- Wed Feb 14 11:53 PM
• Manager says 5-0 win over Porto ‘exactly as good as necessary’ • Klopp congratulates Mo Salah on his 30th goal in debut season Jürgen Klopp described Liverpool’s Champions League rout of Porto as Sadio Mané’s “comeback” after the Senegal striker struck a hat-trick for the highest-scoring team i...
- Wed Feb 14 9:48 PM
How Liverpool’s forward line would cope without the creative industry of Philippe Coutinho remained a legitimate question on their return to the Champions League stage. By taking it in turns to inflict the heaviest home defeat on Porto in their rich European history was the emphatic answer. The h...
- Wed Feb 14 6:30 PM
Live updates on last-16 first leg at Estádio do Dragão Follow the latest from Real Madrid v PSG here Last-minute Valentine’s Day gift idea? They’ll love it! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any thoughts 6.01pm GMT Liverpool have a fine record against Porto. The five-time European champions...
- Wed Feb 14 12:52 PM
Jürgen Klopp insists that Liverpool must look for a result in the first game, to give the Anfield crowd a chance of making an impact, as they prepare to take on Porto in the Champions League round of 16. It is a first appearance in this stage of the tournament since the 2008-2009 season, but Klop...
- Wed Feb 14 10:00 AM
Cameroon striker angered Porto fans by joining former team-mates’ celebration but has made amends with 20 goals this season before the Champions League match with Liverpool It started as an innocent greeting to some former colleagues and almost ended up burying a fresh start before it had really...
- Tue Feb 13 10:37 PM
• Jürgen Klopp says his team have no reason to fear anyone in Europe • Porto defender Ivan Marcano declares himself fit to play in first leg Jürgen Klopp has declared Manchester City the strongest team in Europe but believes their recent defeat at Anfield is proof Liverpool have no reason to fear...
- Tue Feb 13 9:33 AM
Spurs dread in-form Juventus, Porto plan to cause an upset at Anfield and Neymar will show Spain what it is missing Juventus If we play as solidly as we have done in the last few months, we will be tough to beat. After a slow start to the season we have picked up in defence and now, despite not l...
- Mon Feb 12 11:45 PM
• Eden Hazard
double sees winning ways return to Stamford Bridge • West Bromwich’s Daniel Sturridge
picks up yet another injury Antonio Conte has vowed to fight speculation over his future “until the end” after Chelsea recovered their place in the top four with a much-needed victory over West Bro...
- Mon Feb 12 10:28 PM
• Goalkeeper unlikely to feature in Champions League tie with Porto • Belgian lost his status as club’s No 1 to Loris Karius last month Jürgen Klopp has cast further doubt on Simon Mignolet
’s future at Liverpool by suggesting the Belgian will not be selected for Liverpool’s Champions League match...
- Mon Feb 12 1:35 PM
Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp believes the race to secure a top-four finish will be extremely tight this season. Klopp’s side beat Southampton 2-0 on Sunday, but the German believes with lots still to play for Liverpool must keep on winning. Liverpool ensure van Dijk’s return to St Mary’s goes s...
- Mon Feb 12 7:56 AM
Roberto Firmino is underrated no longer, Jonjo Shelvey
’s calmness is key and Alexandre Lacazette is lacking confidence The Recap: sign up for the best of our sport coverage Let’s call it the Denis Irwin rule, the dictum that when a player is described as underrated so often then it’s probably no...
- Sun Feb 11 10:08 PM
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- Sun Feb 11 7:55 PM
The Liverpool centre-back exuded calm on an afternoon when supporters’ ire was eventually redirected at the dugout For someone who was supposed to be the pantomime villain and walking into a hostile atmosphere Virgil van Dijk spent an awful lot of time smiling. The boos were loud and the language...
- Sun Feb 11 6:45 PM
In the end, Southampton’s support seemed unsure as to where they should direct their scorn. They had booed Virgil van Dijk throughout his return to the south coast, and merely grimaced at Sadio Mané’s incisive contributions. Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren would each be heckled during their own cam...
- Sun Feb 11 3:43 PM
Minute-by-minute updates from the match at St Mary’s Live scores: all the goals as they go in around the UK and Europe Email email@example.com 3.43pm GMT Southampton could start this match in the relegation places. Newcastle are beating Manchester United 1-0 with 20 minutes to go, and if...
- Sat Feb 10 12:01 PM
From Juventus and Spurs’ intriguing battle to Chelsea’s forbidding meeting with Barcelona and a likely stroll for Bayern, we look over all eight last-16 matchups Tuesday, St Jakob-Park and Wednesday 7 March, Etihad Related: New era edges closer as Tottenham seek to draw a line under austerity yea...
- Sat Feb 10 9:00 AM
Liverpool head to the south coast with Jürgen Klopp joking that perhaps they should move their scouting department into the area in reference to the number of players they have signed from Saints recently. Virgil van Dijk became the sixth and last of them in January, and the £75m Dutchman is assu...
- Fri Feb 9 5:00 PM
• Van Dijk upset Southampton last summer with transfer request • Klopp: ‘It will not be a normal game – how can it be? Jürgen Klopp believes the acrimonious nature of Virgil van Dijk’s departure from Southampton requires him to speak to the £75m defender before Sunday’s game at St Mary’s. Van Dij...