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      Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion

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      ruthcity
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #690: Jan 31, 2019 07:56:46 am
      About the 2 points dropped, at least we opened up the gap. When we can't take the full points, the next best outcome is to put points between us and second. We did it. It's not the perfect outcome, but one more point is still positive.

      How can opening up the gap by one point be negative? Yes we will always want more, but today isn't perfect. At least we put one more point between ourselves and City.

      They can go f**k themselves celebrating that they're further back behind.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #691: Jan 31, 2019 08:08:44 am
      Anybody who thinks we were just going to win every single match for the rest of the season need their head examined.

      Indeed.  I think we'll win about 10 of our next 14 for what its worth (so thus not winning 4), so if some people aren't prepared to handle some results not going our way then you should maybe book yourself a four month cruise, come back in May and we'll let you know what happened.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #692: Jan 31, 2019 08:13:13 am
      Stats are interesting to a degree but need to be kept in context.

      In this case the “expected goals” doesn’t really reflect the game.

      Yes they had a couple of dangerous flurries but we were always more likely despite being lacklustre.

      Coaches will tell you that stats help them notice things / patterns they missed in the game.

      Jürgen hasn’t walked away saying “phew got away with one tonight did you see their expected goals tally, whooft - thank f**k we got a point!”

      We were flat after 20 mins and struggled to zip it about effectively. I suspect the VVD ill rumour has masked a virus going round. Too many players were blowing out their hoops and slow on turn.

      VVD had his poorest game - Robbo was leggy throughout etc etc.

      Take the point and back to the training ground.

      We end Jan 5 pts clear and 14 to go and City have a tough run coming up.

      That’s us 4.5 weeks away from an insane December which must’ve absolutely stretched energy reserves to put us in this position.

      Players coming back from injury will help the balance. Good options in midfield - though we absolutely do miss a Fekir type.

      We’re a great team having a “
      “slight” lull. It’ll be over very soon.

      Don’t agree with the we were more likely.

      They created the clearer cut chances and the stats back that up, see that’s the issue with the eye test and the stats will remove that inherent bias as we all tend tend to see things through which ever colour specs are being worn.

      We didn’t create anything of note in that second half. Puel seems to have a good record against Klopp, his kryptonite almost.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #693: Jan 31, 2019 08:15:03 am
      Two people have voted for Matip as MOM seriously just Fxxk off

      Interesting how people see things differently when watching a game.

      I thought Matip had an excellent game, he made vital interceptions and blocks, made good runs trying to get things moving all whilst on a yellow card that he had to take because of Hendos wild back heel that caught us out.

      I voted him man of the match as well.


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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #694: Jan 31, 2019 08:15:33 am
      Indeed.  I think we'll win about 10 of our next 14 for what its worth (so thus not winning 4), so if some people aren't prepared to handle some results not going our way then you should maybe book yourself a four month cruise, come back in May and we'll let you know what happened.

      I think the problem (for some) is that they swallow the media hype and think we’ll fall short unless hit the levels / points that Citeh did last season.

      The goal is to get more points than anyone else THIS season.

      5 point lead is good for me.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #695: Jan 31, 2019 08:17:07 am
      The more I think about it the more I feel better.

      It was a pressure game and Leicester were quite frankly excellent.

      I personally think it could be a wake up call too - hopefully shifting some mindsets, including the manager.

      Maybe an away game is just the ticket we need and hopefully we go to West Ham with something to prove.

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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #696: Jan 31, 2019 08:17:12 am
      Don’t agree with the we were more likely.

      They created the clearer cut chances and the stats back that up, see that’s the issue with the eye test and the stats will remove that inherent bias as we all tend tend to see things through which ever colour specs are being worn.

      We didn’t create anything of note in that second half. Puel seems to have a good record against Klopp, his kryptonite almost.


      Fair enough - I disagree with your reason / reading of the game that informs your disagreement.

      I positively endorse the fact that you disagree though ;)
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #697: Jan 31, 2019 08:20:41 am
      Surprised Van Dijk isn't taking any flack. That was his worse performance in a Liverpool top, lost his man for the first goal and just didn't seem at the races last night.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #698: Jan 31, 2019 08:24:33 am
      Surprised Van Dijk isn't taking any flack. That was his worse performance in a Liverpool top, lost his man for the first goal and just didn't seem at the races last night.

      He has been ill. No one is perfect. Besides he saved us time and again before this. Just wise up henceforth will do.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #699: Jan 31, 2019 08:24:49 am
      Surprised Van Dijk isn't taking any flack. That was his worse performance in a Liverpool top, lost his man for the first goal and just didn't seem at the races last night.

      Has been our best and most consistent player all season so he has a bit of credit in the bank. I wouldn’t be surprised if the illness he was carrying may have affected him to some extent.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #700: Jan 31, 2019 08:26:58 am
      He has been ill. No one is perfect. Besides he saved us time and again before this. Just wise up henceforth will do.

      Has been our best and most consistent player all season so he has a bit of credit in the bank. I wouldn’t be surprised if the illness he was carrying may have affected him to some extent.

      I appreciate this and I hold no ill feelings towards him because of this specific performance. Just surprised no one mentioned it, as it stood out for me.

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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #701: Jan 31, 2019 08:29:00 am
      Surprised Van Dijk isn't taking any flack. That was his worse performance in a Liverpool top, lost his man for the first goal and just didn't seem at the races last night.

      He wasn't 100% - but still did manage to do some kind of kung fu kick to clear it when Firmino tried to score an own goal.

      With more defenders available he probably wouldn't have been rushed back for last night.

      However, like Scottbot says, he's got a huge amount of credit in the bank.  He's the primary reason we're top of the league IMO.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #702: Jan 31, 2019 08:58:28 am
      The main issue was United fan Atkinson with horrendous decisions. It was clear red card and penalty and we would win again with not so good performance.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #703: Jan 31, 2019 09:32:03 am
      I blame the snow and the ground's men  :f_whistle:

      I'd rather one point than no point

      Shithouse team Leicester, always have been, can't stand them !!
      But they came with a game plan, and it worked.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #704: Jan 31, 2019 09:32:30 am
      good point in the end.

      Ref done a job.

      Rubbish weather.

      Makeshift right back.

      etc.

      5 points clear. :-)
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #705: Jan 31, 2019 10:02:10 am
      Surprised Van Dijk isn't taking any flack. That was his worse performance in a Liverpool top, lost his man for the first goal and just didn't seem at the races last night.

      I wouldn't go that far mate.

      However I was going to post that it wasn't his normal imperious display and accepting that he had been ill.

      Maguire blind sided him a few times at the far post... and yes they got the goal.

      We got a point.  Missed out on a clear penalty .

      Increased our lead and now City have the Spuds breathing down their neck behind by 2 points.
      Pressure pressure.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #706: Jan 31, 2019 10:09:03 am
      Here's some stats....
      ...We are top of the league ..
      ...City are not....
      ...City lost in their midweek clash....
      ....we didn't...
      ....we had a 4point gap ahead of City...
      ....it is now 5...
      ....City WILL drop more points....
      ....than we will....
      .... We have a commanding lead...
      ..... City are more or less F**ked
      .... We are Not...
      .....Gary Neville is a kunt....
      ....Carra isn't....
      .....We Are Going to Win the league...
      .....We Will be Champions....
      .....And City can F**k off.
      .......THE END !!


      YNWA
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #707: Jan 31, 2019 10:58:42 am
      Not looking for excuses but the pitch condition never helped, some passses were very short & we never had that quick fluid attack about us..

      FairPlay to Leicester, sat deep & got us on the counter...

      Maguire the scorer should have seen red, Kieta denied a clear pen...it happens..


       
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #708: Jan 31, 2019 11:23:11 am
      All in all that was a good result. The second i saw the pitch i knew this was going to be a scrappy game. Every pass was followed with a spray of snow and slush, the ball sticking at every opportunity. Difficult conditions and a mish-mash side were never going to be the recipe for a free flowing game of football. I thought both teams tried to play good football but the conditions would not allow it.

      Leicester were happy to play on the break and i thought Mendy was outstanding for them. We had our chances and so did they. Definite penalty for me regarding Keita, bad refereeing but what's new? They could have won it and so could we.

      Bearing in mind we were missing half of our defence again this was a good result. Can't really comment on the performance as the pitch conditions were atrocious. Nothing we can do about that. MOTM was Mane, looked like he had been snorting angel dust prior to kick off, didn't stop.

      As mentioned last night, these lads have beaten City and Chelsea already this Season.

      Don't see what all the fuss is about, potential banana skin avoided.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #709: Jan 31, 2019 11:34:21 am
      January has been a bit of a flat month after a hectic December.  We haven't been great but have come out of it with a 5 point cushion at the top.  Yes, it could've been better, but it could've been worse.

      Just take Feb as a fresh start, get back to winning ways against WHam and keep laying down a marker.

      We've hopefully got a couple of key players coming back from injury this month to bolster the first team.

      It's there for the taking, our boys have just got to grab it with both hands.

      COYR!!!

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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #710: Jan 31, 2019 11:38:39 am
      I appreciate this and I hold no ill feelings towards him because of this specific performance. Just surprised no one mentioned it, as it stood out for me.



      To be honest there was only one player playing well last night and that was Mane and to a slightly lesser extent Matip, the rest were all below par.
      Warm weather training, my arse, it makes no sense to me, especially when they return to play in the snow! With an 11 day gap we should have stayed at home and even set up a friendly match maybe to keep some sharpness in the team.
      Anyway its in the past and we cannot expect t win every game, on reflection I'm actually quite happy with a point as we were the worse team after 20 mins, crucial we get back into our groove quickly and I think returning defenders will help a lot, plus please lets splash some cash on an extra attacker now, it could make the difference by the end of the season. Sturridge is just getting worse and worse.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #711: Jan 31, 2019 11:43:15 am
      Warm weather training, my arse, it makes no sense to me, especially when they return to play in the snow! With an 11 day gap we should have stayed at home and even set up a friendly match maybe to keep some sharpness in the team.

      I am fairly certain they would have worked hard whilst they were away and I've no doubt Klopp was also trying to facilitate the cohesiveness amongst the squad that will be needed in the coming months if the lads are to bring home the title by spending a week together abroad. I think it was a good thing to do.   
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #712: Jan 31, 2019 11:49:42 am
      To be honest there was only one player playing well last night and that was Mane and to a slightly lesser extent Matip, the rest were all below par.
      Warm weather training, my arse, it makes no sense to me, especially when they return to play in the snow! With an 11 day gap we should have stayed at home and even set up a friendly match maybe to keep some sharpness in the team.
      Anyway its in the past and we cannot expect t win every game, on reflection I'm actually quite happy with a point as we were the worse team after 20 mins, crucial we get back into our groove quickly and I think returning defenders will help a lot, plus please lets splash some cash on an extra attacker now, it could make the difference by the end of the season. Sturridge is just getting worse and worse.

      It just goes to show how badly we performed last night when Matip is getting a mention as one of our top performers. Just bad conditions.

      We desperately need another attacker but i don't think the January window offers any real value, just problem players and feet stampers. I know we signed van Dijk in January but that followed a rebuke from Southampton in the previous Summer.

      Once we get Arnold and Gomez back this will all go away. That and the terrible winter conditions.
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      Reply #713: Jan 31, 2019 11:57:36 am
      Relax. We're good. 5 points clear. Arsenal will do us a favour on the weekend too.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #714: Jan 31, 2019 11:59:14 am
      Propels overractions are mental.

      We are a team who has dropped 11 points all season, one defeat and the hammering they want to dish out for last night is amazing

      That's football.. Leicester had essentially f**k all to play for last night, they can't go down they won't trouble the top 6.. so they came in with a plan to sit 10 behind the ball all game, slow the pace down and cramp the space.. I tell you what even had the gane still been 1-0 in the 93rd minute that wouldn't have changed

      They wanted us to push into their half all game so we were so high that if they then did turnover the play they could try to hit us in behind with vardy and try to create a 2 on 2 as our full backs would be high trying to work an angle in their packed final third

      That was their plan.. it worked, they defended well, they have good players to do that type of job

      They were open at wolves in their last game as they felt they could take them on toe to toe, they left space and were punished in that game. They knew they couldn't take us on toe to toe as we would kill them so changed their game plan 100% to kill and space or pace in the game

      Mid table sides with nothing to play for are the worst type of sides to play in a run in because they dont have to win, they don't need points to survive or points to push for CL places
      But most mid table sides don't have the quality Leicester have and won't be able to play like that
      West ham won't on Monday
      Bournemouth won't

      Stay patient and chalk it off as one of those things, take the point, add it to our lead and move on
      Don't over react and say that's it we're crap it's over city will catch us, we've no options from the bench

      I don't think many others will either play like that (the likes of utd on their own patch wouldn't) or will have the ability to play like that (West ham, the blueshite, Bourenmouth wont)

      Last night was the first team outside of the top 6 to take a point from us.. and they were sh*t scared to play against us how they have played at most other sides because we would destroy them but if you think the likes of West ham have the players, the discipline or the ability to do what Leicester did last night then please relax.. They haven't


      One
      Point
      Closer

      5 points clear of city

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      Reply #715: Jan 31, 2019 12:04:44 pm
      A point's a point.
      Just keep racking them up.

      I was just glad there were no injuries last night on a f**king horrible pitch.
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      Reply #716: Jan 31, 2019 12:39:55 pm
      Surprised Van Dijk isn't taking any flack. That was his worse performance in a Liverpool top, lost his man for the first goal and just didn't seem at the races last night.

      Could still be ill. Was a doubt for the game only two days ago.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #717: Jan 31, 2019 12:44:59 pm

      What was it Gerrard wrote in his biography “ I have no problem with any official apart from Martin Atkinson he’s a useless C**t”!

      The sooner these usesless fuckers retire the better for the game.



      Always been biased. Should report him to the Referees Association.
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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #718: Jan 31, 2019 12:48:04 pm
      Here's some stats....
      ...We are top of the league ..
      ...City are not....
      ...City lost in their midweek clash....
      ....we didn't...
      ....we had a 4point gap ahead of City...
      ....it is now 5...
      ....City WILL drop more points....
      ....than we will....
      .... We have a commanding lead...
      ..... City are more or less F**ked
      .... We are Not...
      .....Gary Neville is a kunt....
      ....Carra isn't....
      .....We Are Going to Win the league...
      .....We Will be Champions....
      .....And City can F**k off.
      .......THE END !!


      YNWA

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      Re: Liverpool 1-1 Leicester City: In game and Post Match discussion
      Reply #719: Jan 31, 2019 01:00:13 pm
      Well we've had a few performances like that over the course of the season and managed to scrape a win, and were it not for a few interesting decisions from Atkinson we might have done the same last night. Not sure how Maguire was still on the pitch, and the penalty looked pretty clear to me.

      Ultimately a below par performance though and we can count ourselves lucky that we're up a point on City over the last few days. Obviously we all would have loved to have gone 7 clear but we can learn from last night, take the point and move on. We weren't passing the ball quickly or accurately in the right areas enough and when you have a good team like Leicester defending well it's going to be tricky to break them down if you're not doing the right things consistently enough.



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