Consistency may have eluded Liverpool during a season which promised much yet failed to meet expectations, but as Jurgen Klopp’s team travel to St. Mary’s this weekend for a potentially tough test against a Southampton side who continue to make good progress under Ronald Koeman, there is still hope that Liverpool can enjoy a strong end to the season that may put them in contention for a top four finish.
Three straight Premier League victories have not only made the Reds one of the in-form teams alongside West Ham and Bournemouth, but also reignited hopes of making a late push to secure Champions League football next season. Continue reading
Liverpool have moved up to second place in the Premier League after beating Southampton 3-0 at St Mary’s on Saturday afternoon.
Top scorer Luis Suarez opened the scoring on sixteen minutes with his first goal in six games, before Raheem Sterling doubled the visitors’ advantage just ahead of the hour mark.
Liverpool will be looking to strengthen their position in the top four of the Premier League as they travel to Southampton tomorrow afternoon.
With Manchester City playing in the Capital One Cup final on Sunday afternoon, the Reds will move into third place if they take all three points, while they could also leapfrog second place Arsenal if they lose their match at Stoke City.
Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has called for calm as the Reds head into their final eleven games of the Premier League season, Sky Sports understands.
Brendan Rodgers’ side currently sit in fourth place, four points behind leaders Chelsea and, more crucially, six clear of fifth place Tottenham Hotspur.
Braces from England international duo Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson helped Liverpool secure all three points against Swansea City in a thrilling game at Anfield yesterday afternoon.
The Reds were 2-0 up inside twenty minutes after first Sturridge, then Henderson scored before former Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey pulled one back for Garry Monk’s side half way through the first half.
Liverpool have fallen to fourth place in the Premier League after suffering a shock 3-1 defeat to Hull City at the KC Stadium yesterday afternoon.
The hosts took the lead on twenty minutes through Jake Livermore, whose shot took a mean deflection off Reds defender Martin Skrtel.
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson has accepted that he will never fulfill his lifelong ambition of managing Liverpool, according to the Mirror.
The 65 year old, who says that he and his father were big Reds fans, was always keen on taking the job at Anfield and that he would also consider becoming manager of England again if given the chance as it is ‘probably the biggest job in the world’.
Liverpool suffered their first defeat of the season on Saturday afternoon, falling to a 1-0 loss at home to Southampton.
The result, which was secured by a Dejan Lovren goal early in the second half, sees Brendan Rodgers men slip to fifth place after Chelsea, Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal all won to leapfrog them.
Liverpool reclaimed top spot in the Premier League after drawing 2-2 with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium yesterday evening in a game dominated by former Reds midfielder Jonjo Shelvey.
The England international, who moved to the Swans during the summer transfer window for around £6m, opened the scoring after just 87 seconds, but his slack backpass gave Daniel Sturridge the opportunity to get his fourth goal in four league games minutes later.