Bayern braced for Klopp reunion at Liverpool

Sports 02/17/19, 19:48

Bayern Munich knows all too well how tough an opponent Juergen Klopp can be.Now in his fourth season at Anfield, the former Borussia Dortmund coach is facing Bayern for the first time while leading Liverpool.Bayern visits Liverpool for the first leg of their Champions League last-16 game on Tuesday, mindful ...

Liverpool climbs back atop EPL standings; United into 4th

Soccer 02/09/19, 15:10

With fans growing increasingly nervous, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp knew his players needed to make a statement about their title credentials against Bournemouth on Saturday.They delivered just the right message with a rampant display in a 3-0 win at Anfield that not only put the team back atop the English ...

Liverpool beats Bournemouth to reclaim Premier League lead

Soccer 02/09/19, 11:59

Liverpool reclaimed the Premier League lead with a convincing 3-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday as Juergen Klopp's team showed no sign of jitters in the tightening title race.With Manchester City having gone top on goal difference on Wednesday — after erasing a seven-point gap since January — Liverpool responded ...

European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues

Soccer 02/08/19, 08:29

What to watch in the leading football leagues in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDAfter collecting only two points from a possible six in its last two games, Liverpool's title challenge is wobbling.Juergen Klopp's side can reclaim top spot in the Premier League — temporarily at least — with at least a draw ...

EPL title-chasing Liverpool reveals record profit of $162M

Sports 02/08/19, 06:45

Liverpool has reported pre-tax profit rising to a record 125 million pounds ($162 million), fueled by last season's run to the Champions League final.Turnover rose by 90 million pounds to 455 million pounds in the year ending May 31, 2018, according to extracts of the annual accounts published by Liverpool ...

Man City goes top of EPL after beating Everton 2-0

Soccer 02/06/19, 17:16

Manchester City climbed atop the Premier League standings — at least provisionally — for the first time since December by beating Everton 2-0 on Wednesday, heaping more pressure on main title rival Liverpool.Aymeric Laporte and Gabriel Jesus scored for City during injury time in either half as the hosts went ...

Salah nets 2 as Liverpool beats Palace to keep up title push

Soccer 01/19/19, 12:43

Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-3 on Saturday to maintain its push for the Premier League title.Juergen Klopp's side went seven points clear of Manchester City ahead of the champions playing Huddersfield on Sunday.Andros Townsend had given Palace a surprise lead in the first half but, ...

Alexander-Arnold commits to Liverpool with new contract

Soccer 01/19/19, 07:35

Liverpool and England defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has signed a new long-term contract with the Premier League leaders.The deal ties Alexander-Arnold to Liverpool until 2024, according to media reports, reflecting the progress the 20-year-old has made since his last contract in 2017."There was no doubt in my mind to sign and ...

Salah steadies Liverpool’s EPL nerves with win at Brighton

Soccer 01/12/19, 12:10

Mohamed Salah scored from the penalty spot as Liverpool steadied its title-chasing nerves with a 1-0 win at Brighton in the Premier League on Saturday.Salah struck his 14th league goal of the season to put Liverpool seven points ahead of second-placed Manchester City.Liverpool went into the game with back-to-back defeats ...

Makeshift Liverpool team loses to Wolves 2-1 in FA Cup

Soccer 01/07/19, 16:46

A makeshift Liverpool team containing three teenagers making their senior debuts was beaten by Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 in the third round of the FA Cup, with a 30-meter strike by Ruben Neves sealing the win on Monday.Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp showed where the competition ranked on the current English Premier ...

Liverpool’s 4-0 win over Newcastle gives Benitez the blues

Soccer 12/26/18, 13:30

Liverpool was six points clear at the top of the English Premier League after strolling past Newcastle 4-0 at Anfield on Wednesday.While defending champion Manchester City was losing for the second game in a row, at Leicester, Juergen Klopp's men were showing how desperate they are to secure the club's ...

Klopp keeps door open for possible Liverpool buys next month

Soccer 12/24/18, 07:59

Liverpool is well placed to end a frustrating 28-year wait for the top-flight title, but manager Juergen Klopp says he will be quick to make a move in next month's transfer window if his squad suddenly needs reinforcing.Klopp's side is four points in front of second-placed Manchester City after 18 ...

Towering Van Dijk the center back Mourinho desperately needs

Soccer 12/13/18, 09:19

Jose Mourinho's dire need for a top-drawer center back at Manchester United will be brought into sharp focus when his team comes up against a defender whose commanding presence has laid the foundations for Liverpool's English Premier League title challenge.The imperious performances of Virgil van Dijk are helping to change ...

Titanic task: Hasenhuettl eyes calmer waters for Southampton

Soccer 12/06/18, 11:34

Ralph Hasenhuettl's maiden voyage in English soccer begins in the city where the Titanic set out on its doomed journey to New York more than a century ago."I hope," the Austrian coach said with a smile, "that I don't hit the first iceberg that is waiting for me."These are certainly ...

Title-chaser Liverpool comes from behind to sink Burnley

Soccer 12/05/18, 17:18

Juergen Klopp had to bring rested stars off the bench to ensure Liverpool came from behind to beat Burnley 3-1 in the Premier League on Wednesday and move back within two points of leader Manchester City.After Liverpool gambled by making seven changes, Jack Cork put Burnley ahead in the 54th ...

Klopp fined for wild celebrations after Liverpool winner

Soccer 12/04/18, 12:23

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has been fined $10,000 for his wild celebrations after the team's last-minute winner in the Merseyside derby — although his counterpart at Everton saw no problem with them.Klopp ran onto the field at Anfield and jumped into the arms of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker after seeing ...

Klopp charged by FA for wild celebrations after late winner

Sports 12/03/18, 11:08

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp's wild celebrations after his team's injury-time winner in the Merseyside derby have earned him a charge by the English Football Association.Klopp ran onto the field and jumped into the arms of Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker after seeing Divock Origi score a goal in the sixth minute ...

Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea win on dramatic derby day in EPL

Soccer 12/02/18, 14:18

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk turned away in disgust. The Kop fell silent in disappointment. Everton fans likely breathed a sigh of relief at the other end of Anfield.A tense and hard-fought Merseyside derby looked destined to finish in a goalless stalemate Sunday after Van Dijk skied a speculative, mishit ...

European soccer weekend: 3 derbies in England on Sunday

Soccer 11/29/18, 11:02

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend:ENGLANDIt's derby day in the Premier League on Sunday.The pick of the meeting of neighbors is Unai Emery's first chance to take on Tottenham since succeeding Arsene Wenger at Arsenal. A change in manager has transformed the mood at ...

4 advance in Champions League, Liverpool risk early exit

Sports 11/28/18, 18:28

As four teams advanced to the Champions League knockout round Wednesday, last season's runner-up Liverpool edged closer to an early exit.A 2-1 loss at Paris Saint-Germain in the night's marquee match was Liverpool's fifth straight away defeat in the competition, and sparked wild celebrations in Parc des Princes.Liverpool, whose only ...

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