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setbacks could have been avoided with proper planning of buying proven prolific players and brendan had 3 whole months to buy any proven prolific players. we have no creative attacking midfielder other than coutinho and consistent goal scoring striker other suarez. work hard and play better for next games. YNWA
OzJamesQ8
22nd Sep 2013 8:20
Norfolk in Chance
22nd Sep 2013 8:30
"Agree with Kolo, life is all about how one reacts to adversity. Some fans showed their true colours after this defeat and let themselves down. I know our players won't react in the same way because they are men not boys. We win together, we lose together. "
Kingwillis10
22nd Sep 2013 8:30
"Spot on Kolo - it is a marathon. Too much much negativity. It is uncalled for because the main contenders for top 4 and the le have ALL lost. Look at the table, we are equal on points with Chelsea. The bigger picture prevails. Obviously it was the worst performance this season and under BR imo but the team knows this and it gets the bogey of their back. YNWA"
starman47
22nd Sep 2013 8:44
"Team selection poor. Also bad refereeing. Lambert held Toure when Saints scored and a stonewall penalty turned down on Sturridge."
KidofKop88
22nd Sep 2013 8:46
"Toure was the one who was willing to go front and try out something.. Lucas, Gerrard and Hendo sat back.. We were actually scoring 3,4,5 goals against small teams last year.. What happened to that style of football ?"
PSC
22nd Sep 2013 8:52
""Frustrated and worrisome of such displayed. Brandon Rogers must admit his mistakes of poor tactics despite being frustrated and facing lots of injuries. Hope we can recover fast. Enough of poor performance like last season. If our target is top 4, then we should be playing brilliantly and not giving the ball easily. ""
NigelM
22nd Sep 2013 9:07
"What baffles me is our lack of attacking play in the second half of every game this season. I saw it towards the end of the Swansea match when Enrique used excellent control to trap the ball and put in a cross only to see one red shirt in the area surrounded by four white. Southampton had more shots on goal then us yesterday yet we were the home team !"
Kingmat
22nd Sep 2013 9:23
"Just love this guy- come on you reds!"
johnkop135
22nd Sep 2013 9:24
"I think you are a great centre back but I will never understand why the manager played you at Right back and put 2 specialist RB on bench"
Kingmat
22nd Sep 2013 9:32
"Still think we should sometimes start with a 5-3-2, 3-5-2 formation so that the opposition can't bank on what our tactics will be and spend all week planning how they are going to spoil our game plan. We will learn and get stronger from this set back... "
Safick
22nd Sep 2013 9:32
"The only player who actually tried to play football yesterday and worthy of wearing the shirt! "
redfergal
22nd Sep 2013 9:40
"How we react should be easy. Scrap the ridiculous 4 center back system! Ponchetino told spanish radio, when i saw the liverpool line up, i told my players, these will be all over the place today, just keep the ball and they will chase shadows! Says it all!"
RedRivelino
22nd Sep 2013 9:42
"Kolo needs to play, he showed great character yesterdAy. Only he and mignolet showed up. "
Habeshakopahendo
22nd Sep 2013 9:47
"A win is on the cards v Manure. Got to step it up in the league though boys.Might be the wake up call we've needed yesterday."
redbart1
22nd Sep 2013 10:03
"OzJames is 100% correct. It wasn't a good transfer window for us. However, the answer is simple. Joan Mata has fallen out with the Chavs. He is the answer. FSG, get him in January."
BISTRY
22nd Sep 2013 10:09
"Suarez can not do everything on his own the management team should be able to rectify any problems on the field if not I regret to add Suarez days in a LFC shirt will be shortlived and who should blame him for leaving because I don't."
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 10:11
"We have a completely weak midfield and that's the problem, too many lightweights and it showed against villa united Swansea and now Southampton how teams dominate us in possession because we cannot win the ball back quickly enough. We lack bite and pace Lucas n gerrard too slow, Henderson neither this or that as a player as is Allen shocking how we rely on a kid for our creativity!! Cont... "
robbo kop
22nd Sep 2013 10:14
"Let's not get carried away with this defeat, 10 points from five games is a fantastic achievement, yesterday was just a set back, you can't win every game with the injuries we have in the squad, role on wednesday"
richardmcgill24
22nd Sep 2013 10:17
"surely this loss is a reaction to the poor draw in the last game? the facts are Rodgers let us down he started with 4 yes 4 cb,s then to add to that crazy decision one of them was injured (agger) which is stupid.why not leave agger out and put enrique (a left back)in the left back position (just an idea). Luis Alberto is an ideal replacement for Coutinho "
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 10:17
"Cont.. Why oh why we didn't get ericson Il never know also a pacey defensive midfielder was required and we failed to get him, we have too too many lightweights like Lucas Hendo aspas Allen Borini who are not up to scratch, wide areas we have Stirling a kid and mosses a Chelsea benchwarmer we need reinforcements in central mid Gerry is geting on and doesn't have the same influence as he did cont "
REDOPIUM
22nd Sep 2013 10:18
"5star agree about our midfield especially gerrard and lucas no drive or creativity, hope we rest them on Wednesday,"
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 10:20
"Cont. Shocking how we sold shelvey n downing for 5m each for that money I would have kept them cus we lack creativity and our central mid is weaker than last year, Rodgers had all summer to reinforce it but failed and for that reason we will miss out on 4th unless we buy a quality winger and central mid x 2 "
Ronny-G
22nd Sep 2013 10:24
"I know why Kolo. You cannot control a game with only 2 in midfield. Look how easy it is to pass through the team and get to LFC penalty area. Look how easy it is to press the team up the pitch and give our defenders no time. Look how easy it is to isolate the full backs and wingers. All because we only have SG and Lucas in the middle. BR's tactics are too transparent."
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 10:26
"It's not about overreacting this was coming in all the games second half we lacked the bite the energy or the know how of winning the ball back we didn't sit back it was just that we don't have a ball winner or pace in central mid to boss games and that's why we sit back "
LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN
22nd Sep 2013 10:27
"ARSENAL HAVE LOST TO VILLA, MAN.CITY HAVE LOST TO CARDIFF, CHELSEA HAVE LOST TO THE BLUESH*** AND NEWCASTLE HAVE LOST TO HULL. IT'S THE PREMIERSHIP, THERE ARE NO WALKOVERS. THE REDS HAVEN'T LOST SINCE MARCH AND WE HAVE BEEN ON A TERRIFIC RUN DESPITE BEING A "ONE MAN TEAM". TIME TO MOVE ON AND LEARN FROM OUR 1ST DEFEAT FOR A WHILE. "
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 10:33
"Lfc through thick n thin agree to some extent but those teams have quality in central mid in all areas we have cautionio and that's it, it's our midfield that is giving me the problem far to paper thin to be challenging for 4th we were lucky v Swansea villa n got found out yesterday so this was coming "
LFC-what-else
22nd Sep 2013 10:34
"Agree with 5STARKOP! We're currently not performing good enough to control games especially in midfield, as a result in attack. Unnecessary home defeat! Sort it out and fight back immediately U fRiEnDS!!!"
richardmcgill24
22nd Sep 2013 10:36
"cont. Aspas has no impact at all at the moment.(weight room quickly). come on rodgers stop stifling our players and let them play with freedom and watch us rip teams apart."
richardmcgill24
22nd Sep 2013 10:39
"10 points yes but we have struggled through most of those games defending deep for 60 mins and scraping through. better tactics needed. lets go for the kill from the 1st to the last min."
fw64
22nd Sep 2013 10:43
"Rubbish Rubbish Rubbish,poorest team selection that I can ever remember 4CB and a LBRB on the bench Serling &Ibe on bench with Aspa the moped starting the game moving like moped I'm so p,ssed of right now."
richardmcgill24
22nd Sep 2013 10:43
"biggest issue isnt transfers in its the transfers out shelvey, suso (how good would suso have been now we have lost coutinho) "
tinyb
22nd Sep 2013 10:57
"How is it some of you seem to think losing is "oh well never mind, its a setback" I remember a certain person once saying coming second is nothing. Until we are good enough and can get the very basics right, stop trying to be something your not. Sunderland away next week, any takers???"
RagaGaga
22nd Sep 2013 11:01
"this is also about the game at Swansea. Its not a one off. both games the players let themselves down. I wish we would stop going on about Suarez saving our season. Liverpool don't seem to have a plan B, do they? sterling is not ready yet. he should not have come on for aspas."
powderfinger2712
22nd Sep 2013 11:03
"I hope they dont watch the game again there is no reason to hit the knife and roll it around."
FannyAdams
22nd Sep 2013 11:27
"Collectively and individually we looked unskilled, unfit and uninterested. Unbelievable."
Gerrard o ya beauty
22nd Sep 2013 11:40
"5STARKOP- agree with everything u have said, Gerrard isn't the player he was, he can't take players on for fun anymore, he'll never loose his long range passing but we need more than that, we lacked creativity, without Coutinho we are ordinary. "
Hect
22nd Sep 2013 11:58
"Even b4 the start of the season, I knew we are not good enough for top four as our midfielder are too thin. I was baffled why BR keep saying we have depth to challenge for top 4. If Henderson and Sterling can be regular starters for the team, you already know this is not a top 4 team."
Binomial
22nd Sep 2013 12:00
"we're missing 3 key players... and have no back up in either of those positions"
King G
22nd Sep 2013 12:03
"Sad to admit it but our King G is gone.. or may be he needs better players around him, not lucas and Hendo for now!! I thought midfield was our weakest link and I still know know why we didnt sign anyone!! its worrying to think that all our games this season have been bad!! especially second half, completely dominated by lower teams.. that's prove how bad our midfield is!!!!"
Hect
22nd Sep 2013 12:10
"Not only we are short of midfielders, we are also short of cover for strikers. We only have two in Suarez and sturidge. We need two world class midfielders and one striker to complete the puzzle. Only then we have enough enough depth to challenge for top 4. I predict Spur will do very well this season due to the players they bought it which are all class."
Gerrard o ya beauty
22nd Sep 2013 12:22
"I can't believe how easy Lucas has got it he knows his place is safe even if he has a bad game cos there's nobody to replace his position, his does his job ok but we need more off him cos he offers no goal threat whatsoever, I find it amazing how a professional footballer can't strike a ball, there loads of crack"
Gerrard o ya beauty
22nd Sep 2013 12:23
"Cracking defensive midfielders out there. YNWA "
davieso
22nd Sep 2013 12:23
"ironically southampton were the last team to beat us in march, baffled by the team selection playing agger n toure at LB/RB should have started with kelly n enrique but i knew we would struggle without coutinho hes our attacks provider but 5 games in and were in the mix without suarez with a few injuries could be worse and due respect to soton their a decent team shouldnt be underestimated ynwa"
SEYI
22nd Sep 2013 12:24
"We here this all the time but something else on the field. You guys really need to know what this club represents"
Kingwillis10
22nd Sep 2013 12:33
"OMG!!! WHAT DO YOU ALL WANT???? TO WIN EVERY GAME? DO YOU ALL WANT LFC TO WIN EVERY GAME? TO NEVER CONCEDE? NO TEAM WILL WIN EVERY GAME. ARSENAL, CHELSEA, MANCS 1 + 2, SPURS HAVE ALL LOST ONCE. THIS IS THE EPL, LOOK AT ALL THE OTHER TEAMS, THEY CAN SCORE, THEY ARE GOOD AND ARE NOT 'SMALL' CLUBS. WE DON'T DESERVE TO WIN EVERY GAME. ABOUT TIME THE FANS RESPECTED THIS/"
Kingwillis10
22nd Sep 2013 12:36
"5STARKOP - You are talking atter tripe mate. Utter rubbish. Allen? He hasn't even started yet to why are you mentioning his name? Henderson is too slow or lethargic? ARE YOU JOKING? Hendo has been the most consistent performer and was our best player vs Southampton. He hastes and runs everywhere and to criticise him for being 'weak' is laughable. Also.."
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 12:38
"Yep agree Gerry isn't the same as he was but that's expected he is 33, he needs fast young energetic players stadiums him to do the running chasing back making the runs unfortunately Lucas and Hendo are not those players and that's your problem And I would go far as to say that Gerry is probly quicker than the pair and until we dolce that problem we will struggle Lucas has lost his edge.."
Kingwillis10
22nd Sep 2013 12:40
"Borini is out on loan. Sterling may well be a kid but he has raw pace and can beat his man so why not use him? Moses a Chelsea bench warmer? He scored what proved to be a goal that got us point against Swansea. Sturridge was a Chelsea bench warmer too LOL!! As I say, you talk tripe actually and maybe should watch our games."
Kingwillis10
22nd Sep 2013 12:47
"Some fans on here have no clue. The EPL will see loads of shocks and big loses this year. The 'smaller' teams are getting better and have good managers with loads of fight, passion and proper structure. To suggest we turn up and 'dominate, keep possession' blah blah is stupid. It wont happen, sometimes you need to go deep and take some."
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 12:48
"Like i said we can't rely on stirling he is still young and at this stage of his career is an impact player no other team who harbours ambitions of top 4 has our policy of loaning a player in from there rivals we needed to spend on real quality additions offensively and kept downing n shelvey instead we have sold them and brought similar replacements in aspas n Alberto which hasn't made sense "
Kingwillis10
22nd Sep 2013 12:54
"It's funny, you would think some of the 'fans' on here actually knew what they are talking about. You don't need pace or need to be fast to be a success in the centre of the park. Those fans saying Stevie lacks pace are STUPID because he always has lacked some pace. What about Xavi, Iniest, Carrick, Schole..NO PACE. You don't need pace. Our problem is;"
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 12:56
"King Willis u chatting tripe stop defending the indefensible and making excuses we have been poor every second half and the whole game yesterday do if this defeat was a one off you would have a point but this has dragged on since stoke, cuz we lack quality in midfield everyone and there granny were screaming for reinforcements in centre mid but Rodgers seems happy with Lucas Allen n Hendo"
seconds2hell
22nd Sep 2013 12:58
"TOURE is idle.. he speaks maturity.. And STURRIDGE needs to work on his selfishness, yesterday we had a chance to draw that game,, but he only was thinking of doing his RECORDS. he dissapointed me alot even though i understand some games we will loose others we gonna win. LFC TILL I DIE."
Kingwillis10
22nd Sep 2013 12:58
"5STARKOP - You are talking tripe mate. Sterling isn;t a [layer we are 'reliant on'. So just be quite with that idiot tripe. Also, Shelvey? He is 21 mate and actually he wanted out. Your making out as if we have got rid of a midfield stalwart, FALSE. And to suggest we should have kept Downing OVER bringing Moses in - LOL! Your a total . "
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 13:06
"Kingwillis10 if you are happy with loosing at home to Southampton then fine how many other teams will loose to such teams at home who are targeting top 4? Exactly!! "
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 13:22
"Kingwillis your vocabulary us limited to insults and attacking fans have a look at how many have backed my comments and hue navy have backed u in this forum - exactly!! Just cus were dare to criticise it doesn't mean we don't love the club you must be happy on finishing outside of 4th since 2009 we are not so stop ging off anyone who has a different opinion to you it's about opinions "
kay1975
22nd Sep 2013 13:23
"Top 4 buy quality and we buy Borini, Allen, Aspas, Alberto, Assaidi oh and a few loan players, all of which are not premier league standard, nuff said"
ArnoldChinnBumFcuk
22nd Sep 2013 13:27
"Got the gift of the gab has old Kolo. Bit like Rodgers. Good temporary stand-in who should bring experience. So what happened yesterday? Carra would have been going mental at his team mates. That wasn't just a blip, it was a complete lack of effort by most of the players and it was tactical tinkering gone too far from BR. This team and BR are lightweight and arrogant."
Lfcamms
22nd Sep 2013 13:28
"the window was a disaster we got rid of midfielders and bought defenders our defence was ok our midfield lacking br not abl to attract decent players to lfc,before sakho 9/9 with him 1/6."
Hect
22nd Sep 2013 13:37
"Quality players prefer to live in London which provides an edge to Spur, Chelsea and Arsenal to attract top players. It is sad that geographical factor can play a role in determining the players that you could attract."
Lfcamms
22nd Sep 2013 13:39
"Kelly was able to play 90mins in midwk but none yesterday?? "
Hanomac1
22nd Sep 2013 13:41
"The squad lacks quality and depth,As i said 3-4 injuries and the squad is on its knees,maybe things will pick up when Suarez returns and for Brendan's sake I hope it does.gerrard and Lucas have been poor all season but guess what we've no one to replace them,so they will play every game and they know it.no competition for places is all down to poor management."
LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN
22nd Sep 2013 13:44
"SAME OLD, LFC LOSE AND GERRARD'S PAST IT AND THE "NO PLAN B" SHOUT IS BROUGHT UP. WE WON OUR 1ST 3 GAMES WITH NO "PLAN B". STEVIE.G IS 33 AND IT'S OBVIOUS HE WON'T BE THE PLAYER HE ONCE WAS BUT PRESENTLY HE HAS TO PLAY. THE CURRENT CROP OF INJURIES HAS TOOK IT'S TOLL AND THE SOONER WE GET THESE PLAYERS BACK THE BETTER. "
-LDW-
22nd Sep 2013 13:48
"Hect, I disagree. Yes London is an attractive destination to live in for top players. But I ask you where Manchester is in the UK? At the end of the day it's all about the Mula..The top three London clubs and City..perhaps S, have it in abundance. We do too..but we have reluctant owners sadly."
-LDW-
22nd Sep 2013 13:51
"Just as I wasn't getting carried away with the good start we made..I will also not go suicidal with 1 point from a possible 6. I've noticed over the last few years Spurs have a tendency to lose 1-0 at home to mid-table team..yet still challenged for 4th. Cont.."
-LDW-
22nd Sep 2013 13:54
"Like many have stated its a first defeat since we lost to the Saints in March. Lol I think we've found our new bogey team. Anyways, I'm very confident we will bounce back at Sunderland and go on a good run afterwards. "
-LDW-
22nd Sep 2013 13:56
"Let's not forget s.c.u.m or City (hopefully the former) will drop points today, plus Spurs-Chelsea next week. So our rivals will be dropping points. In Rodgers I trust."
-LDW-
22nd Sep 2013 13:57
"And now Stoke are beating Arsenal. Over-reaction?"
-LDW-
22nd Sep 2013 13:59
"Oh my bad, I didn't realise Arsenal had scored before. Need more Red Bull."
Red Kurdo
22nd Sep 2013 14:05
"Lets put this bad result behind us and beat the Devils. Come on you true reds!!!"
centrecircle11
22nd Sep 2013 14:14
" Norfolk Wow once again i agree "
skingrad
22nd Sep 2013 14:15
"Wondered how long it would be before the plastic fans resurfaced-ah well you have had a months holiday now you are back gloating like a bunch of bitters. Seriously look at yourselves, the only time you come on here is when we lose, its like the only thing you look forward to creaming yourself over a loss-pathetic."
skingrad
22nd Sep 2013 14:17
"If any of you seriously thought we would go the whole season without losing then you should go support someone else but stay away from Anfield, when we lose is when true supporters get behind the team, the manager and the club. Dont go running away crying like a bunch of bitter girls."
SaladChicken
22nd Sep 2013 14:18
"The 'bigger picture' is that we haven't performed since Stoke. Plastic fans? I know these are teething probs with the new squad but what's the point in supporting a loss that should've been avoided? Realistic criticisms: poor selection/tactics/game-plan and zero confidence! Need more class in midfield. Early days. Learn and push on"
SiegHart
22nd Sep 2013 14:19
"BS, if liv had been playing each game like it was a cup final, according to toure, then it means we should not carry much hope for this season. losing to soton at anfield is too sad for any pool fan to take. unless liv can go on a winning streak again, then I expect this season to be another sad one."
Gerrard 08
22nd Sep 2013 14:25
"Don't expect a setback from Southampton. We should be winning these games especially at home. We need to win our next 5 games before the big guns come into it. We play like that again and our season is over! Joke to watch that, shouldn't be happening to Liverpool! YNWA"
Wintheleagueagain
22nd Sep 2013 14:37
"Squad not good enough. Line up was rubbish. Really, we Have had a lucky start and will now feel reality. There is a long way to go. Loads of work in front of us. New players to be sourced over the next 4-6 transfer windows. Could be 2 years til top 4 is reached. "
GHS50
22nd Sep 2013 14:38
"Why lament about Erikson and others, the reasons are obvious why they never came, we are not good enough yet. The players we brought in will perform, they need time. We should have two or three formations to play with so we cover off when players are injured. Aspas and Luis not strong enough yet, Henderson should have been sold not Shelvey, sorry he is never consistent."
GHS50
22nd Sep 2013 14:43
"Do you honstly think LFC played well, fans are passionate, some don't know soccer agree with your comments but we will lose at some point but not to"lower quality teams" We should be winning against these teams that is the frustration."
Ehimwema
22nd Sep 2013 14:45
"few wins seams to get into ur head. d ealier u get dat low mentality off ur heads d better."
liverpoollover1
22nd Sep 2013 14:47
"BR and FSG cost us the win, why didn't we sign Erikson? We kept signing center halves when we should be signing midfielders like Wanyama, M'villa, Diame etc. Gerrard should not be playing 90 mins, lets put aside what he has done in the past, his performance this days can be shocking"
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 14:55
"Skin Grad wat utter tosh just cuz we have the bals to criticise don't make us plastic if your happy with finishing 8th n loosing at home to Southampton then be my guest but don't u dare think u have the right to criticise others u probly never even been to a game in your life so grow up "
beautifullevil
22nd Sep 2013 15:03
"Anyone who hasn't had a bad day at work before put their hands up. We can't always win so let's get over it and look forward to a good game against the manc"
redinky
22nd Sep 2013 15:10
"Kolo is the maturity we need in the squad. We need the rest to think more like him. A lot of people on this thread are thinking their opinion is the only one that matters. We all love the club or we wouldn't be on this site. Stop acting like you know it all cause you don't. Otherwise you'd be sitting in the owners box. It's not about the fact we lost, it's the manner in which we lost."
Bulldog1
22nd Sep 2013 15:11
"Where are the Forums ?????. Not answering Emails or responding comments."
redinky
22nd Sep 2013 15:18
"They lost a winnable game because because there was no passion, no energy and nothing in the way of creativity from the middle. If they continue to play this way, even LS won't be able to score. I'm not saying anything that's not obvious. Players need to look in the mirror on this one. They lack ambition and passion. I'll still love this team until my last breath no matter what."
Team's-not-ready-yet
22nd Sep 2013 15:21
"Judging by many of the ill-informed comments on here, you'd think we'd just dropped into the relegation zone...hang-on last year we were in relegation zone...5 games in & 1 loss & the fake fans emerge from their caves claiming the season is over. Embarrassing being a LFC fan sometimes, not because of the results, but because of the many PL managers claiming to be LFC fans."
LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN
22nd Sep 2013 15:27
"ON THE OPENING DAY OF THE SEASON ARSENAL LOST TO ASTON VILLA. ARSENAL FANS WERE LIVID AND WENGER WAS RIPPED TO SHREDS. 4 GAMES LATER ARSENAL ARE TOP OF THE LEAGUE. IN THE FAMOUS WORDS OF HARRY ENFIELD'S SCOUSERS "CALM DOWN" !!! IT'S 1 DEFEAT, NO NEED FOR OVER REACTIONS."
Team's-not-ready-yet
22nd Sep 2013 15:29
"We played badly yesterday, woeful in fact, & each player knows. No team has ever gone through a PL season & won every game, we will lose some (even to lower assumed teams), as will other top6 teams. No game in the PL is an easy walkover, just ask some of the other top6 this year. We lost, we we were poor, just move on & wait for the next game. The end of the season will show how good/bad we are."
Binomial
22nd Sep 2013 15:30
"coates ilori aspas borini allen alberto sakho = 72m van der wiel matuidi menez lavezzi veratti = 64m look at psg then look at us 72m wastef on junkies"
LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN
22nd Sep 2013 15:31
"TEAMS NEARLY READY, 100% SPOT ON !! IT'S REFRESHING TO READ SENSIBLE COMMENTS FROM KNOWLEDGEABLE LFC FANS LIKE YOURSELF. "
Buckie LFC Supporter
22nd Sep 2013 15:33
"A bad game, every1 knows we are nowhere near finished article, yesterday just brought home some home truths, we are a poor passing team, Stoke,AV,MU,Swans&Saints all can pass & move quicker & smoother than us, we are only great at passing when we are under no pressure & don't need to go anywhere with the ball contd"
Team's-not-ready-yet
22nd Sep 2013 15:35
"LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN 22nd Sep 2013 15:31 Don't know why I get drawn in to the imbecilic comments on here, maybe its just my passion for the club. Even during our reign of the 70-80s we lost to 'smaller' teams & had some real stinker performances, but we were still the best. ManU's 20 yr reign has also seen them losing to 'lesser' teams. Can't understand the short-sighted sometimes."
Team's-not-ready-yet
22nd Sep 2013 15:39
"If we're truly honest, LFC have been fortunate to be in the top3 for this campaign. Its obvious our performances haven't deserved it, but we're there, why can't people enjoy that. We're punching way above our weight & should just take each game as it comes. Nobody expected us to be where we are now, I'm just loving it! Hate to see us lose like we did, but the next game awaits."
Buckie LFC Supporter
22nd Sep 2013 15:42
"you hope we will improve our passing & movement over the season. It is worrying Toure doesn't know why it didn't work well. It was simple, Saints closed us down very well as a unit, & with a lack of movement on & off the ball we just couldn't retain possession on the ground contd"
LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN
22nd Sep 2013 15:43
"TEAMS NEARLY READY, IT'S RIDICULOUS ISN'T IT ?? UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE VICTIMS OUR OWN SUCCESS AND WITH 3 WINS IN THE 1ST 3 GAMES IT SEEMS THE EXPECTATION LEVELS HAVE RISEN. THE MANAGER IS STILL BUILDING HIS TEAM, THERE WILL BE HICCUPS HERE AND THERE. SO WHY CAN'T MORE OF OUR FANS USE SOME COMMON SENSE ???? "
Buckie LFC Supporter
22nd Sep 2013 15:50
"i.e. Mig gets ball, takes on attacker, then passes back to DA, DA doesn't move a cm! lets another attacker close him down. This leaves him only 3 options, Hoof it, pass back to Mig, or pass to JE & put the problem to him who was already getting closed down. DA chose JE & didn't even get the pass accurate. Mig saves a goal!"
-ric-
22nd Sep 2013 15:51
"We can't rely on one play maker, we must need change & plan b & back up, proven playrs is what we really need, as well as top striker with good first touch. Please sign in Bernard & Honda & Yarmolenko!!!"
Harbo
22nd Sep 2013 15:54
"Denied a stonewall penalty, but other than that, must do better. The passing along the back was poor at times and inviting Southampton to score. Thankfully they didn't RSVP. Defending of corner for their goal ?"
Buckie LFC Supporter
22nd Sep 2013 16:00
"BR made mistakes IMO. 4CB's was never an option, as our attacking play stems from the FBs pushing high up the pitch. Also a good back 4 is usually a settled back 4, difficult with injuries lately but he should have stuck with back 4 against Swansea. BR made too many chances."
Buckie LFC Supporter
22nd Sep 2013 16:04
"sadly our front 3 looked disjointed. Moses wants to take on all players, & not look for teammates. DS is a 1 man team & too greedy, whilst Aspas is the opposite & is NOT greedy enough & is putting more crowd pressure on himself, for trying to be a team player"
Team's-not-ready-yet
22nd Sep 2013 16:04
"LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN - unfortunately we now live in a world of 'I want it all now without having to work for it'; the financial meltdown being a prime example of that. Many claim a billionaire russian/sheik is the answer, but why, buy overpriced prima-donnas to try & buy the t!tle, no way, not the LFC way. Good to talk to an intelligent fan for once - keep enjoying the journey fella."
Buckie LFC Supporter
22nd Sep 2013 16:12
"Fans need to realise, it takes time for players to develop as a team, the more settled the team the easier they will develop, sometimes changes have to be made, but you don't make other changes if you don't have to, until the group is settled, contd"
Buckie LFC Supporter
22nd Sep 2013 16:21
"I was disappointed in BR, He didn't need to start Toure for Wisdom. I think Toure is brill, but unless MS plays a poor game & justifies being dropped then Toure doesn't play. Same with Sahko, 1st game CB next game LB how is he meant to settle? DA doesn't play. If JE injured, drop him, play either flanno or Kelly with the other on the bench to replace during the game"
donsambu
22nd Sep 2013 16:37
"COME ON!!!! LET'S PUT YOUR HEART ON THE GAME!!! That's the only thing I want above anything. There is no team-spirit on the field. Without it we are just a like a common team. We spent the last 180" waiting the points to come without fighting without playing as a team."
farid757
22nd Sep 2013 16:38
"As long as BR's plan is to get one goal then sit back and leave one player in attack to hopefully get a long pass and score while every body else is defending, we have little chance of getting in the top four. I hope he watches today's games and see who we are up against. They play proper attacking football. Liverpool football club deserves a world class manager."
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 16:40
"How long do we wait we have even nearly ready since 1990 23 years ago we are no ehere near le contenders and with our buying policy of Carall downing Henderson Adams Coates Allan borrini aspas what go unexpec money wasted we've had the money but blown it in average players and that's a fact "
pitcairn16
22nd Sep 2013 16:40
"When I look at the table this afternoon, I see we are going down faster than the anic ship. We are fifth already, with Everton only one point behind us. One day ago we were still first. How can we just loose at home against Soto."
reason45
22nd Sep 2013 16:47
"Credit to Pochettino (even though a blind tactician can see it), we missed the overlapping runs of Glen and Jose and the midfield link of Phillipe. The only player left that can pull any sort of string was Stevie, he was constantly pressured and that shut us down. Our full backs along with Luis and Phillipe were sorely missed. Good game, well deserved Saints. "
Team's-not-ready-yet
22nd Sep 2013 17:01
"reason45 - good fair comment. So'ton did to us exactly what we did to ManU; choked their supply to RVP & left him with one shot on goal. So'ton just choked our passing game from the back & we didn't have an answer, something I expect the team are working on. We have many influential players injured & too thin a squad still, that will change with time."
100EPLTITLES
22nd Sep 2013 17:04
"I have seen us lose games honorably . This was not one of them. I was ashamed by the players' effort and the coaches ' tactics and player selection."
Billy B girl
22nd Sep 2013 17:06
"How to react ? FSG to sell the club and BR to go away and never come back! nothing new I have said this from day one - awful to see my club the way it is. Please stop players (like Moses yesterday) talking about HOW BIG THIS CLUB IS - sick of it ! Just play football !"
spendeby
22nd Sep 2013 17:33
"So simple Kolo L.SUAREZ in,thank god we did not let him go....."
hexagony
22nd Sep 2013 17:38
"Chin up boys! A lot of lessons learnt from the match yesterday, which won't do us any harm in the long run. Let's pile on the misery for utd and get back to winning ways on Wednesday night. "
100EPLTITLES
22nd Sep 2013 17:58
"Suarezii ,what evidence do have that lessons have been learnt and by whom?"
shaffie
22nd Sep 2013 18:02
"Gerrald should play as no. 10. didn't know what the right wing was doing. Easy early window activity to an unknown player. What is so significant of spending 18 mills on a center back where 15 mills score the most for u. A goal conceded that dropped you to the fifth position. "
observantred
22nd Sep 2013 18:05
"I notice the two Southampton centre backs are in the top ten of Yahoo fantasy football highest scoring players (all positions). The result is a little unkind to Liverpool but those two and the full backs were great for them. Without Johnson and Agger our attacking impetus is limp from the back. "
YNWAforever
22nd Sep 2013 18:08
"Yesterday's forum was banned and frozen,so I repeat-B.R.,you cannot start game with 4 CB's/PL is not place for gambling and experiments.We had Wisdom and Kelly on the bench.Sort out things with full backs ASAP.Cissokho,Jose,Wisdom,Kelly,Johnson....enough!?Line up and tacticts was poor,simply.Cntd..."
Regulus
22nd Sep 2013 18:13
"I like the sweeper system. Kolo would be the perfect for the role. You say it's outdated, I say it's won World Cups. Laugh as you watch Man U trying to get through. He's got everything for the role. Strength, vision, good feet, etc. etc. It might allow Gerrard to get forward, for example. I think Gerrard's wasted sitting back, considering how good he is at scoring goals."
YNWAforever
22nd Sep 2013 18:13
"...So,bad thing is fact that we need to play next game at OLD TOILET.The good thing name is-Luis Suarez comeback.PC is not avaliable,Stevie G.MUST play No.10 position.Put Hendo back on BM position with Lucas.Brendan,keep in mind that we are LFC!Fullstop. "
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 18:17
"If ever there was a point to highlight what I've been on about on this forum all day is yaya toure - Superb that's the player we need and then we can talk about 4th "
Regulus
22nd Sep 2013 18:22
"We seem to be getting a few free kicks in and around the box at the moment. Why not practice some moves instead of Stevie just hoofing it in? We've got penty of players who can score from that distance, especially if it's rehearsed. C'mon! More free goals?"
Wezzi
22nd Sep 2013 18:30
" Brendan's saving grace only is Coutinho and Sturrigde. My thinking is we need to be very watchful because we are becoming used to sub standard in the same way we used to accustomed to the best. Buck up Brendan the honey moon is over!"
Wezzi
22nd Sep 2013 18:30
"please. Look at wasted money - losing twelve million on Downing, twenty million on Andy Carrol, Borini was twelve million quids worth of rubbish and Joe Allan is an absolute disappointment at twelve million."
Tangy7
22nd Sep 2013 18:31
"I would have to agree that toure was one of the few that tried to make a difference. Plenty of passion and drive. Our most attacking player. His driving runs were great to see. We lost our passing philosophy completely without coutinho where was the patience in the build up? Players did very little to pull the opposition around. It shows just how important his movement in the centre is."
Wezzi
22nd Sep 2013 18:34
"please. Look at wasted money - losing twelve million on Downing, twenty million on Andy Carrol, Borini was twelve million quids worth of rubbish and Joe Allan is an absolute disappointment at twelve million."
Tangy7
22nd Sep 2013 18:36
"Southampton are a very good team so respect to them but we were equally poor on the day and really did ruin my day. Someone needs to take responsibility in the next game and we must beat the opposition. Mood slightly better after watching the manc derby."
kophero1983
22nd Sep 2013 18:44
"Norfolk: You dont get it.All the hardwork against teams like Man Utd comes undone if you lose at home to southampton.obviously its not end of the world but makes it more difficult to gain top 4 slots..do u really see arsenal/spurs dropping points against saints home?"
5STARKOP
22nd Sep 2013 18:46
"Wezzi Allen cost 15m!! Bar cautionio n sturridge rest Rodgers signings have been poor oh sorry mignolet has had a good start "
kophero1983
22nd Sep 2013 18:46
"kolo and hendo were the only one who were trying desperately after we went behind..The rest just gave up...Setback=going a goal down..Reaction=you show ur desperation leading to mistakes from opposition+take ur chances..both not done..result=lost lack of mentality and application."
Regulus
22nd Sep 2013 18:53
"Toure looks better than Agger. Presumably, all you need is some Liverpool tats and you will be guaranteed a place in the team? Has anyone noticed how many the Danes concede at international level?"
HabeshaKop
22nd Sep 2013 18:57
"Kick Henderson out of the team.we need quality.look at ManC ,Chelsea & Arsenal.The quality of midfield they have.And Spurs they only need time.Who do we have ?There is no chance on earth for us to be among the top 4.We have only Suarez.Sturiedge is not a class striker.only the January window can save our season."
JC316
22nd Sep 2013 19:03
"ar! We have lost 3 very important players through injury and so called supporters writing in and posting Rubbish about the Team and the Management (IDIOTS!)"
JC316
22nd Sep 2013 19:10
" HabeshaKop- YOU are an IDIOT and a 100% FULL! U should Go and Support Everton or Man U. No Wonder We've NOT won The PL with fans like U- After our 1st three Games I'm sure U did not come Up with those kind of TRASH Talking- U are a LOOSER!!! "
REDOPIUM
22nd Sep 2013 19:31
"hatesakop = troll"
Norfolk in Chance
22nd Sep 2013 19:31
"HabeshaKop, no matter what happens on the pitch without fail you will sla.g off Henderson. You need to grow up and move on, every time you comment you just demonstrate what a plastic 'fan' you are and how little you know about football. Think you need to find a new club son, cos we don't want your kind of 'support'. Stick to cricket and match fixing.."
Irteza
22nd Sep 2013 19:49
"Why the same realisation hadn't come during break? Can't understand why everyone was so poor on pitch, was it because next match is United or Suarez coming back? BR said this year we had better depth, I strongly doubt ..... You can't bank on average players to shine once they put on Red shirt "
centrecircle11
22nd Sep 2013 19:52
"Lfc thk n tn/ teams neary redy- good debate lads - fans just come on here and panic worry and post rubbish!!!!"
Irteza
22nd Sep 2013 19:53
"One loss is not a big deal as you don't expect to win every game but they way they played, was disappointing."
Thanks2Shanks
22nd Sep 2013 19:56
"EXACTLY!!!! There is no one player to blame it was the 11 players on... and now we need the correct reaction! Very positive words from this great man."
Regulus
22nd Sep 2013 20:08
"Henderson seems to play well when he has a strong idea about what he wants to acheive out of the game. Sometimes, he seems to think to himself yes I'm going to tackle great, or yes I'm going to push forward and try and score. Unfortunately, if he loses focus, with the pace of the game or whatever, he can go missing. For me, he needs to think about a bit of barnstorming. Get himself in there a bit."
centrecircle11
22nd Sep 2013 20:21
""Team v manure- ming wisdom kolo sako enrique gerrard allen sterling moses alberto suarez- come on redmen" "
Regulus
22nd Sep 2013 20:24
"Henderson is more cultured than Shelvey, but we saw against Swansea what a bit of power and determination can do. Jordan is more than capable of doing that. So why don't we see some more of it?"
REDOPIUM
22nd Sep 2013 20:29
"centrecircle what about Kelly,"
Regulus
22nd Sep 2013 20:36
"I hate to bemoan the fact, but in Gerrard, you've got proven goals from midfield. I just don't get it. Can you imagine Chelsea playing Lampard in a defensive midfield position. Oh well, who needs goals anyway? It's stupid. Why re-invent the wheel? Look Brendan. Goals here. Look. Here. Under your nose."
Dede 7
22nd Sep 2013 20:46
"Our midfielders need to step up their game. I really want to see Allen and Coutinho in the same line up at some point when PC is back. Currently there is no pass,link and movement in the team. we are failing to counter attack. BR do something if it means droping the captain so be it. This seazon means alot to every one attached to LIVERPOOL FC."
ajp81
22nd Sep 2013 20:47
"Personally, I don't think it is just about yesterday's defeat. We have not really looked great all season especially in the 2nd half of games. For me our best player so far has been Mignolet which kinds of sums it up. Can't help feeling we missed out not going for Erikson but hopefully, the return of Suarez will lift the team to the next level."
Regulus
22nd Sep 2013 20:53
"Henderson needs to try to emulate Gerrard in his prime, or the skipper needs to play further forward, in my humble opinion. Gerrard's possibly one of our few world class players. Why can't he be allowed to do what he does best? It's almost criminal, really."
centrecircle11
22nd Sep 2013 20:57
"Redopium- yes but i dont think his fitness is ready just yet"
LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN
22nd Sep 2013 20:59
"CAN SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN THE COMMENTS AT 17.06 BY BILLY B GIRL. QUOTE, "AWFUL TO SEE MY CLUB THE WAY IT IS" ???? I AM STAGGERED !! SINCE THE REDS LOST TO SOUTHAMPTON IN MARCH WE HAVE PLAYED 13 LEAGUE GAMES, WON 7, DREW 5 AND LOST 1. AND LUIS SUAREZ DID NOT PLAY IN 9 OF THOSE GAMES. BILLY B GIRL, WHAT ARE YOU SMOKING ??? SOMEONE ENLIGHTEN ME."
redbart1
22nd Sep 2013 21:04
"From 1st to 5th. What needs to be cut out is crass stupidity. That what lead to the goal being scored. As to our inability to break down what is in reality an upgraded Championship side was shocking. The owners, manager and players need to take a long hard look at themselves and think "Are you good enough for Liverpool?""
REDOPIUM
22nd Sep 2013 21:04
"centrec he played 90mins midweek so must be nearing fitness."
LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN
22nd Sep 2013 21:08
"BY THE WAY BILLY, WE'RE 5 GAMES IN AND 2 POINTS OFF TOP SPOT WITH OUR BEST PLAYER ABOUT TO RETURN. WE CURRENTLY HAVE NUMEROUS INJURIES WHICH ARE HINDERING OUR PROGRESS. BR HAS RECENTLY WON MANAGER OF THE MONTH SO SURELY YOU CAN SEE HE'S DOING SOMETHING RIGHT. "
Regulus
22nd Sep 2013 21:11
"To me, what I've seen of him, Alberto should be given more of a chance. Looking at him, he reminds me of a young Ian Rush. He just needs to get himself in the box. He can score goals for sure. "
LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN
22nd Sep 2013 21:16
"REDOPIUM, MAYBE KELLY ISN'T READY FOR A 90MPH PREM GAME. I'M SURE THE MANAGER AND BACKROOM STAFF WILL HAVE NO HESITATION THROWING KELLY IN WHEN HE'S READY. U-21 V SUNDERLAND - BIG DIFFERENCE. "
centrecircle11
22nd Sep 2013 21:20
"Redopium- i know but it would be a ask to throw him in aganst manure but you never know,BR will know best- manure will be hurting from todays result ( yeeeees) so when we knock them out the knives will be out for moyes!!!!!!!"
WhelanR
22nd Sep 2013 21:26
"Back to basics. Number One - don't pick 4 centre backs! Two - keep possession. Three - bust a gut for 95 mins!! I expect a hell of an effort against the Mancs although key players need to be rested for weekend game"
centrecircle11
22nd Sep 2013 21:30
"Pepe reina saves mario balatelli penalty !! Thought id let you all know!!!!"
WhelanR
22nd Sep 2013 21:30
"...and City beating the hell out of Manure wont help our chances Wed night, the s will be gunning for us. Lets hope Suarez is hungry (excuse the pun..)"
Kudzi-Llori
22nd Sep 2013 21:31
"I hope we will win against Sunderland thank God Suarez will be back.Alberto shld start at number 10 he is a non-dribbling version of Coutinho."
centrecircle11
22nd Sep 2013 21:37
"Whelan- i think the all the pressure is on the S on weds night, they defence is poor, players including rooney maybe rested. Also i like the goodyear tyre on rooneys head lol"
centrecircle11
22nd Sep 2013 21:45
"Di canio sacked by sunderland"
Team's-not-ready-yet
22nd Sep 2013 21:50
"centrecircle11 22nd Sep 2013 21:45 Shocking decision after 5 games! He's just brought all those players in, who would want to take that role now! Although, there are plenty of EPL managers on this site, maybe they should apply lol"
Afrika Kop
22nd Sep 2013 21:57
"THank you Kolo. We need a reaction, The first think is to disband the Gerrard Lucas combination which is proving static. Release Gerrard to no 10 and let oyher players defend. Its a marathon YES but we need atude. "
LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN
22nd Sep 2013 21:58
"LETS HOPE NEW MANAGER SYNDROME DOESN'T KICK IN AT SUNDERLAND NEXT WEEK !!!!"
LFC THROUGH THICK AND THIN
22nd Sep 2013 22:00
"MOYES FOR SUNDERLAND ??"
iandman
22nd Sep 2013 22:13
"Big tactical mistake playing four central defenders, when speed down the flanks would have kept the initiative. Aspas not anywhere near good enough."
centrecircle11
22nd Sep 2013 22:33
"Roll on weds lads- and remember we are liverpool today, tmrw and always"
Regulus
22nd Sep 2013 22:42
"I like experimental. I like zany, but why will the manager experiment with playing four centre-backs, but not risk playing a proven goalscoring midfielder in attacking positions? Is proven and substantiated too boring for him? Does it need to be out of the norm to be valid? New is not necessarily good. The manager would do well to look into history to find success."
Eurochampsforkeeps
22nd Sep 2013 22:55
"STOP PLAYING CENTRE BACKS AT FULL BACK FOR A START! If your system has full backs as a major attacking threat then centre backs playing there are not going to do much! CRAZY!"
Jimmmy007
22nd Sep 2013 22:59
"All we need now in Jan transfer is Xabi Alonso, who has all the experience like Toure and will lead us to at least CL qualification and ofcourse we need Coutinho back ASAP as he was the only difference for our attacking mentality since the time he arrived"
Stim
22nd Sep 2013 23:51
"Learn by our silly mistakes that lead to our setbacks for a start. Vs Swansea & vs Southamton silly mistakes were why the opposition took points off us. We haven't been undone by brilliance,it's been by our own doing. The Oppo is hard enough to beat anyway,helping them is just silly. "
Regulus
22nd Sep 2013 23:52
"Replace Lucas with Kolo, with Agger and Skrtel behind and we'd be virtually impregnable, wouldn't we?"
Stim
22nd Sep 2013 23:53
"Time to be professional,man-up(am I allowed to say that?),go out there do your job,play like heroes & flatten them! Go On Liverpool Redmen! You'll Never Walk Alone"
Regulus
23rd Sep 2013 1:05
"I think we'd all love to have a magic wand and say this is the right formula, this is the right system and so on. I think there is a lot to be said for simply putting the best players on the pitch and saying, there you go. If you all play to the best of your ability, then we will win. Just like Sir Alf said in '66. As individuals, the players must want to get the most out of their games."
Regulus
23rd Sep 2013 1:31
"Let's talk about phenomenology. It's a get out clause for nerds who study society. Life is really just a series of interactions, whereby there are winners and losers. This theory can be applied to football. The players need to get the better of their opposite numbers whenever and as often as possible. Why don't they then?"
YNWAforever
23rd Sep 2013 7:50
"We've got squad,but our manager is confused about number of injures,I thought.So,let's see what we got in this moment-2 days before CapitalOne Cup.How about this line up-Mignolet-Wisdom Agger Skrtel Sakho Enrique-Kolo Lucas Stevie G.-Moses Sturridge(Suarez 2nd half)?YNWA>"
THE MIGHTY RED
23rd Sep 2013 8:00
"Why is lucas in the team. You might disagree with the point i'm putting across but he actually brings nothing to the team. He doesn't track back, does not win aerial duals, no incisive passes, no pace, no shot power, nothing. His presence is indifferent. We need someone like alonso or murphy in the team. We are Liverpool, known for attack. The only way we can bring our glory days back. YNWA."
LFCAlpha
23rd Sep 2013 12:34
"Regulus..sensible comments indeed. Excellent reading. YNWA."
Morgan621
23rd Sep 2013 15:33
"I was really dissappointed at the lack of effort from Sturridge & Moses. They were hiding for the whole of the second half. DS would not get back 'On Side' after each attack as he looked totally done in. Moses would only pass the ball back to whoever gave it to him. "