Published: Tue, February 04, 2020
Sport | By Ruben Hill

Sam Ricketts: Shrewsbury Town missing out on FA Cup windfall at Liverpool

Sam Ricketts: Shrewsbury Town missing out on FA Cup windfall at Liverpool

Liverpool are 22 points clear at the top of the Premier League and cruising towards a first top-flight title for 30 years. Is there maybe more pressure now on Shrewsbury to win the game because of the team that we have out?

After helping his side claim all three points on Wednesday, the Egypt worldwide has now won 30 games on the trot in the league, according to GoalScorer Challenge, extending his record of James Milner, David Silva and Oleksandr Zinchenko (23 each) to seven games.

Leicester is two points behind second place in Manchester City, who will visit Tottenham on Sunday.

Their new signing Bruno Fernandes featured in the starting line-up but had a quite game, besides a troubling Wolves a couple of times.

Premier League legend Alan Shearer feels Jordan Henderson has been Liverpool's driving force and should be a candidate for Player of the Season.

Shrewsbury's Official Supporters Club charged Liverpool and also Klopp of an absence of regard in the direction of the Sky Bet League One group and also the competitors itself, after two-goal hero Jason Cummings safeguarded the shock 2nd conference, with a journey to Chelsea waiting for the victors in the 5th round.

The David Moyes team has won only one of the last eight league matches. The victory was sealed by an own-goal from goalkeeper Vicente Guaita, who carried the ball into his own net after collecting an inswinging corner.

Critchley said there are no particular plans for Klopp to speak to staff and players before the game or at half-time, but there are means for him to do so, as he did at Villa Park when a young Liverpool side was beaten in the Carabao Cup in December.

"If you're going to go into a results-driven business you've got to win games of football".

But they switched off from two set-pieces in first half stoppage time to allow Yerry Mina's double to bring Carlo Ancelotti's men level.

The Liverpool manager has been a long-time, outspoken critic of a packed fixture schedule and the impact it has on players.

Everton completed a remarkable comeback as Theo Walcott's first Premier League goal of the season secured a dramatic 3-2 win from two goals down against Watford at Vicarage Road.

'I've never seen Liverpool win the top division.

Norwich are now seven points adrift of safety at the bottom of the table as they again paid for not taking their chances in a 0-0 draw at Newcastle.

By squandering a 3-1 lead to draw 3-3 at home against fellow struggler Brighton, West Ham dropped into the relegation zone.

However, a horrendous mix-up between Diop and Fabianski gifted Pascal Gross a leveller (75) before Glenn Murray scored his eighth career goal against West Ham, firing home from close range (79).

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