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Carabao Cup draw: Chelsea set for Anfield clash

Carabao Cup draw: Chelsea set for Anfield clash

Eight-time League Cup winners Liverpool have been drawn at home against Chelsea in the pick of the Carabao Cup third round ties. All ties will be played on the week commencing September 24, with Liverpool and Chelsea’s meeting coming days before their Premier League match at Stamford Bridge on September 29. The last time both sides met in a League Cup clash was in the semi-finals of the competition back in 2015, where Chelsea triumphed 2-1 on aggregate. Elsewhere, reigning champions Manchester City head to Oxford United of Sky Bet League One. Frank Lampard will confront one of his former managers …

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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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Sven-Goran Erikson is a life-long liverpool fan

Sven-Goran Erikson is a life-long liverpool fan

Former Manchester City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has opened up on his love for Liverpool ever since he was young, just like his father. Eriksson, 70, revealed he has a secret love for the Reds, but couldn’t allow it to be public knowledge during his stint as the England boss. The Swede managed the Three Lions between 2001 and 2006 and claims he still watches the Premier League. “I’ve always been a Liverpool fan,’ Eriksson said, according to Sky Sports. ‘I can say that now, I couldn’t say that when I was in England but I was always since I was …

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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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