Hopefully the previous piece was pretty clear and you came away with a better understanding of the Liverpool team. In this article I’m going to review some of the conclusions that came out of the previous piece and see if I can use chalkboards, heat maps, and action area diagrams from Squawka.com to verify whether or not I was right.
Liverpool faced arch rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday looking to get their first win of the league campaign. In a match made up of big decisions and intense feelings, the referee got the biggest decision wrong on the day. The home support displayed mosaic’s including “Justice” and “The Truth”. It was a day to honor the victims of the Hillsborough tragedy and the families that have campaigned for so long. Unfortunately Manchester United’s traveling support couldn’t be so gracious as Chief football writer for the BBC Phil McNulty reports.
Many vital questions remain unanswered about Liverpool after this derby match at Old Trafford and sadly most of them pertain to events irrelevant to the issue of winning football games. Welcome to the circus that is the Luis Suarez and Patrice Evra media orgy that has been a dream come true for many English tabloid writer as well as John Terry who must be asking what he has done to deserve this lack of attention for his own racism case. Continue reading →