European qualification is possible but Liverpool need to strengthen

European qualification is possible but Liverpool need to strengthen

Liverpool still have a chance of securing a Champions League qualification spot but recent performances suggest Jurgen Klopp will need to add to his squad if they hope to compete in Europe for more than one season. The Merseysiders were not knocked out of two cup competitions in the space of a week following disappointing defeats against Wolves and Southampton at Anfield. It followed a run of poor form which saw Liverpool pick up just one victory since the turn …
Which top club has the worst defence?

Which top club has the worst defence?

A new start, a new season but for some, the same defensive woes. Arsenal fans were left pondering whether Arsene Wenger would finally make the signings they wanted after yet another season of disappointment in a non-existent title race. A new centre-back was top of the wish list, as well as a prolific, goal-scoring striker. Wenger wasn't alone though and there were equally high expectations for a number of the Premier League's top managers. All eyes were on Jurgen Klopp …
Everton FC So Far - Better Than Last Year?

Everton FC So Far - Better Than Last Year?

As we enter the third month of the Premier League, let’s take some time to look at Everton Football Club and how they have fared so far in the competition. Have they improved upon last year, when at this time they sat in 13th in the table? What transfers, match results and player performances have potentially been a catalyst for where they sit now? Let’s take a look. Summer Transfers If we’re to believe the reported transfer fee’s according to …
Everton vs Liverpool Preview | Teams News, Stats and Key Men

Everton vs Liverpool Preview | Teams News, Stats and Key Men

The longest running top flight derby will be held for the 224th time on Saturday evening as Everton host Liverpool in a crucial league game. It has already become the subject of controversy after the Merseyside police as well as Liverpool’s mayor, Joe Anderson, requested the Premier League to bring forward the 5.30pm kick-off time, but the request was rejected because of broadcasting issues as the North London derby starts at 12.45pm on the same day. It will be the …
What's Happened To Everton?

What's Happened To Everton?

Last season Roberto Martinez took Everton to dizzying heights. Throughout the campaign they looked like they were going to be the men to break top 4 and end Arsenal’s consecutive seasons in the qualification positions. Martinez himself was earning his plaudits, some comparing his fortune with Everton to David Moyes and his misfortune at Man United even begging the question “Should United have hired Martinez instead?” It wasn’t such a wild notion, Everton were playing some wonderful football. It appeared …
Philippe Coutinho | Player Performance Analysis Vs Everton

Philippe Coutinho | Player Performance Analysis Vs Everton

Brendan Rodgers seems to be showing the rest of the Premier League how it's done with 2 strikers on the pitch, whilst at the same time maintaining a creative flow in midfield. The Merseyside Derby is always important and no matter what will be crucial. However with both teams, Everton and Liverpool, performing so well in the league table and a goal of getting Champions League football this fixture in particular had extra weight on the players and managers shoulders. …