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Liverpool FC 2021-22 – What to expect from the Reds
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Liverpool FC 2021-22 – What to expect from the Reds

For many Liverpool fans, the 2020/2021 season is one to never remember. They might have finished in the top 4 but it takes little away from the fact that they performed way below expectations. A title defense that is one of the worst in the premier league era, becoming the first defending champion to lose 8 home games by March, the Anfield unbeaten record of 4 years broken, and many more, Liverpool were truly a shadow of themselves. Of course, they can blame it on the myriad of injuries sustained during the season and they would be partly correct but one would expect a team as successful as Liverpool to have enough depth for cover in such situations. There is a lot of fixing to be done if Liverpool are going to compete with the elite in Europe and here’s a brief look at what to ex...
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Liverpool must exorcise the ‘home loss’ demon against Newcastle

Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool finally returned to winning ways in their last Premier League game at Anfield, beating Aston Villa 2:1. The German tactician has backed his side to make it to the Champions League places although he admitted that they are under pressure. Liverpool welcome a recently resurgent Newcastle United to Anfield on Saturday and the Reds must prove that they've exorcised the losses demon at Anfield that has seen them lose even to the worst teams at home in the Premier League in recent weeks. Today's game offers them the opportunity to prove that the win against Aston Villa was not a fluke and that they are intent on returning Anfield to its former status as one of the most difficult grounds for visiting teams in world football. READ: Schalke players may skip the ...
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Real Madrid should be able to hold on at a fanless Anfield

Real Madrid appear to be favorites to progress to the UCL semifinals ahead of Liverpool as they visit Anfield on Wednesday night for the second leg of the quarterfinal clash between the two sides, and rightfully so. Liverpool have not been at the top of their game in recent weeks although they're beginning to bounce back in the Premier League with 3 wins in their last 3 games. It can be recalled that Los Blancos thrashed the Reds 3:1 in the first leg at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium and will be coming to Anfield to consolidate on their victory. However, they should also have learned a thing or two from sides who visit Anfield with a healthy advantage only to end up battered and see their deficit overturned eventually in stunning fashion. CHECK OUT OUR FREE FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS...
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The 2020/21 PL season suddenly became long for Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp and his men would be happy for the ongoing international break. The German tactician will have some time to restrategize ahead of upcoming games in the Premier League and the UEFA Champions League. One funny fact is that the Reds are doing very well in the UEFA Champions League but somehow find it difficult to garner points in the Premier League. It's good that they managed to win a Premier League game before the international break. We could say they went into the break on a high as they sealed a place in the quarter-final of the UCL against Real Madrid and beat Wolves at the Molineux in their last Premier League game. However, how Liverpool went from red hot defending champions and title contenders to top 4 contenders remains a strange sight. READ: Sagna lauds...
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Anfield – From fortress to a bane of the Reds

We know that injuries play a major part in how a team performs and this has been the case for a lot of teams in Europe this season. However, what has happened to Liverpool, the defending champions of the Premier League? Pep Guardiola and his men even in the absence of key men in Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne went to Anfield, saw, and conquered by thrashing Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool 4:1. Although Man City were favorites for a win, no one expected such a scoreline. And more so because it was a game that would decide the title contention fate of the Reds. We could say that Liverpool are out of the title race as they currently trail the Citizens by 10 points, with the latter in red hot form and with a game in hand. In fact, the Reds are closer to falling out of the top 4 than they ...
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Three best Liverpool victories under Jurgen Klopp 

Liverpool lost their top defenders Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez early in the season. However, they are still regarded as top contenders for the Premier League crown, with many Bet9ja promotion code customers backing the Merseysiders to defend the title. Jurgen Klopp’s side is currently fourth on the table following their 0-0 draw against Manchester United. 1. Liverpool 4 Barcelona 0 (2019) Liverpool were aiming to make it to their second successive Champions League final in 2019 when they traveled to Barcelona to play in the first leg of the semi-final. However, they suffered a 3-0 thrashing at Camp Nou, leaving them with a mighty task to overturn the deficit in the second leg. With the Anfield crowd cheering them on, Jurgen Klopp’s side gave an outstanding performance against the Ca...
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Anfield – The bane of visiting teams in the Premier League

Liverpool are not leaving anything to chance in their quest to defend the Premier League title and are doing themselves a lot of good by making Anfield the major fortress in the Premier League. Jurgen Klopp's men have been phenomenal at home in the Premier League even in the absence of fans and it would seem foolhardy for anyone to bet against them in a Premier League home game presently. Liverpool are tied on points at the top with Tottenham Hotspur on 24 points after they thrashed Wolves 4 nil at Anfield on Sunday night and sit second in the Premier League. The Reds have continued their incredible domestic form in the Premier League despite the injuries to some key players in the team in recent times. READ: Maldini – Ibrahimovic is on the same level as Van Basten Anfield i...
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Liverpool must splash cash to defend Premier League title

The 2020/21 Premier League season kicks off this weekend and all eyes will be on defending champions Liverpool, as they'll be hell-bent on mounting a successful title defense. The Reds were exceptional last season and were unbeaten for most parts until the league title was almost as good as won. Jurgen Klopp and his men had very little worries in various areas of the pitch last season as players put in the required efforts including those on the bench when occasionally called upon. They took the best of the best last season to the cleaners and the points gap between first and second on the 2019/20 log is a proof and tells the full story of how brilliant they were in a season where they were heads and shoulders above their rivals. I agree that they were the best team in England ...
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Five talking points from the 2018/19 Premier League campaign

The 2018/19 Premier League season has ended and it came with its own share of unlimited excitement, anxiety, and tension. The 'noisy neighbors' successfully defended their Premier League title despite being hotly chased by Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool, the German boss who was stated to have a bridesmaid's tag about him but never the bride. Pep Guardiola's Manchester City sealed a double and are on course for a domestic treble as they will face Watford in the FA Cup final on May 18. The Premier League top two in the just concluded 2018/19 campaign took the fight to each other and dragged it on till the final day where they both garnered wins. READ: Brighton sack Chris Hughton However, the same can't be said for the other clubs who came with the aim of competing for the title when...
Two exciting PL sides in the 2017/18 UCL quarters. No coincidence!
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Two exciting PL sides in the 2017/18 UCL quarters. No coincidence!

  Football has been fun and will always be fun. The 2017/2018 UEFA Champions League has been nothing short of exciting, and more excitement awaits from the upcoming draws to be held as well as the potential crackers that will emerge from the draws. But basically, we'll be more focused on the adventures of the Premier League sides as well as their impact so far in this season's UCL competition. It's no news that only 2 teams from the Premier League will be participating in the quarter-finals of the UCL as the other 3 have been eliminated by opponents who proved to be superior after the proceedings of the UCL night encounters. Liverpool and Manchester City will be England's hope of making any significant impact in the 2017/2018 UCL competition. Who would have thought that the Prem...