Tag Archives: Jurgen Klopp

Pressure Mounting on Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool

With Chelsea and Tottenham seemingly comfortable at the top of the Premier League table, the race for the final two Champions League spots is heating up nicely with very little separating Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal in terms of points, so when Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool slipped up once again – this time to Southampton – should the Reds’ fanbase be worried heading into the final games of the campaign?

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The Curious Case of Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge

In January 2013, Daniel Sturridge signed for Liverpool in a deal that many deemed opportunistic at the time. Was the former Chelsea forward worthy of the rumoured 12 million pound price tag despite barely setting the Premier League alight with his previous clubs? Well, 3 years and a few injuries later, it’s fair to say he’s warranted the price tag that Liverpool paid, but is the 27 year olds time at Liverpool coming to a stuttering end under the guidance of their new boss, Jurgen Klopp?

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Liverpool beat Swansea at the Liberty Stadium

Swansea City 1-2 Liverpool
1st October, 2016
Liberty Stadium – English Premier League

A classic tale of two halves. That’s the only way to describe Saturday’s early kick off where Liverpool came from behind to beat Premier League strugglers, Swansea City, 2-1. Swansea, who took the lead through Leroy Fer, couldn’t hold on and found themselves on the back foot throughout the entire second half after Jurgen Klopp gave his Liverpool side a wake up call during the break.

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Lack of European Football Benefiting Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp and his strengthened Liverpool side seem to be on somewhat of a hot streak- they’ve started the season sensationally, with away victories against both Arsenal and Chelsea, along with a 4-1 thumping of the current Premier League champions, Leicester City. After such a vibrant start, is it acceptable to be expecting Liverpool to challenge for the trophy that the club have been craving for since 1990? This season could be one of the best opportunities they will have of doing just that with no European Football to contend with.

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Managers Defined by their Players – #1

Inspired by Javier Mascherano’s fairly recent comments regarding his former Liverpool boss, Rafael Benitez, this series of articles will delve into different managers across the globe and highlight the players that could easily be labelled as the men that defined their managerial style of play. Series 1 will focus on the new Liverpool manager and former Borussia Dortmund coach, Jurgen Klopp- along with Rafa Benitez, who’s now in charge of Newcastle United.

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