The best moments for Everton under Lampard have involved counter-pressing and high-energy stuff. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Everton manager Frank Lampard. Much will depend in the Merseyside derby on Everton’s ability not just to match the pressure from Liverpool but to assert their own.
Liverpool have a seventh European title in their sights ahead of their Champions League final duel with Real Madrid this weekend. The Reds are one of the most successful teams in Europe with six titles. As a matter of fact, Liverpool are the third most successful team behind AC Milan and next opponents Real Madrid. AC Milan have seven titles, while Real Madrid are on 13 titles.
German tactician JurgenKlopp has transformed Liverpool since he was appointed as their manager towards the end of2015. Since his appointment, Klopp has won one Premier League title, One Champions League title and one FA Cup title at Liverpool. He masterminded the sixth European title win at the club after the 2-0 victory over Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur during the 2019 Champions League final. Mohamed Salah (spot kick) and substitute DivockOrigiscored the goals for the Reds against their opponents during the 2019 Champions League final played at the new Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in the Spanish capital city of Madrid. Read more
Merseyside giants Liverpool suffered a rare defeat this season with the 1-0 home loss to Italian champions Inter Milan earlier this week in what was the second leg of their round of 16 tie in the Champions League. Liverpool came into their second meeting with Inter Milan in three weeks in a strong position, but they almost threw it away with an average performance especially in the second half.
Goals from substitute Roberto Firmino and star man Mohamed Salah ensured that Liverpool established a 2-0 lead in the tie from the first leg. They suffered a major scare when Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez scored for the Italian champions just past the hour mark in the second leg, but him and his teammates could not find the second goal that might have forced extra time and possibly penalties. Inter Milan were not helped by the red card to Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez two minutes after the Martinez goal. The former Arsenal and Manchester United star was sent off for two yellow cards due to the fouls on the same player, Thiago Alcantara either side of the half-time break. Read more
Merseyside giants Liverpool could not extend their winning run to nine games in all competitions at the end of their Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday after they were forced to a 2-2 draw. The Reds had been on a winning run spanning eight games before they faced Antonio Conte and his Spurs side.
Harvey Elliott will miss the Champions League opener for Liverpool in Group B after he suffered a serious ankle injury during the weekend’s Premier League win over Leeds United. Liverpool will begin their Champions League campaign this season with an home game against Italian Serie A outfit AC Milan.
The feeling around Liverpool currently is not entirely a positive one, especially amid the supporters of the club. The Reds have only signed one player this summer after completing the transfer of French defender IbrahimaKonate from German Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig but they have already lost one star player in Georginio Wijnaldum to Paris Saint-Germain and could be set to lose another key player in Jordan Henderson.
There has been a lot of talks about the future of Liverpool star, Mohamed Salah in recent weeks as there continue to be rumors that the talismanic winger could be on his way from Anfield in the summer. Salah is said to be unhappy at Liverpool and reportedly wants to quit the club this summer and there are a couple of clubs that are already monitoring his situation and contemplating whether or not to make any official bid for the Egypt international superstar.
According to several reports, Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has agreed a deal in principle to join Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid in the summer, ending rumors of a possible move to English Premier League heavyweights Liverpool. The Austrian international defender is set to lift the German Bundesliga title with Bayern Munich for the last time, with the club needing just one league win to do so.
Premier League champions Liverpool have been handed a double fitness boost ahead of their crucial league encounter at North London club Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday night. The Reds were without Jordan Henderson and Joel Matip for the FA Cup fourth round exit at the hands of arch rivals Manchester United at the weekend but they are expected to return to the starting line-up for the Spurs game later this week.
Some football clubs have certain players who regularly dedicate their time and loyalty to ensure that they give nothing but their all for the club. One of such players is Liverpool’s unsung midfield leader Georgio Wijnaldum.
The Dutch midfielder is in the fifth season at the club and has always been a warrior when it comes to putting in sublime performances at crucial moments. The famous UEFA Champions League comeback win against Barcelona at Anfield will spring to the mind of Liverpool fans when he is thought of, and he of course deserves it. Read more