Jürgen Klopp

How will Jurgen Klopp Line-up in a 4-3-3 formation – Football Weeks – Football Article

The Reds tackle Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League round-16 tie at Anfield later tonight and Jurgen Klopp knows the intensity of the challenge ahead. Having faced the Bundesliga giants during his days as Borussia Dortmund boss, Klopp knows what to expect from the Bavarians and he must perfect his tactics ahead of the must-win game. Klopp deployed a 4-3-3 formation in most of the games played so far this season, hence, today’s clash won’t be…

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GOOD WIN FOR ROOKIE LIVERPOOL TEAM AT THE AMEX ARENA – Football Article

So glad that Liverpool beat Brighton away on Saturday. It was like as if deep weight had been lifted off of every Liverpool supporter with the performance and result. Going into the game we had lost Joel Matip and Joe Gomez to injury and Klopp had to announce a make-shift defence of error-prone Dejan Lovren alongside Emre Can and Georgino Wijnaldum together with the under-used left-back, Andy Robertson. Thankfully, that defence was spared much blushes by Liverpool’s attacking abilities with …

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Jurgen Klopp takes the right stance when questioned on history with Bayern Munich – Football Article

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has stressed he does not view the Champions League last-16 tie against Bayern Munich as “a personal thing.” The German was engaged in many a battle with Bayern during his tenure as Borussia Dortmund boss from 2008 to 2015, in which his side finished twice as Bundesliga champions and twice as runners-up behind the Bavarians. Klopp’s Dortmund were also beaten by Bayern in the 2012/13 Champions League final. Ahead of Bayern’s last-16 first-leg visit to Anfield…

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Lovren & Shaqiri injury updates as Klopp plans for Fabinho at centre-back vs. Bayern – Football Article

Jurgen Klopp has provided a mixed update on Dejan Lovren and Xherdan Shaqiri for Liverpool’s clash with Bayern Munich, with Fabinho in line to start at the back. The Reds headed to their mid-season training camp in Marbella without Lovren (hamstring), while Shaqiri (abdomen) followed an individual programme along with the likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Rhian Brewster. With Virgil van Dijk already suspended and Joe Gomez definitely ruled out, the absence of Lovren would be a big blow for…

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Liverpool Beat Bournemouth to Silence their Critics – Paisley Gates – Football Article

Following back to back draws, Liverpool got back on track with a workman like 3-0 victory against Bournemouth. Critics rounded on Liverpool after a home draw against Leicester City was followed up by another draw against West Ham. However, Liverpool were always in full command this afternoon and the home crowd can be satisfied with what they saw. The win means Liverpool are now level on points with Manchester City, but they hold a match in hand over Pep Guardiola’s…

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Potential big players in the Premier League title race – Football Article

Very little separates Liverpool and Manchester City at the top of the table with a third of the Premier League season remaining. Neither side has had things their own way in recent weeks and there could be a few more stumbling blocks over the next three months. Embed from Getty Images Here is a look at some of the potential hazards for both teams. Tottenham Hotpsur While Tottenham still harbour title ambitions of their own, it’s hard to see them…

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VAN DIJK SCORES WINNER ON DEBUT FOR THE REDS – Football Article

Liverpool’s record new signing, Virgil van Dijk scored the winner for Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool against Everton at Anfield in a hard-fought victory against the wily old fox Sam Allardyce in the FA Cup. The £75 million signing had an impressive debut which was crowned with a fine headed goal from an Oxlade-Chamberlain corner late in the game where James Milner had opened Liverpool’s account with a well taken penalty, in the first half, in which Liverpool looked comfortable.  Everton’s doggedness…

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Juventus linked with player-plus-cash bid for Mo Salah – Football Article

Juventus have been tipped to launch a move for Mohamed Salah in an effort to bolster their attacking ranks this summer. The Egyptian has become no stranger to speculation linking him to Europe’s top clubs on the back of his remarkable 44-goal debut campaign with Liverpool in 2017/2018. Fears of him leaving in the foreseeable future were partially quashed in July 2018 when the forward signed a new five-year deal at Anfield. In doing so, he made no secret of…

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Lovren Faces Champions League Fitness Race, Good News for Midfield Trio – Paisley Gates – Football Article

After putting three unanswered goals past AFC Bournemouth on Saturday, Liverpool are set to enjoy a bit of a break with their next outing the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 tie with Bayern Munich on Merseyside a week from today. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has been a big proponent of warm weather training since he took the reigns at Anfield and he’s seized the opportunity to get the squad a little sunshine ahead of their showdown…

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The pros and cons of warm-weather training camps – Football Article

As Liverpool FC head to Southern Spain for a second warm-weather training camp of 2019, sports performance scientist Dr. Rajpal Brar looks at the pros and cons of such trips. Since Jurgen Klopp took the mantle as Liverpool manager in 2015, he has taken the Reds away for warm weather training camps, with trips to Marbella, Tenerife, La Manga, and most recently to Dubai. This week, they return to Marbella – where Klopp took the Reds twice in 2018. Such…

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SO LONG COUTINHO, ITS WHAT YOU WANTED. THANKS FOR THE £142 MILLION – Football Article

Southampton are a selling club, mostly to Liverpool with Virgil Van Dijk the latest example. Lets face it Liverpool are sometimes also a selling club, usually to Barcelona: Mascerano, Suarez and now Coutinho all in mega-money deals to the Spanish Giants. Usually I am unhappy when we lose a key player from our team, but when it is a petulant, sulky and unsettled player who really wants out then sell, sell, sell at the best possible price and with £142…

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“That was the reaction we wanted” – Football Article

Jurgen Klopp hailed the character of his Liverpool players after they rebutted doubts about their title credentials with a comfortable 3-0 win over Bournemouth. Goals from Sadio Mane, Georginio Wijnaldum and Mohamed Salah sent Liverpool back to the top of the table for 24 hours at least as they responded to back-to-back draws against Leicester and West Ham which had led many to question whether they could hold off Manchester City in the title race. Klopp said he had not…

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“It’s four to six weeks”: Jurgen Klopp confirms time frame for key Liverpool star’s return to action – Football Article

Jurgen Klopp has shared a time-frame for Joe Gomez’s return after the 21-year-old defender went under the knife to deal with a lower leg fracture. The Englishman was expected to return this month after picking up the problem against Burnley, however, the recovery did not go as expected and the decision to undergo surgery was […] The post “It’s four to six weeks”: Jurgen Klopp confirms time frame for key Liverpool star’s return to action appeared first on The Kop…

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Premier League Match Preview – Paisley Gates – Football Article

Manchester City reclaimed top spot in the Premier League with a midweek win over Everton, but Liverpool hold a game in hand and can go three-points clear if they’re able to get past AFC Bournemouth at Anfield this weekend. For all the talk of pressure, things are going pretty well; if you were offered this position at the start of the season, you would have taken it with absolutely no questions asked. Back to back draws took a bit of…

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‘No narrative – Just facts…’ Who’s actually bottling the title race – Football Article

This tweet from BBC Sport journalist Ian Dennis is superb and really puts things into perspective. Over the past ten games, which is a decent measuring stick of Premier League form, Liverpool have picked up 23 points and lost just one game (to Manchester City at the Etihad). SEE MORE:LFC told it will be ‘better to be behind’ City in the league… City have picked up five points less with 18, while Spurs have done fantastically to secure 24 while…

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More On The Current State Of The Big Six In The Premier League Title Race – Football Article

Is the race for the Premier League title just between two horses? Are Tottenham good enough or consistent enough to be considered contenders? What about Chelsea, United and the other London failures Arsenal? Here we take a look at the current top three with more to follow another time.    Liverpool Having managed to achieve the lofty status, (somehow), of league leaders, Klopp’s merry men need to guard against complacency. Why, you may wonder, would they get complacent at this…

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SIGN KEITA ON A PRE-CONTRACT AND GET VAN DIJK FOR £70 MILLION – Football Article

Despite Liverpool having made serious attempts to land RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita for a final figure of £75 million, they have failed in their bids to sign him this Season.                      I would suggest that Liverpool should instead try to tie him on a deal for next Season when his £48 million release clause comes into force.Liverpool should instead look to buy Virgil Van Gijk for whatever money that selling…

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Reds Need to Move on Quickly from Foxes Draw – Paisley Gates – Football Article

Was it two points dropped or a good point gained? That’s the question for Liverpool supporters the world ’round coming out of a 1-1 draw with Leicester City on Wednesday that in a lot of ways feels more like an opportunity squandered rather than a decent outing against a dangerous team. Was it two points dropped, or a good point gained? That’s the question for Liverpool supporters the world ’round coming out of a 1-1 draw with Leicester City on…

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FROM EUPHORIA TO DEPRESSION WITH LIVERPOOL – Football Article

I have not written a thing on this or any site about Liverpool for ages, I can’t. How can I explain to any fan, follower or curious bystander what Liverpool is all about this Season. Is it a nearly won the League again club, potential Champion’s League winners against Real Madrid or are we an insipid, lack-lustre team of pretend winners, wannabee winners, occasional cup winners, I don’t know anymore.  Sunday’s tired, feeble defeat to Chelsea was as bad a…

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Premier League Match Preview – Paisley Gates – Football Article

With fifteen matches left to play, Liverpool’s tenuous grasp at the top of the Premier League table could turn in to relatively decent grip when they welcome Leicester City to Anfield later today after Newcastle United upset defending champions Manchester City at St. James Park yesterday. The media, their pundits, the weird breed of football fan that is the “neutral” and this education PR agency all love a close title race, but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp can do without all…

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A Testing Second Half of The Season Awaits Liverpool – Paisley Gates – Football Article

Having gone 20 Premier League matches unbeaten, defeat to Manchester City has provided a reality check for Liverpool fans. Having negotiated their way past the entire Premier League, the stakes will only get higher between now and the end of the season. Teams near the bottom of the table will be scrapping for points between now and May. There will be no easy games for Jurgen Klopp’s men. Tottenham may have lost five matches in the Premier League this season,…

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LIVERPOOL SIGN SWISS STAR SHAQIRI FROM STOKE – Football Article

Xherdan Shaqiri has joined Liverpool in a £13.5 million deal, after three years in the Premier League with Stoke City that included 84 appearances and a total of 30 goals and assists after spells with Inter Milan, Bayern Munich and FC Basel. Speaking to reporters at Melwood, he said: As a player you always want to be on the biggest stage in football. A few years ago I wanted to come too but it didn’t happen. I’m really happy that…

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Premier League Match Preview – Paisley Gates – Football Article

After eking out a narrow win at the AMEX Stadium last weekend, Liverpool are back at home on Saturday and looking to hold on to top spot in the Premier League when Crystal Palace roll in to town. The hoodoo that’s come along with match-ups against the Eagles in recent seasons seems to have been broken with the Reds winning five of their last six outings against Roy Hodgon’s side, but as we slide in to the business end of…

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LIVERPOOL REPORT STAR PLAYER TO THE POLICE – Football Article

Liverpool may have shot themselves in the foot in an act of madness. Mo Salah was spotted using his mobile phone while driving into Melwood. Someone at the ground informed other LFC staff and what happened? Liverpool reported Mo Salah to the police for using his phone while driving. They also cautioned Salah, Liverpool and the Premier League’s top scorer last Season, himself about the incident and advised him against using his phone while driving in future. If a team…

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Premier League Match Preview – Paisley Gates – Football Article

Dreams of an unbeaten season and a ten point lead in the Premier League title race fell by the wayside following the narrow 2-1 loss to Manchester City last week, but Liverpool square up to Brighton and Hove Albion tomorrow knowing that a win will keep them firmly on top of the pile and in control of the their own destiny. And, despite the hiccup that saw a patchwork Reds side exit the FA Cup to the excellent Wolverhampton Wanderers…

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The Liverpool Tribune: STURRIDGE BETTER THAN MANÉ – Football Article

Daniel Sturridge scored a vital goal against Chelsea on Saturday to keep Klopp’s Liverpool unbeaten after 7 games in the league. After his acrobatic equalizer against the same side in the Carabao /League Cup during the week, the Birmingham-born striker has made a very strong case for himself as a regular starter in Jurgen Klopp’s side in the future. So where does 50-goal Sturridge start in Klopp’s unchanging Liverpool team. Despite Mohammed Salah’s slow start to the Season, you have…

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Liverpool Gets Massive Boost Ahead of Champions League tie with Bayern Munich – Football Weeks – Football Article

Premier League giants Liverpool have been handed a massive boost ahead of their upcoming Champions League round 16 tie with Bayern Munich. UEFA announced via The Sportsman, the suspension of German international Thomas Muller for two games after engaging in a clash with Nicholas Tagliafico in the Bavarian’s 3-3 draw with AFC Ajax last month and as given a Red card for the offence. The German World Cup winner took to his Twitter handle to clear the air about the…

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Klopp claims not signing Mane was mistake at Dortmund – Football Article

Fabinho after the 1-0 win over Brighton Liverpool’s summer signing Fabinho played as a centre-back in the 1-0 win over Brighton at the weekend, and seems to be enjoying his best spell at the club. The midfielder found it hard to break into the starting XI during his initial months at Liverpool but seems to be in Jurgen Klopp’s plans regularly. The former Monaco star recently spoke about playing under the German, and how the manager wants the players to…

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The Game of Chess Has Only Just Begun – Paisley Gates – Football Article

The chess board between Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, and Manchester City counterpart, Pep Guardiola, has begun to take shape. Liverpool’s win over at Brighton on Saturday at the Amex Stadium restored the 7-point lead at the top of the Premiership, piling all the pressure on the defending champions. It is now Pep’s move as Manchester City take on Wolves tonight. However, anything less than a win for Pep Guardiola’s side will mean, advantage Liverpool. Video courtesy of BeanymanSports The FA Cup exit…

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Transfer news: Lallana is needed at Liverpool – Klopp – Football Article

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insisted Adam Lallana still has a role to play for the Premier League leaders despite the midfielder’s injury woes. Lallana, 30, only made three starts in all competitions last season, and he has managed that same number so far this campaign. He missed Liverpool’s FA Cup defeat at Wolves on Monday after another injury, although he may be back available later this month. Editors’ Picks Amid speculation Lallana could be set for an Anfield exit, Klopp…

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