Is Emery brave enough, or foolish enough to play 4-2-3-1 at Anfield?

In the last two fixtures Unai Emery has plumped for a stable 4-2-3-1, with a midfielder in the number 10 role behind the front striker, using two advanced wide forwards either side. Against Newcastle it was Nelson and Mkhi, with Aubameyang up front. Against Burnley the fit-again Lacazette started up front with Aubameyang switching to […]

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Is Xhaka even a guaranteed starter?

Bouncing off the back of an excellent 2:1 victory against Burnley, Dani Ceballos is naturally getting the plaudits after a star-studded home debut but it was the performances of Willock and Guendouzi that again provided the platform for our performance. I feel like I am going to write similar articles all season, but was pleasantly […]

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Can Willock and Guendouzi handle it?

Fast forward a year. Just one. Hover boards are in, we’ll be able to summon food via Alexa and it will materialise in front of us. Technology is king and VAR rules our very existence. Was I late for work, VAR reviewed it and said Yes, were there mitigating circumstances, did VAR care? No, you’re […]

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