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Manchester United: Jose Mourinho Excuses & Rants Rising to New Levels

Posted on 29 Jul, 2018, by in Soccer

As he ventures into his third season as the manager of Manchester United without any meaningful achievement (by his lofty standards), Jose Mourinho is mostly busy trash talking other managers while criticizing his own players and board. More

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Liverpool FC – The Unfamiliar Burden of Being Favorites

Posted on 22 Jul, 2018, by in Soccer

With just under £175 million spent on new players this summer by Liverpool comes the unusual, at least in the Premier League era, labeling of title favorites. More

Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah

Ranking Liverpool FC Priorities for the Next Few Months

Posted on 13 May, 2018, by in Soccer

As the 2017-2018 Premier League season comes to an end for Liverpool with a top 4 spot guaranteed, Mohamed Salah setting new scoring records and a Champions League final awaiting, it’s a good opportunity to review the club’s main priorities for the coming months, including that match at the end of May against Real Madrid. More

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Despite Manchester City Championship, Pep Guardiola Still Has Plenty to Prove

Posted on 15 Apr, 2018, by in Soccer

There’s always something a tad anti-climatic about winning the league championship without actually being on the field to do it. Manchester United losing to West Brom clinched the Premier League title for Manchester City, their third in the EPL era, fifth overall and the first in the Pep Guardiola regime. And still, the disappointing finish to their Champions League campaign leaves an aftertaste of bitterness amidst the sweetness of the champagne. More

Mohamed Salah

Surviving the Thunderstorm (Manchester City vs Liverpool)

Posted on 10 Apr, 2018, by in Soccer

Jurgen Klopp prepped his players for a Manchester City thunderstorm. Liverpool got a bit stung at first, but weathered the early storm to win 2-1 at the Etihad and complete a 5-1 aggregate win in the Champions League quarter finals, reaching the competition’s semi final for the first time since 2008. More

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Manchester United Beats Liverpool: Impossible to Win When You Play Terribly & Referee Screws You

Posted on 10 Mar, 2018, by in Soccer

Fact: Craig Pawson had a terrible afternoon at Old Trafford, missing two or three penalties which really helped out Manchester United, as they beat Liverpool 2-1 to tighten their grasp over second place in the Premier League. Another fact: Jurgen Klopp’s players, especially his key guys, had a very bad game, making it very difficult to come away with a good result regardless of the official’s mistakes. More

Liverpool FC: Mohamed Salah Shuts the Critics Up

Posted on 4 Nov, 2017, by in Soccer

Things are starting to look up for Liverpool. A 4-1 win over West Ham, led by Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, puts them level with Tottenham, Chelsea and Arsenal (all have one match to make up), but mostly calms the turbulent waters around the club and Jurgen Klopp, suddenly with 3 consecutive wins and four in the last five matches. More

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Liverpool FC: Daniel Sturridge Finally Does Something

Posted on 28 Oct, 2017, by in Soccer

Despite not being a Jurgen Klopp favorite, Daniel Sturridge did his part as Liverpool bounced back from a tough loss by beating Huddersfield 3-0. Missing some key players and playing poorly in the first half, it was about the best the team could ask for at this point. More

Harry Kane, Jurgen Klopp

Tottenham vs Liverpool: Harry Kane Exposes What Jurgen Klopp Didn’t Do Last Summer

Posted on 22 Oct, 2017, by in Soccer

Harry Kane scored twice and set up one goal in Tottenham’s 4-1 win over Liverpool at Wembley, which further exposed how badly Jurgen Klopp messed up during the summer by failing to bring in meaningful defensive players. More

Liverpool FC: Future is Bright, Even if Championship is Almost out of Reach

Posted on 27 Dec, 2016, by in Soccer

There’s something not quite there about Liverpool under Jurgen Klopp. It’s almost the team he dreams of, but not exactly at that place by now. It doesn’t matter. The future seems bright for the club under the German manager, even if their desire to end the championship drought this season is probably not coming true. More