More Liverpool misery: 1st home loss to Everton in 22 years
Everton's Richarlison, second left celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021. The worst form since 1923 for Liverpool after a fourth straight home loss. Even worse for Liverpool was losing yet another center back option as Jordan Henderson was forced off injured in the first half. Pickford dived at the feet of striker Mohamed Salah as Liverpool turned up the pressure without really laying siege to the Everton goal. While Southampton ended a six-game losing run in the league, the point stopped Chelsea recording a sixth straight win in all competitions.
With 3rd straight win, Liverpool making ominous start to EPL
Liverpool's Diogo Jota, centre, is congratulated by teammate Fabinho after scoring his team's third goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, England, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. Liverpool is making an ominous start to its title defense in the English Premier League. The champion's high-risk, high-reward strategy paid off in its come-from-behind 3-1 win over Arsenal on Monday in an open game featuring a late clinching goal by Diogo Jota in his first league start for Liverpool. Liverpool is one of three teams to have opened with three straight wins, including over Chelsea and now Arsenal. The last time the southwest London club was in the Premier League — in the 2018-19 season — it conceded a division-high 81 goals and got relegated.
AP Interview: Full English stadiums 'difficult' for a year
The season ends on Sunday and Calder urged players to avoid going on holiday to COVID-19 hotspots, singling out the dangers in the United States. But he is hopeful testing on players can be reduced next season. Whilst weve got a virus around without a vaccine, I think its going be very, very difficult to do. Calder was speaking to the AP in a video interview between calls with the governments Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies. The United States of America and Brazil and South America are difficult places ... Id avoid States and South America at the moment and India and Pakistan.___More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Liverpool beats Chelsea 5-3 before collecting PL trophy
Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum, right turns and celebrates after scoring his sides 3rd goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. As the fans shut out of the stadium lit the sky with pyrotechnics, Liverpool and Chelsea provided their own explosive moments in an eight-goal thriller. A 5-3 victory before receiving the Premier League trophy was an entertaining way for Liverpool to sign off from Anfield for the season on Wednesday with eight different scorers. Just like four weeks ago, when Chelsea's victory over Manchester City clinched the trophy for Liverpool, fans couldn't resist gathering outside Anfield. With cordite filling the air from the pyrotechnics set off by Liverpool fans, it was Chelsea celebrating again.
Liverpool players receive Premier League trophy on Kop
Liverpool's Jordan Henderson lifts the English Premier League trophy following the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, July 22, 2020. (Phil Noble/Pool via AP)LIVERPOOL In the stand Liverpool's most fervent fans usually sit, sway and sing, captain Jordan Henderson received the Premier League trophy. Trent Alexander-Arnold, the 21-year-old Liverpool-born defender who has never seen Liverpool as English champions, peered down inspecting his medal. As his players partied around him on a field covered in confetti, Klopp had a message for the absent supporters. Make sure you are all ready then.The Premier League trophy didn't even exist when Liverpool was last champion of England in 1990.
Liverpool extends 100% domestic record with victory against Chelsea
Liverpool extended its 100% domestic record this season with a tough 2-1 victory against Frank Lampard's Chelsea. (Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images)(CNN) - Liverpool extended its 100% domestic record this season with a tough 2-1 victory against Frank Lampard's Chelsea. To make matters worse for Chelsea, Liverpool doubled its lead just moments after play restarted. Big fight from everybody," Klopp told Sky Sports after the match. Let's take this forward," he told Sky Sports.