Are Liverpool Really Under-performing?

The Shankly Way

Our position in the league and lack of goals would suggest the headline of this article is not only absurd, but I’ve been thinking… are we actually under-performing? I don’t think so, and here’s why…

Unfortunately, the final score and number of points are the only performance variables that are considered come a Monday morning after a weekend of premier league action. Most fans are no less satisfied with their team’s PERFORMANCE when they win 1-0 to when they thrash the opposition 4-0 or more. Lucky last-minute escapes, wonder goals that save some blushes or opponent errors that result in you getting all 3 points don’t really feature in conversations past the pint after the game in your local pub.

Come Monday morning, your team got 3 points, are still in the hunt or keeping up with the teams at the top of the pile.

Points and results aside, and…

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