Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tag "Liverpool"

    Liverpool extend EPL lead, Leicester defeat Man City

Liverpool extend EPL lead, Leicester defeat Man City

Liverpool increased their lead at the top of the English Premiership table with an emphatic 4-0 win over Newcastle United at Anfield. The Merseyside club's lead increased to six points following Man City's lacklustre 1-2 loss at Leicester City.Jurgen Klopp's men took the lead through Dejan Lovren's half volley on 11 minutes when a corner kick was half-cleared into his [...]

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    Liverpool vs Bayern Munich in Champions League knockout round

Liverpool vs Bayern Munich in Champions League knockout round

Liverpool have been drawn against faltering German champions, Bayern Munich, in the UEFA Champions League round of 16.Liverpool, who qualified for the knockout round of the UCL at Napoli's expense, will slug it out against 2001 champions, Bayern, who are nine points behind Bundesliga leaders, Borussia Dortmund.The Reds won the 2005 edition and were beaten last season by Real Madrid [...]

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    Majestic Messi bags hat-trick as Liverpool, Juventus remain unbeaten

Majestic Messi bags hat-trick as Liverpool, Juventus remain unbeaten

Liverpool retained first spot on the EPL log with a dominant 3-1 win over Manchester United at Anfield, thanks to goals from Saido Mane and Xerdan Shaqiri. Jurgen Klopp's boys pinned Jose Mourinho's timid side from the start and got a reward through Mane's volley after the Senegalese controlled Fabinho's pinpoint pass with his chest.A mistake from Liverpool keeper, [...]

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    Salah retains BBC African player of the year award

Salah retains BBC African player of the year award

Mohamed Salah has been named BBC's African best footballer for the second year in a row.The Liverpool FC star player fended off competition from his Anfield teammate Sadio Mane and Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly to claim the prize.Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia and Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey were also in the running for the award.The 26-year-old Salah finished his first [...]

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    UCL: Liverpool, Tottenham reach knockout phase at expense of Italian teams

UCL: Liverpool, Tottenham reach knockout phase at expense of Italian teams

It was joy for England and despair for Italy as Premiership clubs, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, did the needful to advance into the knockout phase of the UEFA Champions League at the expense of Serie A's Napoli and Inter Milan.Liverpool, needing to win by a lone goal and keep a clean sheet to qualify, defeated Napoli 1-0 thanks to Mohamed [...]

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    EPL roundup: Chelsea inflict first defeat on Man City as Liverpool go top

EPL roundup: Chelsea inflict first defeat on Man City as Liverpool go top

Chelsea ended Manchester City's unbeaten run with a 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from N'Golo Kante and David Luiz.The Blues were on the ropes in the first half, defending for the most part and successfully limiting City to a few shots from distance.Maurizio Sarri's men stuck to their task and nicked the opener on the stroke of [...]

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    UCL: Liverpool suffer shock defeat, Barcelona through to round of 16

UCL: Liverpool suffer shock defeat, Barcelona through to round of 16

Barcelona are the first team to book a spot in the knockout round of this season's UEFA Champions League following a 1-1 draw against Inter Milan at the San Siro on Tuesday.The Catalans are still missing inspirational captain, Lionel Messi, and were short of attacking ideas although they dominated the game.Ernesto Valverde's team had to wait until the 83rd minute [...]

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    UCL: Salah hits brace in dominant Liverpool win as Barca soar without Messi

UCL: Salah hits brace in dominant Liverpool win as Barca soar without Messi

Liverpool returned to the top of their Uefa Champions League group with a 4-0 thrashing of Red Star Belgrade at Anfield, with the goals scored by their fearsome attacking trident of Roberto Firmino, Saido Mane and Mohammed Salah.The Reds dominated from start and went ahead on 20 minutes through Firmino. The Brazilian striker controlled Andrew Robertson's cross before dispatching for [...]

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    Europe roundup: Liverpool, Juve continue perfect start as Barca, Chelsea drop points

Europe roundup: Liverpool, Juve continue perfect start as Barca, Chelsea drop points

Here is TheCable's roundup of the top performances in European leagues last weekend.EnglandLiverpool defeated Southampton 3-0 to make it six wins in as many league games, courtesy of an own goal, Joel Matip's header and Mo' Salah's close-range finish in a blistering first half.Fresh from defeating nuevo-rich PSG in the UEFA Champions League, it took only 10 minutes for Anfield [...]

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    UCL: Messi opens with hat trick, late Firmino winner for Liverpool

UCL: Messi opens with hat trick, late Firmino winner for Liverpool

Barcelona started their UCL season with a 4-0 win over PSV Eindhoven at the Camp Nou stadium, thanks to a Lionel Messi hat trick and a brilliant individual strike by Ousmanne Dembele.The first goal was a brilliant free kick just outside the penalty area while the 30-year old's second and third were first-time shots from the six-yard box off two [...]

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    Mane, Salah are only Africans among nominees for FIFPro World 11

Mane, Salah are only Africans among nominees for FIFPro World 11

Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are the African representatives among the 55 players nominated for the 2018 FIFA FIFPro World 11.On the list are five goalkeepers, 20 defenders, 15 midfielders and 15 strikers.The 2018 FIFPro list includes some familiar names and standout players in the last football season.With 11 players on the list, Real Madrid is the most-represented club.Spain (nine) and [...]

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    EPL Sunday: Mane shines in Liverpool win as Man City beat Arsenal 2-0

EPL Sunday: Mane shines in Liverpool win as Man City beat Arsenal 2-0

Liverpool opened their EPL season with a commanding 4-0 win over West Ham United at Anfield — their biggest opening day win since 1994 — with three goals scored by their dangerous African attacking duo of Saido Mane who contributed a brace, and Mohamed Salah.Salah, the league's top scorer last season, needed only 20 minutes to continue from where he stopped and [...]

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    Liverpool break transfer record to sign Roma ‘keeper Alisson Becker

Liverpool break transfer record to sign Roma ‘keeper Alisson Becker

Liverpool have broken the transfer record for a goalkeeper, signing Alisson Becker from Roma in a €70 millikn deal, with the goalkeeper putting pen to a six-year contract. The record transfer value of Alisson Becker, who was arguably the best goalkeeper in Europe last season, and put in good outing at the World Cup in Russia, overtakes Buffon's €53 milliom [...]

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    Salah signs new five-year contract with Liverpool

Salah signs new five-year contract with Liverpool

Mohamed Salah has signed a new five-year contract at Liverpool.The Egyptian committed his future to the club after a sterling performance last season in the English Premier League. Salah scored 44 goals in 52 appearances.With the new deal, Salah will be at Anfield until 2023 and there's no release clause in the contract.The deal will see him become the highest earning [...]

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    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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