Liverpool stun Barcelona, Aguero saves Man City, Man United and Arsenal's FA Cup epic: The best game I have seen
Over the years, our writers have been present for some of the game's greatest occasions. In the latest installment of a multi-part series, they tell the story of the best games they have seen, which include Liverpool's Champions League comeback against Barcelona, Man City winning the Premier League in stoppage time of their last game and San Jose's miraculous playoff comeback against the LA Galaxy.
Mark Ogden's pick: Liverpool comeback stuns Barcelona
The match: Liverpool 4-0 Barcelona (2019)
Editor's note: Tor-Kristian Karlsen is a Norwegian football scout and executive, formerly the chief executive and sporting director at AS Monaco. In his latest column on the business of soccer, he looks at some of the players who were unable to live up to the impression they made when bursting onto the scene.
Sometimes a scout's job is easy. You spot a player so outrageously talented, so far above his peers that there seems no question or risk; it's just whether you can get there first to sign...
Jamie Carragher has criticised former club Liverpool after they announced some nonplaying staff would be placed on temporary leave during the coronavirus crisis.
Staff affected will receive 80% of their salary through the government's job retention scheme; something that has already happened at Newcastle, Tottenham, Bournemouth and Norwich as Premier League clubs count the cost of the virus. Liverpool said they will top up the remaining 20%.
Llorente scored two goals in the round-of-16 second-leg at Anfield to lead Atletico to a 4-2 aggregate victory over Liverpool. The 25-year-old had scored just once for the Spanish club before the game, with his brace handing Liverpool their first home defeat for 25 games in the European competition.