Expectations were high going into Saturdays game against Aston Villa. Paul Lambert’s side aren’t exactly supposed to be challenging for the top four based on their recent history so this was a game Brendan Rodgers would have hoped his Liverpool side could dispatch quite easily. Villa scored an early scrappy goal through Gabriel Agbonlahor and held on quite easily against a side void of ideas in the end.
Liverpool has never been at the pinnacle of the English Premier League after five matches since the league’s inception in 1992. However, a victory over Southampton on Saturday afternoon will ensure that the Reds will be leading the way when top striker Luis Suarez returns from his suspension next week. Continue reading →