Up until the new year, Jurgen Klopp’s Reds were full steam ahead, looking like Chelsea’s closest challengers in 2nd. Fast forward five months, and the Reds have dropped off the pace. A combination of injuries and lack of depth ultimately cost Klopp’s first title charge. What was more frustrating for the manager and Liverpool fans was how the Reds did not get the points they … Continue reading LFC’s Regretful Five in 2016/17
The summer transfer window is coming around, and per the transfer mill surrounding Liverpool, a couple of Southampton players are being linked with the club. Dividing opinion, some fans feel Virgil van Dijk would improve the Reds backline, others feel he might turn out to be the next Dejan Lovren – more doubts than uncertainty – and are wondering if Liverpool’s scouts are all based … Continue reading Would a mid-table signing bolster LFC’s squad next season?
It’s 19 June 2017 as Jurgen Klopp returns to his office at Melwood, plotting for his second full season with his Reds, having scraped 4th spot last season. During the summer months, Klopp relieved goalkeeping coach John Achterberg of his duties and brought in his own man from Germany, tasked with readying Loris Karius and Danny Ward for the battle ahead – in the Premier League, … Continue reading LFC’s Perfect Summer 2017
Top 4 is the best the Reds can hope to achieve this season, having been knocked out of both cup competitions and too far to catch Antonio Conte’s imperious Chelsea side. The month of January 2017 will always be remembered as the period that undid the brilliant work from the first six months of the season. It really was a make-or-break month, and ultimately January … Continue reading Where do LFC need to strengthen for next season?
The title has been derailed and lost for good; top 4 is now the ultimate goal, with Jurgen Klöpp’s Liverpool side falling out of the Champions League qualification places and with the least momentum of the top 6. The Reds enjoyed a perfect end to Klopp’s first full calendar year in charge. As scarily predicted, Liverpool sneaked an injury-time derby night winner at Goodison Park. … Continue reading Can LFC regain their momentum and return to the top 4?
Amidst a mid-season slump, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has little time to turn things around. Instead of looking towards the top and focusing on reeling in league leaders Chelsea, Klopp is now more concerned on keeping the Reds in the top 4. With fatigue and defensive issues plaguing the Reds right now, here are three ways Klopp can get his side back on track: Persist … Continue reading 3 ways to revitalise Klopp’s out-of-form LFC side
Expected to push on in an ‘easier’ run after their fast start, the Reds have had a good run of results, albeit with a couple of blips along the way. Jurgen Klopp’s men registered three victories on the trot, with expected home wins against West Brom (2-1) and Watford (6-1) sandwiching a thrilling 4-2 victory at bogey ground Selhurst Park, gaining two more valuable points … Continue reading Will the festive period derail or boost LFC’s title challenge?
Comparing current player with those of the past are just one of the many things fans indulge in. And that’s no different at Anfield – the most frequent of which is whether current captain Jordan Henderson can ever fill his predecessor’s shoes, one Steven Gerrard no less! The arrival of Dejan Lovren a year after the retirement of Jamie Carragher gave the Croatian international the … Continue reading Are these current LFC stars shades of former Anfield favourites?
The Reds did not just survive their tough start, they thrived. A victory did come at the Emirates, though we did not expect it to arrive in such thrilling manner. Jurgen Klopp’s men could not follow up with another victory at Burnley, and even failed to settle for a predicted point. As correctly predicted, another single point followed at White Hart Lane, before Klopp’s side … Continue reading Can Liverpool push on after a fast start?
Heading into the second international break in the top four, Jurgen Klopp’s men have impressed many so far with an improved version of his high press from last season as well as a much improved goalscoring rate this season. The usual stars continue to maintain their form and show their inherent qualities – Brazilian duo Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho comes to mind – but … Continue reading Who has starred so far, and who needs to step up for LFC?