Sunday, 11 March 2012

Liverpool's season so far

About a month ago I commented on an RBB post about Liverpool and asked everyone to reserve judgement until after the Arsenal game on March the 3rd. Despite losing our first game at Anfield this season against the Gunners I figured it was due a revisit to the conversation.

Liverpool have won their first piece of silverware for 6 years (this is not going to turn into a debate on quality of silver, but a trophy is a trophy), they are in the last 8 of the FA Cup and are sitting in 7th in the Premier League. Considerable progress from when Dalglish took over about 14 months ago, but all Liverpool fans, the pundits and the football world in general won't call the season a true success unless there is a top 4 finish.

Is it possible? Yes.

Is it likely? No. Although a Europa League place finish is still a possibility, thanks mostly to AVB, but that is another story.

Back to Liverpool. What has gone wrong with a team who have out played many opponents and still come away with less than the 3 points. I think Liverpools' season was summed up yesterday, played well, created chances and lost. So what is happening at Anfield? A quick glance at the table tells us the story...

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