WASN’T the prettiest at times that, was it?
Still, there was nothing better than sticking it to Cardiff’s weird support — completely obsessed with libraries, the employment rate in Liverpool and a Steven Gerrard mistake that cost Liverpool the Premier League title, during a year in which the Bluebirds finished rock bottom.
Oh, and that prick upfront for them who celebrated with his arms raised in front of the Liverpool supporters in the Anfield Road end. Have that, you helmet.
Had nothing to do all game and then conceded with their only shot on target of the game. Not his fault though, in fairness.
Was excited to see him back in but he was hit and miss, to be honest. Linked up well with the attackers but the majority of their attacks came down his side.
To very loosely paraphrase Gennaro Gattuso: “Sometimes good, sometimes a bit shit”.
Van Dijk: 6
Had a mad few minutes where he missed a header and then hooked one out for a throw. Gonna blame the sun being in his eyes. Proper captain.
Imagine there were some twitchy backsides this morning when his name appeared on the teamsheet. Didn’t do much wrong, but should have offered more going forward.
Has all of the limbs and absolutely loves a tackle. Decent passer of the ball as well, and is positive with it. Should start against Arsenal.
One of his games he has where it all just ticks along. Broke things up well at some important times.
Looks well off the pace, if we’re being honest.
Completely back to his best today and even smiled/celebrated after his goal to silence the conspiracy theorists from midweek. All hail King Mo.
Constantly involved but their box was always too crowded for anything he tried to come off. Love the way he always offers for it, though.
Took both goals really well and was a big threat in behind Cardiff’s defence on the counter attack. Joint second top scorer in the league after a supposed slow start.
Made a world of difference when he came on, and was positive in his play throughout. The fact that he backs himself so much shows on the pitch, in contrast to Lallana.
Involved in some good spells of play late on. What more do you want?
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No goals at home. Defence much tighter since Moreno out of lineup. Back in the team charges in, bypassed, goal. At what point do we accept that he just can’t defend? Play Shaqiri there if we have to. What a player.
We win 4 1 and you can’t wait to get that dig in. No comment on Salah or mane or anything.
Oh piss off, lad. Just be bais for bias’ sake, will ya?
Moreno had the same level of performance as the rest of the defence. And if anyoneshould have dealt with the ball, it should have been VVD. He was way too soft to get rid of that ball. But yeah, keep picking on the Spaniard since it’s convenient.
We were all feet up with a cigar at 2-1 then. Go back and watch the game, just Moreno. Watch where he is defensively compared to his man, the 31st minute my favourite. Watch his reaction when we lose the ball. Compare it to Gini or Firmino, who aren’t even defenders. Then come back and swear and call me biased.
We concede for the first time in ages, its his side and that’s just coincidence, yeah, as is how much better we have been defensively since Robbo has played?
Deary me. The guy had a decent game, just leave him alone and enjoy a 4.1 home win. How anyone could be so gratuitously is beyond me.
I agree hes a liability. Hes just like karius and ming. Will always let you down.
The tryhards always try and shout people down yhough because it makes thrm look like super fans.
Read all the comments. Moreno who can frustrate did have a decent game. That said he did dive in and miss the challenge and then left us open as he was out of position. Then VvD dangled a foot at it and Alisson got nutmegged. It was just one of those goals. Sometimes shit happens.
Overall Moreno had a decent game yesterday. Bit rusty but he kept going.
Least entertaining ratings I can remember. Someone hungover?
I know these are subjective but I must have been watching a different game. How you can give Moreno the same rating as VVD and Dejan is beyond me. Thought Fabinho and Gino deserved higher ratings and Shaqiri was a game changer so would have rated him higher.
Listening to the post match as reading this. Thank God for Paul Senior! Not sure what the other three are on about. Three points are three points. Up the reds.
Think your’re spot on regarding Lallana, but to he fair, I think this was just the type of game he needed to get into a competitive match mentality and try to knock a bit more of the rust. Sincerely hope he comes good, becauase we’ll need plays like him down the stretch.
Thought Shaq was electric again, came on and put Cardiff on their heels. I was not sold on the Shaq transfer, and, in fact really thought he was an average player at best. I try to trust Klopp and the transfer team, and once more they’re being proven right. Good for him, must have been a dreadful life for him at Stoke.
Was a bit disappointed that we seemed to lose that killer edge at 1-nil, and it all looked a bit half speed, but the boys got back into it, so Allez Allez!
I think Gini desreves more than a 6 today. I’m not always convinced about him, but this season he looks like a regular starter to me. And today he had a really good game, I think.
Agree on the rest. It wasn’t great, but it wasn’t a horror show either. And we won 4-1, all good to me!
Eight goals in two matches, probably could have had another five. Literally never had a better start to the season in the Premier era. Only the third league goal at Anfield since Van Dijk signed for us 10 months ago. With the most potent attacking three in Europe, we’ve made it even more lethal with the introduction of Shaqiri, who has magnified the strengths of the front three better than Coutinho. Players like Wijnaldum and Milner are playing like European elite, while Keita and Fabinho have only hinted at the vast talents they’ve previously shown. In Alisson we have one of the best GK’s on the planet – and he’s only 26 years old. Gomez and Alexander-Arnold look the best right side of defense in Europe, and they’ve barely emerged from puberty. You’d struggle to find a better LB than Robertson in the league. Even Sturridge is banging them in like it’s 2013.
Is there any surprise that some fans will find the cup 1/100th empty?