Episode 1406: Liverpool Rock Out, Anxious City, Sarri’s Kepa Solution, Lloris Blunders Again
In a title-race, it’s perfectly natural to over-react to every little shift in momentum, so even though it was a set of midweek fixtures that saw both of the contenders win, and the gap at the top remains at just 1 point, it still seemed like the balance shifted back towards Anfield a little bit.
Richie Sadlier is in studio to discuss Liverpool’s thumping 5-0 defeat of Watford, and the importance of easy wins and big wins at this stage of the season.
Underwhelming on Sunday, inspired on Wednesday.
Nowhere was #LFC‘s transformation more obvious than in the performance of their No.10 who played as a No.9…https://t.co/Pkyoj9WqX7
— Neil Jones (@neiljonesgoal) February 27, 2019
We talk to John Brewin about Man City’s 1-0 win over West Ham, and if Mahrez is their Tino Asprilla?
‘There does not appear the drive, the aggression, the confidence but, moreover, he also seems out of step with his team-mates’ #MCFC https://t.co/RSk0cszlvo
— Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) February 28, 2019
We also discuss Hugo Lloris’ continuing bad form, and what impact issues in one’s personal life can have on your performance on the field – instead of calling someone who can shrug off personal drama as “top professionals”, should we ask if it’s inevitable a player’s performances suffer?
First time Spurs haven’t had a shot on target since the game that saw AVB get sacked – 5-0 defeat to Liverpool, in December 2013https://t.co/k3IMk1xnfj
— Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) February 27, 2019
Plus there’s the job Richie’s old mate Sean Dyche is doing at Burnley, the decision that Maurizio Sarri had to make regarding Kepa, the Stephen Nolan midweek football solution and Richie’s new dog Joey joins us in studio for hugs, cuddles and football chat.
— Richie Sadlier (@RichieSadlier) February 14, 2019
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Are Celtic fans disgusted, or simply resigned, by the mid season departure of Brendan Rodgers?
Do trebles count for nothing anymore?
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We demand an apology from Shane Horgan for mentioning the 2007 RWC on television (then ask him loads about the 2007 RWC)
Would fake smiles help Ireland’s cause? ????
And @saveciaranmurph has a solution for the France game…. it involves a hangover ????https://t.co/QCDPUTY5K9… pic.twitter.com/AqcaqpK8D7
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