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

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

Liverpool take on Manchester City just three days after losing to them in the final of the Capital One Cup. The Reds were trailing before Philippe Coutinho's strike in the last minutes of the game gave them respite. Liverpool managed to take the game to penalties but a series of shocking takes and some wonderful goalkeeping from Willy Caballero ensured Pellegrini has at least one trophy in his final season as boss. Jurgen Klopp's men must quickly recuperate after the …
What would the Capital One Cup mean for Liverpool?

What would the Capital One Cup mean for Liverpool?

On Sunday, Manchester City and Liverpool go head-to-head in the Capital One Cup final as both teams hope to earn their first trophies of the campaign. For Pellegrini’s side, it could be the start of their attempt to claim a domestic double as they still fight for the Premier League title as well as progression in the Champions League. Jurgen Klopp could claim his first trophy since moving to England and would certainly make his first season a success despite …
Do Leicester City have what it takes to win the title?

Do Leicester City have what it takes to win the title?

Leicester City’s victory over Manchester City at the Etihad last weekend, was the final nail on the coffin which went to prove that Leicester City has what it takes to lift the EPL title this season. The Foxes' richly-deserved 3-1 victory in the battle of the top two at Etihad Stadium put them five points clear at the top of the Premier League. The way that match played out, Leicester looked like champions already. It’s been an incredible season for …
Barkley Impresses City as Everton Exit Cup Feeling Blue

Barkley Impresses City as Everton Exit Cup Feeling Blue

Everton should have every right to feel hard done to as they exited the League Cup at The Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night. Replays have shown that the ball had gone out of play before Raheem Sterling set up Kevin de Bruyne to score what Roberto Martinez called the key goal of the tie. But although luck has certainly played a part of late - City’s equaliser from Fernandinho and Jordan Ayew’s winner for Swansea on Saturday both came via …
Wembley Bound Liverpool Struggle Against Stoke

Wembley Bound Liverpool Struggle Against Stoke

You would have thought I'd have known better at my age when I thought Liverpool would sail through the second leg of the Capital One Cup Semi-Final at home against Stoke City no bother. I think there would have been a better chance of me winning tonight's Euro millions lottery than that happening. Liverpool started the brighter of the two teams but for me manager Jürgen Klopp made a mistake in his selection, he should have played Joe Allen instead …
Chelsea In Deep Trouble Without Matic

Chelsea In Deep Trouble Without Matic

Nemanja Matic will miss this weekend's Capital One Cup Final through suspension after seeing red last Saturday during Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Burnley. Chelsea have since lodged an appeal with the Football Association, but success in doing so would only mean that the player's suspension will be reduced and not rescinded, thus truly confirming that the Serb will miss the final at least. In the wake of Saturday's events, Atkinson has been rested for this weekend's upcoming Premier League matches …
Sheffield United vs Tottenham Hotspur| Capital One Cup semi-final 2nd leg Preview

Sheffield United vs Tottenham Hotspur| Capital One Cup semi-final 2nd leg Preview

League One side Sheffield United will be aiming to beat a Premier League opponent for a remarkable 6th time within a year when they host Tottenham Hotspur at Bramall Lane on Wednesday in the return leg of the Capital One Cup semi-final. The Blades will have to overturn a 1-0 deficit from the 1st leg at White Hart Lane if they are to progress to a first ever League Cup final. The League One side saw off the likes of …
Chelsea v Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Chelsea v Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

A week on from the first leg 1-1 draw at Anfield and they are both looking to progress to the first cup final of the season. The difference a week can make  as now Chelsea are looking to bounce back from an astonishing capitulation against Bradford in the FA Cup on Saturday and attempt to avoid a second consecutive home defeat and cup exit. Mourinho said he was ashamed of the result against their League One opposition and that the …
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