In the early game, Liverpool beat Newcastle United 3-1. Their main competition, Manchester City are away at Norwich in the evening game.
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1 Posted 14/09/2019 at 11:53:10
There's potential for draws all round, nice!
All we need to do (something we don't usually) is beat a much inferior quality team away from home, easy!
2 Posted 14/09/2019 at 12:42:42
3 Posted 14/09/2019 at 15:52:17
4 Posted 14/09/2019 at 16:52:41
Thought Chelsea would take a big step back this season but the youngsters Mount and Abraham have just exploded out of the gate.
5 Posted 14/09/2019 at 17:01:42
6 Posted 14/09/2019 at 17:52:15
7 Posted 14/09/2019 at 17:58:46
8 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:02:32
9 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:04:05
10 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:10:21
11 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:11:05
12 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:12:57
13 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:15:25
14 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:25:03
15 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:38:48
Second place up for grabs with Leporte injured?
16 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:42:10
at this rate if we beat Bournemouth by 10 clear goals, hang on a Gloucestershire Old Spot, has just flown over my roof!
We could be second, where's that Oxygen gone? :-)
17 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:43:26
Theres only one other winner if City dont win it and we know full well that we dont want to say that name!
18 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:44:06
19 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:47:51
And the fact that only Citteh can come close is ridiculous considering how much money all the other Sky clubs have spent. And us for that matter.
In reality, it should be anyone's title if Citteh aren't firing on all cylinders, but the Shite seem to have found their groove and never look like losing.
20 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:48:41
21 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:51:10
22 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:56:44
I can understand that you dont want to give them any real credit, Jesus nor do I, but at the same time, they have been a phenomenal side now for 18 months.
One loss last season and that was a narrow one at Champions City.
They might not be as easy on the eye as Guardiolas Mancs but football is about more than just pretty football at times.
One thing I ruefully admire about the Redshite is no matter who plays for them or how average a game they play, they work so hard to ensure they find a way to win, or at least not lose.
City have been sensational but the Shite under Klopp are now a machine that seems to just keep swatting teams aside.
23 Posted 14/09/2019 at 18:59:47
24 Posted 14/09/2019 at 19:01:35
I thought he could win games on his own, ref another thread.
25 Posted 14/09/2019 at 19:06:14
26 Posted 14/09/2019 at 19:07:53
27 Posted 14/09/2019 at 19:09:45
Don't forget that last season the shite were 10 points ahead at the turn of the year and still lost it. There is a lot of football to play and Liverpool will lose a few games this season. They have to play City twice and they have to come to Goodison Park.
28 Posted 14/09/2019 at 19:15:24
29 Posted 14/09/2019 at 19:16:02
30 Posted 14/09/2019 at 19:30:05
31 Posted 14/09/2019 at 19:32:30
Or is it something to do with that Machiavellian thing?
32 Posted 14/09/2019 at 19:57:58
And, by the way, how come our ace talent spotter missed out on Pukki although probably too cheap to be considered.
33 Posted 14/09/2019 at 20:09:54
34 Posted 14/09/2019 at 20:17:29
The RS arent playing great but as for eternity it seems they always get the roll of the dice in key moments of every game. Alas The Toon, didnt go 2-0, up, as they could have. But Id say theyd still have lost, even if they did.
Lets think about ourselves and the next game. If we can learn from the last few years Bournemouth, we should beat them.
Its up to Marco Silva, to get the players up for tomorrow, and show no mercy.
35 Posted 14/09/2019 at 20:22:41
Steve (21) – sounds a lot like Ashley Williams.
36 Posted 14/09/2019 at 20:28:15
Some seemingly average players, especially strikers, just mysteriously bloom for no reason in their late 20's and become world-beaters. Like Klose and Luca Toni. Raul Jimenez is the latest example -- 18 goals in 80 games at Benfica but suddenly blossoms at Wolves.
Can't really blame the scouts for missing these longshots.
37 Posted 14/09/2019 at 21:46:54
A few of us called out Tammy Abrahams when he was linked as a good option but it was shouted down by those who knew better.
38 Posted 14/09/2019 at 21:50:34
You have to get the right striker for your set up and have players who know how to play to his strengths. I played up front off and on through my amateur career then hit a purple patch in my last couple of seasons and I can tell you it was because I was playing with a couple of players who knew exactly the pass I needed and when and because it worked a couple of times early on (you need some luck) they had the faith to keep doing it.
I think its less personal to the individual and more about finding the right combination of players, tactics and momentum.
39 Posted 14/09/2019 at 22:08:00
40 Posted 14/09/2019 at 22:32:46
41 Posted 14/09/2019 at 23:03:10
It looks all over a draw to me nevertheless, at least that's the percentage call. We do need to start winning these types of games for a change though, if we are going to get close to the top 6.
42 Posted 15/09/2019 at 09:27:07
The year we finished 4th, Everton were in and around the top 4 all season, so win today and we go level with City.
43 Posted 15/09/2019 at 09:52:24
The RS have been very lucky with no injuries to key players over the last couple of seasons.
Surly it can't last?
44 Posted 15/09/2019 at 18:09:48
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