Opinion

Liverpool FC comment, analysis and opinion from our team of writers here at This Is Anfield.
KAZAN, RUSSIA - Thursday, November 5, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp before the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match against FC Rubin Kazan at the Kazan Arena. (Pic by Oleg Nikishin/Propaganda)

When Liverpool face Crystal Palace, Jurgen Klopp will face a team with a psychological edge over his side.
KAZAN, RUSSIA - Thursday, November 5, 2015: Liverpool's Jordon Ibe celebrates scoring the winning goal against Rubin Kazan to seal a 1-0 victory during the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match at the Kazan Arena. (Pic by Oleg Nikishin/Propaganda)

A dominant Jordon Ibe continued his strong run of form under Jurgen Klopp with the only goal in Liverpool’s 1-0 win away to Rubin Kazan.
KAZAN, RUSSIA - Thursday, November 5, 2015: Liverpool's Jordon Ibe [hidden] celebrates scoring the first goal against Rubin Kazan with team-mates during the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match at the Kazan Arena. (Pic by Oleg Nikishin/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool’s timely 1-0 Europa League success against Rubin Kazan in Russia, we pick a number of talking points from the confidence boosting win. Klopp’s...
KAZAN, RUSSIA - Thursday, November 5, 2015: Liverpool's players line up for a team group photograph before the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match against FC Rubin Kazan at the Kazan Arena Back row L-R: Roberto Firmino, Christian Benteke, Dejan Lovren, goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, Mamadou Sakho, Emre Can. Front row L-R: Alberto Moreno, Joe Allen, James Milner, Nathaniel Clyne, Jordon Ibe. (Pic by Oleg Nikishin/Propaganda)

Liverpool beat Rubin Kazan 1-0 on Thursday. Here is how we rated each player.
KAZAN, RUSSIA - Wednesday, November 4, 2015: Liverpool players during a training session at the Kazan Arena ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match against FC Rubin Kazan. (Pic by Oleg Nikishin/Propaganda)

We take a look at how Jurgen Klopp could line up his Liverpool side for a tricky European clash against Rubin Kazan. Klopp’s Reds go...
STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 24, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard looks dejected as Stoke City score the fifth goal in the first half during the Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Returning to Merseyside this winter with a view to training with the Liverpool squad, Steven Gerrard should not be offered for a playing role,...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 28, 2015: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva in action against AFC Bournemouth during the Football League Cup 4th Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Lucas Leiva is in the best form of his Liverpool career, and is at a point where he could kick on and cement his place as a Reds legend.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 21, 2015: Liverpool's James Milner, Christian Benteke, Mamadou Sakho and Kolo Toure during a training session at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match against FC Rubin Kazan. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool make the 2,500-mile trip to Russia where they face Rubin Kazan on Thursday night, and we pick five players who should stay behind.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho in action against Chelsea during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

In fine form in Liverpool's 3-1 win over Chelsea, Mamadou Sakho and Martin Skrtel look to have forged a strong understanding in defence.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 22, 2015: Liverpool's Mamadou Sakho in action against Manchester United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Mamadou Sakho was again colossal for Liverpool, and there are signs that journalists are finally acknowledging him.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the second goal against Chelsea during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Outlining the reasons why a top four finish is achievable for Liverpool FC this season under Jurgen Klopp.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 17, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp before the Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)

Jurgen Klopp last week hinted at changing Liverpool's approach to loaning out players, with the club currently having 18 players out on loan.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the second goal against Chelsea during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool finished October with a win at Chelsea on Saturday, but who have been the Reds' three best players this month?

Less than 50 days separated Liverpool's turgid performance in a 3-1 defeat at Old Trafford and Saturday's comprehensive 3-1 victory at Stamford Bridge.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp celebrates the 3-1 victory over Chelsea with Emre Can and James Milner after the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

Liverpool's 3-1 win away to Chelsea on Saturday showed the belief within the Reds' squad following Jurgen Klopp's arrival as manager.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the second goal against Chelsea during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool stormed to victory at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon, beating Chelsea 3-1, courtesy of a host of strong performances.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2015: Liverpool's Lucas Leiva, Christian Benteke and Mamadou Sakho celebrate after their 3-1 victory over Chelsea during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool picked up a first Premier League win under Jurgen Klopp as they took over Stamford Bridge and came from behind to record an impressive 3-1 victory.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 8, 2014: Liverpool's Emre Can in action against Chelsea's Nemanja Matic during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool take on Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea at Stamford Bridge and we take a look how Jurgen Klopp could line up his side for the rivals clash.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 26, 2008: Liverpool's players Dirk Kuyt, Albert Riera and Robbie Keane celebrates the opening goal against Chelsea scored by Xabi Alonso (hidden) during the Premiership match at Stamford Bridge. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ahead of Liverpool's trip to Chelsea, we select the Reds' five best ever wins at Stamford Bridge.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 17, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp before the Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Kloppaganda)

Jurgen Klopp has inherited a Liverpool squad without a star player who can drag the team to victory.
STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 9, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first goal against Stoke City during the Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The return of Roberto Firmino could have positive consequences over the use and form of countryman, Philippe Coutinho.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 21, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during a training session at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match against FC Rubin Kazan. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

John Barnes says the door is wide open for the Reds to finish in the top four this season, and new boss Jurgen Klopp should prioritise the league over the European league.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 28, 2015: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action against AFC Bournemouth during the Football League Cup 4th Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following his star turn in Liverpool's 1-0 League Cup win over Bournemouth, Roberto Firmino can continue to shine under Jurgen Klopp.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 28, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates the first goal against AFC Bournemouth during the Football League Cup 4th Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp is slowly beginning to eradicate some of the mistakes made under Brendan Rodgers.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 28, 2015: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action against AFC Bournemouth during the Football League Cup 4th Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool’s League Cup success over Bournemouth, we pick a number of discussion topics from Jurgen Klopp’s first victory in charge
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 28, 2015: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action against AFC Bournemouth during the Football League Cup 4th Round match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool defeated Bournemouth 1-0 in the League Cup on Wednesday evening. Here is how we rated each Reds player on the night.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, August 17, 2015: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino in action against AFC Bournemouth during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds host Bournemouth in the League Cup on Wednesday night and we take a look at how Liverpool could line up for the clash.
ANFIELD, ENGLAND - Friday, May 2, 2014: Liverpool's Connor Randall in action against Manchester United during the Under 21 FA Premier League Semi-Final match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Connor Randall a regular feature in Jurgen Klopp's match-day squad at Liverpool, the young right-back could have a bright future.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Thursday, October 1, 2015: Liverpool's Divock Origi in action against FC Sion during the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

It's far too early to make judgements on Divock Origi - the 20-year-old striker who has started Jurgen Klopp's opening three games, writes Josh...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, October 25, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp, assistant manager Zeljko Buvac and Emre Can before the Premier League match against Southampton at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Ahead of Liverpool's League Cup tie with Bournemouth, we look at who should start and be rested.