Post-Match Analysis: Norwich City (A)

Post-Match Analysis: Norwich City (A)
January 24, 2016 Daniel Rhodes

By Daniel Rhodes.

Lost for words. 

It was all so simple at first: Firmino up front, whirlwind of movement, pack the midfield, keep it tight at the back. Movement in and around the box, little throughball, Firmino one-nil. And then, for the rest of the match, all hell broke loose. We had Set Piece Shenanigans throughout from the Reds’ defence; we had a left-back who despite diving into the Norwich player, inside the penalty, and getting away with it, he decided to hack him down from behind again.

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In one slapstick period of a few seconds, the Spanish left-back encapsulated all that seems to be wrong with the Reds’ defence. Crucially though, without that, we wouldn’t have had the comeback; the Lallana Show; the Milner composure; the finish… the celebration. Watch it, and watch it again. Moment of the season, for me, by quite some distance. We’ve got Jurgen Klopp and I’m delighted about it, regardless.

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