Liverpool reclaim their 13-point lead atop the Premier League. However, a warm-up injury suffered by Naby Keïta marred the day as the injuries begin to pile up for Klopp.
Category: Match reports
Liverpool’s final game of 2019 was marred by controversy as VAR became the infamous star of the show during the Premier League clash at Anfield. Daniel Moxon reports.
A magnificent display saw Liverpool blow Leicester away at the King Power stadium to take an even firmer grip on top spot in the Premier League.
With a squad filled with young talent and experience at the highest level in Europe, Flamengo were never going to be easy opponents for Liverpool. It took extra time for the Reds to break the Brazilians’ resolve, but eventually the Premier League leaders were crowned Club World Cup champions for the first time.
It wasn’t pretty, and Monterrey pushed Liverpool all the way, but in the end a moment of quality from Trent Alexander-Arnold saw him find Firmino unmarked in the six-yard box, and the Reds were through.
One thing is for sure — that was not a 5-0 game. Still, it’s a learning experience for Liverpool’s young guns, who did themselves proud with a promising performance at Villa Park despite a heavy defeat.
The Hornets gave a good showing at Anfield under their new manager, but lacked any sting as the Reds eased over the line.
A tough time was expected in Austria, and until the deadlock was finally broken just before the hour mark it had been tough for the Reds. Once the lead was established, though, progression to the next round was never in doubt.
A recap of all the action at the Vitality Stadium as the Merseyside club ran out comfortable winners against the Cherries.
The Reds have a great record against Everton in recent years, as does Divock Origi. The Belgian and the rest of his teammates produced a strong attacking performance to make sure both remained true.