Atalanta stun Liverpool to take control of Europa League tie

Liverpool face a huge battle to stay in the Europa League after suffering a shock home defeat to Atalanta in the quarter-final first leg at Anfield. Gianluca Scamacca score a goal in either half to put the Italians ahead with Mario Pašalić adding a late third to leave Liverpool with an uphill challenge in Bergamo next week.

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Liverpool target Rúben Amorim won’t guarantee Sporting future

Liverpool managerial candidate Ruben Amorim says he “can’t make any guarantees” that he will still be Sporting Lisbon boss next season. The 39-year-old is a leading contender to replace the outgoing Jurgen Klopp in the summer. Reports in Portugal today have suggested Liverpool intend to strike a deal with Amorim before the end of the season.

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Xabi Alonso to stay at Bayer Leverkusen amid Liverpool interest

Xabi Alonso says he will remain in his role as Bayer Leverkusen manager next season as he believes the club is the “right place” to be as a young coach. The Spaniard had been heavily linked with the manager’s job at Liverpool since Jurgen Klopp said he would stand down at the end of the season. “I am convinced it is the right decision, I am happy,” said Alonso.

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Man United end Liverpool’s quadruple hopes in seven goal thriller

Manchester United kept their trophy hopes alive for this season and ended Liverpool’s quest for four trophies with a dramatic extra-time victory in an FA Cup quarter-final classic at Old Trafford. In an incident-packed encounter, it was substitute Amad Diallo who sent Erik ten Hag’s side to Wembley with a strike in the dying seconds of the additional period to send the Stretford End wild.

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Liverpool and City share spoils as Arsenal stay top

Liverpool and Manchester City fought out a thrilling draw at Anfield to leave Arsenal top of the Premier League. John Stones had given City a first half lead from a well worked corner routine however an early second half penalty conceded by Ederson allowed Alexis Mac Allister to restore parity from the spot. Both sides saw chances to take three points but in the end the spoils were shared.

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