The international break is a source of much worry and consternation for club managers: ‘will my players return unharmed?’ is the general cause for such anxiety.
Monthly Archives: March 2017
The unpredictability of Liverpool FC continues. After claiming wins against Arsenal and Tottenham, but losing to Leicester and Hull in emphatic fashion, in the past month alone, it is hard to say with any certainty exactly how the Reds are playing at the moment. They are lurching from glory to disaster and back again at a rate of knots.
When previewing the Arsenal game we suggested that Liverpool could not play as badly as they had against Leicester again, and happily we were proven correct.
If ever a team was set up to play into their opponents’ hands then it was Liverpool against Leicester on Monday night. Why Jurgen Klopp decided to implement a high defensive line against an outfit containing the guile of Danny Drinkwater and Riyad Mahrez, plus the pace of Jamie Vardy, is anybody’s guess. The 1-3 scoreline speaks for itself.