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Reds to take on Clarets this weekend- What happened last season?

Liverpool will be taking on Burnley this weekend, a little over six months after Jurgen Klopp’s men hosted the Clarets in the 16/17 season. On that occasion, the Reds put in a dire first performance but emerged 2-1 winners thanks to second half goals from Can and Wijnaldum. It wasn’t pretty, but they got the job done.

Going into this weekend, both teams have 7 points, but Burnley are ahead of Liverpool in the league table on goal difference. LFC, of course, will be looking to recover from their poor results against Man City and Sevilla. Continue reading

Missed Firmino penalty and defensive frailties see Liverpool draw against Sevilla

It was Liverpool’s first Champions League game since 2014, and defensive frailties again came to haunt the Reds as Spanish side Sevilla, on paper their only real opponents for top spot in what otherwise seems to be an easy group, came away with a draw from Anfield.

Roberto Firmino also missed a penalty as Liverpool spurned a host of chances in the two sides’ first competitive meeting since the 2016 Europa League final, which Sevilla won 3-1 in Basel.

Sevilla could’ve even come away with all three points had Luis Muriel not fluffed his lines in stoppage time Continue reading

Sadio Mane sent off against City for kicking Ederson in the face

The seventh red card for Sadio Mane, and it wasn’t a happy return from international duty for the Senegalese as he got himself sent off v Liverpool with his side 1-0 down. Looking at the angles, you could perhaps sympathise with Mane a bit, but there was little Jon Moss could do but give him a red Continue reading

Liverpool sign AOC from Arsenal

Liverpool have completed the signing of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal. Ox, as he is nicknamed, has put pen to paper a five year deal, and the Reds have reportedly paid somewhere around £35m (plus £5m addons) for his signature.

Chelsea were also interested in Oxlade-Chamberlain, but it is understood that he preferred not to play at right wing back, where the Blues were apparently intent on using him as a back up to Victor Moses, but in central midfield.

The Ox has also apparently taken a wage cut to join the Reds and becomes their fifth signing of this window after aby Keita, Mohamed Salah, Andy Robertson and Dominic Solanke. He is also a former Southampton player. Continue reading