Liverpool v Manchester City: Reds Looking to Make a Perfect 10

Photo courtesy of liverpoolfc.com

Photo courtesy of liverpoolfc.com

By Séamus Leonard

Last Sunday’s 2-1 win over West Ham United at Upton Park was yet another landmark victory for Liverpool in a season of sublime strikes, (at times) dreadful defending and staggering statistics. In one way it was just another three Premier League points gained. In another way, it was another massive hurdle jumped in this most barnstorming of campaigns. The simple fact it was Liverpool’s ninth win on the bounce illustrates how well Liverpool has been performing of late. Continue reading

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Liverpool 2-2 Man City – A Sign of Things to Come?

By Jonathan Carroll

Heading into Sundays Premier League game Brendan Rodgers wanted to see his players respond after the defeat at the Hawthorns last weekend. Reigning champions Manchester City would provide a formidable test of character. At the end of the ninety minutes both Rodgers and the Anfield faithful will be hopeful that the glimpses of ball possession, movement, creativity and chance conversion can be continued and even improved upon. Defensive lapses however will need to be eliminated.

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Is a top four finish a realistic ambition for Liverpool in 2012-13?

By Bill Farnham

There are many questions surrounding LFC this offseason, but perhaps the most important is whether or not a top four finish is even a realistic goal for the club in the 2012-13 season. On the face of it, Liverpool would have needed 18 additional points to have finished the 2011-12 season tied with Arsenal, leaving Spurs in fifth place with 69. Unfortunately there is no shortage of matches one can point to where Liverpool “dropped” points last season, the question remains whether or not Liverpool can do better next season than four out of the seven teams that finished ahead of them in 2011-2012. Continue reading

Man City 3-0 Liverpool – Etihad Hammering

By Jonathan Carroll

Liverpool entered todays game looking to close the gap on league leaders Manchester City to eight points. The timid and blunt attacking performance will discount Liverpool from winning the league this season as well as give their fellow fourth place competitors hope. Continue reading