Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has started the 2021/22 campaign like a house on fire. He became the highest African goalscorer in the Premier League with his hat-trick against Manchester United on Sunday night. In the new season, the 29-year-old has 15 goals in 12 appearances in all competitions.
Every fan of football had a memorable weekend be it good or bad, and for the African folks, traditionally, their best play players never failed to impress in the weekend's games. Iheanacho never failed to be a senior man in the game, Mohamed Salah still retained his title as the Egyptian King in Anfield and Gabonese Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang came back to global recognition after early errors with Arsenal.
Paul Pogba was sent off during the FA Youth Cup quarter-final match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield. So often over-hyped and regularly underwhelming, it almost seems inevitable that annual meetings between the two most successful sides in English football history rarely seem to deliver. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Jurgen Klopp will be looking for a lot more passion when Manchester United and Liverpool meet in the Premier League on Sunday - and they need only look back a decade for their pre-match inspiration.
Premier League football finally returned today as Liverpool travelled to face Watford at the Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Anfield giants haven't won their last two matches in the competition as they were looking to make a change by defeating Watford in today's match. Watford on other hand were looking to cause a real upset in the competition today by grabbing all three important points against Liverpool.
Following a pulsating 2-2 draw at Anfield against Manchester City last weekend, Liverpool's next Premier league game will see them travel to Vicarage Road where the will take on the Golden Boys. The game which is scheduled to kick-off by 12:30 West Africa Standard time will mark the 15th meeting between these two sides in the top flight since 1992.
The Video Assistant Referee and the Referee have work hand in hand in making decisions during games. Several decisions have been taken in this season English premier league which have been heavily criticised by coaches, players and fans. After the week 7 fixtures, Chelsea maintains the number one position on the league table after overtaking Liverpool in their last match.
Football is a game made for and by the fans, a fact we found out ever so cruelly amidst the COVID-19 pandemic when football was confined to games behind closed doors. The electric atmosphere and rousing voices of the fans were dearly missed, as football games resembled eerily staged practice games in silence.
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With six points from two group games coupled with seventeen points in the Premier league, Liverpool have been one of the hottest teams in Europe so far this season. Up next for the Reds is a trip to the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium where they will take on La Liga champions Atletico Madrid in a crunch Champions league match.
Following the conclusion of the international break, Manchester United will travel to the King Power Stadium later today where they will take on Leicester City in what will be unarguably the Premier league game of the week. The match which is scheduled to kick-off by 15:00 West Africa Standard time will mark the 31st meeting between these two sides in the top flight since 1992.
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Liverpool won their game against Watford United 5-0 at Vicarage Stadium. The Reds showed no mercy to the newly promoted club side, with Roberto Firmino finding the back of the net thrice in the game. The Brazilian made sure his return to the starting line up was felt and noticed, his touch within the 18-yard box during the game was always on target.
Jurgen Klopp will bring his Liverpool team back to the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano this week, back to the ground where they won the 2018/19 Champions League and also to the ground where they lost to Atlético de Madrid last time, as the Spanish team exceeded their 2019/20 tie of the last 16.
The massive 4:30pm fixture on Sunday 24th October, was over by end of the first half. The 50th minute goal was the icing on the cake, an emphatic statement by Liverpool that the fixture is done and dusted. What followed was a joyous team having a good time at Old Trafford.
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Mohamed Salah has confirmed that he wants to stay at Anfield amid the recent controversy surrounding his contract situation. The sensational attacker made it clear that he is prepared to stay at Liverpool for a very long time despite the fact that his contract will end with the club in the summer of 2023.
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Gareth Southgate stated that he can't select players who have not been playing for their different clubs, but the John Stone case has been a special one. Gomez on the other hand has had consistent play-time for his club and was not included in the England squad list.
Sundays were meant to be okay and happy, but that's not okay for the Manchester United fans in Old Trafford who witnessed the serious man-hunting by Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool and in the words of Peter Dury, "Manchester United was destroyed, ragged and lacerated by Liverpool and with the Halloween coming near, it was a theatre of nightmares".
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With the news that Diogo Jota has missed Portugal's training and may return to Anfield, Liverpool have been given an unwelcome worry. The 24-year-old forward is on international duty, although he was absent from the 3-0 friendly win over Qatar and is a major doubt for Tuesday's match against Luxembourg.
Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah is, without a doubt, one of the best players in the world at the moment. Reds manager Jurgen recently branded Salah as the best player in the world after the Egyptian starred in the reds' 5-0 win over Watford on saturday. The prolific winger has entered into the season in red-hot form, bagging 10 goals and providing three assists in 10 games across all competitions.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping to see a fully-fit side battle for all three points when his team take on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday. However, the Anfield side were able to bring off a number of key players during their 5-0 demolition of Watford on Saturday and should have most of their key players to pick from.