Who Will Finish in the Top Four?

Who Will Finish in the Top Four?

The start of Chelsea this season has been astonishing for pundits and fans alike, with the champions looking like they could record their lowest ever finish during the Roman Abramovich era. The Blues are currently in 15th position and no team has ever come from their position to finish in the top six, which has left a gap open, with a number of teams eyeing fourth place and the coveted prize of Champions League football. The main contenders have to …
It's Samba Time in Liverpool

It's Samba Time in Liverpool

Liverpool’s victory over Manchester City on Saturday marked another major improvement experienced by the club in the Jurgen Klopp era. A Liverpool side that found it tough to beat the top sides under Brendan Rodgers has now beaten Chelsea and Manchester City. In the process the Merseyside club became the first team to put 4 beyond the Manchester Club at the Etihad in the Premier League. The victory brought to the forefront the capabilities of two Brazilians who operated in …
Why Man City's Loss Against Liverpool Can Be Good For Them

Why Man City's Loss Against Liverpool Can Be Good For Them

How can a loss be any good for a team that has well..lost? Let alone the fact that this is title-favorites Manchester City who are quite ominous when it comes to playing at home. On Saturday, Manuel Pellegrini resigned to his chair watching his side get torn apart by a new look, revived, scarily intense Liverpool, a result and more so the performance, arguably the most surprising element of the weekend. To start with, Manchester City did have a few …
In Defence of Roberto Firmino

In Defence of Roberto Firmino

Transfers in sports carry with them so much hype and hullabaloo. Where else do we root for and jeer against someone's new job? Twelve game into the season, it's not surprising to see the best and worst signings being rated on various media platforms. I saw Roberto Firmino being listed as one of the five worst signings of the summer over here, and whilst I respect the writer's opinions, I would like to argue why he absolutely doesn't deserve to be part of this list. Yes, …
Five Worst Premier League Signings This Summer

Five Worst Premier League Signings This Summer

Premier League clubs spent £870m this summer, which is an eye-watering amount considering we still struggle to compete in the European competitions. The new television deal means that the money spent on a yearly basis will continue to rise and it will become the norm for £1bn to be splashed out in one window. There are risks when it comes to transfers and that has been highlighted once again this summer as some of the new recruits have failed to …
Liverpool vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Liverpool vs Southampton Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Liverpool host Southampton on Sunday in what will be Jurgen Klopp's first Premier League game in charge of the Merseyside club with both teams level on points and Everton the team sandwiched in between them on goal difference. Kloppomania will be in full swing following last week's performance at White Hart Lane showed the signs of things to come even though the match fizzled out in a goalless draw. And even though the new manager got a warm reception on …
Liverpool vs Norwich Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Liverpool vs Norwich Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

On the back of two successive defeats in the Premier League, Brendan Rodgers faces a must win game when Norwich visit Anfield on Sunday. His future at the club is what will dominate headlines regardless of the result, and following a decent draw with a second string side against Bordeaux in midweek, Liverpool need the three points to keep up pace with United, who beat them last week, and Arsenal with both teams still only 3 points ahead of them. Norwich …
Roberto Firmino to Liverpool: Another South American Superstar

Roberto Firmino to Liverpool: Another South American Superstar

So, Roberto Firmino is actually a Liverpool player, subject to a medical. I think it’s fair to say that no Liverpool fan saw this coming with the club in dire straits just weeks ago. Harsh questions have been asked about the manager’s position, the transfer committee and whether Liverpool could attract star talent without their talismanic captain and other leading players to play with week in, week out.   Alas, apparently the Reds can do this despite the manager still …
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