Liverpool take on Manchester City this afternoon at Wembley Stadium in the Community Shield to kick off the domestic season. The Reds are aiming for their 16th Community Shield trophy and first since 2006 when they defeated Chelsea, 2-1, courtesy of goals from John Arne Riise and Peter Crouch. Speculation has swirled around Jurgen Klopp's... Continue Reading →
Liverpool vs. Manchester City: Who had the more difficult preseason?
I don't often get into arguments about preseason matches and their meanings or discussions about which side has had it more difficult. Yet, I couldn't be helped but to be drawn into a discussion, or at least to give my thoughts, after hearing a recent argument comparing Liverpool and Manchester City during the preseason. The... Continue Reading →
Comparing Liverpool and Manchester City’s Premier League fixtures
Liverpool sit atop the Premier League with just 16 games left to play. After Saturday's nervy 1-0 win over Brighton, the Reds are seven points ahead of Manchester City. The Cityzens will play Monday, January 14th against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Presumably, Manchester City will draw three points closer with just four separating the two teams with... Continue Reading →