Should Rodgers build Liverpool's defence around Agger? | Stats Analysis

Should Rodgers build Liverpool's defence around Agger? | Stats Analysis

Liverpool's 2012-13 season was definitely one full of mixed feelings. The team played their first campaign under a new manager, who was trying to implement his footballing philosophy. A mixture of questionable transfers and confusion on the last day of the transfer window forced Rodgers, in his first season at Liverpool, to give the youngsters a chance, and although most of them (especially Raheem Sterling) were highly impressive, the lack of experience backfired as the Reds couldn't find consistency through …
Liverpool vs Manchester City Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

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

The victims of the Hillsborough tragedy will be remembered over the weekend by all teams in the Football league, commemorating the 25th anniversary of the disaster. All matches will kick off seven minutes later than usual, followed by a minute’s silence in memory of the victims. Liverpool also take part in what is their biggest game of the season so far with a huge clash at home to Man City, a game which could have huge implications on where the …
Manchester United vs Liverpool | The Key Battles | Stats

Manchester United vs Liverpool | The Key Battles | Stats

Liverpool travel to Old Trafford to arch rivals Man United on Sunday afternoon in what is still highly regarded as the top fixture in the Premier League. With much more than just bragging rights on stake, a win for either team would be huge in regards to not only the three points on the day, but improved morale and momentum going into the last few games of the season. These fierce enemies have seen their fortunes turn somewhat this season …
Centre-Backs Analysis | Skrtel Vs Mertesacker Vs Terry Vs Kompany

Centre-Backs Analysis | Skrtel Vs Mertesacker Vs Terry Vs Kompany

Centre-Backs. The brick walls of defence. For aspirations of winning the Premier League, it is imperative to have a strong back line. With Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Man City set to fight it out in the next few months for the title, this following piece will look at the main centre-back for each team and how they have fared so far this season. Looking at stats such a tackling, duels, errors, clearances etc as well as my own opinion on …
Skrtel eyed Liverpool exit

Skrtel eyed Liverpool exit

Liverpool centre-back Martin Skrtel has admitted that he was close to leaving the Anfield club during the Summer. The reds centre half struggled to hold down a regular first team place last term, only appearing 25 times in the Barclays Premier League and 7 in the Europa Cup. There was talk of both Napoli and Zenit St Petersburg both being keen to take 29 year old Skrtel away from Anfield but the Slovakian international is happy he made the decision …
Liverpool 5 Arsenal 1 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 5 Arsenal 1 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool sent a strong message to their top 4 rivals with an incredible performance against league leaders Arsenal, starting the game at such a high tempo that Arsenal couldn't catch a breath. By the time they had, the game was already won in under 20 minutes. In terms of how Liverpool played, there wasn't much different to what we have seen on many occasions already this season, especially at Anfield. A quick start which has become the Reds trademark under …
Skrtel backs reds to topple Arsenal

Skrtel backs reds to topple Arsenal

Speaking ahead of his teams top of the table clash at Anfield against Arsenal, Martin Skrtel admits he is expecting a tough game but feels his reds will come out on top. Arsenal currently sit two points ahead of the chasing pack at the top of the Barclays Premier League and will hope to extend that lead with victory over Skrtel's Liverpool. However, the Slovakian centre back is sure the team will bounce back from a disappointing result last time …
Liverpool FC | Their Season So Far | Stats Analysis

Liverpool FC | Their Season So Far | Stats Analysis

Liverpool have made an impressive start to the Premier League this season, made all the more impressive when compared to last season where they only won two of their first 11 games. Fast forward to the same stage this year and the Reds have won seven and lost only two. Liverpool’s form improved significantly in the second half of last season and this has continued into the current campaign. Daniel Sturridge and Philippe Coutinho have been in great form, injuries …