It may be quicker to make a list of the players not injured ahead of Liverpool's game against Leicester City on Sunday at Anfield than the ones that are hurt. A quick look at Jurgen Klopp's injured list shows that 10 players are at various stages of recovery. Of course, everyone knows Virgil van Dijk... Continue Reading →
In case you missed the recent announcement, former Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano retired from football. Mascherano was the first of a Liverpool trio of players to depart the club for Barcelona. Years later, Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho followed suit. Unfortunately, due to Mascherano's success at Barcelona, it is easy to forget just how good... Continue Reading →
Liverpool play Leicester City on Sunday at Anfield in a big Premier League showdown. The Foxes, just like early in the 2019-20 season, are title challengers and getting points at Anfield will prove they are the real deal.
Just as Liverpool were dealing with Virgil van Dijk's Grade 3 ACL tear suffered at the hands -- or legs -- of Jordan Pickford, Fabinho suffered a hamstring strain. Once again, the Reds dealt with an injury to a first-choice player with Rhys Williams and Nat Phillips stepping into the breach.
Shaqiri made his season debut for Liverpool in the league on Saturday. He played just 18 minutes of football, tallying the assist for Jota's winner. He registered a 92% pass success rate and made one key pass, according to WhoScored.com.
Liverpool critics claimed the Reds would fall away from both the Premier League and Champions League trophy fights in the wake of Virgil van Dijk's season-ending knee injury. After undergoing successful knee surgery, the Dutchman is not likely to return until the 2021-22 season. Jurgen Klopp's defence has been arguably better without Van Dijk in... Continue Reading →
After weeks of speculation that Liverpool would sign Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich, the deal finally came to fruition this week. Thiago is now a Red and could make his debut against Chelsea this weekend. Personally, I didn't expect the deal to ever happen. While Thiago is a good player that played in a very... Continue Reading →
All summer, the talk has been that Liverpool are trying to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara. With the focus on the club adding the Spanish player, Liverpool did something they have become known for since Michael Edwards' recruitment team gained power at the club, they signed a player no one expected them to add.... Continue Reading →
Like many modern football fans, I love to look at the advanced stats that have become more commonly used over the last decade. Following on from American sports like baseball and basketball, data experts have put forth the idea that more in-depth statistics in football can be used to tell fans, coaches, and the media... Continue Reading →
For the past few months leaked photos have emerged online of Liverpool's debut Nike home kit for 2020-21. If you had been looking on eBay, there were even some sellers already advertising the new shirt -- whether knockoffs or not -- making today's launch a bit subdued for those that had seen them. The new... Continue Reading →