The Anfield Wrap live after LFC beat AC Milan at Anfield. It was another night to remember for the reds. Also, an interview Luis Garcia, ESPN’s Dale Johnson talks tackling.
Neil Atkinson hosts John Gibbons, Rob Gutmann and the BBC’s Emma Sanders. Josh Sexton interviews Liverpool legend Luis Garcia. Imran and Jacob recall their special chance meeting with Harvey Elliott
The panel talk all things Liverpool vs AC Milan in the Champions League. Some surprises in the lineup are discussed as well as tactics and great individual performances from Divock Origi, Mohamed Salah, Joe Gomez, and Jordan Henderson.
On This Episode:
Divock Origi shows what he brings to this Liverpool team and why someone out there should pay 30 million for him.
They also discuss Liverpool’s centre back rotation. How Joe Gomez performed in one of his first real tests in a big game of football after coming back from injury. Where Ibrahim Konate fits into the backline now that Joel Matip and Virgil Van Dijk are now fit.
Liverpool played with such pace and intensity, almost a perfect start for the reds. Emma Sanders shares her thoughts on the fullback and winger partnerships, and other tidy linkup play on full display.
Jordan Henderson’s importance to this Liverpool side is highlighted again. They discuss how his energy and tempo are important, as well as him scoring an absolutely belter of a goal with incredible technique to get his first Champions League goal in 7 years.
How Jurgen Klopp utilized having 5 subs in the Champions League, plus how having additional subs in the Champions League will effect competition.
Curtis Jones chance to play Champions League football, and likelihood of getting more playing time for Liverpool.
A look ahead to Atletico Madrid and Porto with wins likely to be at a premium in this year’s Group of Death.
Interviews with Luis Garcia, Dale Johnson, and meeting Harvey Elliott in the hospital with Imran and Jacob
Interview with Luis Garcia where he shares his thoughts with TAW on the competition in Group B at Anfield
Dale Johnson of ESPN talks tackling, how VAR changes refereeing and the challenges going forward.
Imran and Jacob from Leeds fell and broke his arm after a tackle on the same day Harvey Elliott suffered an awful challenge in the hospital. He discusses meeting Harvey, and the inspiration he provided him as a young player.
“Jacob wasn’t the one to start the conversation, Harvey Elliott was asking him about his football, how he got his injury and everything. He was so brilliant and lovely with my son and was giving him advice on football, how to handle himself and everything.” – Imran via the Liverpool Echo
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