Day: 11 September 2017

Roopa Reflects

Roopa Reflects: The international break curse strikes again

It has been two weeks since an emphatic 4-0 victory over Arsenal before the international break and this time it was Liverpool on the receiving end of a thrashing. Returning positively to Premier League action straight after an international break has often proven problematic for Liverpool in recent seasons. Such breaks cause an untimely disruption […]

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View from the Main Stand: Manchester City 5–0 Liverpool

Situated in the press box within the Etihad stadium, Oliver Miller offers his view on Liverpool’s Premier League match against Manchester City Manchester City score 5 against 10-man Liverpool to give Klopp his heaviest defeat as Liverpool manager There was an immense sense of anticipation for the first game back after the International break. Second […]

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The Loan Report

Origi makes Wolfsburg debut, but Liverpool loanees endure goalless week

Divock Origi – Wolfsburg The Belgian enjoyed a promising debut for his new German side but couldn’t find the back of the net despite a number chances. Spectators were excited to see how Origi would work alongside Mario Gomez, but the latter limped off with an ankle injury midway through the first half. This could […]

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The Optimist Friends of Liverpool

The Optimist (or as optimistic as I can be)

5-0. Jesus Christ. In fact, don’t mention the name Jesus to me please. That must be what getting into a fight on a good night out feels like. You’re having a boss time, enjoying being out with your mates and getting bladdered. Then, BANG – someone sparks you out of nowhere and ruins it.  That’s […]

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Man of the Match Friends of Liverpool

Mignolet only Red to make impact in abysmal display in Manchester

Simon Mignolet was the only Liverpool player to have any real impact in the thumping at the Etihad on Saturday, where the Belgian certainly wasn’t completely convincing yet did manage to keep the score line at 5-0. After losing his place in the previous Premier League fixture, Mignolet was back between the sticks for the […]

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Player Ratings

Player Ratings: Manchester City 5–0 Liverpool

Liverpool Simon Mignolet – 6 Although conceded 5 goals, was hard to pinpoint ultimate blame when he was left so exposed. Trent Alexander-Arnold – 4 The teenager’s strengths are attacking and technique but his defensive frailty was apparent and exploited. Joel Matip – 4 Failed to take part in the match – absent as De […]

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Premier League Review Liverpool

Premier League week 4 round-up: Misery in Manchester as Mane sees red

Many predictions made for the Manchester City v Liverpool fixture on Saturday hinted that there would be goals aplenty and, with the scoreboard was bothered on five occasions, so it proved. What very few expected that was all five of goals would arrive for the home side as Liverpool slumped to their joint heaviest defeat […]

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Match Report Liverpool

Match Report: Manchester City 5-0 Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp has carved a good reputation for himself against the top 6 sides in the Premier League. Going into this game he had 23 points from 11 meeting with Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur. Compare this with the 35 Brendan Rodgers took in the 31 occasions he came up against […]

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