Liverpool FC made a welcoming debut at anfield against Southampton FC in the opening match of the Barclays Premier League winning the match 2 – 1 where Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling helped the Reds to secure 3 points in the game with injured Markovic, Can, Lallana out of the team.
Liverpool FC Match updates:
After the fantastic opening against the saints at Anfield, Liverpool FC were to face Manchester city at their home “ Etihad Stadium “ for their second match. Liverpool Fc travelled to Etihad Stadium with securing the services of former Manchester City player Mario Balotelli some hours earlier who had travelled with the team to watch the games with his team.
The outcome of the game at the Etihad Stadium didn’t come to the Reds favor as the defensive line up of Reds proved to be curse once more. The new signings Alberto Moreno, Lazar Markovic, Emre Can made their EPL debuts. The lack of co-ordinations in the back resulted in conceding goals as it seemed that the inexperience of the defensive players with each other secured the goals for Manchester City Players. Liverpool FC lost the match 3 -1 , two strikes from Jovetic and one from substitute player Aguero. Paulo Zabaleta conceded own goal for the Reds. Once more the finishing lacked in Reds line up, though entertaining the possession for most of the game the crucial finishing needed for the game lacked highlighting the importance of Luis Suarez.
Liverpool FC Transfer Updates:
The much waited transfer LFC and the Fans waiting ended with the official announcement of Mario Balotelli from AC Milan some hours before the game between Liverpool FC and Manchester City. The former Manchester City player had completed his move from city to City to AC Milan.
The Reds got the Italian International striker for the fee of £16 Million, which is considered efficient transfer by the Reds with some risk regarding the Strikers activities and character. The former Inter Milan player joined the LFC for half the amount of wages than that he had been getting in AC Milan.He has convinced the fans and the club that he is not the same player as before and could not hide his delighted emotions to be part of the great EPL club and be part of a big and caring family.
A lot of debates have taken place regarding the new 9th signing – Mario Balotelli who has his most of the career filled with controversies. But what all accepts about him is his quality, the experience he has gained. He is a qualitative player who has experience of the English Premier League, Serie A, Champions League and International football representing his country providing efficient contribution in those games and scoring in them.
He may be a gamble for the Reds but a gamble worth, I would say.