Liverpool FC

ESPN FC - Liverpool News 4 Mar 06:00

Brendan Rodgers credits Palace loss as the catalyst for Liverpool's good form

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he was always confident his players would turn around their poor early season Premier League form. Brendan Rodgers admits Liverpool's defeat to Crystal Palace in November convinced him to change tactics to overcome the Reds' indifferent start of the season. Liverpool made a stuttering to start to the 2014-15 campaign -- losing three of their first five Premier League matches and seven of their 19 league fixtures before the turn of the year -- but have recovered to remain in the hunt for a place in next year's Champions League competition. The Reds have been in fine form since Christmas, having...

ESPN FC - Liverpool News 3 Mar 18:33

Coutinho driving Liverpool's rapid rise

Philippe Coutinho has been tremendous this season for Liverpool. FC Insider panel: Top 25 players under age 25 Three months ago, Liverpool looked like a lost cause in the Premier League title race. The team had just been eliminated from the Champions League tournament, and sat in ninth place in the Premier League table heading into a matchup with rival Manchester United on Dec. 14. At that point, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers made the change to a 3-4-3 formation, and while the team initially stumbled in a 3-0 defeat to United, the players quickly rebounded, took ownership of their new roles and have seen almost remarkable results since. Liverpool is now unbeaten in its past 11 Premier League games, and ranks third in the Premier League with 21 goals scored in that time period. Leading the attack is 22-year-old Brazilian international Philippe Coutinho, who recently signed with Liverpool through the 2020 season. Coutinho has led the team in attacking-half touches throughout its unbeaten run and the attacker's efficiency and vision in the attack has led Liverpool from the middle of the Premier League table to a fifth-place position; according to SPI the team now has a 44 percent chance of finishing in the top four, just three percentage points behind the United team that last defeated them. How impactful has Coutinho been? Here's a look at how his role has changed since the beginning of the season, what he brings to Liverpool and how he can maintain his form through the rest of the season. What's changed for Coutinho? When Rodgers moved into a 3-4-3 formation, he shifted Coutinho from a central attacking midfield role into a left forward position. This move let him receive the ball in less crowded areas, which allowed the Brazilian to process everything in front of him before quickly being closed down in a more crowded central area. It also gave Coutinho the option to cut inside on his natural right foot, and still utilize the creativity and decision-making that made him an above-average central midfielder. ...

ESPN FC - Liverpool News 3 Mar 16:58

Liverpool must be wary of post-City letdown versus Burnley

ESPN FC's Paul Mariner gives his take on Liverpool's best options at right wing-back following the news that Jordon Ibe will be sidelined with a knee ligament injury. Having defeated second-place Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday, Liverpool now turn their attention to a side at the other end of the table as third-from-bottom Burnley make the short trip to Merseyside. On paper this looks a much easier game for Brendan Rodgers' in-form side, but after their energy-sapping efforts in beating City, the Reds must now guard against complacency. Burnley cannot be taken lightly as they're a much tougher opponent than their lowly league position suggests, and they've...

ESPN FC - Liverpool News 3 Mar 16:15

Rodgers praise for Burnley's Dyche

Liverpool Burnley 8:00 PM GMT Game Details PickCenter GameCast Lineups and Stats Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers thinks he will have to outwit one of the managers of the season to maintain his side's recent resurgence.The Reds are unbeaten in 10 Barclays Premier League games but Rodgers expects a strong test as Sean Dyche brings relegation battlers Burnley to Anfield on Wednesday.Early in that sequence Raheem Sterling struck as the Merseysiders edged to an unconvincing 1-0 win at Turf Moor and, despite the improvement in form since, Rodgers knows his team will need to be alert.Rodgers...

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Liverpool | BBC 3 Mar 13:03

Liverpool v Burnley

Preview followed by live coverage of Wednesday's Premier League game between Liverpool and Burnley.

TEAMtalk | Liverpool 3 Mar 11:11

Steven Gerrard unlikely to feature for Liverpool against Burnley at Anfield

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is unlikely to return to action in Wednesday's Premier League clash against Burnley at Anfield (8pm).

TEAMtalk | Liverpool 3 Mar 10:12

The rise and rise of Liverpool gem Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho has been the Premier League's stand-out player of 2015. Adam Bate looks at how his potential has been unleashed at Liverpool.

ESPN FC - Liverpool News 3 Mar 09:16

Daniel Sturridge soon back to his best for Liverpool, says Brendan Rodgers

The ESPN FC team explain how Liverpool were able to exploit Manchester City's weaknesses on Sunday and agree Manuel Pellegrini's days as City manager may be numbered. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes Daniel Sturridge will be close to being fully fit by the end of this week and on the brink of hitting top form again. Sturridge, 25, missed five months of the season after being injured on England duty in early September, but has now made nine first team appearances -- including 105 minutes in the Europa League at Besiktas last Thursday -- since returning. Rodgers believes the Europa League has helped Sturridge get back up to full fitness quicker, though the...

TEAMtalk | Liverpool 3 Mar 08:51

Paper Talk: Sampdoria chasing Balotelli

Liverpool are set to sell Mario Balotelli to Sampdoria and sign Luciano Vietto as his replacement, while Chelsea want Spurs' Brad Friedel, 43.

TEAMtalk | Liverpool 2 Mar 20:40

Liverpool boss Rodgers says Coutinho should be named top player

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes the form of Philippe Coutinho should put him in contention for player of the season prizes.

TEAMtalk | Liverpool 2 Mar 19:35

Danny Ings backed by Burnley boss Sean Dyche ahead of Liverpool clash

Burnley manager Sean Dyche insists striker Danny Ings will not be fazed about facing Liverpool on Wednesday night.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Liverpool | BBC 2 Mar 19:06

Liverpool FC finances back in black

Liverpool Football Club reports a profit for the first time in seven years, mainly as a result of rising media revenue from the Premier League.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Liverpool | BBC 1 Mar 23:07

How Man City let Liverpool duo shine

MOTD2 pundit Danny Murphy says Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini's team selection suited Liverpool in the Reds' win.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Liverpool | BBC 1 Mar 19:32

Rodgers wants more than fourth spot

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers wants to finish in the top three and clinch an automatic Champions League spot.

Latest Stories, Video, and Commentary about Liverpool | BBC 1 Mar 15:32

Liverpool 2-1 Manchester City

Philippe Coutinho scores the winner as Liverpool dent Manchester City's Premier League title bid with victory at Anfield.

Liverpool F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 8 Feb 02:53

Everton 0-0 Liverpool: Steven Gerrard's final Merseyside derby ends in Premier League stalemate at Goodison Park

JOE BERNSTEIN AT GOODISON PARK: Steven Gerrard was diplomacy personified after his final Premier League derby, even saying he would miss playing at Goodison Park.

Liverpool F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 8 Feb 02:21

Jordon Ibe showed great composure and Emre Can was like a Rolls Royce, says Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised the composure of his young players in the heat of a Merseyside derby which never really fully ignited at Goodison Park.

Liverpool F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 8 Feb 01:44

Jordan Ibe shines for Liverpool but Gareth Barry struggles for Everton

Everton and Liverpool played out a disappointing 0-0 draw at Goodison Park in Saturday's Merseyside derby - here, Sportsmail's Dominic King rates how both sides' players performed.

Liverpool F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 7 Feb 22:35

Liverpool's draw with Everton failed to set hearts racing but Jordan Ibe show glimpses of a bright future for Brendan Rodgers' side 

January was a quiet month for Brendan Rodgers in terms of transfers but there was one move Liverpool’s manager knew he had to make.

Liverpool F.C. - Latest Team and Transfer News | Mail Online 7 Feb 20:45

Everton 0-0 Liverpool: MATCH REPORT

Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the Barclays Premier League as Everton host Liverpool at Goodison Park to wrap up Saturday's fixtures.

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