Liverpool's Season So Far: A Start of Two Extremes

Liverpool's Season So Far: A Start of Two Extremes

In his first press conference as Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp had said that the club should be competing for titles within a few years – may be four. While his first season did not bring any joy in the league, it did bring two cup finals for the Reds, albeit they lost both of them. Last season, there were no cup finals, but Liverpool were second in the league around Christmas and there was hope of a title run at …
How important is Sadio Mane to Liverpool?

How important is Sadio Mane to Liverpool?

Liverpool delivered their best performance for a number of weeks on Saturday as they ran out convincing 4-1 winners against West Ham United. Before the match, the return of Sadio Mane was widely discussed and his contribution during the match underlined his value to the team. Reds' supporters will attest to his important as they are usually much better with him than without him, but the performance at the London Stadium brought it to the attention of the wider football-watching …
The Dejan Lovren problem at Liverpool

The Dejan Lovren problem at Liverpool

Liverpool are in the middle of a run of poor form and find themselves in 9th position after nine rounds of Premier League fixtures. For a team with ambitions of challenging at the top of the division, this is a concerning period and public enemy number one is centre-back Dejan Lovren. The Croatian was substituted after 31 minutes at Wembley for tactical reasons as he made big errors for the first two Tottenham goals. It is out of character for …
Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool: Time for Brave Changes

Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool: Time for Brave Changes

Jurgen Klopp, the eternal optimist, believed with all his heart that he could get Brendan Rodgers' defensive misfits firing at all cylinders. Instead, his undying faith in them could eventually get him fired. As Dejan Lovren put in yet another terrible shift effectively killing Liverpool’s chances of winning the game, Klopp did what he should’ve done a long time ago - he lost faith in the hapless defender and hauled him off the pitch. Many feel that Lovren should never …
Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham Hotspur will take on Liverpool this weekend at the National Stadium - The Wembley, in what promises to be an exciting football game as one could imagine - between two sides managed by Mauricio Pochettino and Jurgen Klopp. Spurs, in recent years, have developed a knack of winning games of football - ever so quietly and their presence in the top four; top three in fact, is now almost taken for granted. Tottenham Hotspur have once again managed to …
Liverpool vs Manchester United: Time for Klopp to make a statement

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Time for Klopp to make a statement

Liverpool host Manchester United at Anfield on Saturday in the fixture of the Premier League weekend, with supporters who are keen to stream the game live able to get 15% off with Now TV. The Merseyside outfit are at something of a crossroads in Jurgen Klopp’s tenure at the club, with inconsistency still rife in the Reds ranks - the hosts are under pressure to show that they can compete with the top teams in English football. At times unplayable, …
How will Liverpool replace the injured Sadio Mane?

How will Liverpool replace the injured Sadio Mane?

Liverpool have been dealt a major blow during the international break as Sadio Mane has picked up a hamstring injury while away with Senegal. BBC Sport report that the forward could be set to miss up to six weeks action, which comes at the worst possible time for the Reds. They are in the midst of a disappointing run of results, having won only once in their last six fixtures across all competitions. It isn't only their poor form that is …
Jurgen Klopp: What Has He Got Right and Wrong This Season?

Jurgen Klopp: What Has He Got Right and Wrong This Season?

When Jurgen Klopp was appointed as the manager in 2015, a keen Liverpool watcher and baiter in Alex Ferguson commented that he was worried about the impact that the German would have on the club. He was convinced that Jurgen would make a difference with his personality, drive and knowledge and was worried that Liverpool could get above Manchester United in terms of where they wanted to be. Two years later, the man everyone associated with Liverpool hailed as a …
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