Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk injuries ‘kind of OK’ after Liverpool’s FA Cup final win

Jurgen Klopp has eased concerns over the fitness of Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk for Liverpool’s Champions League final clash against Real Madrid on May 28 by saying the two players are ‘kind of OK’ after being substituted during the FA Cup Final penalty shoot-out win against Chelsea. Salah, Liverpool’s 30-goal leading scorer this … Read more

Liverpool or Real Madrid to win final? Benzema the star of knockout phase? Good riddance to away goals?

The Champions League final will be between Liverpool and Real Madrid — a rematch of the 2018 final — in Paris on May 28 after two thrilling semifinal second-leg clashes ended with Manchester City and Villarreal eliminated. ESPN’s Gabriele Marcotti, Mark Ogden and Julien Laurens give us their thoughts on the knockout phase and which … Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo honored by Liverpool fans after newborn son’s death

Sometimes the best moments in sports don’t always have to involve the players themselves: it’s the fans that steal the spotlight. Liverpool fans at Anfield orchestrated applause during the 7th minute to pay their respects to Cristiano Ronaldo following the death of his baby son. Footage captured fans singing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” in unison … Read more

Manchester United loss to Liverpool was ’embarrassing, humiliating’

7:35 PM ET Rob DawsonMatch Ralf Rangnick branded Manchester United’s performance in their 4-0 defeat to Liverpool as “embarrassing, maybe even humiliating” and said as many as 10 new players might have to arrive in the club’s rebuild. United were hammered at Anfield on Tuesday night, just six months after Liverpool won 5-0 at Old … Read more

Manchester City 2-3 Liverpool: FA Cup semi-final – as it happened | Football

1.02pm EDT 13:02 No word from Pep, but you can understand that. David Hytner’s report is in, though. Here it is. Thanks for reading this MBM. Enjoy the rest of the Easter break! Liverpool survive Manchester City scare to reach FA Cup final after Mané double 12.45pm EDT 12:45 Jurgen Klopp talks to the Beeb. … Read more

Man City, Liverpool keep Premier League race open, but point more useful to Guardiola than Klopp

MANCHESTER, England — It was epic, frenetic and unpredictable until the end, when Riyad Mahrez had a chance not only to win the game, but almost certainly the Premier League title. Instead, the Manchester City substitute feels the ball high over the Liverpool crossbar and the 2-2 result means we are no nearer knowing which … Read more

Pep Guardiola’s Gabriel Jesus bet pays off, Diogo Jota steps up when Mo Salah won’t, and more

1:25 PM ET Rob DawsonMatch In his first Premier League start since Jan. 1, Gabriel Jesus showed that Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola made the right call by giving the Brazilian a chance. Matt McNulty/Getty Images MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City and Liverpool played out a thrilling 2-2 draw on Sunday in a Premier League … Read more

Carabao Cup kicks off Liverpool’s Quadruple quest, while Chelsea’s Kepa-for-Mendy gamble backfires

LONDON — The first trophy of the English season was claimed on Sunday, and in some style, as Chelsea and Liverpool played out a Carabao Cup final for the ages at Wembley (stream a replay on ESPN+). The sides combined to put the ball in the back of the net on four occasions, only for … Read more

Carabao Cup final preview. Key players, tactical battles, predictions

Sunday sees two of the Premier League’s best teams go head-to-head at Wembley, as Chelsea take on Liverpool for the Carabao Cup (stream LIVE ON ESPN+, Feb. 27, 11.30 a.m. ET). 2 Related The two sides have enjoyed some memorable battles over the years — the 4-4 tie at Stamford Bridge in the 2008-09 Champions … Read more

Vegans debate whether Zouma should be sacked by West Ham for cat slap

Should West Ham sack Kurt Zouma for kicking and slapping his cat? Why the Mo Salah outrage when Sadio Mane was also made to take Senegal’s fifth penalty? Get your views in to… Kurt ZoumaI enjoyed the article on Zouma beating the hell out of a cat. I say enjoyed, I mean clenched my … Read more