But there are reasons for Reds fans to be hopeful. High-profile maulings against Manchester City and Tottenham aside, Liverpool have shipped only 14 goals in the Premier League this term and are unbeaten against the other 18 sides they've played. So that much-maligned back four are, it seems, holding it together somewhat better than it sometimes appears. … [Read more...] about Premier League questions: Consistency for Jurgen Klopp? Can Alan Pardew make West Brom click against Arsenal?
I'm worried for West Brom. I don't see them beating Arsenal. I do see improvements under Pardew, he's playing the ball forward more, but they haven't got a goalscorer! Rondon holds the ball up well, but can he put the ball in the net? You need a player who will score once from two chances. … [Read more...] about Paul Merson’s predictions: West Brom v Arsenal and Crystal Palace v Man City
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In that regard, Rodrigo isn't perhaps the man you'd think of to replace him. He's never scored 20 league goals in a campaign and managed just four in La Liga for Valencia in 2019/20. But he should suit a Bielsa side. He'll drop off or drift to link up with others and provides a creative force with seven league assists last season, an unusual quality for a leading striker. But will he replace a Bielsa favourite? … [Read more...] about Leeds United: What to expect on their Premier League return
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