Danny Ings

Jul 092016
Match Report & Tactics: Liverpool's 1-0 Friendly Win at Tranmere Rovers

Liverpool kicked off their first full season under the management of Jurgen Klopp with a friendly away to local side Tranmere Rovers. An impressive, surprisingly sharp display from Danny Ings was the highlight of the game, but there were plenty of encouraging signs from a few of the club’s academy players. Embed from Getty Images The German manager attended the game fresh from signing a new six year contract, and used 22 players during this training exercise against National League (5th tier) opposition. Klopp’s 4-3-3 formation surprised a few people, but this fairly simple system is one which is often continue reading

Oct 042015
Everton 1, Liverpool 1 - LFC Tactics & Player Ratings

Everton 1, Liverpool 1 Goodison Park, Liverpool (39,598) Liveprool Scorer: Ings 41′ Everton scorer: Lukaku 45′ *Simon Mignolet – 7.5 Made a couple of quality saves in the first half, one in particular from a Steven Naismith header which opposition manager Roberto Martinez described as “as good a save as you’ll see in the league.” Also saved from Lukaku later in the game, but occasionally irked his defenders by not coming to collect things. Emre Can – 5.5 Was at fault for the first goal, and struggled against Ross Barkley. Looks better when he steps out into midfield. Won four out of continue reading

Sep 222015
Liverpool 1, Norwich 1 - LFC Player Ratings & Tactics

Liverpool 1, Norwich 1 – 20/09/2015 Anfield, Liverpool (44,072) Liverpool scorer: Ings 48′ Norwich scorer: Martin 61′ Player Ratings Simon Mignolet – 5 Cost his side a goal as he came out to deal with a corner, failed to do so, and presented Norwich captain Russell Martin with a chance to poke the ball home. Made some amends shortly after with a point blank save from Matt Jarvis which was straight at him but still needed saving. Emre Can – 7 Carried the ball out of defence when the side needed someone to drive them forward. Martin Skrtel – 6 Covered well in the continue reading

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