A great win for Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League playoff tie against Julian Nagelsmann’s TSH 1899 at the Rhein Neckar Arena. Hoffenheim had not lost at home since May 2016 and the Reds were up against it, especially given the absences of Adam Lallana and Philippe Coutinho.
However a fantastic free kick from Trent-Alexander Arnold and an own goal from Havard Nordtveit (although Milner would prefer to claim it as his!) saw the Reds come away with a 2-1 win ahead of the return leg at Anfield.
And not to forget the efforts of the much maligned Simon Mignolet, who saved Andrej Kramaric’s first half penalty and kept the Reds in the tie. Continue reading
Liverpool finished fourth and secured a spot in the playoff rounds of the Champions League after beating relegated Middlesbrough 3-0 on the final day of the season.
The Reds pipped Arsenal, who beat Everton 3-1 despite losing Koscielny to a red early in the game, to fourth spot. The Gunners finished fifth while the trio of Chelsea, Spurs and Man City finished first, second and third respectively Continue reading
Two goals from Philippe Coutinho, the latter coming in slightly controversial circumstances after West Ham’s Winston Reid remained prone on the other end of the field, helped Liverpool seal a 4-0 win over Slaven Bilic’s side on 14 May, 2017. Sturridge and Origi with the other two goals for LFC.
Man United also dropped out of the race for the top four (they can not even mathematically make it following a 2-1 loss to Spurs) Continue reading
A goal must definitely worth watching on replay, Emre Can’s winner at Vicarage Road means that Liverpool’s Champions League fate is very much in their own hands. The Reds can seal third spot and an automatic spot in the group stages of the 2018/19 CL if they win their last three games Continue reading
Roberto Firmino’s strike is enough for Jurgen Klopp’s side to beat West Bromwich Albion, condemning Tony Pulis’ side to their third straight defeat in the process.
Alberto Moreno had a glaring miss in the dying moments as he had an open goal miss from 40 yards out, but it didn’t cost the Reds, who held on to pick up all three points Continue reading
Liverpool took another major step towards securing a place in the top four with victory away at the Britannia (now renamed Bet365 Stadium). The Reds had to come from behind after Jonathan Walters had put the Potters ahead before half time, with Roberto Firmino putting in his own nomination for goal of the season. Continue reading