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.
The build up to Norwich away was all about taking the same intensity from the Manchester City game and applying it to the lowly canaries. Realistically that was always going to be a big ask seeing as the emotional and physical drain that the previous Sunday must have taken out of Brendan Rodgers and his team. Norwich did play their part in making life more than difficult however. Continue reading →
Sundays win over Manchester City could prove to be crucial in deciding where the title ends up. It was a game that had everything. A rampaging Liverpool team that ripped City apart for the first twenty-five minutes. A comeback from the visitors that rocked the home team and truly tested their spirit and character and an amazing winner from a little Brazilian magician. It was an appropriate way to mark the ninety-six lives lost at Hillsborough. A tragedy that will be twenty-five years old on Tuesday April 15th. Continue reading →
After leaving the Hawthorne’s last Sunday, Kolo Toure was chastised as the villain of the piece. Obviously his high profile mistake cost the reds three valuable points. On Saturday the former Arsenal defender set about correcting his West Brom nightmare with a sold performance against his former team. The good news for all Liverpool supporters is that he was part of the eleven that destroyed a top of the table Arsenal team. And convincingly so. Continue reading →
Liverpool got back to winning ways at Anfield on Wednesday. A header from Daniel Agger and a majestic free-kick from Luis Suarez was enough to take all three points from their first game of 2014. Continue reading →
Trips to Stamford Bridge haven’t been too fruitful for Liverpool over the years. Sundays afternoon game was no different. After initially taking the lead through a Martin Skrtel tap in, Chelsea responded through a curling effort from Eden Hazard and a toe poke from Samuel Eto’o, who should have in truth, seen red inside five minutes. Continue reading →