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Liverpool: Failure Against Napoli Can Ruin Their Chances

Liverpool: Failure Against Napoli Can Ruin Their Chances

The lead-up to the crunch meeting of Liverpool with Napoli has been mainly about the talk of the need for one more Anfield night. The Reds move onto to the fixture of the evening knowing that just 1-0 in the favor or any win by 2 or more goal margin is going to take them over to the knockout stages of Champions League. Jurgen Klopp is known to have taken up the same kind of role of tub-thumper-in-chief in one bid to make sure that his players are going to all the support that they can get in their bid …

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Liverpool’s Gamble Proves Successful As Naby Keita Performs

Liverpool’s Gamble Proves Successful As Naby Keita Performs

Generally, football managers do anything possible to take off pressure from themselves. Thus, there is typically something perverse about the decision to rotate the team. Irrespective of how clear these benefits are in terms of sports science, it appears like the consequence of defeat rise in direct proportion to the total changes that are made previously starting XI. This is the reason Jurgen Klopp must have uncomfortably shifted in his own seat the scruffy strike by Jack Cork handed 1-0 Burnley over, Liverpool. The goal took place just fifty-four minutes into the Liverpool performance at the wet and cold Turf …

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Ball Hits Cross Twice Yet Virgil Van Dijk Get ‘Assist’ Vs. Everton

Ball Hits Cross Twice Yet Virgil Van Dijk Get ‘Assist’ Vs. Everton

Shaka Hislop explains that the decision of Jordon Pickford to make a play in the latter half of the game is a wrong one. Divock Origi, the substitute capitalized on this misjudged save that had been given by Jordan Pickford for clinching on to Merseyside Derby for the club, Liverpool during the extra time. Jurgen Klopp had been unable to contain his emotion and thus, he took to the pitch for celebrating the stoppage-time winner of Divock Origi with Alisson, the goalkeeper from Liverpool. Virgil Van Dijk and Divock Origi break down the last-gasp winner of Origi for Liverpool in …

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Klopp bracing up for PSG challenge

Klopp bracing up for PSG challenge

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits facing Paris Saint-Germain is one of the toughest teams to play in the Champions League and he is bracing up for the challenge. After the results of the UEFA Champions League group stage draw were known, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes the most difficult team to face is PSG. “PSG are one of the most exciting teams in the world and I think their target is to win the Champions League, so that will be two interesting matches,” he told Sky Sports. “I am looking forward to watching PSG a bit more often, which is …

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Pique: Klopp and Guardiola’s style, completely different

Pique: Klopp and Guardiola’s style, completely different

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp uses a completely different tactical system to that of Pep Guardiola, says Barcelona defender Gerard Pique. Pique returned to the Camp Nou in 2008 during Guardiola’s reign following a four-year spell at Manchester United. The Spanish defender emerged as one of the most sought-after defenders in European football under Guardiola’s tutelage and has since been a prominent member of the Barcelona squad. But even the 31-year-old reckoned that his former boss would find it tougher this season due to the football Liverpool produce. Klopp’s style of a high-octane counter-attack defeated City thrice last season, and they are expected to …

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Clean sheet is down to team effort- Alisson

Clean sheet is down to team effort- Alisson

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has credited his teammates for an excellent start to life at Anfield. Alisson has been in scintillating form since his big-money move from Roma and has kept three clean sheets in all the club’s outings thus far. The 25-year-old shot-stopper told the Liverpool website: “Hopefully I will keep helping the team, it is a teamwork. “I have my contribution, but I am not the main responsibility for the clean sheets. “If we do not concede we will be close to winning, because our attack is really good. View this post on Instagram Clean sheet is down …

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The Reds are not the finished article yet- Klopp

The Reds are not the finished article yet- Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes they are still a long way from being the finished article, despite being top of the league with a 100 percent record. The Reds are currently top of the league after three matches, scoring seven goals all with a clean slate, but Jurgen Klopp believes there is still room for improvement if they want to lift the Premier League, and reasonably so. “Nine points after three games, I never heard anything negative about that,” Klopp said. “We didn’t concede a goal, nothing negative about that,” Klopp told Sky Sports. “If you watched the games – …

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Mane is aiming for consistent World-class display- Klopp

Mane is aiming for consistent World-class display- Klopp

Jurgen Klopp believes Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is now convinced he deserves to be part of football’s elite. The Reds manager revealed that the Mane’s new-found confidence in recent weeks could take him to the next level and help him sustain a world-class level. “Now he’s much more secure that this is his level,” said Klopp. “The players surprise themselves sometimes. ‘Wow, really? That’s how good I am?’ We all need to show our best and get used to it. “It’s quality. We have to make sure we can show that every week. Who scores the goals is not too important, but …

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Klopp plays down Premier League title talk

Klopp plays down Premier League title talk

Jurgen Klopp has played down talks that Liverpool is ready to launch a Premier League title challenge. Liverpool recorded a 2-0 win at Selhurst Park on Monday to move second in the Premier League table after two games, leaving them only behind defending champions Manchester City. A second successive clean sheet, followed up by goals from James Milner and Sadio Mane, saw Liverpool state their case as potential league winners. But Klopp feels it is far too early to talk about Liverpool potentially topping the table at the end of the season for the first time since 1989-90.   View …

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James Milner: Liverpool needs to end trophy drought

James Milner: Liverpool needs to end trophy drought

Liverpool vice-captain James Milner admits that the club needs to give an extra push in their bid to land major silverware, with trophies “expected” at Anfield. The Reds are one of the most decorated British teams of all time, and their fans enter any given campaign confident that their side will be in the mix for top honours. It has, however, been six years since the last success was toasted, with Kenny Dalglish overseeing a League Cup triumph in 2012. And Milner concedes that the time has come for a star-studded side to deliver. He told Premier League productions: “A club …

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Jurgen Klopp plays down De Bruyne injury

Jurgen Klopp plays down De Bruyne injury

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp doesn’t believe the injury of Kevin De Bruyne will have any impact on the title race considering Manchester City’s squad depth. The Belgian playmaker was City’s star man last season, but he is currently facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after sustaining a knee injury in training. Most bookmakers tipped Klopp’s Liverpool ahead of the season to give the Cityzens a good run for their money. But the Reds boss has played down the injury of De Bruyne suggesting they can cope without him. Speaking exclusively to Sky Sports, Klopp feels City have more than enough …

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Neville tips Liverpool to push City for the title

Neville tips Liverpool to push City for the title

Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville believes Liverpool are a threat to Manchester City and insists they have the squad depth to challenge for the title The Reds recorded an emphatic 4-0 victory over West Ham at Anfield on Sunday to claim the top spot. However, there were wins for Man City, Tottenham, Manchester United, and Chelsea on the opening weekend. Klopp’s men defeated City thrice last season, as well as reaching a Champions League final, and the former United defender feels they pose a threat both in playing style on the pitch, and the feeling around the club off the pitch. View this …

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Klopp on Dejan Lovren’s injury update

Klopp on Dejan Lovren’s injury update

Jürgen Klopp has revealed Croatian defender Dejan Lovren will be sidelined for some weeks due to his pelvis injury Dejan Lovren returned to Melwood earlier this week but failed to participate in the club’s training due to the problem. And he is likely to miss Liverpool’s upcoming fixtures. However, Klopp is anticipating Lovren will be back in training shortly, telling his post-match press conference following the Reds’ win over West Ham United: “He is not fit. Let me say it like this, last year he already had a few problems with that, but he could obviously play – and played really good. “Recovery days …

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Klopp admits title challenge will be tough

Klopp admits title challenge will be tough

Jurgen Klopp has revealed that challenging for the Premier League title will still be a tough prospect, despite his summer recruitments. The Reds first game of the season is at Anfield against West Ham on Sunday, and the former Dortmund boss is envisioning a tough year ahead. “The league will be difficult,” Klopp told the Liverpool Echo. “It is not about judging our situation and thinking ‘wow, really good’. “We need to be ready each week, not only for a few games. That is our challenge.” View this post on Instagram Klopp admits title challenge will be tough A post shared by Footballwood …

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Lallana: Liverpool ready to deliver silverware

Lallana: Liverpool ready to deliver silverware

Adam Lallana admits Liverpool are ready to challenge for trophies on all fronts this season after making some shrewd signings in the summer transfer market. Since Klopp made the switch to Anfield in October 2015, the Reds have lost a Champions League, Europa League, and EFL Cup final. In the league front, they have finished no higher than fourth under the German. However, Lallana believes Liverpool are well-placed to end their six-year wait for silverware after spending more than £170m on reinforcements, including making Alisson the most expensive goalkeeper in history. View this post on Instagram Lallana: Liverpool ready to deliver …

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Guardiola, Klopp and Deschamps included in FIFA’s coach of the year

Guardiola, Klopp and Deschamps included in FIFA’s coach of the year

Premier League based managers Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola were all included in the 2018 FIFA men’s coach of the year award list, with the final picks set to be known today. The city of London will host the award ceremony slated for 24, September 2018. The current holder of the award Zinedine Zidane was once again amongst the nominees after retaining the Champions League trophy. The former Madrid supremo beat Antonio Conte and Max Allegri to the accolade last season. With only the Juve coach making it to the list this time. However, three English-based coaches are in the …

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