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Christian Benteke & Liverpool Dive & Cheat to Beat Crystal Palace

Posted on 6 Mar, 2016, by in Soccer

It hasn’t been a good debut season for Christian Benteke at Liverpool. But things did get better as the Belgian striker pulled off a massive sting with a dive in the Crystal Palace penalty area, earning an undeserved penalty and converting from the spot himself to score the winning goal in a 2-1 victory. More

Liverpool FC – Jurgen Klopp Sending Jose Mourinho to a Darker Place Than Ever Before

Posted on 1 Nov, 2015, by in Soccer

Finally, Jurgen Klopp has a meaningful victory as Liverpool manager, his first in the league, thanks to Philippe Coutinho scoring his first brace for the club and Christian Benteke showing what a force to be reckoned with he is. Even better, mostly for the fans, was the opponent and the venue: Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, while Jose Mourinho looks more and more lost in his paranoia and failures to reignite a fire beneath his players. More

Liverpool FC – Brendan Rodgers Prepares Perfectly, Messes Up Later On

Posted on 24 Aug, 2015, by in Soccer

The way Brendan Rodgers selected his formation, lineup and alignments all over the pitch resulted in a fantastic first half from Liverpool, but his substitutions later on helped Arsenal nearly score and deliver heavy pressure in the final minutes of a 0-0 draw. More

Liverpool FC – Philippe Coutinho Provided a Light in the Darkness

Posted on 10 Aug, 2015, by in Soccer

Entering something of a do-or-die season for Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool, through a beautiful Philippe Coutinho strike, managed to rise above the dreadfulness of their season opener to pick up a win in a stadium they usually don’t leave with smiles on their faces over the last few years. More

Liverpool FC – Christian Benteke is Hopefully a Good Way to Spend that Raheem Sterling Money

Posted on 19 Jul, 2015, by in Soccer

So Liverpool didn’t wait long to spend that Raheem Sterling money, using most of it to sign Christian Benteke from Aston Villa, in a transfer that more than anything might define and decide Brendan Rodgers and his tenure at the club. More

Manchester United Transfer Rumors – Interested in Signing Christian Benteke

Posted on 9 Sep, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s never to soon to talk about what clubs might do in the January transfer window, and it seems like Manchester United are going to make a significant move or two considering their slow start, which includes trying to sign Christian Benteke from Aston Villa. More

Bacary Sagna Quite Lucky to Avoid Breaking His Neck

Posted on 18 Aug, 2013, by in Soccer

One of the scariest moments s Arsenal lost at home 1-3 to Aston Villa was Bacary Sagna falling badly after making an aerial challenge against Christian Benteke, landing badly on his neck. He did get up from it, but was substituted, and his participation next week, with the Gunners in the middle of a huge injury crisis, is doubtful. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Liverpool & Tottenham Trying to Sign Christian Benteke

Posted on 10 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

The chances of Aston Villa holding on to Christian Benteke aren’t great, with plenty of interest coming from both Liverpool & Tottenham, although the Belgian striker prefers playing for Spurs. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Chelsea Trying to Sign Christian Benteke

Posted on 9 Jul, 2013, by in Soccer

All of last season it was quite clear that after such an impressive debut campaign, Christian Benteke isn’t going to be easy to keep for Aston Villa, and him handing in his transfer request, while Chelsea move in closer to try and sign the player pretty much confirms year-long rumors to be true. More

Transfer Rumors 2013 – Liverpool Interested in Christian Benteke

Posted on 3 Jun, 2013, by in Soccer

Signing Chrisitan Benteke last summer was probably the best piece of business Aston Villa have done in a very long time, but holding on to the striker is proving to be difficult, with Liverpool being the next team mentioned with a potential approach for the player. More