Gatecrasher Tottenham takes on storied Liverpool in CL final

Soccer 05/30/19, 10:38

Familiar territory for Liverpool. So very unfamiliar for Tottenham.The second all-English Champions League final in history pits one of Europe's most successful clubs against a side unexpectedly gatecrashing the continent's elite.After losing last year's final to Real Madrid, Juergen Klopp's Liverpool has another shot at lifting the European Cup for ...

Salah seeking redemption in Champions League final

Sports 05/30/19, 04:23

His left shoulder in a sling, Mohamed Salah stood in a line at the airport in Kiev with the rest of Liverpool's disappointed players as they made their way back from the Champions League final last year.Heads were down. No one really wanted to talk. It was a fairly melancholic ...

Man City prolongs Liverpool drought by retaining EPL title

Soccer 05/12/19, 16:37

Earning 97 points is almost always enough to win the Premier League. Not for Liverpool, which had the misfortune of running up against a Manchester City team setting new standards of excellence.Only for 21 minutes during Sunday's season finale was the title in Liverpool's hands.But by completing the season with ...

Salah set to return for title-chasing Liverpool’s final game

Soccer 05/10/19, 04:55

Mohamed Salah is set to return for Liverpool's last Premier League game as the team looks to win the English top-flight title for the first time since 1990.The Egypt forward was concussed in Liverpool's 3-2 win over Newcastle in the league last weekend, and missed the 4-0 win over Barcelona ...

British lawmakers urged to take a lesson from Liverpool

Europe 05/08/19, 08:56

In a display of political opportunism, British Prime Minister Theresa May has urged lawmakers to take a lesson from Liverpool's extraordinary comeback win over Barcelona as the country looks to finalize its protracted separation from the European Union.Asked by opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn if she would "take tips" from Liverpool ...

‘Mentality of giants’: Self-belief fueling Klopp’s Liverpool

Sports 05/08/19, 06:39

Like the rest of the soccer world, Juergen Klopp had his doubts.Given the scenario — the big first-leg deficit, the presence of Lionel Messi on the other side, injuries to important players — the Liverpool manager just wasn't sure, deep down, that his team could come back from 3-0 down ...

Naby Keita to miss rest of season, Africa Cup on Nations

Soccer 05/03/19, 06:32

Liverpool will be without Naby Keita for its final games of the season after the midfielder limped off with a groin injury during the 3-0 loss to Barcelona in the Champions League.Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says Keita will be out for "at least two months," which also rules the Guinea ...

Van Dijk voted English soccer’s player of the year

Soccer 04/28/19, 16:51

Virgil van Dijk has been voted English soccer's player of the year in recognition of his commanding performances in Liverpool's defense as it bids to win the top-flight title for the first time since 1990.The Netherlands center back collected the Professional Footballers' Association award at a ceremony in London on ...

Norwich follows Klopp’s path to Premier League promotion

Soccer 04/28/19, 01:03

German coaches whose ideas were formed at Borussia Dortmund are leading their free-scoring teams within reach of English league titles.While Liverpool is in a thrilling Premier League title chase, Daniel Farke's Norwich City was promoted to the top tier on Saturday with a team including several players from his and ...

Firmino an injury worry for Liverpool ahead of Barcelona

Soccer 04/26/19, 13:53

Liverpool has an injury worry over Roberto Firmino ahead of its Champions League semifinal match against Barcelona.The Brazil striker sustained a muscle injury in training on Thursday and was ruled out of the Premier League game against Huddersfield on Friday.Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said Firmino's injury was "not a big ...

Barcelona seeks ‘boost’ from winning Liga before Liverpool

Sports 04/26/19, 11:34

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde wants his team to wrap up the Spanish league title this weekend so it can fully concentrate on its European semifinal against Liverpool.Barcelona can clinch its eighth Liga championship in 11 years on Saturday if it beats Levante at Camp Nou. It can also win the ...

Back from Time: Salah OK for Liverpool after New York trip

Sports 04/25/19, 09:23

Named one of the world's most influential people by Time magazine, Mohamed Salah broke away from Liverpool's preparations for a crucial Premier League match to attend a gala in New York this week.Juergen Klopp was happy that his star player made the trip."In the world at the moment, it's very ...

Midfield signings finally proving their worth for Liverpool

Soccer 04/15/19, 07:41

They arrived in the offseason at a combined cost of $140 million, with the intention of bringing a new dimension to Liverpool's midfield.Fabinho would be the pure, out-and-out holding midfielder the team had been missing for a few years. Naby Keita would be the energetic, goal-scoring, box-to-box runner in the ...

Liverpool back on top after Tottenham self-destructs at end

Soccer 03/31/19, 12:55

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League as a 90th-minute own-goal from Toby Alderweireld gave Juergen Klopp's team all three points at Anfield on Sunday in a 2-1 win over third-placed Tottenham.Hugo Lloris couldn't hold a header from Liverpool winger Mohamed Salah, instead sending the ball onto Alderweireld, ...

Liverpool returns to EPL summit, Brighton into FA Cup semis

Sports 03/17/19, 12:04

Penalties earned Liverpool a return to the Premier League summit and Brighton a place in the FA Cup semifinals on Sunday.James Milner converted an 81st-minute spot kick to secure a 2-1 win for Liverpool at Fulham, lifting Juergen Klopp's team above Manchester City and two points clear in the title ...

Klopp’s Liverpool wins 3-1 in Munich to knock Bayern out

Soccer 03/13/19, 17:03

Sadio Mane scored twice to send Juergen Klopp's Liverpool into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-1 win at Bayern Munich in the second leg of the last-16 on Wednesday.Mane opened the scoring with a delicate finish in the 26th minute and added Liverpool's third in the 84th by heading ...

Bayern swagger is back as Klopp returns with Liverpool

Europe 03/10/19, 20:03

Confident after finally reclaiming the lead in the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich again turns its attention to the Champions League, where it hopes to finish the job at home against Juergen Klopp's Liverpool on Wednesday.The teams drew 0-0 in the first leg of their last-16 match at Anfield and five-time European ...

Liverpool’s title implosion leaves Man City a point in front

Soccer 03/03/19, 15:25

Two months after blowing the chance to go 10 points clear, Liverpool isn't even top of the Premier League any more.With nine matches to go, it is advantage Manchester City. Retaining the title is in the hands of the champions.City is a point ahead of Liverpool thanks to its 1-0 ...

Liverpool regains verve with 5-0 thrashing of Watford

Soccer 02/27/19, 17:38

Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk both scored twice as Liverpool brushed aside concerns about its recent struggles by thrashing Watford 5-0 Wednesday to stay top of the Premier League.In a win built on brilliant performances by Liverpool's defenders, right back Trent Alexander-Arnold set up three goals — including the ...

Spark missing as Liverpool aims to get over line in EPL

Sports 02/25/19, 01:20

Top of the Premier League with 11 games remaining. All of their toughest matches behind them. By far the best defensive record in the country.So, there's little for Liverpool fans to worry about as their team chases its first top-flight title in 29 years, right?Maybe not.Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp, ...

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