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Defensive Frailties

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Liverpool lost 4-1 to Spurs at Wembley on Sunday afternoon thanks to a frankly pathetic defensive display. A single goal from Mo Salah fooled us all into thinking there may be a glimmer of hope but the Spurs attack was far too strong and the Liverpool defence far too weak.

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Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 Liverpool: Game in 10 Tweets as defensive horror show costs the Reds

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Arguably the Premier League's prestige fixture of the weekend saw both of these sides on a high after impressive showings in the Champions League in midweek. Mauricio Pochettino shuffled his...

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Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd man faces no action over alleged stamp on Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren

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Klopp says no magic solution to Liverpool woes

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London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp says the transfer market is not the magic solution to Liverpool’s defensive woes after familiar problems returned to haunt his side on their return to Champions League action against Sevilla.

Dejan Lovren’s slip allowed Wissam Ben Yedder to score early in Wednesday’s match at Anfield but goals from Roberto Firmino, who also missed a penalty, and Mohamed Salah appeared to have put the home side in control.

Klopp says no magic solution to Liverpool woes

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London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp says the transfer market is not the magic solution to Liverpool’s defensive woes after familiar problems returned to haunt his side on their return to Champions League action against Sevilla.

Dejan Lovren’s slip allowed Wissam Ben Yedder to score early in Wednesday’s match at Anfield but goals from Roberto Firmino, who also missed a penalty, and Mohamed Salah appeared to have put the home side in control.

Liverpool FC 2016/2017 Season Review

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Yes I know, this post is ridiculously late on the blog but better late than never ay? Below I provide you with a quick rundown of each month of the 2016/2017 season.

Was 4th place good enough? Why do I think Klopp can often be as stubborn as hell? Why did 2017 contain one of the worst matches I have ever watched as a Liverpool fan?

Liverpool: Dejan Lovren Signs Massive Four-Year Contract Extension, Now Earns More Than Most Of The Best Defenders In Europe

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Liverpool have gone and chucked a new, long-term contract at Dejan Lovren.

The Croatian defender, 27, was presumably as surprised as weare to be offered a new four-year extension, which the Independent reckon will see him recoup £100,000 every seven days.

✍ Liverpool FC can today announce Dejan Lovren has signed a new long-term contract with the club.

Koeman hits out at ‘crazy’ Liverpool bench

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Liverpool (AFP) – Everton manager Ronald Koeman branded Liverpool’s back-room staff “crazy” following his side’s 3-1 defeat at Anfield in Saturday’s Merseyside derby.

“It’s all about football, but we don’t make a show from the bench like Liverpool. It’s football - a hard and fair game,” Koeman told Sky Sports.

MATCH PREVIEW: Leicester V Liverpool

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Finally, Liverpool are back playing football. It feels like it's been an absolute age since the last match, bloody boring! The Reds travel to Leicester on Monday evening to face the managerless foxes.
As soon as Claudio Ranieri came to Leicester I was immediately on his side. I have a huge soft spot for anything Italian and Ranieri almost instantly worked his charm, it was like he'd never left.

MATCH PREVIEW: Liverpool V Spurs

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Can Liverpool beat Spurs? After a string of disastrous results (bar a pretty decent draw with Chelsea) that is the big question hanging over manager Jurgen Klopp this weekend. The fact is though, the Reds have had a funny old season and despite having lost to the likes of Hull and Wolverhampton Wanderers in recent weeks, they will probably go on to beat Tottenham.

Ruthless Reds crush Watford to take pole position

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Liverpool (AFP) Liverpool climbed to the top of the Premier League table for the first time under Jurgen Klopp with a dazzling 6-1 demolition of Watford at Anfield on Sunday.

Sadio Mane scored twice for the Reds, while Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can, Roberto Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum were also on the scoresheet as Liverpool produced the kind of performance that will fuel talk of a serious title challenge on Merseyside.

Ruthless Reds crush Watford to take pole position

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Liverpool (AFP) Liverpool climbed to the top of the Premier League table for the first time under Jurgen Klopp with a dazzling 6-1 demolition of Watford at Anfield on Sunday.

Sadio Mane scored twice for the Reds, while Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can, Roberto Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum were also on the scoresheet as Liverpool produced the kind of performance that will fuel talk of a serious title challenge on Merseyside.

Five things we learned from the English Premier League

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London (AFP) Doubles from Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan for Manchester City and by Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud of Arsenal inspired their sides to handsome wins and ensure they are neck and neck, along with Liverpool, at the top of the table.

Here are five things we learned from the English Premier League this weekend:

Klopp needs to sort defence

As the travelling Kop choir sung their hymns in praise of Liverpool's swaggering 4-2 win at Crystal Palace, boss Jurgen Klopp took their acclaim with a steely expression.

Five things we learned from the English Premier League

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London (AFP) Doubles from Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan for Manchester City and by Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud of Arsenal inspired their sides to handsome wins and ensure they are neck and neck, along with Liverpool, at the top of the table.

Here are five things we learned from the English Premier League this weekend:

Klopp needs to sort defence

As the travelling Kop choir sung their hymns in praise of Liverpool's swaggering 4-2 win at Crystal Palace, boss Jurgen Klopp took their acclaim with a steely expression.

Five Things We Learned From The Chelsea Game

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1) Best ever finish with a black eye? Who knew Dejan Lovren had it in him?! Opening up the scoring after 17 minutes, the defender pulled off a finish any striker would have been proud of. Not only this but his positioning and decision to remain up top meant he was in exactly the right place at exactly the right time.

Henderson humdinger sinks Conte’s Chelsea

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London (AFP) Jordan Henderson scored a stunning winning goal as Liverpool ended Antonio Conte's unbeaten record as Chelsea manager with an impressive 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge on Friday.

In a dominant first-half display, Liverpool took the lead through Dejan Lovren before England midfielder Henderson curled home a superb effort from distance in the 36th minute.

Henderson humdinger sinks Conte’s Chelsea

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London (AFP) Jordan Henderson scored a stunning winning goal as Liverpool ended Antonio Conte's unbeaten record as Chelsea manager with an impressive 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge on Friday.

In a dominant first-half display, Liverpool took the lead through Dejan Lovren before England midfielder Henderson curled home a superb effort from distance in the 36th minute.

Liverpool: Conte's Toughest Test Yet?

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Antonio Conte isn't the type of manager to shy away from a fight and looking back at Chelsea's run of fixtures it looks as though Liverpool are going to be the first real test for the Italian. Up to yet Chelsea have faced West Ham, Watford, Bristol Rovers, Burnley and Swansea.

Conte has steered his side to four wins in the process and one draw in their most recent game against Swansea which ended 2-2.

Liverpool’s Lovren set for return, Can back training

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Liverpool (AFP) Croatian international Dejan Lovren is set to reclaim his place in the Liverpool starting line-up for Friday's Premier League clash with Chelsea after being give a clean bill of health by manager Jurgen Klopp.

The 27-year-old central defender suffering a head injury in training which obliged him to miss the 4-1 trouncing of champions Leicester last Saturday.

Liverpool FC – 4 players who face make-or-break seasons

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Jurgen Klopp has been very active in the summer transfer window having added six new faces to his squad. The German manager’s aim with his club for this season would be to try and finish in the top 4 spots, but competition will be increasingly tough. Players have to step up and prove to the manager they deserve to stay at the club for a long time.

Liverpool Fan Loses Phone Amid Pandemonium At Anfield, Retrieves It To Find Special Souvenir Selfie (Photo)

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Last night's soul-stirring comeback against Dortmund at Anfield was temporarily tempered for one Liverpool fan who thought he'd managed to lose his phone amid the pandemonium that ensued in the wake of Dejan Lovren's 91st-minute winner.

The Reds fan in question charged onto the pitch to celebrate Lovren's dramatic header, only to have his phone slip out of his pocket at the crucial moment.

Europa League: Liverpool Fan Who Missed Dortmund Game Vows To Call Newborn Baby Dejan

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Liverpool's dramatic comeback against Dortmund on Thursday night will go down in history as another great European evening at Anfield. For one Reds' fan, the game was so momentous that he vowed to call his newborn son after match-winner Dejan Lovren.

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The fan in question, 'Michael', missed the Europa League classic as his wife was giving birth to a baby boy.

"It's not explainable."

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A dejected Thomas Tuchel attempted to describe his feelings on a game his side had somehow just lost 4-3, "It's not explainable" he said. He's right. When you watch a team like Liverpool on a European night at Anfield, there's something in the air, nobody is quite sure what it is, it's unexplainable, but it's there.

Three Key Points From The Dortmund Draw

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Well, that wasn't half bad was it? If you'd of told me we'd leave Germany with an away goal and a draw prior to kick off I'd have bitten your hand off. The Reds put on a valiant performance at Jurgen Klopp's old stomping ground and should feel confident upon their return to Anfield.
1) Divock Origi is an absolute legend Ok, maybe that's coming on a bit strong but I thought the Belgian utterly justified his selection over Daniel Sturridge.

Klopp advised why he should offload Liverpool star in summer

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Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge believes centre-back Martin Skrtel’s recent dip in form should see Jurgen Klopp reconsider his option of keeping the defender at Anfield beyond the upcoming summer transfer window.

He picked up a hamstring injury as the Merseyside club suffered a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Watford in December.

Liverpool’s injury crisis tilts Klopp toward transfer market

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Jurgen Klopp has indicated that he may have to enter the transfer market to buy a defender as Liverpool's injury crisis grows.

Klopp faces the prospect of having no fit center-backs for Friday's FA Cup third-round trip to Exeter.

Dejan Lovren limped off during the first half of Tuesday's 1-0 League Cup semi-final first-leg victory at Stoke after pulling a hamstring.

Liverpool’s injury crisis tilts Klopp toward transfer market

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Jurgen Klopp has indicated that he may have to enter the transfer market to buy a defender as Liverpool's injury crisis grows.

Klopp faces the prospect of having no fit center-backs for Friday's FA Cup third-round trip to Exeter.

Dejan Lovren limped off during the first half of Tuesday's 1-0 League Cup semi-final first-leg victory at Stoke after pulling a hamstring.

MATCH PREVIEW: Watford V Liverpool

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Liverpool prepare to face Watford at Vicarage Road on Sunday in the last fixture for the Reds before Christmas Day. Jurgen Klopp's side just about managed to collect a point against West Bromwich Albion last weekend and will be looking for a more convincing result this time out.

Dejan Lovren injury boost for Liverpool

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Dejan Lovren leaving Anfield on crutches in a lot of discomfort. #LFC pic.twitter.com/L9ti9tzjJH James Pearce (@JamesPearceEcho) December 13,...

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Dramatic Draw At Anfield

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Liverpool collected a point at Anfield on Sunday afternoon in dramatic style as it was left to Divock Origi to find an equaliser in the 95th minute. An injury to Dejan Lovren meant close to ten minutes of extra time were played and the Reds ensured they made the most of it.

Liverpool vs Swansea City- Three key battles

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Liverpool host Swansea City in the Premier League on Sunday. It is particularly a crucial game for the visitors as they find themselves in the 14th place in the league. The hosts, on the other hand, have recently picked up form and must be in confident mood after having beaten Manchester City 1-4 at the Etihad Stadium last weekend.

Roberto Firmino tipped for big Liverpool career after Man City destruction

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Roberto Firmino has been tipped for big things at Liverpool by his teammate Dejan Lovren. The Brazilian showed the first real signs of what he can in...

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Video: Dejan Lovren gives his excuses for poor debut season at Liverpool

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Dejan Lovren has been speaking to Liverpool TV ahead of his return to the side this weekend against Manchester City after his lengthy absence. The...

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Liverpool’s Dejan Lovren offers excuses for atrocious form after Saints switch

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Dejan Lovren has offered up excuses for his atrocious form following his switch to Liverpool from Southampton in the summer of 2014. The defender has...

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MATCH PREVIEW: Liverpool V Southampton

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It's Southampton at home for Jurgen Klopp's team on Sunday but will the boss be able to get the better of Ronald Koeman's side? The Reds still have injury worries to contend with and a lack of confidence in front of goal whilst Southampton can recall some top performances of late including a recent win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

Fantasy Premier League: Five players to cop and five players to drop from your fantasy team

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MATCH PREVIEW: Liverpool V Aston Villa

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As the plot continues to thicken around the managerial future of Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool simply have to collect all three points in order to take some pressure off the boss and in order to get themselves moving in the right direction in the league.

West Ham Record First Win At Anfield Since 1963

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Liverpool fell to an embarrassing defeat at Anfield on Saturday as West Ham notched up an historic win at Anfield, their first victory here since 1963. The Hammers put three past a sloppy Liverpool side who failed miserably in their defensive duties and were unable to create any real attacking threat.

Benteke Scores In Controversial Liverpool Win

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It's two wins out of two for Liverpool after a decent performance and a dash of luck allowed the Reds to collect all three points against Bournemouth on Monday night. Christian Benteke got himself off the mark after scoring a controversial goal whilst The Cherries were left questioning why an early effort was disallowed.

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Fellaini: I’m not a dirty player

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In the last minute of Manchester United's 2-0 defeat against Liverpool, Marouane Fellaini was spotted elbowing Emre Can.

In the second leg at Old Trafford, Fellaini was booked for catching defender Dejan Lovren in the head with a swinging arm. To be fair to Fellaini on this occasion, Loveren had one arm around Fellaini's front, and the other dragging Fellaini back by his shirt.