Day: January 4, 2021

Southampton 1-0 Liverpool: Five things to note as champions slump continues

It will certainly be remembered as a great result for Southampton. Not every day does a team objectively poised for the middle of the table beat the defending Premier League champions, though Liverpool look far from that flattering description at the moment. It has been clear from the start that this campaign will be a …

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Watch: Jurgen Klopp fumes at VAR, questions Man Utd’s penalty record – PF

Liverpool’s old rivals got a mention unprompted by their German coach, whilst speaking to reporters via video link post-match. He questioned the decision not to award his side a penalty, with a reference to how many United have been awarded in recent years. That ought to add a little spice to proceedings when the two …

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Elite sport to continue despite Boris Johnson announcing another lockdown

Premier League football and other elite sports with testing regimes and bubbles in place will continue despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson announcing a new national lockdown. England has fallen in line with Scotland, who earlier on Monday said their football and rugby clubs can carry on training and playing as normal after introducing new restrictions …

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‘We looked surprised’ – Klopp critical of Liverpool performance as early Ings strike earns Southampton 1-0 win

Liverpool’s hopes of retaining their title were dealt a blow as Danny Ings came back to haunt his old side to earn a 1-0 win for Southampton. Southampton wasted no time in taking the lead, a second-minute free-kick into the channel being misjudged by Trent Alexander-Arnold who messed up his clearance, with Ings nipping in …

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Report: Liverpool looking to cope with injury crisis by signing 21-yr-old this month

Report: Liverpool looking to cope with injury crisis by signing 21-yr-old this month – originally posted on Sportslens.com Liverpool have been linked with a host of defenders in the recent weeks and it seems that the Braga defender David Carmo is a target for the Premier League champions. The 21-year-old defender has been likened to …

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‘Premier League isn’t ready’ – Some Villa fans react to Smith’s update on 24-yr-old’s fitness

‘Premier League isn’t ready’ – Some Villa fans react to Smith’s update on 24-yr-old’s fitness – originally posted on Sportslens.com Aston Villa manager Dean Smith has now provided a positive injury update regarding Wesley Moraes. The 24-year-old Brazilian striker sustained cruciate ligament damage last January and he has been on the sidelines ever since. Dean …

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