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Liverpool: VL's January 2016 Player Of The Month

Liverpool: VL's January 2016 Player Of The Month

Who has won the Vital Liverpool Player of the Month award for Premier League performances during January 2016?...

January was a frantic month for Liverpool with no fewer than nine fixtures taking place.

Despite securing a place in the Capital One Cup final, results were largely disappointing with the Reds losing their semi-final second leg to Stoke City and needing a replay to overcome League Two side Exeter City in the FA Cup.

In the Premier League, Jürgen Klopp's men won just one of the four fixtures they played and that required a dramatic 95th minute goal against Norwich City.

Meanwhile, one of the two defeats suffered was made all the worse for being at home to arch rivals Manchester United.

Despite drawing two blanks, the Merseysiders found the back of the net an impressive eight times in the other two matches. Unfortunately, this was eclipsed at the other end by conceding on 10 occasions during the four games.

Injuries and the busy schedule meant Klopp rotated his players on a regular basis but on two occasions one player romped to victory in our individual Man of the Match polls and subsequently claims the overall prize...

The Vital Liverpool Player of the Month is determined by the individual MOTM awards cast for each Premier League fixture. In the event of no clear winner, the editor has the deciding vote.

Vital Liverpool's Player of the Month for January 2016 is
» Roberto Firmino «

Individual Man Of The Match Awards
As voted for by site users

AWAY vs. Norwich City W (4-5)

1st. Roberto Firmino (66%)
2nd. Adam Lallana (15%)
3rd. Jordan Henderson (7%)

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HOME vs. Manchester United L (0-1)

1st. Mamadou Sakho (38%)
2nd. Lucas Leiva (19%)
3rd. Emra Can (11%)

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HOME vs. Arsenal D (3-3)

1st. Roberto Firmino (70%)
2nd. Jordan Henderson (9%)
3rd. Simon Mignolet (8%)

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AWAY vs. West Ham United L (2-0)

1st. Jordan Ibe (33%)
2nd. Emre Can (16%)
3rd. Lucas Leiva (11%)

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Previous winners
December 2015: Dejan Lovren
November 2015: Jordan Ibe
October 2015: Lucas Leiva
September 2015: Alberto Moreno
August 2015: Philippe Coutinho
April 2015: Simon Mignolet
March 2015: Simon Mignolet
February 2015: Emre Can
January 2015: Philippe Coutinho
December 2014: Philippe Coutinho
November 2014: Rickie Lambert
October 2014: Philippe Coutinho
September 2014: Adam Lallana
May 2014: Daniel Sturridge
April 2014: Steven Gerrard
March 2014: Luis Suarez
February 2014: Daniel Sturridge
January 2014: Raheem Sterling
December 2013: Luis Suarez
November 2013: Simon Mignolet
October 2013: Luis Suarez
May 2013: Philippe Coutinho
April 2013: Philippe Coutinho
March 2013: Luis Suarez
February 2013: Steven Gerrard
January 2013: Jordan Henderson
December 2012: Luis Suarez
November 2012: Jose Enrique

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Writer:Gavin Kelley-Day
Date:Thursday February 4 2016
Time: 4:52PM

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