Maxi & Carroll ensure Liverpool return to winning ways

Maxi & Carroll ensure Liverpool return to winning ways

Another match day, another Liverpool nail biter. On Saturday it was Luis Suarez that scored to earn Liverpool a point but this time, it was his strike partner, Andy Carroll who grabs the headlines with a header in the last-minute of the normal time to snatch a win that seemed unlikely when stand-in keeper Doni was sent off after just 25 minutes. Liverpool were forced to play with ten for 65 minutes of the game and had Jordan Henderson at …
Liverpool v Villa | Taking Advantage to Stop the slide

Liverpool v Villa | Taking Advantage to Stop the slide

[caption id="attachment_5544" align="alignleft" width="220" caption="Clarke & Dalglish: Must translate frustration into cohesion and goals"][/caption] Liverpool never seem to make it easy for their fans. It certainly doesn’t need me to remind anyone of the times hearts have been in mouths, followed by expletives, followed by delighted cheers. West Ham cup final, Olympiakos, penalty shootouts to win cups whether European or domestic. But all the ones I’ve mentioned have a happy ending. Where we are now is an entirely different place. …
Liverpool - Stoke | In-depth Tactical Preview

Liverpool - Stoke | In-depth Tactical Preview

Mihail Vladimirov, a writer for The Tomkins Times, guest writes for EPLIndex and provides a Tactical preview of the FA Cup match. Liverpool head into this match two steps away from another cup final. If they pull it off, the parallels with Rafa’s first season in charge would be interesting. Liverpool could fail to get into the top four, but could take part in two Cup finals, winning at least one of them. Of course, Benitez won The Big One …
Liverpool 3-0 Everton EPL Match Report

Liverpool 3-0 Everton EPL Match Report

Liverpool 3-0 Everton 13th March 2012 Steven Gerrard scored a hat-trick in a 3-0 Merseyside derby victory over Everton at Anfield. Gerrard was making his 400th Premier League appearance for Liverpool and at times he was unstoppable.  It leaves Liverpool fans wondering if they could have turned those draws into wins, had Gerrard not been injured for large periods of the season.  The win ended Liverpool's 3 match losing run. [table id=52 /] Everton on the other hand were in …
Liverpool dominate & frustrate | EPL Striker Stats Comparison

Liverpool dominate & frustrate | EPL Striker Stats Comparison

"You drive for show but you putt for dough." [caption id="attachment_5505" align="alignleft" width="211" caption="Filling the Breach: Kelly, Spearing & Carragher"][/caption] The quote, above, is by South African golfer Bobby Locke. You can bask in all the applause for a 300 yard drive off the tee, but there'll be no one clapping when you miss from 2 feet. But how it applies to Liverpool so often this season in the Premier League. Most Liverpool fans will have said at least once …
Liverpool 1 Arsenal 2 | Efficient Gunners Victorious | Stats Report

Liverpool 1 Arsenal 2 | Efficient Gunners Victorious | Stats Report

Arsenal walked away from Anfield with 3 points after a real smash and grab performance courtesy of 2 goals from Robin Van Persie, gaining control of the race for 4thplace and going 10 points ahead of Liverpool who will be cursing their wastefulness in front of goal. The home side hit the post twice and missed a penalty in the first half, taking advantage of Arsenal’s appalling defending. They went ahead through a Laurent Koscielny own goal before Van Persie …
Liverpool v Arsenal | Historical Stats

Liverpool v Arsenal | Historical Stats

Another big weekend of football coming up and the game of the weekend is Liverpool v Arsenal. The early kick off on Saturday afternoon and Liverpool may be without their captain and talisman Steven Gerrard after he was withdrawn from the England V Netherlands game after a third of the game and the influential centre back Daniel Agger. The Dutch risked van Persie who managed to complete a half so he should be fit to play in this massive game …
Spearing v Henderson | Which one?

Spearing v Henderson | Which one?

With the absence of LFC midfielder Lucas Leiva, who has been announced out for the remainder of the season, Liverpool have but only a few options to turn to for a replacement. Charlie Adam, Jordan Henderson, and Jay Spearing are all names that are being thrown around in the mix to take over that CDM role that Lucas ran so well. With the absence of Steven Gerrard and the inability to recall Alberto Aquilani, LFC have a decision to make: …
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