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Liverpool 0-0 Bayern Munich: Hosts frustrated in Champions League

Liverpool 0-0 Bayern Munich: Hosts frustrated in Champions League

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Liverpool's Champions League last-16 tie against Bayern Munich remains finely poised after a goalless draw in the first leg at Anfield.The hosts posed the greater threat but were either wasteful in front of goal or kept out by Bayern's well-marshalled defence.Sadio Mane missed a handful of first-half chances, most notably dragging a shot on the turn wide from inside the penalty area when unmarked. Joel Matip also failed to convert Roberto Firmino's cross from six yards.Matip almost handed Bayern an away goal early on when his misdirected clearance rebounded off Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson to safety.In the second half the German champions were excellent defensively, with Mane's 85th-minute he...
West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s men miss the chance to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table to five points

West Ham United 1-1 Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s men miss the chance to extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table to five points

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OPPORTUNITY MISSED? The Hammers were unlucky not to get all three points, with contentious decisions appearing to go the way of the visitors Liverpool were frustrated by a resilient West Ham United, who showed tremendous fight to gain a 1-1 draw at London Stadium. The result means the Reds are now three points ahead of rivals Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Michail Antonio levels the scoring for the hosts The hosts started in a lively manner despite their recent poor form, and had the pick of the early chances. Javier Hernandez forced Alisson Becker into a diving save and dragged an effort wide, while Aaron Cresswell also drove one narrowly past the post from 25 yards as the Hammers started on the front foot. H...
Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: Harry Maguire cancels out Sadio Mane goal

Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: Harry Maguire cancels out Sadio Mane goal

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes snow on the Anfield pitch contributed to a frustrating night for his Premier League leaders as they were held to a draw by mid-table Leicester City.Liverpool extended their advantage over nearest rivals Manchester City to five points yet failed to build on Sadio Mane's early goal on a pitch that Klopp believes made quick passing more difficult."You saw that the ball didn't roll really," said the German, whose side were denied a second-half penalty when Naby Keita was fouled by Ricardo Pereira. "If you then have the ball pretty much for 70 to 80% of the time it makes life really uncomfortable. "The only problem is if it stays on the pitch and that was ac...
Newcastle United 2-1 Manchester City: Citizens stunned at St James’ Park as Newcastle come from behind to give Liverpool the edge in the title race

Newcastle United 2-1 Manchester City: Citizens stunned at St James’ Park as Newcastle come from behind to give Liverpool the edge in the title race

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COMEBACK KINGS Victory against Leicester City at home with put the Reds seven points clear after a brilliant performance from Rafa Benitez's men Manchester City’s hopes of retaining the Premier League title were dealt a huge blow as they were beaten 2-1 by Newcastle United. Should Liverpool beat Leicester City at home on Wednesday night, the Citizens will slip seven points behind Jurgen Klopp’s men. Salomon Rondon celebrates netting the equaliser for Newcastle City made the perfect start when, with just 25 seconds on the clock, Sergio Aguero found the back of the net with what is officially the quickest goal of the season. Raheem Sterling played in David Silva with a lofted through ball, but the Spaniard slipped and managed t...
Transfer news and football gossip: Liverpool and Arsenal miss out on wonderkid, Tottenham bid for Adrien Rabiot, plus more

Transfer news and football gossip: Liverpool and Arsenal miss out on wonderkid, Tottenham bid for Adrien Rabiot, plus more

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GOSSIP talkSPORT.com round up all the biggest transfer news and latest football gossip from Saturday's papers and online... Here are the top biggest transfer stories and latest football headlines from Friday’s papers and online… What’s going in today’s newspapers? Liverpool transfer target Timo Werner could have his wages at RB Leipzig doubled in a bid to fend off the Reds’ interest. (Liverpool Echo) Real Betis are set to sign Brazilian youngster Emerson ending Liverpool and Arsenal’s hopes of sealing the services of the in-demand right-back. (Marca) OUT OF LUK Jordan Lukaku's m...