Liverpool should embrace tough opening fixture

Liverpool should embrace tough opening fixture

Before the start of the new season, everyone eagerly awaits the release of the Premier League fixtures list so they can make plans for their away day trips. But for players and managers it's a revelation of the teams they'll face first and the ones they should start planning for already. For Liverpool, they've drawn Arsenal away for the first game of the 2016-17 season and have that game followed up with tough draws against Burnley (H,) Tottenham (A,) Leicester …
Liverpool vs Stoke City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

On April 10th, Liverpool will welcome Stoke City to Anfield as the two sides both fight to move up in the European spots.  Liverpool sit nine points back of fourth place at the moment, but have at least one game in hand on everyone above them, two on Stoke and Southampton.  Even with the extra opportunities to pick up points, a loss, and possibly even a draw, would end their slim chances at Champions League football next season.  Stoke are …
The Improvers Under Jurgen Klopp

The Improvers Under Jurgen Klopp

Since Jurgen Klopp’s arrival in Liverpool, the city has erupted with hope and excitement as the German boss has inspired his team to some great performances. There have been ups and downs under Klopp but it’s clear what the former Borussia Dortmund man can bring to Anfield. As well as constant rumours surrounding incoming transfers from the Bundesliga, Liverpool fans have had a few things to cheer about at home already this season including a cup final and a European …
Shots fired from the misfiring Benteke

Shots fired from the misfiring Benteke

Liverpool striker Christian Benteke has struggled to live up to his mammoth £32.5m price tag since his summer move to Anfield. The Belgium international has just 8 goals in his 35 appearances for The Reds and has not looked a comfortable fit with Liverpool’s more technically creative players. His almost statuesque approach and lack of intelligent movement or pressing has particularly made him stand out for all the wrong reasons since Jürgen Klopp took charge. His poor form and confidence …
Liverpool Lack Chemistry

Liverpool Lack Chemistry

Harry Redknapp was very fond of saying "Football is a simple game" when he initially took over from Juande Ramos and when he reflected on Andrea Villas Boas's reign. Player chemistry on the pitch is key to any successful team, go back through the ages and any successful team has partnerships on the pitch in various positions. The partnership that is taking the Premier League by storm is the Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy partnership. Each knows what the others thoughts …
Aston Villa vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Aston Villa vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Aston Villa take on Liverpool in the Premier League this weekend. One would think that the word "struggling" would only be used to describe bottom placed Villa, but Liverpool are also struggling at the moment and might find themselves in a tricky position against a side that is playing every match with a must-win mentality as it hopes to somehow ensure it's safety in top flight. Villa have actually enjoyed a slight upturn in form recently, despite being rooted to the bottom of …
Why Liverpool should pay whatever it takes to buy Teixeira

Why Liverpool should pay whatever it takes to buy Teixeira

Liverpool have been confirmed to have made a move for Brazilian international Alex Teixeira. The Shakhtar star has been linked with a move to Chelsea in the past few months and had admitted that he was keen to join the Blues, especially because of José Mourinho. However, it seems as though Liverpool are taking the lead in his race and want to get the deal wrapped up quickly. The reported offer Liverpool have made is €32m, which is about £24.5m. …
Liverpool vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Liverpool have been swamped with big fixtures and this very fact seems to have taken a toll on the team, so Jurgen Klopp will find it a challenge assembling his starting XI. The Red Devils arrive with an extra day off having played Newcastle on Tuesday, while the Reds took on league leaders Arsenal on Wednesday. Liverpool, after their clash with Arsenal, will be thankful for that extra point with Joe Allen’s 90′ minute strike. The game ended 3-3, just …
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