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Alisson absence raises concern for Liverpool defence

Southampton, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool reserve goalkeeper Adrian enjoyed a memorable full debut in winning the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul, but Southampton will hope his penalty shootout heroics against Chelsea simply masked a broader problem ahead of Saturday’s clash at St Mary’s. A Liverpool defence that kept 20 …

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Lampard sees positives as Chelsea miss out on Super Cup

Istanbul, Turkey | AFP |  Coach Frank Lampard took great encouragement from Chelsea’s display in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul on Wednesday, despite the disappointment of losing on penalties to English rivals Liverpool. “I think we can get better, there are things I still want us to improve on …

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Liverpool edge Chelsea on penalties to win UEFA Super Cup

Istanbul, Turkey | AFP |  Liverpool beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties to win the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday after a richly entertaining match in Istanbul finished 2-2 at the end of extra time. Every penalty in the shoot-out had found the net before Tammy Abraham’s effort was saved by …

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Liverpool, Chelsea clash in Super Cup as Frappart makes history

Istanbul, Turkey | AFP | Liverpool and Chelsea are eyeing some early-season silverware as the Premier League rivals meet in the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul on Wednesday in what will be the first major men’s European encounter to be refereed by a woman, with France’s Stephanie Frappart taking charge. Jurgen …

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Liverpool keeper Alisson out for ‘next few weeks’ says Klopp

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker was on Monday ruled out for “the next few weeks” by coach Jurgen Klopp after suffering a calf injury in their 4-1 win over Norwich. Brazil international Alisson limped off in the first half of Liverpool’s Premier League opener at Anfield on Friday. “Not too …

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Three things we learned from the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The Premier League returned with a bang as title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool enjoyed goal sprees, while VAR controversies hogged the headlines. Here, AFP Sport looks at three things we learned from the opening weekend of the English top-fight season: Man City, Liverpool …

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Liverpool resume their search for first Premier League title

Liverpool bank on stability over signings to end 30-year title wait Liverpool, United Kingdom | AFP | Missing out on the Premier League title despite a record-breaking campaign was eased by winning a sixth European Cup for Liverpool last season, but ending a 30-year wait to be crowned English champions …

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