Liverpool’s remaining hope of a winning a trophy this season comes in the form of a trip to Porto in the last 16 of the Champions League. The Portuguese side are currently enjoying an unbeaten league campaign and will be stern opposition in the first leg on Wednesday night. Preview by Kris Gourlay
City’s unbeaten run was always going to end eventually. At least for Guardiola, as well as their players and fans, it was in a game that exemplified everything there is to love about football. By Jamie Braidwood
Liverpool’s captain is now the longest serving player at the club, yet has fast become the Anfield boo-boy. Are these jeers justified? By Luke Barry
Attending his first ever game at Anfield, Kris Gourlay reports as Liverpool eventually strolled to a comfortable Champions League over Maribor to put them ever closer to a first knockout appearance in eight years.
After humiliating Maribor 7-0 and setting a new record for the biggest away win in Europe two weeks ago, can Liverpool put their Premier League stutters behind them and stay top of Group E? By Kris Gourlay
After a run of disappointing results, poor defending and frustrating performances, Jurgen Klopp is starting to feel at little bit of pressure. His reluctance to pursue a centre back other than Virgil van Djik has cost him, so what can he do now to fix Liverpool’s defensive problems? By Kris Gourlay
Two years ago Brendan Rodgers was sacked by Liverpool. It came less than 18 months after he had led the Reds to an improbable title challenge but at the time, Rodgers’ stock couldn’t have been lower. It seemed unlikely that he would ever get the chance to manage at the top level again. But that all changed once he joined Celtic. By Jamie Braidwood.
Group E may not be the most exciting group of the bunch but it does contain two possible dark horses in Liverpool and Sevilla, who will be looking to swap their success in the Europa League in recent years for that of the Champions League. By Kris Gourlay
Qualifying for the Champions League was supposed to allow Liverpool to spend big this summer. But after missing out on key targets, fans have been left in the familiar position of feeling underwhelmed by another disappointing window. By Kris Gourlay
By Jamie Braidwood “Lived it. Loved it. Farewell beautiful game.” These were the seven short words that announced the end of Xabi Alonso’s career, and what a career it has been. At Real Sociedad, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, he lived it. Through his numerous honours, from league titles and Champions Leagues to European[…]