Day: 16 October 2017

Match Analysis Liverpool

Analysis of Liverpool’s 0-0 draw with Manchester United

The most anticipated match of the weekend, the Liverpool – Manchester United derby, was not a match to remember, just like the one that took place in Anfield the last season – also a 0-0. Jose Mourinho had only Herrera and Matic available for the midfield, so his plans where pretty much predefined. Lukaku was […]

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Roopa Reflects

Roopa Reflects: Reds return to action with goalless draw with Manchester United

Liverpool returned to Premier League action on Saturday, facing Manchester United in the early kick-off at Anfield after what seemed like forever playing away from home. We all know what social media is like in the run-up to a big game like this one. One half of fans are pessimistic with no faith in the […]

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Liverpool Crest

View from the Main Stand: Liverpool 0–0 Manchester United

Situated on the broadcasting gantry within Anfield’s main stand, Oliver Miller offers his view on Liverpool’s Premier League match against Manchester United Manchester United shut out Liverpool’s stuttering attack in another dismal performance at Anfield As the final whistle was blown, BBC 5live’s Mark Chapman turned to commentator John Murray – alongside him on the […]

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The Loan Report

Origi finds the net, but Randall gets his marching orders

Divock Origi – Wolfsburg Wolfsburg picked up their fourth Bundesliga draw in a row, when their match with Bayer Leverkusen finished 2-2. Leverkusen took the lead twice, but failed to hold on for all three points. Divock Origi opened the scoring for Wolfsburg after using his height and strength to beat his marker to the […]

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Talking Points

Key Talking Points From Liverpool’s 0-0 Draw With Manchester United

Anfield, Liverpool – After making it through the longest two weeks in football, also known as the international break; fans all over the world were awarded with quite a treat on Saturday afternoon. Kicking off the Premier League weekend was the biggest game in English football: Liverpool versus Manchester United. Winless in this fixture since […]

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Man of the Match Friends of Liverpool

Gomez produces top display in drab affair at Anfield

Saturday’s lunchtime kick-off failed to live up to expectations as the Reds and the Red Devils played out a 0-0 draw. Rather than a game full of goals as both sides contained a dangerous attacking threat, it was a tale of defenders and goalkeepers keeping their side in it, and Joe Gomez was Liverpool’s stand […]

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Player Ratings

Player Ratings: Liverpool 0–0 Manchester United

Liverpool Simon Mignolet – 7 Produced an important save to deny fellow Belgian Lukaku towards the end of the first half but it was an afternoon where his concentration levels were tested just as much as his reflexes. Joe Gomez – 7 A vast improvement on recent performances and Klopp’s decision to start him ahead […]

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Match Report Liverpool

Unyielding United Grab Desired Point

Three things are certain in this life; death, taxes and a Jose Mourinho team defending for their lives at Anfield. When he brought his Manchester United side to Liverpool on Saturday afternoon it seemed obvious that Mourinho would again be playing for a draw. They dynamic had changed since the 0-0 draw from the same […]

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Premier League Review Liverpool

Premier League week 8 round-up: Liverpool foiled by Operation Park The Bus

Almost a year to the day that Jose Mourinho sent his Manchester United team to Anfield to obtain a goalless draw, the trick was repeated in L4 on Saturday as Liverpool were thwarted by their fierce rivals once again. Just as in last season’s fixture, David de Gea produced a world-class save, with Mohamed Salah’s […]

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