In a season of so many notable highs, claiming a 4-1 triumph at the home of their oldest rivals last December was among the most memorable. And as Liverpool prepare to make the short journey across Stanley Park for the 241st Merseyside derby on Saturday, that Jota is now finally ready to begin contributing having been absent for almost two months with a hamstring issue is another reason to celebrate.
MADRID SEEKING TO EXTEND UCL LEAD
Real Madrid are the most successful team in the history of the European Cup/Champions League and they can extend their lead over the likes of AC Milan and upcoming opponents Liverpool in the Champions League final on Saturday. Real Madrid have 13 European titles and six more than AC Milan who’s next on the list with seven European titles. On their part, Liverpoolhave six European titles with the latest one coming when they saw off North London club Tottenham Hotspur during the 2019 Champions League final in Madrid.
Newly crowned Spanish La Liga champions Real Madrid qualified for the Champions League this season after finishing second to Atletico Madrid at the top of the table. They have since reclaimed the La Liga title at the end of this season. Continue reading MADRID SEEKING TO EXTEND UCL LEAD
LIVERPOOL DUO DOUBTFUL FOR BRIGHTON GAME
Liverpool have doubts over both Roberto Firmino and IbrahimaKonate ahead of the Premier League trip to face Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on Saturday. The two players missed out on the Inter Milan game in the Champions League on Tuesday due to respective injuries. Firmino and Konate were not in the Liverpool squad that lost 1-0 to the Italian champions at home in the second leg of their last 16 tie, but still progressed into the quarterfinals with a 2-1 aggregate victory.
Brazilian international attacker Roberto Firmino has not played for Liverpool since he suffered a muscle injury at the end of the first leg clash with Inter Milan on the Champions League stage. Firmino came on for injured Portuguese player Diogo Jota at the half-time interval and he went on to score the opener for the Reds before the deflected strike from fellow attacker Mohamed Salah wrapped up the 2-0 away win. Continue reading LIVERPOOL DUO DOUBTFUL FOR BRIGHTON GAME
ROBERTSON BAGS THREE-MATCH BAN
Scotland international captain Andy Robertson will miss the next three Liverpool games after he was sent off against North London outfit Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League at the weekend. His red card ensured that Robertson will miss the next three Liverpool games in all competitions.
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LIVERPOOL BACKED FOR WIN OVER MILAN
Merseyside giants Liverpool have been backed for a win over Italian Serie A giants AC Milan by one of their strikers. Michael Owen spent several years in the Liverpool first team having come through the club’s academy. Owen was a key player for the Reds throughout his time at the club.
Owen predicted the outcome of the Champions League game between hosts Liverpool and AC Milan at Anfieldon Wednesday night on his Bet Victor blog. According to him, Liverpool will start their Champions League campaign in Group B with a 2-0 win over the Rossoneri. Continue reading LIVERPOOL BACKED FOR WIN OVER MILAN
LIVERPOOL TARGET SET TO LEAVE CLUB FOR FREE NEXT SUMMER
There are currently a lot of indications pointing to the fact that Liverpool transfer target Kylian Mbappé is willing to run down his contract at Paris Saint-Germain in a bid to leave the French Ligue 1 giants next summer. The France international attacker has reportedly made it clear that he will not be signing a new contract extension at the club and wants to leave when the time is due. With his current contract set to expire in the summer of 2022, his current stance has alerted his potential suitors, including Liverpool, about making a move for him in the coming days with the summer transfer window still open for business.
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3 PLAYERS WHO COULD LEAVE LIVERPOOL THIS SUMMER
English Premier League giants Liverpool had one of the most strange seasons last campaign and also had to face a couple of weird moments as well. After starting last season as the league’s champions, they had their title to defend but they were unable to do so and they eventually lost their crown to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City after enduring a torrid campaign. City also had a mixed campaign as well but they bounced back from their poor form and conjured a remarkable turnaround that saw them emerge as the Champions of England.
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VAN DIJK STEPPING UP LIVERPOOL RECOVERY
Liverpool defender and captain Virgil van Dijk has provided a positive update regarding his journey to regaining full fitness once again on his social media page, and it is what the club’s fans would love to see. The Reds have missed the presence of their skipper so badly following the injury he suffered against Everton in the Merseyside derby earlier in the season which ruled him out for the rest of the campaign.
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LIVERPOOL CREDITED WITH INTEREST IN DEFENDER LINKED TO FULHAM
Fulham Football Club will be feeling uncomfortable after news reports recently surfaced that Premier League Champions Liverpool have joined them in the race to sign Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic in the future.
The Cottagers have been long-time admirers of the towering defender and were close to signing him last summer, but their advancements were rejected by the Italian club. They have returned for the defender this January but were greeted with the unfortunate news that Liverpool have entered into the fray. Continue reading LIVERPOOL CREDITED WITH INTEREST IN DEFENDER LINKED TO FULHAM
HASENHUTTL – A HAPPY MAN AFTER BEATING JURGEN KLOPP’S LIVERPOOL
Southampton boss was in a joyous mood and reacted emotionally after his gallant players contained Liverpool and defeated the Premier League champions on their home turf on Monday night. It was a result no one saw coming and it further showcases how weak and below-par Liverpool have been this season.
Hasenhuttl was in high spirits and a jubilant mood as he spoke to the media after the match and it showed in the way he answered the questions thrown at him. When asked why he appeared so emotional after the full-time whistle, he said it was because he was taking points off Klopp for the very first time as he praised the German manager and called him an amazing coach. Continue reading HASENHUTTL – A HAPPY MAN AFTER BEATING JURGEN KLOPP’S LIVERPOOL