Liverpool need to win just four more league matches to wrap up their first ever Premier League crown having beaten a West Ham spirited side 3-2 on Monday night at Anfield. Goals from Issa Diop and Pablo Fornals appeared to have put West Ham on course for an unlikely win after Georginio Wijnaldum had opened the scoring. But second-half strikes from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane saw the Reds get the three points and equal Manchester City’s 2017/18 record of 18 league victories on the bounce. Getty Images - Getty Liverpool rode their luck as the close in on the league title Pre-match, Liverpool were expected to wipe the floor with their struggling opponents and the expectant Anfield crowd didn’t have to wait long for to get out of their seats with Wijnal
Jurgen Klopp warned Atletico Madrid that Anfield will be as intimidating as the Wanda Metropolitano when Liverpool look to overturn a 1-0 loss from the Champions League last-16 first leg.Saul Niguez's fourth-minute strike was enough to give the Spanish side the advantage over the defending champions.Madrid's stadium was raucous on Tuesday with fans orchestrated by energetic Atletico manager Diego Simeone. "Atletico fans who can a get ticket... 'welcome to Anfield'," said Klopp."Emotions are important. Tonight they were obviously completely on the side of Atletico, but I am really looking forward to the second leg."We speak from time to time about the power of Anfield and the power a stadium c...
Champions League holders Liverpool return to European action tonight as they take on Atletico Madrid in the Round of 16. Jurgen Klopp’s Reds, who won the tournament at Atletico’s home stadium last May, edged out Napoli to top Group E before Christmas. But the strength of the Champions League this season means they will now face Spanish big guns Atletico in the knockout stage after they finished behind Juventus in Group D. These two have not faced each other since the semi-finals of the Europa League in 2010. Atletico won that meeting thanks to a extra-time away goal from Diego Forlan. Getty Images - Getty Liverpool take on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League Round of 16 Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool: How to listen The Round of 16 first-leg tie wil
Liverpool’s stunning unbeaten run now stands at 40 Premier League games after Roberto Firmino’s 85th minute goal secured a hard-fought win at Wolves.Wolves looked on course to get something from the game after Raul Jimenez’ leveller six minutes after the interval, with Nuno Santo’s men then pushing for a winner. Getty Images - Getty But Jurgen Klopp’s men held firm and grabbed a late winner to send the away faithful delirious. The Reds needed less than eight minutes to take the lead. Trent Alexander-Arnold’s corner from the right was met at the edge of the six-yard box by Jordan Henderson and the Reds captain diverted it into the back of the net via a combination of his head and shoulder. There was a VAR review to determine whether it was handball, but the goa
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