Liverpool secured their fifth win in seven league games this season by beating Crystal Palace 3-1 at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.
The result was enough to see the Reds briefly return to the top of the Premier League, only to be again replaced by Arsenal following their draw at West Bromwich Albion yesterday afternoon.
Liverpool climbed to second place in the Premier League after beating bottom of the table Sunderland 3-1 yesterday afternoon.
Top scorer Daniel Sturridge opened the scoring with his eleventh goal in his last eleven league games, before Luis Suarez doubled the visitor’s advantage on thirty-six minutes.
Liverpool will be hoping to return to winning ways as the travel to struggling Sunderland on Sunday afternoon.
After their unbeaten start to the season came to an end last weekend following their narrow home defeat to Southampton, the Reds crashed out of the League Cup to Manchester United on Wednesday evening.
Liverpool edged past Aston Villa to make it back to back victories in the Premier League, and record their best start to a season in five years.
As against Stoke City last week, Daniel Sturridge was the match winner – his twenty-first minute finish enough to secure to points for Brendan Rodgers though credit must once again go to goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, who kept Villa at bay.
Liverpool have unveiled Aly Cissokho at Anfield after the defender completed his loan move from Valencia.
The Mail Online has reported that the 25 year old is raring to go after signing for, what he described, as a ‘really legendary club.’
Liverpool began their Premier League campaign with a narrow victory over Stoke City at Anfield in Saturday’s lunchtime kick-off.
Daniel Sturridge’s 37th minute strike was enough to secure all three points for Brendan Rodgers men, who secured an opening day home win for the first time in twelve years.
Daniel Sturridge is likely to feature in tomorrow lunchtime’s season opener against Stoke City despite not being 100% fit, while Martin Skrtel and Daniel Agger are expected to recover from knee injuries in time to play some part.
New signings Simon Mignolet and Kolo Toure are expected to start while fellow new arrivals Iago Aspas and Luis Alberto are also in the provisional match day squad though Luis Suarez continues his ten match suspension.
Liverpool are set to reject any improved bid from Arsenal for Luis Suarez, after the Metro reported that the Gunners board have given Arsene Wenger the green light to sign the striker.
The North London club appear to be willing to pay £40m for the Uruguay international, though that would still fall short of Brendan Rodgers valuation.
Shakhtar Donetsk have revealed that they are open to offers for midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, the Express understands.
The Armenia international has strongly been lined with a move to Liverpool, though the Reds approach for the player stalled following confusion over his ownership.
Swansea City are interested in signing Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey, according the the Mirror.
The Welsh side are reportedly in talks with their former manager Brendan Rodgers, regarding the potential purchase of the England U21 midfielder, who will be allowed to go if the price is right.