Mainz and Borussia Dortmund. Klopp certainly made his mark in his first six months in England too; Liverpool reached the finals of the …
Liverpool's Lovren-Sized Problems

Liverpool's Lovren-Sized Problems

In the aftermath of Crystal Palace’s 2-1 win over Liverpool at Anfield, Sam Allardyce spoke about exposing their opponent’s weaknesses “time and time again”. He went on to elaborate on what those weaknesses were as if he were a college professor introducing a new concept to students, while the reality was that his audience had been aware of it since pre-school. Liverpool have a problem with crosses and set pieces, and the whole world knows about it. The stats bear …
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Preview | Key Men, Team News & Stats

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Preview | Key Men, Team News & Stats

c Liverpool are one of only two top six teams playing in the Premier League this weekend, therefore they have a huge opportunity to strengthen their position in the top six. Although they have played more matches than the rest of the top six, at this stage of the season points on the board are better than games in hand. They are currently six points ahead of Manchester United in 6th place and it is looking increasingly likely that they …
How Liverpool beat Spurs | Key Stats

How Liverpool beat Spurs | Key Stats

After the defeat at the KCom Stadium at the hands of a fighting for survival Hull City, Jurgen Klopp had said several things. He had talked about how Liverpool needed to “give a reaction” against Spurs in the next match and how Liverpool were still in hunt at least of a top-four finish to the season. Without specifying it as such, he had even laid out the template of what he thought would be a great reaction. In the lengthy …
Simon Mignolet – Bipolar Moments keep on coming

Simon Mignolet – Bipolar Moments keep on coming

If Simon Mignolet were a fruit, he’d be an avocado -Absolutely loved by some, totally abhorred by [many]others. His performance against Chelsea was the perfect example of the “Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” scenario’s that usually come to the fore when he stands between the sticks. Let’s take a look at some of this best and worst moments in Liverpool’s crunch encounter at Anfield. Safe to say, it could also represent Mignolet’s overall performance this season. The Ugly Screaming …
Liverpool vs Southampton Preview | EFL Cup Semi-Final

Liverpool vs Southampton Preview | EFL Cup Semi-Final

Another cup clash at Anfield. Another 2nd leg fixture under the lights. Another fairy tale in the making? With a 1-0 deficit and a trip to Wembley at stake, the stage is set for Liverpool... To do a Liverpool come Wednesday night. Jurgen Klopp will be eyeing another trip to Wembley having promised Liverpool fans about 'many more finals' after his side succumbed against Seville at Basel in Europa finale, last summer. Liverpool were rather relieved to return from St. Mary's …
Liverpool vs Plymouth Argyle - FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

Liverpool vs Plymouth Argyle - FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

On January 8th (Sunday), League Two side Plymouth Argyle will visit Anfield to take on Premier League giants Liverpool as the clubs meet for the first time in over half a century. Liverpool's quest for their 8th FA Cup title starts this weekend having last won the competition way back in 2006 courtesy the 'Gerrard Final'. Jurgen Norbert Klopp will look to provide his first team regulars with a much needed respite having played three high-intensity Premier League games in …
Karius Vs. Mignolet - What do the Numbers Say?

Karius Vs. Mignolet - What do the Numbers Say?

In my Football Manager avatar (currently managing Newcastle), whenever one of my players or my team is criticised, I jump to their defence. Press conference after press conference, I keep clicking on the option that I think will be the best defence of my team or player(s). So, I was totally not surprised when Jurgen Klopp defended Loris Karius after his mistake cost Liverpool the game last Sunday. I wouldn’t have been surprised to see Betting Offers for him to …
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