POST MATCH: Liverpool v Everton (EPL 2/12/18 4.15pm)

Man of the Match

  • Alisson

    Votes: 58 32.2%
  • Alexander Arnold

    Votes: 1 0.6%
  • Gomez

    Votes: 6 3.3%
  • Van Dijk

    Votes: 7 3.9%
  • Robertson

    Votes: 1 0.6%
  • Wijnaldum

    Votes: 3 1.7%
  • Fabinho

    Votes: 17 9.4%
  • Shaqiri [off 71’]

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Firmino [off 84’]

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Mane

    Votes: 9 5.0%
  • Salah [off 75’]

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Keita [on 71’]

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Sturridge [on 75’]

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Origi [on 84’, GOAL 90+5’]

    Votes: 78 43.3%

  • Total voters
    180
  • Poll closed .

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Quite happy today... :-)

That goal is the most ridiculous thing I've seen in football. Well done Divock for staying alert and putting pressure on Pickford. But the trajectory of the ball is laughable. Was there whirling wind at Anfield or something? And for it to happen at the 96th minute is really unheard of.

To be fair, we are riding our luck a bit these days, but who cares? We've had other periods of bad luck with refs, with injuries and what not. Now, the wind of luck blows in our direction and helps us getting over the line at times. Hopefully our lads will be able to make it count as the season goes on.

Three points more, a clean sheet again, ten points better off than last season in corresponding fixtures... all this while our lads haven't found any kind of collective top form yet, and the new signings are still in their bedding-in time... :well done:
 

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I have to bite the bullet and say this was a decent side put out by Silva, but am I so glad he had Pickford between the sticks. As everyone was saying what a weird goal it was. I'm not complaining mind you, three points is three points, but I thought the blues boss got his match tactics right. No, I'm not changing from red to blue, but I give praise where it's due, and the blue noses gave us a game - at least in the first half. Right, so it's heads down now for a few important games to come. Let's hope we can keep our undefeated run going into the New Year.
 

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Poetic justice on two counts.

1. The relentless mocking of the Karius errors in Kiev by Evertonians.
2. That the man on hand to take advantage of Pickford's error, was the man who an Everton thug maimed in the corresponding fixture two years ago.

The injury to Origi in that match marked the end of his encouraging progress to that point. Let this goal be the start of the next phase of a good career, with us or elsewhere.

Well done Origi.
 

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maybe that win will kick start our relatively poor start to the season...... HA !!!! Im only joking !!! the Klopp train rolls on ! 2nd in the table, Unbeaten in the league, best goals against in the league (defences win titles), 14 ts clear of Manu, 6 clear of Spurs !

Richarlison - BANG !!! welcome to the premier son !!!! what a diva diver ! give him an academy award ! Cant wait to see him against Burnley or Huddesfield !! It really is a disease sweeping football. These play actors should really be punished harder !
 

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Klopp said pst match that we played with two #10s in Firmino and Shaqiri. Does it mean we played something like 4-2-2-2?

Our chance convertion still very poor but i think performance wise we can be happy with the derby. Think the Anfield athmosphere and the importance of the game gave the players a lift. Burnley and Bournemouth away can prove me wrong.
 

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Klopp said pst match that we played with two #10s in Firmino and Shaqiri. Does it mean we played something like 4-2-2-2?

Our chance convertion still very poor but i think performance wise we can be happy with the derby. Think the Anfield athmosphere and the importance of the game gave the players a lift. Burnley and Bournemouth away can prove me wrong.
yeah I'm not convinced that Salah plays well with his back to goal or running after the ball down the channel.

I wish I could fully understand the reasons behind the Firmino / Salah swap because at the moment all I see is the difficulties it causes rather than the positives.
 

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yeah I'm not convinced that Salah plays well with his back to goal or running after the ball down the channel.

I wish I could fully understand the reasons behind the Firmino / Salah swap because at the moment all I see is the difficulties it causes rather than the positives.
I want to believe Klopp wants the players to get used to the new formations and roles - so it's still a learning process. Think we will see the benefits of it soon.

I have no problems with Firmino as the #10 in a 4-2-3-1 but only if we have a real #9 in front of him.
 

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Divock Origi never gave up on the ball when everyone had , ya could see it in his eyes HE followed the ball which wasn't that hard really Haha perfect assit VVD., almost feel sorry for bitters.. NOT
 

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A regular monthly meeting with three colleagues today (blues fan, Spurs fan and a United fan) coincided with a perfect alignment of the planets.

An innocuous "how was your weekend" with eye contact and smile is a million times more powerful than a full scale bragging assault. I know they all had a terrible weekend, they all know that I know they had a terrible weekend, and they also all know that I had a great weekend.

It was all about what wasn't being said, rather than what was said......until the blue lifted his hung head and quietly murmured

"It was my sons 9th birthday, he got picked for the first team at rugby and scored 3 tries in his first match. They won. My Dad came out of hospital after a near death experience in September, and is much better. My wife for some unknown reason decided that Saturday evening was our annual early night..........to be honest mate, it was the worst weekend Ive had for many many years"

Still chuckling now
 

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I want to believe Klopp wants the players to get used to the new formations and roles - so it's still a learning process. Think we will see the benefits of it soon.

I have no problems with Firmino as the #10 in a 4-2-3-1 but only if we have a real #9 in front of him.
Odd season...it even looks like a symptomatic drop of form from the front three, while there's a "symptomatic" rise at the back three...As if, JK is searching for a future ballance, or a way to discern an algorithm, to win the Premier League..:-)
Or maybe I am just too optimistic :think:
 

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The more I see what Pickford does, the less I understand what he was actually trying to do.
I think he initially intended to catch it, then changed his mind mid-jump and wanted to push it over the bar, then his left hand hits the bar instead of the ball and he makes a complete mess of it.
 

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I think he initially intended to catch it, then changed his mind mid-jump and wanted to push it over the bar, then his left hand hits the bar instead of the ball and he makes a complete mess of it.
It's his inflated ego tempting him to show how well he can compensate for his lack of inches by jumping high enough to catch a ball above the bar (whether he needs to or not)