Henderson highlights defence as key to Reds’ flawless start

Date: 6th September 2013 at 1:00 am
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LFC midfieldREDS midfielder, , has claimed that along with new star striker ’s flying start to the season, the defensive solidity of the club is the other factor in Liverpool’s 100% start to their campaign, according to ESPN FC.

’ men have made their best start to a Premiership since 1994, winning their first 3 games 1-0 without conceding a single goal, despite an injury to summer signing .

Toure impressed with two solid performances in Liverpool’s first two games, against Stoke City and , but had to miss the clash as a result of a groin injury, which marked the return of to play alongside in central defence.

Henderson, talking to the , said:

“Defensively, we have looked very solid. Sometimes you have to dig results out and we have done that.

“Up front, Daniel Sturridge has been brilliant for us. He has been outstanding ever since he joined the club. He is scoring goals and we hope he can carry on doing that for us. But the clean sheets have also been really pleasing. We were solid at the back in our opening two matches and it was the same again against United.”

Liverpool’s defence was weak in the first half of last season, as conceded a disappointing 26 goals in a mere 19 appearances. However, after the victory against United, have now kept 8 cleans sheets in their last 10 Premiership games, a run that goes all the way back to April.

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0 thoughts on “Henderson highlights defence as key to Reds’ flawless start

  • Ayodele obanla
    2 years ago

    Now even with the addition of sakho and ilori we concede no more

  • nnamdi gerraldino
    2 years ago

    Yeah we wil concede no more,i hope d fine run wil continue

  • nyero
    2 years ago

    i rely agree with you guys, Liverpool defence is now perfect

  • michaeljesse
    2 years ago

    yea! we will concede no more

  • Makintosh
    2 years ago

    All hail rodgers! YNWA Forever

  • Taiwo Oluseun
    2 years ago

    Let d good work continues!


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