Saturday, June 23, 2018

Tag "Liverpool"

    I’ll be in Russia for World Cup, injured Salah assures fans

I’ll be in Russia for World Cup, injured Salah assures fans

Mohamed Salah is confident that he will be in Russia for the World Cup.He was reduced to tears as he left the field during the first half of the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid in Kiev.The Egyptian forward was wrestled to the ground after battling Sergio Ramos for the ball.The 25-year-old, who dislocated his shoulder as a [...]

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    Liverpool vs R’Madrid: Hunger to do ‘big things’ meets advantage of experience

Liverpool vs R’Madrid: Hunger to do ‘big things’ meets advantage of experience

In a few hours, Liverpool and Real Madrid will lock horns to decide the best team in Europe for the 2017/18 season.A bunch of moving parts -- the standout players, formation, tactical wit of the coaches -- will be at play when the run around begins in Kiev.Jurgen Klopp has lost his last five finals while Zidane has won two [...]

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    Liverpool survive scare to join Real Madrid in final

Liverpool survive scare to join Real Madrid in final

Liverpool will slug it out with Real Madrid in the Champions League final, after surviving a scare at the Stadio Olimpico to defeat Roma 7-6 on aggregate.Roma needed another miracle after a 5-2 shellacking in the first leg and were so close on the night, with two late goals earning them a 4-2 win against a Liverpool side who looked [...]

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    Five-star Salah and Liverpool thrash Roma

Five-star Salah and Liverpool thrash Roma

Mohamed Salah scored twice and assisted another two as Liverpool tore Roma to shreds in a dominant  5-2 win at Anfield.Much of the pre-match build up was centred around Mo' Salah facing his former club and he made the match his own, further endearing himself as a fans' favourite.Roma matched Liverpool's intensity early on, De Rossi and Nainggolan pinning the [...]

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    Champions League semi-final preview: Can Bayern stop Madrid for real?

Champions League semi-final preview: Can Bayern stop Madrid for real?

The semi final draw threw up the dream final a round early. Real Madrid, aiming to win three consecutive UCL crowns, will have to go through the might of German champions, Bayern Munich, who are on a renaissance and also looking to win a second treble under veteran coach Jupp Heynckes.Similarly, Liverpool face an AS Roma side they defeated [...]

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    Liverpool’s Mo Salah wins PFA player of the year award

Liverpool’s Mo Salah wins PFA player of the year award

Mohamed Salah has been crowned the 2017/18 PFA player of the year after the spectacular season he's had with Liverpool.Liverpool bought the Egyptian forward from AS Roma for £34.3million last summer.He saw off tough competition from Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne to get the gong at Grosvenor House in central London on Sunday.Salah and De Bruyne have been the standout [...]

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    Salah returns to Roma for Champions League semi-final

Salah returns to Roma for Champions League semi-final

Mo Salah who has been in blistering form all season will, alongside his Liverpool mates, return to his former club AS Roma for the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League.Holders Real Madrid will face seven-time champions Bayern Munich.The Champions League semi-final draw held on Friday in Nyon, Switzerland.The first legs of both games will take place on Tuesday, April 24 and [...]

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    Liverpool dump City out, Roma earn fairytale win to advance

Liverpool dump City out, Roma earn fairytale win to advance

Liverpool completed a miserable week which included three consecutive defeats for Manchester City with a 2-1 win at Etihad stadium to qualify for the semi finals of the UEFA Champions League, becoming the first team ever to defeat The Citizens three times in one season.Giorgino Wijnaldum replaced Henderson in midfield for Liverpool, while Bernardo Silva replaced Ikay Gundogan for City [...]

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    Liverpool thrash City, Barcelona enjoy home comfort

Liverpool thrash City, Barcelona enjoy home comfort

Liverpool showed their European pedigree at Anfield on Wednesday night, outclassing and defeating a surprisingly lacklustre Manchester City 3-0 with Mohamed Salah and co. In full throttle.Jurgen Klopp started with his usual attacking trio of Mo Salah, Saido Mane and Roberto Firmino, while Oxlade-Chamberlain was drafted into midfield with pressing duties in mind. Pep Guardiola turned to a three-man defence [...]

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    UEFA Champions League quarter final review: The usual suspects?

UEFA Champions League quarter final review: The usual suspects?

Europe- and the world- welcomes back the premier club competition and it's the round of the big clubs.The usual suspects of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are on a roller coaster ride, but the impressive Manchester City and tricky duo of Roma and Sevilla could put a clog in the big boys' wheels.Juventus vs Real MadridA repeat of last [...]

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    Sky Sports suspends Carragher over spitting incident

Sky Sports suspends Carragher over spitting incident

British broadcasting giants, Sky, have suspended their football analyst and commentator, Jamie Carragher until the end of the season.The suspension comes on the heels of a well-publicised video which showed the pundit lean out of his car window to spit at the car of a fan who was taunting him while driving home after Liverpool's 2-1 loss to Manchester United [...]

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    Rashford brace helps United down Liverpool

Rashford brace helps United down Liverpool

Manchester United prevailed 2-1 over arc rival Liverpool this afternoon at Old Trafford.In the battle for second place behind runaway leaders Manchester City, a spirited Red Devils side banished the ghost of the dull 0-0 draw at Anfield earlier in the season to down an uncharacteristically sluggish Liverpool.Paul Pogba sustained an injury in training and Jose Mourinho replaced him with [...]

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    Real Madrid, Liverpool cruise into UCL quarter final

Real Madrid, Liverpool cruise into UCL quarter final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored in a record-equaling ninth consecutive UCL game to lead Real Madrid to a 2-1 victory over ten-man PSG at the Parc de Princes stadium in France.Real Madrid made four changes to the team which won the first leg 3-1, surprise starts for wonderkid Marco Asensio,  Lucas Vasquez and Mateo Kovacic, while Dani Carvajal returned from suspension to [...]

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    Everton player Ross Barkley, who has Nigerian roots, suffers ‘racist abuse’

Everton player Ross Barkley, who has Nigerian roots, suffers ‘racist abuse’

Everton FC midfielder Ross Barkley is believed to have been racially abused in a controversial newspaper article published in The Sun.Barkley's paternal grandfather is Nigerian and his father, according to Kickoff.com, is Liverpool resident Peter Effanga.The alleged racist abuse contained in the article was sequel to Barkley being punched in a Liverpool bar last weekend.His lawyer had described the incident [...]

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    Liverpool outclass Arsenal at Anfield

Liverpool outclass Arsenal at Anfield

Arsene Wenger's 50th game against Liverpool ended in 3-1 defeat at Anfield as the hosts continued their outstanding performance in big games this season.The Reds were desperate to return to winning ways after a poor display against Leicester City on Monday evening.As early as the 9th minute, Roberto Firmino found space and slipped the ball past Hector Bellerin.In the 40th [...]

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    Swansea beat Liverpool for first ever league game win at Anfield

Swansea beat Liverpool for first ever league game win at Anfield

Swansea City earned a hard-fought 3-2 win against Liverpool on Saturday.The victory is Swansea's first ever league win at Anfield, home stadium of Liverpool.Fernando Llorente's brace and Gylfi Sigurdsson's late strike took Paul Clement's team out of the relegation zone.Although Liverpool held sway in the first half, Swansea City stood firm and kept the hosts at bay and even came [...]

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