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Fantastic tactical change from BR aswell to put Cissoko on the field. We needed his height and strength cause they were killing us on the wings as Gerrard and Lucas prevented them in the middle. Coutinho/Aspas wont give you that, no matter how brilliant technically they are.
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 20:37
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 20:37
"Fantastic tactical change from BR aswell to put Cissoko on the field. We needed his height and strength cause they were killing us on the wings as Gerrard and Lucas prevented them in the middle. Coutinho/Aspas wont give you that, no matter how brilliant technically they are."
mushroomscouser356A
24th Aug 2013 20:38
"The class of Sturridge and Stevie shines. Again. To play that badly in tbd second half and still win says something. Just not sure what. A narrow victory"
englndr9
24th Aug 2013 20:47
"We looked tired and very thin in the second half. To have to bring a left fullback in to cover the left wing shows how thin we were! FSG, we have potential for a much improved season, but this squad needs some depth as we cannot just hang on at the end of every game all season long. We do not have the right kind of players to give the starters a breather. Good start, but concerns remain!"
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 20:47
"Gerrard didnt play as well as he should imo. his passing was really poor. cause its gerrard doesnt mean he cant get critised. where his defensive qualities were good, he's our creative central midfielder and he gave the ball away too many times for his experience."
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 20:48
"Gerrard didnt play as well as he should imo. his passing was really poor. cause its gerrard doesnt mean he cant get critised. where his defensive qualities were good, he's our creative central midfielder and he gave the ball away too many times for his experience."
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 20:51
"englndr9 BR would have done the same subsution even if we had wingers to put on. we needed the defensive cover and drive of Cissokho to stop villa attacks. FSG spending on a winger would have had nothing to do with it."
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 20:52
"englndr9 BR would have done the same subsution even if we had wingers to put on. we needed the defensive cover and drive of Cissokho to stop villa attacks. FSG spending on a winger would have had nothing to do with it."
REDOPIUM
24th Aug 2013 20:52
"yeah remember the arsenil under GG,"
t4trizzy
24th Aug 2013 20:53
"we really played well today and it was good to see that the cannot just play good football but we can defend as well... thumbs up to toure and mignolet...but i think we need a winger to create more width for the team....we re really lacking creativity from the flanks"
Eurochampsforkeeps
24th Aug 2013 20:53
"We are carrying on from Pre-season form were we looked very solid and organised. Now with a couple more attacking players we can really improve the team. 20m on a striker and 10-15m on a winger. Striker like Muriel/Damiao will add goals and a winger like Tello/Mcmanaman who are young and quality to create."
ajp81
24th Aug 2013 20:54
"Probably would have drawn/lost that type of game last season. Not exactly a convincing win but a win nevertheless and more importantly another 3 points on the board. The first big test of the season comes next Sunday "
t4trizzy
24th Aug 2013 20:54
"we really played well today and it was good to see that the cannot just play good football but we can defend as well... thumbs up to toure and mignolet...but i think we need a winger to create more width for the team....we re really lacking creativity from the flanks"
mushroomscouser356A
24th Aug 2013 20:56
"The fact stevie had to play deep and defend was because Leiva was deficient."
Norfolk in Chance
24th Aug 2013 20:57
"Thing is, 1 nil isn't the same as 4 nil is it BR? One goal leads can turn into draws or losses very quickly. 4 nil leads very rarely turn into draws or losses. Not moaning, before the PMT crew start, just expressing my view and talking football. We need to convert pressure into goals. Rule 1: Score when you are on top. Or normally it bites you on the behind.."
Red Neve
24th Aug 2013 20:57
"We need a bit of age IMO. A Gary Mac type to take the sting out of games when we're on the back foot. Kudos to BR for getting rid of the deadwood but, we're extremely thin now! Probably got a 15 man squad in reality. "
SamXtra
24th Aug 2013 21:00
"BR, you are doing a fantastic job; the owners are not helping by availing the funds for new players. FSG please just sign the cheque because we are short of at least 2 quality players. "
lfc4ever76
24th Aug 2013 21:00
"We r joint to of the league but we need aleast 3 new players before the tranfers windows shuts or we wil struggle 2 make top 4. We need 2 kill games off when we r on top because we can't keep riding our luck like we have against Stoke and Villa "
hoping
24th Aug 2013 21:01
"unfortunately couldnt watch the game today ,but had the commentary on , sounded like an old fashioned liverpool grit and graft game, good 3 points ,seems like i might have underestimated brendan , he sure got them playing for each other ,lets get at the mancs now , YNWA "
OldVic
24th Aug 2013 21:01
"What if Sturridge gets injured. He has done much better than I thought he would, but we need another out and out striker. Again we had most of the possession but won only by 1 goal [by Sturridge again] and could have easily lost it but for a magnificent save by Mignolet [again]. We need to be at least 2 goals up before having to throw all our weight into defending. Get us another sharp shooter!"
Norfolk in Chance
24th Aug 2013 21:02
"Didn't think Gerrard played poorly at all. No one did. SG was asked to play deeper and it was a solid disiplined performance. He linked up play well and started attacks from deep. Good technical performance imo. Funny the differences in what people see when watching the same game. "
jim75
24th Aug 2013 21:02
"Let's keep picking the points up! More goals will come!!! "
liverpul4lyf
24th Aug 2013 21:06
"we should play alberto on the right wing because henderson is ..we need to buy one more attacking midfielder and give chances to kelly on the right back"
Ehimwema
24th Aug 2013 21:06
"BR are u saying we dont need strikers? if we keep playing like this agaist big teams they will punnish us."
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 21:06
"mushroomscouser356A u cannot be serious. Lucas worked harder than Gerrard defensively today, thats why he was on his feet in the last 10 minutes. without Lucas and Toure we would have definetly conceded today, regarless how good Miglonet is."
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 21:07
"mushroomscouser356A u cannot be serious. Lucas worked harder than Gerrard defensively today, thats why he was on his feet in the last 10 minutes. without Lucas and Toure we would have definitely conceded today, regardless how good Miglonet is."
JMF83
24th Aug 2013 21:07
"t4trizzy - We do have wingers in Ibe and Sterling . Why buy when we can train one of our own . "
hoping
24th Aug 2013 21:09
"thats the only problem i see ,we are to thin yet again we have moved more out than we brought in ,which i believe is down to fsg strategy , im sure brendan wants to bring more in but his hands are tied by fsg "
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 21:09
"dont think ppl realize what henderson gives especially in games like these when we need to dog deep. he played well."
Natural Poolie
24th Aug 2013 21:11
"Well done BR, your philosophy is working wonders, 1 - 2 quick quality signings and we're laughing. My only negative from today was the quality of the bench, nobody who could change the game, we could only change like for like."
Jammu
24th Aug 2013 21:13
"I say, uuh! If this is Brendan`s tactics against middle way team I wonder what it will be against top four?"
Harbo
24th Aug 2013 21:14
"At the end of the day, I will take it too, just not sure my old ticker will :-)"
HarrydaRed
24th Aug 2013 21:15
"I can't believe we have moaners even after 2 wins against teams we've struggled to beat in recent years. Clearly we are short on a quality MF and winger. Do one on Chelski and give Willian a call BR. We've got to do some business NOW. YNWA"
serrich
24th Aug 2013 21:16
"Great game lads. Thumbs up to Toure. Long live Liverpool."
mushroomscouser356A
24th Aug 2013 21:23
"I suppose the game proved how psychologically effective one potent threat can be. Benteke. Attack is the best defence. We need to be able to attack from all aspects. We are in danger of over relying on Sturridge."
englndr9
24th Aug 2013 21:24
"Lucasbeast - we were out worked/muscled in the 2nd half. We need some strength and depth in the middle. Gerrard Lucas were hanging on for the last 20 mins. Neither has a suitable replacement. We have no natural wingers. If we needed a threat who would you bring in?Villas 3rd game in 8 days and we were the ones that looked tired. We have one capable forward in Sturridge if he gets hurt we are done!"
gerrardo79
24th Aug 2013 21:26
"Played 2, won 2. Amazing start but cant get carried away. We are still short of quality players. We have tried but no-one wants to come. We wont get away with it all season. Henderson has been great but need an Erikson in that position to create and score more in that advanced role"
craigbown
24th Aug 2013 21:26
"FENWAY GROUP if your too stupid to see what you can achieve with this club after what you have seen in the last week or so then just sell up and off now. We could really hit the champions league this season if you actually spend something on a couple of decent players but you just lie and your too damn tight fisted. Why did you ever bother to buy the club?"
fiko13
24th Aug 2013 21:33
"very happy with the results, but still one shot on target is not much to show for ball possession "
WouzerLFC
24th Aug 2013 21:34
"Englndr9 it was a defensive change........he could've brought on raheem but last week he did that and he gave away the free kick which lead to their penalty. However I think we do still need another wide player."
craigbown
24th Aug 2013 21:35
"According to FEWNWAY we did actually bid almost 30 million for Willian and lost out to Spurs. If we had 30 million to spend on an ok player then why cant we table a 15 million bid for Eriksen and for Alderwielder and still have enough for a decent winger? Because FENWAY are full of S*IT and have stiffed Rodgers and made him look a fool. We are still behind you 100% Brendan even if FENWAY are not."
KeiJei
24th Aug 2013 21:36
"Is Luis Suares awaiable for notts country?????"
WouzerLFC
24th Aug 2013 21:37
"Last week we were too creative and couldn't finish, today now you're saying we are t creative enough, we can't create loads of chances every game, we got the win thats all that matters as last season those two games would have been draws."
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 21:37
"plyNo1red - thank you. ppl here look like a bunch of whining kids. not pool fans. sign this, sign that, boohoo. 6 points without the signings theyre crying about and still with the window open."
WouzerLFC
24th Aug 2013 21:38
"Craigbown, could be because Brenda. Doesn't think they fit his team? Just saying. We're getting a winger to allow coutinho to play in the middle, if we got ericksen then coutinho would have to play out wide."
AlexLFC2010
24th Aug 2013 21:41
"while i agree with most of what is being said you have to laugh at some people there no satisfying them people think we will play great all the time it wont happen.A win is a win im so glad we can win & win the type game we would lost last year i expect couple new face before we take on manure 2games 2win keep it up lads"
hester91
24th Aug 2013 21:44
"the whole team dug deep and played well, but please stop bringing joe allen on hes pointless was pathetic when he came on! and when were tiring he should have changed it brought sterling on to get us up the pitch aswell "
Centrecircle1
24th Aug 2013 21:44
"There are times in a game when you will come under pressure- thats football- we defended well - simple"
JMF83
24th Aug 2013 21:44
"craigbown - Mourinho probably told BR that he's gonna start a bid and ask him to pull the plug coz there's no way Willian gonna miss out on CL . I'm pretty happy with how the team is playing . "
kophero1983
24th Aug 2013 21:53
"I understand gerard is a legend but you pick players on form.Gerard needs to do time on the bench just like lampard has done for chelsea.It will do him good.At the moment i will play allen henderson and coutinho through the middle with sterling and cissoko on the wings.sturridge up front.lucas and gerard on the bench.We desp. need a left sided attacking mid."
Billy B girl
24th Aug 2013 21:53
"all credit to BR (didn't think he had a plan b) and the team 6 pts in 2 games even I can't grumble at that! Well done DS, Lucas and Gerrard immense behind back 4. Aly good welcome start. Oh and we are 2nd in the table. Again Well done all ! YNWA"
Redlove73
24th Aug 2013 21:58
"We played well today, obviously better in the 1st half, Villa were always gonna come back hard in the 2nd, defended well, lads grind it out to see it through. Give credit where its due. Onwards and upwards. C'mon you Red men!"
LucasTHEBEASTleivA
24th Aug 2013 22:01
"kophero1983 - Lucas on bench means our defense would be more exposed, meaning opponents would have more chances, meaning we would concede more goals. Lucas is vital. Ppl never see the dirty work a Defensive mid actually does. allen def cant do it, thats not Hendersons position."
skingrad
24th Aug 2013 22:03
"No one is getting carried away 2 games and we are not yet the finished product as most can see we still need 2 or 3 players but then we always will every club always does.Excellent start with some very encouraging signs apart from the usual whingers on here who talk out of their ar ses"
Thanks2Shanks
24th Aug 2013 22:03
"It was a good win!! Villa have a really good group this year and it was very impressive that they were not underestimated. I don't care how we win just as long as we get 3 points at the end of the game. This year we just want the points."
Centrecircle1
24th Aug 2013 22:05
"Billy b - what !!! say what !!!!"
plyNo1red
24th Aug 2013 22:05
"billy b girl is that your way of eating a little bit of humble pie? some fans think we only have D.S. Luis is back next month. then we will score more goals but i would take a 1-0 against s now. wouldn't everyone else? come on you reds. well done. YNWA J4T96 "
Thanks2Shanks
24th Aug 2013 22:07
"Who tha F is saying that Gerrard should be doing this or that!! If anyone gives it all for his club its him.. He has stayed with us all his career and we OWE him the respect not to question him.. it makes absolutely no sence doing that and you must either be mental or suffering from extencive stupiy."
Afrika Kop
24th Aug 2013 22:12
"All those talking about sigings we cannot get, I think its time we start encouraging players we have to grow in their role, play as a unit and become more ruthless in the final 3rd. We need a 90 minutes perfomance, not 45 minutes, but happy with 3 more points."
Centrecircle1
24th Aug 2013 22:13
"Plyno1red-22.05- wellsaid could not agree more - never come a cross so many poor fans"
Livfan77
24th Aug 2013 22:17
"Great win lads, can't believe the amount of people dissing Gerrard he made some crucial blocks and tackles and his presence and authority gave everyone that bit of energy needed when we were up against it. Replace him? What a joke!"
plyNo1red
24th Aug 2013 22:23
"fans can moan and want this player signed or that one. try showing the players we already have some respect. they are doing it for us. imagine what people will say if and iknow its a big IF we got another 3pts against e. everyone will think we will win the lge. redmen do your best. we are a good team. YNWA J4T96"
Centrecircle1
24th Aug 2013 22:35
"Plyno- top man"
Loz99
24th Aug 2013 22:43
"Surely Suarez is eligible to play in the Capital One cup because if he's banned from playing in it as well as the EPL, then that's another match deducted from the five remaining matches he has to miss as part of the suspension. Does that not make sense? "
fffoivetimes
24th Aug 2013 22:45
"Excellent! All credit to rodgers this is how his teams play.Hopefully FSG(and im a big supporter of fsg)give rodgers what he needs. As BR said 2nd half we had to adapt and defend zonally and that meant ceding up some possession and thats why villa were able to come at us more.How ever when the changes are thouhgt out and under full control like today a win is the outcome:)"
REDOPIUM
24th Aug 2013 22:46
"He can't play Tuesday that's part of the ban, only 3more prem games then he back."
Loz99
24th Aug 2013 22:47
"Normally with the amount of possesion we get in most of our matches, one would think that we need to score more goals but football often defies logic, ie any team can nick the winning goal even if the other team played the better football or has the most possesion, at the moment we are getting the rub of the green but let's be thankful and enjoy it while we have it."
ShahLfc
24th Aug 2013 22:48
"Our central mid in comparison to city,chelsea, spurs or even arsenal isn't as good. We need a quick player with the drive to attack,and dig in when needed.Shaqiri would be perfect . If we bring in a cb,a hard working lw and some steel for the cm. We can challenge for the fourth. P.s we can't sell. YNWA"
tarantino
24th Aug 2013 22:49
"is suarez banned for notts county? or does it count on his ban so that one and 3 more prem games? I think for the game on tues I would have jones /Kelly/toure/skrtyl/cissoko Henderson/allen/lucas sterling/borni/suarez "
tarantino
24th Aug 2013 22:50
"sorry someone answered as I posted, assaidi for suarez then"
KK7-SG8-1989
24th Aug 2013 22:52
"brilliant performance.gr8 tactical change to our play,we got caught last season by their counter attack & the same happened with arsenal and chelsea this season so to change the way we played after first goal to stop them from the counter attack and to handle benteke was briliant.grinding out results like this against the lesser teams will be the difference from getting top4 & missing out on top4"
ShahLfc
24th Aug 2013 22:53
"Good tactics by BR, JE needed support, not to mention AC also provided a much needed breather.Good time to sub PC too as Villa were working hard. LL was good tho his decision making is questionable.No point in buying a player if he isn't going to track back."
REDOPIUM
24th Aug 2013 22:54
"Hopefully Tuesday skertel and Kelly will play in central defence and give a run out to Allen Alberto assaidi wisdom and ally,thus keeping most of our first 11 fresh for the manks,"
Loz99
24th Aug 2013 22:56
"REDOPIUM 24th Aug 2013 22:46, You're right of course, I overlooked the Stoke City game, so after Tuesday evening, only 3 to miss, bet Suarez wouldn't mind if it goes to a replay at Meadow Lane within the fortnight lol. "
ShahLfc
24th Aug 2013 22:57
" Our central mid in comparison to city,chelsea, spurs or even arsenal isn't as good. We need a quick player with the drive to attack,and dig in when needed.Shaqiri would be perfect . If we bring in a cb,a hard working lw and some steel for the cm. We can challenge for the fourth. P.s we can't sell."
Erickmeijer
24th Aug 2013 23:00
"Important 3 points some players still finding their feet. Another goal for DS & a top draw save from Migs. Not that pretty but I don't really care. 6 from 6"
Soccer72
24th Aug 2013 23:02
"Well done Liverpool great result, Brendan made excellent decisions based on cirstances throughout the game. 2 wins out of two what else can we say! Great football keep it up, support for the team is unconditional....during great games, good games and poor games!! This is Football. "
Loz99
24th Aug 2013 23:03
"Match against manu could be tricky without Louis Suarez, so Mr Aspas this is your time to make a name for yourself, great chance for some of our young guns to get their names into The Anfield Hall of Fame. Coutinho, this is your chance too."
REDOPIUM
24th Aug 2013 23:05
"Same result at villa PK as last season, near the end today Lucas Henderson and Gerard were running on empty . "
versic
24th Aug 2013 23:06
"I'm still not confident with the squad we have but incredibly proud of the first two performances from the boys. Will we come undone against the likes of Chelsea and ManC??? Either way, congrats on the great start to the season! YNWA!"
plyNo1red
24th Aug 2013 23:10
"for all those who dont know their football suarez is banned for county game. back for 29th sept sunderland. we still owe them for that beachball. ha. D.S was class and thats all it took. plus couple of world class saves from simon. and some deluded fans cant see we have strengthened. lol. well done all the players. YNWA J4T96"
silky0312
24th Aug 2013 23:11
"LucasTHEBEASTleivA gerrard was really poor in the game.you told exactly what i wanted to say! lucas put in much more effort and workrate"
Loz99
24th Aug 2013 23:11
"I'd be delighted if we won all our games 1-0 every week, more goals is only an advantage when it goes to goal difference. It would be brilliant if we could play like we did against Newcastle last year and have a field day, a bucketload of goals every game. 2 wins from two, I'm a happy bunny."
plyNo1red
24th Aug 2013 23:16
"KK7. 22.52 well said mate. we are fighting as a team. that is down to brendan. so pleased with our results. can only win. pretty or ugly. a win is a win is 3pts. same against mancs please. just do to van persie what we did to benteke. come on u reds. YNWA J4T96"
fffoivetimes
24th Aug 2013 23:19
"As a team we are better than even che or manure.I think a team will always beat a team of stars. Before this game fans were saying "oh no henny penny the sky is falling villa only lost by one goal to chelsea so how can we win blah blah, now the same fans are "if we play like that we will lose to united". My advice to these fans, GROW A PAIR!"
fffoivetimes
24th Aug 2013 23:22
"Lets not not forget we had a great pre season, better than either united or arsenal or chelsea. All those teams were erratic, while we kept winning 1-0. 1-0. 1-0. BR and FSG are building, patiently lets give them a chance."
Mr Ostrich
24th Aug 2013 23:22
"Very pleasing result however, a very disconcerting performance in the second half - if we play like that in future games, we won't come away with 3 points too often. We we're very lucky to get 3 points. On the other hand, the team showed great resilience. "
fffoivetimes
24th Aug 2013 23:23
"Oh and where was that fan calling FSG a liar, BR a liar and that he would walk to china(i think it was china) if we beat villa. WELL, start walking boy, and dont stop until you reach their or else start eating your words."
fffoivetimes
24th Aug 2013 23:24
"Mr ostrich proves my point."
fffoivetimes
24th Aug 2013 23:28
"I think fans have to be held accountable same as owners, coaches. After every win we need to "fire" one fan who was critical of the team beforehand."
ShahLfc
24th Aug 2013 23:31
"fffoivetimes I agree, a together team, is better than a team of Egos. However we still need to add, as for the United game I can see us switching the level up. BR knows what to do. "
fffoivetimes
24th Aug 2013 23:32
"Oh so now, where are all the negative fans hiding or are they praising the team today? Bandwagoners! buncha glory hunters, only want to be part of a winning team eh? But the moment we hit hard times, its like im off, or evern worse run up the white flag and join the critics and start complaining about EVERYTHING. I would be happy if FSG signed some new fans for a start.fans with some berries."
redsquirral
24th Aug 2013 23:33
"Beat Man U and the atmosphere in the stadium will be electric - especially if they lose to Chelsea beforehand."
dangerous davis
24th Aug 2013 23:34
"y r fans saying we play poor the second half it is not one side football.it show me we r strong cause they will be games like that and to hold on shows me it is hard to break us down ynwa"
redinky
24th Aug 2013 23:34
"Win is a win. I think some of you don't realize how good Villa has played in its first three. They thumped arsenal, who when all is said and done, will be hangin around the top 4' and would have tied or beaten Chelski if not for bad officiating. Let's give credit to the lads for adjusting to the game they were playing. Will anybody cry about a 1-0 win over the mancs? "
plyNo1red
24th Aug 2013 23:37
"5TIMES 23.22 WELL SAID. MR OSTRICH GOOD START AND END COMMENT. 5TIMES 23.38 GREAT IDEA. WHO'S 1ST. YOUR FIRED. WHERES BELFASTWILL??? HOPING SWANS HOLD SPUDS YNWA J4T96"
dangerous davis
24th Aug 2013 23:37
"yea away from home and 3 points thats all i want if i have to win all so i am happy even if it is 1 nil ynwa"
dangerous davis
24th Aug 2013 23:38
"yea away from home and 3 points thats all i want if i have to win all so i am happy even if it is 1 nil ynwa"
ShahLfc
24th Aug 2013 23:38
"Spot on Redinky,Paul Lambert is a good coach and sets up his team well. Good win today, a 1-0 win against united suits me. "
Centrecircle1
24th Aug 2013 23:40
"Mushroom- dont post to me ever again- you know what you are- a big time loser- you will never be a genuine liverpool fan- goodbye"
plyNo1red
24th Aug 2013 23:46
"REDSQUIRRAL AM HOPING UTD CHELSEA DRAW AS IF UTD LOSE THEY WILL BE WOUNDED. ALSO NEED TOP TEAMS TO DROP PTS OFF EACH OTHER. 3 DRAWS = 1 WIN. WE CAN CLOSE GAP BIG TIME. THINK UTD HAVE HAD THEIR DAY NOW REDNOSE GONE. REDINKY WELL SAID MATE. TRUE FANS.YNWA J4T96"
JDevlinDRed
25th Aug 2013 0:03
"I love Brendan Rodgers! :-)"
ajp81
25th Aug 2013 0:14
"Personally, I would play Jones, Kelly, Skyrtl, Wisdom, Cissohko, Ibe, Allen, Coady, Sterling, Alberto and Borini on Tuesday. They should have enough quality to beat Notts County and will give our first 11 a decent rest before the Mancs."
R-E-D-A-H-E-N-D-O
25th Aug 2013 0:17
"Well done team. Ground out a result - that's got to be progress. We'll all take a dull 1-0 now and again. Now go and destroy the Mancs. "
tothem80
25th Aug 2013 0:23
"Well done BR YNWA"
Regulus
25th Aug 2013 0:26
"The manager changed formation (which showed there is sometimes a Plan B) and the team defended the lead well. Cissokho relieved some of the pressure in the second half, but I think there were better options to come on than Allen. Someone else with a bit more pace might have provided some respite for the other players and allowed us to produce more attacks of our own. "
the reality
25th Aug 2013 0:35
"WE STILL NEED 2 QUALITY WIDE PLAYERS ONE CM AND CB THEN WE CAN COMPETE FOR EPL WE NEED TO CHALLENGE FOR THE LE NOT TOP 4 BECOZ WE R LIVERPOOL"
Kellys Pool
25th Aug 2013 1:39
"Great first half from the boys! Sceond half we looked slow and less creativebut a win is a win so 2 wins and no goals let in...I'll take that any day!!"
lanoisseforp
25th Aug 2013 1:52
"I would prefer 1-0 wins than 2-1, 3-2, 4-3, 10-9 winsâ"
lanoisseforp
25th Aug 2013 1:54
"I would prefer 1-0 wins than 2-1, 3-2, 4-3, 10-9 wins. Even though Aston Villa gave us a hard second half and I was stressed over by watching it. I was happy with that win and I will accept the 1-0 wins any day as long itâ"
lanoisseforp
25th Aug 2013 1:55
"long itâ"
lanoisseforp
25th Aug 2013 1:57
"long it s the three points in our back pocket. Example if we win 36 games at 1-0 wins and one of the top four clubs has won the same amount and drew with us in 2 games. We will be champions due to our defence of keeping 36 clean sheets. Our goal difference would be +36. Think about it."
lanoisseforp
25th Aug 2013 1:59
"The format on this side of the LFC website gives me the creeps when it comes to posting messages here. After four attempts to get my message across on here and I may as well retired from it."
lanoisseforp
25th Aug 2013 2:00
"retired = retire"
Chicago9Red
25th Aug 2013 3:12
"I wondered if the 'parking the bus' tactic was deliberate in the second half to counter Villa's strength which lies in their counter attack. In BR's press conference comments, he stated those tactics were deliberate. Brilliant calculated move by LFC. It worked to perfection. Kudos to those who develop game plans and kudos to the players for pulling it off. Well done all around!"
smoochipoochi69
25th Aug 2013 3:15
"We have new partners n they r linking well... Sturridge n mignolet..."
buckie
25th Aug 2013 3:23
"laniosseflop - I think you'll find that is wrong =. If level on goal difference then goes on amount of goals scored! It would be better to argue win every game 1-0 you win the le by at least 6 points."
buckie
25th Aug 2013 3:26
"At this stage of the season it is all about just grinding out the 3 points, we have so people should be happy! Yes we can improve, yes our squad is thin but as the season progresses we should improve (can you when we have 6t points from 6?) contd"
buckie
25th Aug 2013 3:30
"I also question this we were lucky? were we? What because are keeper had to make a save or 2? (which as a top team you would expect your keeper to do from time to time)The thing we will have to cope with is we are less likely to get dodgy decisions, unlike Chelski who relied on them to beat AV! No doubt we will suffer next week as usual"
IMBigREDSFan
25th Aug 2013 3:53
"I hope FSG can support u with more player BR. I know u less option in last match.. At least u need 3-5 player for challenge this season (konoplyanka, ljajic, papa, benteke, selcuk inan, eriksen, toby, etc), find new fullback i dont like johnson, better sturridge than him.. Our squad still to thin.. Come on FSG open your cheque book just like with KD.. In BR I trust"
Stevietren
25th Aug 2013 3:54
"buckie u knob we totally controlled a team that will i think will be top ten.And to all the trolls wanting,again massive money signs...do you think they will battle like they did in the second half? YNWA"
IMBigREDSFan
25th Aug 2013 4:10
"Most of our player play fantastic last match.. I just noticed johnson and enrique are not good enough for LIVERPOOL FC. Lack of option is another problem for BR.. Come on FSG u need open ur cheque book if we serious bring LFC to CL and win the tle."
IMBigREDSFan
25th Aug 2013 4:18
"*tles, our formation for the next tuesday will be 4-3-1-2 with jones, kelly, toure, wisdom, aly, gerrard, lucas, allen, alberto, borini, sterling with ibe, morgan, flanagan on the bench.. If BR want to give an experiment, I hope we try 4-3-2-1 formation with coutinho and alberto in 2.. "
RedUncleAce
25th Aug 2013 4:41
"No Brendan. 1-0 is not the same as 5-0. 1-0 is giving me a heart attack. 5-0 is giving me orgasm."
ScouseAlbatross
25th Aug 2013 4:50
"everything this bloke says is spot on - he's in the groove of managing the best club in the world. YNWA"
YNWA3333Liverpool
25th Aug 2013 5:12
"Another good win for us. 1. Wondering whether Johnson even been lectured about how to play teamwork. His trying to play difficult soccer is in vain. His passing has never been precise and effective. 2. Henderson has good skills and can be very potential great, but he needs to improve his game tactic. Coaching team needs to do more work. "
Gees1973
25th Aug 2013 5:33
"Well done BR. Tactically well played. What worries me is that when Saurez is eligible, will Sturridge still start. Iago has worked tirelessly, so I am worried about some of the players when he gets back into the fold. Cissoko - nicely done by BR. Took a lot of pressure off Enrique when he came on."
Dede 7
25th Aug 2013 5:43
"i have always believed we have a top Manager in BR. its crystal clear that most of the players are now better since his arrival. Simon is a brilliant individual in those Goal posts. i personally think the concertration of almost all the players has improved and that is very very important. Good work and Job well done. In BR we trust. YNWA."
fffoivetimes
25th Aug 2013 5:47
"Actually liverpool changed their formation many times during the game. Thats what all those pre season games (when all the newb "fans" were moaning and groaning for marquee signings) were being used for. Thats what makes this liverpool more than meets the eye and thats why teams will find US not THEM hard to beat."
fffoivetimes
25th Aug 2013 5:49
"reduncle...agreed, but the EPL table does not know that. Three points is THREE points, thats all that matters:)"
fffoivetimes
25th Aug 2013 5:51
"Most fans waffling on about this formation or that and how will we fit in players have no clue! BR uses many different formations during games, on the fly, unless your an expert you wont notice it, and many of our opponents have a hard time adjusting as well.The best teams all do that."
fffoivetimes
25th Aug 2013 5:51
"Most fans waffling on about this formation or that and how will we fit in players have no clue! BR uses many different formations during games, on the fly, unless your an expert you wont notice it, and many of our opponents have a hard time adjusting as well.The best teams all do that."
Red Machine
25th Aug 2013 5:55
"Imagine if Shevchenko played for us, then try this.. Andriy Yarmolenko, Andriy Yarmolenko, Andriy Yarmolenko, Andriy Yarmolenko, Andriy Yarmolenko, plss plss sign him, just watch do it"
Gadgetmaster
25th Aug 2013 7:13
" it's nice to be finally be able for us to grind out a win, definitely improvement from last few seasons where we'd have given away needless goals in our last 15-20 minutes, particularly against teams like stoke and villa who would have imposed their power and physicality on us. good holding on to the lead and overall satisfied with win"
Gadgetmaster
25th Aug 2013 7:23
"the 2 magnificent saves by SM would have been conceded by Pepe (based on last 2 season's form) and we should have lost against Villa, excellent signing, he won us another 3 points. Kolo a beast gave very little room for Benteke. CDM cover and a good winger to boost our attacking outlet when playing counters will bring team to level where we're genuine contenders. "
starman47
25th Aug 2013 8:46
"I know it's hard when you have a lead away from home, but if we can learn to keep on playing as we were 1st half I am sure we could score more goals. We could have easily conceded second half the posession we gave them and if they scored it would have been too hard to com back then."
SIMPLYRED
25th Aug 2013 9:14
"I can accept that we have to play differently away from home, but we were VERY lucky against AV. Defending so deep, all it takes is one slip or a riccochet to put us in deep trouble. It was a good job that Villa were so poor. Our inability to keep the ball in the 2nd half was dreadful. A better team would have slaughtered us."
Rushjob..
25th Aug 2013 9:26
"Reckon there's an envelope with Glen Johnsons name on it. Think he's been poor since Xmas, and 80k a week must put him in the firing line? 'If' Suarez stays, I see a straight swap with Aspas- although Suarez is gonna have to learn to look up for Studge. As soon as Coutinho gets the ball, he looks for a run. I was impressed how we ground 3 points yesterday. Well done redmen. "
REDOPIUM
25th Aug 2013 9:30
"Rushjob I would like to see Kelly with Johnson in front given a few games to see how it would work."
melissa96
25th Aug 2013 9:31
"fair point BR. thank God it was a tactic, i thought some negative or lazy vibe came over the players after 35mins. and couldn't understand why we brought in a lb instead of borini or sterling. but plz dont employ this tactic against any of the top teams i.e: manure. we are known for our good footy. lets stay that way"
melissa96
25th Aug 2013 9:34
"lucasTHEBEASTleivA fully agree about stevie. he was pretty poor in the 2nd half. shocked me and had me thinking if that's how our captain n team are playing what's gona happen rest of the season? but a win is a win. now we know BR has a plan B. But personally i thought we could kill them off if we creates more chances."
Kingwillis10
25th Aug 2013 9:37
"That was a great win. It's early and I don't care about how we're doing it. Best start in 5 years, two clean sheets and a striker playing well bodes well for the future. We need that second goal so we can have a little less tension but this isn't always going to happen and 1-0's give me confidence; we have steal. IB I Trust"
Kingwillis10
25th Aug 2013 9:39
"Stevie was poor in the second half? Tell you what that lad made some crucial interceptions and tackles. He played a role he hasn't since he was first on the scene. It's a messy role and maybe his passing could have been better but check his % and compare it to the other 22 men and it's still W/C. "
pitcairn16
25th Aug 2013 9:57
"Woke up fell out of bed and saw that we are 2nd in the table. Compared to 14th or 16th after two games last season. Just wonder were all the moaners will be after the win next against Manure. And just to remind all those who always yell we must buy expensive Players, our Sturridge cost us only £12m and has got us two winning goals already in two games."
Rushjob..
25th Aug 2013 9:58
"Redopium- a decent call that. "
GeorgeFC2011
25th Aug 2013 10:14
"Can some of you on here please stop moaning like a bunch of manc es. Simple fact FSG saved us from the hell of hicks - invested heavily right of the bat and got bit on the arse by Kenny's crap signings....cont"
plyNo1red
25th Aug 2013 10:15
"SIMPLYRED9.14 very lucky??? what like against stoke??? if we beat utd 1-0 will you say we were lucky?? we were brilliant. we won. we didn't concede. we gained 3pts. we went 2nd in lge. we are fighting. luck doesn't come into it. the lottery is luck. we are improving. why don't some fans like that??? when luis is back goals will flow. well done redmen. YNWA J4T96"
GeorgeFC2011
25th Aug 2013 10:15
"wouldnt you be more wary? BR has brought players in and ANYONE that doesnt see how much we have improved in our atude and football since he arrived knows nothing about football and should support everton....cont"
GeorgeFC2011
25th Aug 2013 10:16
"Im sure BR is doing all he can to get the players he wants, he actually wants to win as well believe it or not so why the stupid comments...simple fact is this...cont"
GeorgeFC2011
25th Aug 2013 10:17
"Played 2 won 2 max points - if that leads to a successful season will anyone remember in 2 years we had a hard fought start - NO they will remember where we finished and it was a success....COnt"
GeorgeFC2011
25th Aug 2013 10:18
"Does anyone rememebr in recent years we struggled to beat lower league opposition twice in the cup in the same year - NO they just remember we lifted the CUP, the year portsmouth and a young anderton nearly destroyed us...cont"
Norfolk in Chance
25th Aug 2013 10:44
"Lots of chest beating & name calling on this thread. Yet again 2 or 3 superfans telling everyone what to think, calling them plastics or stupid if they dare think or say anything different. Reading the comments is like listening to playground squabbles. "I'm the best fan". "no, I'm the best fan."... "You're stupid, "No! You're stupid". "
Adessy
25th Aug 2013 10:56
"Brilliant performance. I just love it when the gaffer talks.....#YNWA"
RedRivelino
25th Aug 2013 10:58
"Opening up & pushing for the 2nd goal has its own risks against a v good counter-attacking team. Villa deserved to draw w/ chelsea the other night so to manage the game like we did was well played. The team is showing v good qualities w/ improvements to come. "
Hanomac1
25th Aug 2013 11:18
"Norfolk totally agree,it's called having an opinion.some fans get called fickle or plastic cus they don't agree with a few peps views.sorry we're not falling over our selves to praise the owners who have left rodgers high and dry this summer,if a player plays bad say it.It doesn't mean you don't support the team.Go down the pub u hear loads of disagrements."
ECD
25th Aug 2013 11:31
"Villa is not a pushover,they are playing very good football.With Gooners,they went down 1 but came back to win.Even Chelskis managed a 1 goal difference.Both were away games for Villa,this is their 1st home game.For us to win on their turf is excellent.Now our players need to focus on the mancs.Give alberto,borini, sterling,ibe,cissoko, allen&kelly a run mid-week."
Norfolk in Chance
25th Aug 2013 11:37
"Yeah Hanomac, all my mam's family are reds. How many times do they agree with each other on everything? Never, but we don't get abusive, we're family! It's just keyboard warriors dressed up in LFC superfan costumes (red tights, white Y-fronts and red masks), using our club as a vehicle to dish out pointless cowardly abuse. Sad really.."
Bazzabethal
25th Aug 2013 11:45
"Br is the new shankley"
Bazzabethal
25th Aug 2013 11:50
"Cheer up Lucas the b you . What ever we do you would still be negative. off you "
JoeyRasdien
25th Aug 2013 12:16
"Stevietren, I think you misunderstood Buckie. You two are on the same wavelength, so it's all good."
Gerrard o ya beauty
25th Aug 2013 12:16
"Great win yesterday, perfect start to the season, are defence is much stronger than last year don't care if its 1-0 a win is a win! Sturridge goal was a touch of class, he's a top player. He says he doesn't think he's 100% fit yet but he looks so sharp to me, his turn of pace is frightening. Alll about keeping players fit cos are sqaud is still paper thin. YNWA "
spw211
25th Aug 2013 12:20
"Good professional job, got the goal then closed the door & got the win. Simon helped get the points again ,changing the keeper has been another good move, well done Brendan it's looking good. "
plyNo1red
25th Aug 2013 12:31
"HANOMAC this site is for supporters. not for people to make silly comments. supporters support through good times and bad times. if you have a problem with the owners tell FSG not on here. do you believe they read your comments??? if you want club to spend ridiculous amounts of money buy the club yourself. or cant i say this. well done B.R and team. YNWA J4T96"
Munthe Gerrard
25th Aug 2013 12:42
"Yah .. Our Boss ... Come On .. Next Match ... YNWA ! "
classANDsuccess
25th Aug 2013 12:53
"The mid-90's side. Fowler(sturridge) and Mcmanaman(Coutinho) were the players to stop to stop LFC. Hopefully we've got better options now! Great 1st half though-6 points from 6,2 clean sheets."
AJ JA
25th Aug 2013 12:57
"If Chelsea get Willian, Mata would probably be surplus to their requirements. Chelsea bought him for 23M Pounds, & with a week to go they might want to sell him to relax their wage bill. LFC might get him for 20M Pounds. Mata can play as a midfielder or a winger. Will be a cracker of a deal if he can be brought on. Already 2 seasons old in EPL will bring plenty of experience & creativity to LFC. "
JosLFC4ever
25th Aug 2013 13:00
"I'm sorry that I have to say BR's tactic coaching is unproductive. You guys happy about the 3 points, but I'm afraid it won't be long. We score two goals in two matches, because of DS's own effort, remember the first goal is a long shot from DS, and the second is from his dribble past the opposite defenders. No a single goal is a team goal. "
JosLFC4ever
25th Aug 2013 13:00
"Our defense is not good enough, remember the first match against Stoke, the match should be a draw, but we are lucky, a great chances and they hit the bar."
Hanomac1
25th Aug 2013 13:06
"Ply:If I want the club to spend ridiculous Amounts of money?we haven't spent anything this Summer,silly comments?youve been making silly comments all night pal.if you think the current squad we've got will get in the top 4 u need to have a word with yourself,we're all supporters here just some look at the bigger picture."
peebee316
25th Aug 2013 13:06
"Lovin' the start to the season! But, to put things in perspective . . . forward to next weekend's game against Man, U. If we play like we did at Villa in the first half, we will be ok, but if we play the second half as we did at Villa, Man.U. will take all 3 points!! Take note Brendan, make sure the lads get it right second half!! Y.N.W.A."
Hanomac1
25th Aug 2013 13:08
"And no I don't think they read my comments,they don't even go to matches so why would they bother going on this website."
whacko jacko
25th Aug 2013 13:14
"Yes lads good performance from all even if we had backs to wall at the end , winning ugly is what makes champions and utd n city have both done this over the past 2 yrs. WE need to get anfield bouncing next sunday as i think past cuple of seasons our support has been very muted at home particulary smaller games . SO LETS GET THE FAMOUS ANFIELD ROAR GOING AND SUPPORT THE TEAM !! YNWA JFT96"
bobholdenYNWA
25th Aug 2013 13:21
"To you moaners were won 2 in first 2 for first time since 2008 theres too many of ya with stupid opinions c what happens when the windows shut.. BR doing a great job n i trust in whoever he buys YNWA top 4 hopefully "
Billy B girl
25th Aug 2013 13:29
"Would love Mata and Torres but don't think the sneaky one would let them come and would they want non european club ???"
reds1010
25th Aug 2013 13:44
"Keep it up BR..A win is win because last season we played well and couldn't snatch a win sometimes so march on Reds."
buckie
25th Aug 2013 13:54
"JoeyRasdien - thank you! I'm delighted with our win, I don't think we were lucky. AV are very good team. Do I want massive signing? yes but doesn't everyone? mine would be Yaya Toure, but we have what we have so lets get on with it. contd"
buckie
25th Aug 2013 13:57
"We are without LS, I don't think PC or SG are on top form, yet we are still winning, still picking up max points, happy days! but I still think we'll get done by dodgy decisions over the season & the 1st will be next week"
liverhinter
25th Aug 2013 14:12
"bring 2 out of mata or costa and eriksen,1 out of toby or lori we bandly need quality sturrige n coutinhno need supports"
Marty1990
25th Aug 2013 14:16
"I wonder will we see Skrtel against Notts."
kingkenny2712
25th Aug 2013 14:47
"Amazed how short some of your memories are. FSG get so much stick on here, if it wasn't for them rescuing the club a few years ago things would be significantly worse at the moment. Yes we need a couple more quality players, but this approach makes more sense than lobbing money at people. Have a little faith folks."
Loz99
25th Aug 2013 14:53
"Put a sock in it and just go get Eriksen and Alderwiereld asap."
Hanomac1
25th Aug 2013 15:01
"Kingkenny how did fsg rescue us?You could probably find 5 billionaires in one week who would snap lfc up in a heartbeat.henry got lfc under market value and when he sells up will make a tidy profit,lets not make him out to be Robin Hood!"
flickboy2
25th Aug 2013 15:15
"Defenders was much better today ..hats of to my boy Sturridge ...keeping all you haters hating since he signed for us ..I was going for a draw but a win is a win ...please play yesil against notts county i wanna see our next German powerhouse ...then crush j.unk utd"
debo012
25th Aug 2013 15:26
"moses is available sign him"
classANDsuccess
25th Aug 2013 20:23
"God! People reading these would've thought we'd lost! Apparently the following is 100% true-The goal wasn't a team goal(please ignore the Enrique pass, and Coutinho dummy!),we were torn apart in the 2nd half(please ignore that villa were at home and we had dominated them 1st half!)"
Ammar dent
25th Aug 2013 20:52
"Very good start and will see what we can do against Man U which is a very early test.bd did everything's right when he sold Carroll,downing,shelves and now sign toure and bench skirted but the only things left is Henderson,he is not a liverpool player he can't do or add any difference to the squad,if Henderson replaceec with top quality one ,good midfielder and striker we could even win the league"