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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 12, 2015: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks dejected as Manchester United score the third goal during the Premier League match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Lack of character, negative tactics, Skrtel & Lovren calamitous: 5 talking points from Man United defeat

Following Liverpool’s abject 3-1 defeat at Man United, Henry Jackson selects five points of discussion from the Old Trafford showdown.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after his mistake led to West Ham United's second goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers defends Dejan Lovren after West Ham errors

Brendan Rodgers says Dejan Lovren must show character after his errors against West Ham.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after missing the vital fifth penalty against Besiktas JK in the shoot-out after a 1-1 aggregate draw during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The Curious Case of Dejan Lovren

There are three things that are certain in life: Death, taxes and a defensive error by Dejan Lovren, writes Daniyal Ahmed.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Friday, July 24, 2015: Liverpool's Martin Skrtel in action against a Malaysia XI during a friendly match at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium on day twelve of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Martin Skrtel: The one constant in Liverpool’s constantly fragile defence

Martin Skrtel is now Liverpool’s second-longest serving player, but he has been a long-term weak-link at the back for the Reds.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after his mistake led to West Ham United's second goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Can Dejan Lovren take inspiration from this Liverpool quartet?

With Dejan Lovren enduring a miserable first year at Liverpool, Henry Jackson selects four players the 26-year-old can take inspiration from.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after his mistake led to West Ham United's second goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

3-man midfield and Lovren at the back: Brendan Rodgers needs to correct his strange decisions

Brendan Rodgers has been praised for his tactical acumen in the past but got it completely wrong against West Ham on Saturday.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia looks dejected after being sent off against West Ham United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Defensive decisions and how to cope without Coutinho

Benji Deane takes a look at the decisions facing Brendan Rodgers during this international break – particularly in defence and following Coutinho’s dismissal.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after his mistake led to West Ham United's second goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren: “In these moments you need to keep your head up”

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren has vowed to bounce back again after his renaissance as the Reds’ first-choice centre-back took a hammering.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after his mistake led to West Ham United's second goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Jamie Carragher warns Dejan Lovren to “just do the basics”

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has warned Dejan Lovren to “just do the basics” after a poor showing against West Ham United.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 29, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after his mistake led to West Ham United's second goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren facing Liverpool crisis after West Ham horrorshow

After a miserable individual performance in Liverpool’s 3-0 loss to West Ham United, Dejan Lovren is in trouble, writes Thomas Bolton.

STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 9, 2015: Liverpool's Martin Skrtel applauds the supporters after the 1-0 victory over Stoke City during the Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

5 Reasons for Liverpool’s Improved Defence

Having now kept three clean sheets from their opening three games, Jack Lusby explores how Liverpool’s defence have improved in 2015/16.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Monday, August 24, 2015: Liverpool's James Milner and Martin Skrtel applaud the travelling supporters after the goal-less draw against Arsenal during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Arsenal 0-0 Liverpool: Resolute defence earns organised Reds vital point at Emirates

Another clean sheet marked a great start to the season as Liverpool drew 0-0 away to Arsenal, and here Jack Lusby praises the Reds’ defence.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren applauds the supporters after the goal-less draw against West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers confirms Dejan Lovren’s centre-back role alongside Skrtel

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has made it clear that Dejan Lovren’s place in the side is very much his to lose this season.

Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Skrtel and Lovren are Rodgers’ “preferred pairing at centre-half”

Martin Skrtel and Dejan Lovren linked up alongside each other for Liverpool’s opening fixture against Stoke City on Sunday and are set to become Brendan Rodgers’ preferred centre-back pairing.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Friday, July 24, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren before a friendly match against Malaysia XI at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium on day twelve of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren: Last chance saloon as he battles to salvage his Liverpool career

After a difficult first season at Liverpool, Danny Gallagher looks at the task ahead to turn his Anfield career around facing Dejan Lovren.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren applauds the supporters after the goal-less draw against West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Dejan Lovren looking to put “difficult” first season behind him this summer

After struggling to adapt to life at Liverpool after his £20 million transfer from Southampton last summer, Dejan Lovren is hoping for a strong pre-season.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren applauds the supporters after the goal-less draw against West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

5 Players Who Need to Impress for Liverpool This Pre-Season

As the Liverpool squad return to training ahead of their warm-up fixtures, Jack Lusby highlights five players who need to impress this pre-season.

LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, April 19, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the FA Cup Semi-Final match against Aston Villa at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool’s Next 4 Transfer Window Priorities this Summer

With the summer transfer window open, and plenty of business already done, Henry Jackson outlines four areas Liverpool must strengthen next.

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren applauds the supporters after the goal-less draw against West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Nathaniel Clyne’s move shadowed by previous Southampton-to-Liverpool failures

As Liverpool close in on the signing of Nathaniel Clyne, Press Association Sport look at how the Reds’ other former Saints have fared under Brendan Rodgers.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 10, 2014: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren applauds the supporters after his first game, and goal, for the club during a preseason friendly match against Borussia Dortmund at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Fans perplexed as Dejan Lovren named “statistically best Premier League defender”

Football fans were left scratching their heads on Monday evening when a study named Liverpool's Dejan Lovren as the best centre-back in the Premier League.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after missing the vital fifth penalty against Besiktas JK in the shoot-out after a 1-1 aggregate draw during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Can Dejan Lovren recover from nightmare first season at Liverpool?

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Steven Gerrard let down on Anfield farewell, with much work to be done

It all went horribly wrong on Steven Gerrard’s final Anfield outing, with Liverpool losing 3-1 to Crystal Palace. Jack Lusby says there is much work to do.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, September 15, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers and Dejan Lovren during a press conference at Anfield ahead of their opening UEFA Champions League Group B match against PFC Ludogorets Razgrad. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Who would be in Brendan Rodgers’ 3 envelopes this season?

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 25, 2015: Liverpool's Dejan Lovren looks dejected after missing a late chance against West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match at the Hawthorns. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Lovren, Rodgers, Balotelli, Johnson: 5 Talking Points from West Brom 0-0 Liverpool

Liverpool failed to bounce back to winning ways on Saturday as they were held to a 0-0 draw at West Bromwich Albion in a game which will probably go down as one of the worst viewing spectacles of the season.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, April 13, 2015: Liverpool's Joe Allen is mobbed by team-mates as he celebrates scores the second goal against Newcastle United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle: The Good, the Bad and the Fragile

BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 8, 2015: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho Correia celebrates scoring the first goal against Blackburn Rovers during the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final Replay match at Ewood Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

3 good, 3 bad – featuring Coutinho, Lovren and Sturridge: Blackburn 0-1 Liverpool

After Liverpool edged past Blackburn Rovers 1-0 in their FA Cup quarter-final replay on Wednesday night, Jack Lusby selects three good and three bad performers.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, March 8, 2015: Liverpool's Kolo Toure in action against Blackburn Rovers' Alex Baptiste during the FA Cup 6th Round Quarter-Final match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Brendan Rodgers: Why Kolo Toure was selected over Dejan Lovren against Arsenal