Premier League

  • L. Suárez 23’
  • F. Amorebieta (OG) 23’
  • M. Škrtel 26’
  • L. Suárez 36’
  • L. Suárez 54’
10/11/2013
Premier League
Anfield
Attendance 44,768

    Timeline

    • KICK OFF
    • 45'
      Zverotic plays a searching cross from the right to Berbatov but Skrtel clears. And that's the last notable action of the half.
    • EXTRA TIME
    • 90'
      Lucas trips Karagounis to concede a foul and that's the last action of the game.
    • 0'
      So Liverpool close the gap on Arsenal at the top of the table to just two points, while the pressure on Martin Jol ratchets up another notch. That's it for our coverage but check back into this very website for live coverage of Norwich City v West Ham United in around 30 minutes' time. Cheers.
    • 0'
      So Liverpool produce the perfect reponse to the Arsenal defeat with Johnson, Henderson and Coutinho all highly impressive, while it has been yet another miserable half for Fulham. Stay with us for the second period.
    • 0'
      Fulham: Stekelenburg; Zverotic, Senderos, Amorebieta, Richardson; Parker, Sidwell; Dejagah, Kasami, Kacaniklic; Berbatov. Subs: Stockdale, Ruiz, Hughes, Karagounis, Boateng, Taarabt, Bent
    • 0'
      Liverpool: Mignolet; Johnson, Skrtel, Agger, Cissokho; Henderson, Gerrard, Lucas, Coutinho; Sturridge, Suarez. Subs: Jones, Enrique, Alberto, Allen, Sterling, Moses, Sakho
    • 0'
      TEAM NEWS: Liverpool opt for a 4-4-2 formation with Glen Johnson, Daniel Agger and Philippe Coutinho all making returns to the starting line-up, while Elsad Zverotic replaces the suspended Sascha Riether for Fulham. Full line-ups on the way.
    • 0'
      The Cottagers, on the other hand, come into this clash on the back of three successive defeats across all competitions – a run that has seen them slip to 16th in the league table. Manager Martin Jol is under quite a bit of pressure to turn around the club’s dreary form of late and a trip to Anfield
    • 0'
      A return to winning ways will be the priority for Liverpool, whose bright early-season momentum was checked somewhat by their 2-0 defeat to league leaders Arsenal last weekend. Brendan Rodgers’ side have an immediate opportunity to reclaim lost ground in the league standings, with the Gunners facing
    • 1'
      Mike Jones is our referee for today and he gets us underway at Carrow Road.
    • 2'
      Liverpool win an early corner through Glen Johnson but Agger blasts Henderson's cross well over goal. Ominous start from the home side.
    • 4'
      Liverpool dominating possession in these early stages, as expected. Luis Suarez looks to play in Daniel Sturridge but Fernando Amorebieta clears.
    • 6'
      Fulham cannot get out of their own half at the moment. Johnson's cross from the right for Sturridge is cut out by Amorebieta.
    • 7'
      Some lovely interplay from Liverpool there, but Suarez cannot get any power on his shot from an angle and Maarten Stekelenburg saves comfortably.
    • 9'
      Fulham finally have some possession in the Liverpool half but they cannot do much with it as the ball rolls out for a goalkick off Pajtim Kasami.
    • 11'
      Johnson with another fine run through the right flank before finding Jordan Henderson, but the midfielder's first-time shot is blocked by a wall of white shirts.
    • 13'
      Kasami and Alexander Kacaniklic combine well to win a corner for Fulham but the Swede's delivery from the corner kick is poor and Liverpool clear comfortably.
    • 15'
      Coutinho plays a beautiful pass out wide to Johnson but Kieran Richardson does well to make the challenge and recover possession
    • 17'
      Elsad Zverotic throws a cross to Kasami on the far post, whose volley is blocked by Martin Skrtel. The resulting corner comes to nothing, though.
    • 19'
      Liverpool build patiently from the back as they look to find a way through the Fulham defence. Henderson's cross from the right just fails to reach Sturridge.
    • 21'
      Another Henderson cross from the right but Coutinho cannot control his first-time shot. Much of Liverpool's threat is coming from Johnson and Henderson on the right flank.
    • 22'
      Dimitar Berbatov tries an audacious lob from outside the box but Simon Mignolet is alert to the danger and is able to gather.
    • 23'
      G L. Suárez Assist S. Gerrard
    • 23'
      GOAL! Liverpool win a free kick on the right and Steven Gerrard's excellent delivery is headed into his own net by Amorebieta.
    • 25'
      S. Parker is yellow-carded.
    • 25'
      Scott Parker catches Steven Gerrard on the run and earns the first booking of the game.
    • 26'
      G M. Škrtel Assist S. Gerrard
    • 26'
      The assist came from S. Gerrard.
    • 26'
      GOAL! Liverpool win another corner and yet another fantastic Gerrard cross sees Skrtel power past Amorebieta and head into the back of the net. 2-0 to the Reds
    • 29'
      Liverpool really turning on the heat now. Coutinho fires a ferocious shot from distance, prompting a fine save from Stekelenburg.
    • 31'
      Fulham camped deep in their own half with only Berbatov venturing out to pressure the Liverpool defenders.
    • 33'
      Liverpool come again through Johnson on the right but his cross his blazed well over goal by Sturridge.
    • 36'
      G L. Suárez Assist S. Gerrard
    • 36'
      J. Henderson gave the assist.
    • 36'
      GOAL! Henderson's sumptuous through pass finds Suarez, who finishes coolly past Stekelenburg from a tight angle.
    • 38'
      Fulham look to muster a response after the battering they've taken in the last few minutes but Parker's pass finds Kasami well offside.
    • 40'
      Henderson looking to get in on the act but his shot lacks power and direction and sails into the stands.
    • 42'
      Suarez plays a nifty back heel through Zverotic's legs for Aly Cissokho but the Fulham defenders recover well to clear the ball.
    • 44'
      Liverpool playing some lovely football as Coutinho, Henderson and Sturridge all exchange passes before Philippe Senderos nips in at the nick of time to win the ball back.
    • 46'
      SI B. Ruiz SO S. Gerrard
    • 46'
      B. Ruiz enters play, replacing A. Ka?anikli?.
    • 46'
      Liverpool get us underway in the second half.
    • 47'
      No changes made by Brendan Rodgers but Fulham bring on Bryan Ruiz for Kaciniklic.
    • 48'
      Stekelenburg called straight into action straight away as he produces back-to-back saves from Suarez and Sturridge.
    • 50'
      Lucas wins the ball back from Steve Sidwell and Liverpool counter. Suarez dwells on the ball for too long, however, and Fulham are able to recover.
    • 52'
      Coutinho has a pop from distance but his effort is well wide of goal.
    • 54'
      G L. Suárez Assist S. Gerrard
    • 54'
      S. Gerrard provided the assist.
    • 54'
      GOAL! Gerrard finds Suarez on the run and the Uruguayan fires into the net at the near post past the diving Stekelenburg.
    • 56'
      Cries for a penalty from Fulham as Ashkan Dejagah goes down in the box near Skrtlel but referee Mike Jones waves away the appeals.
    • 58'
      Liverpool are not resting on their laurels here. Johnson plays a delicious cross into the Fulham area but it just fails to reach Sturridge.
    • 60'
      Bryan Ruiz looks to make an impact up front as he tries to slip in Dejagah but Suarez drops back to win the ball back for Liverpool.
    • 61'
      SI José Enrique SO S. Gerrard
    • 61'
      SI A. Hughes SO S. Gerrard
    • 61'
      A. Hughes enters the game and replaces E. Zveroti?.
    • 61'
      José Enrique enters play, replacing A. Cissokho.
    • 62'
      Cissokho departs the scene to be replaced by Jose Enrique for Liverpool while Fulham bring on Aaron Hughes for Zverotic.
    • 64'
      Liverpool have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last seven matches but they look good for one here. Fulham are offering no threat whatsover to Mignolet's goal.
    • 66'
      SI J. Allen SO S. Gerrard
    • 66'
      S. Gerrard is replaced with J. Allen.
    • 66'
      Coutinho with another driving run from midfield but he over hits his pass to Gerrard and Fulham clear.
    • 67'
      Rodgers opts to take off Gerrard with a quarter of the game remaining and brings on Joe Allen.
    • 69'
      Henderson finds Suarez on the edge of the 18-yard-box but his shot is well off target.
    • 71'
      The zip has gone out of this game after all those substitutions. Suarez finds Sturridge on the run but the England striker is offside.
    • 73'
      Ruiz looks to find Kasami with a searching ball to the left but Johnson is able to intercept.
    • 75'
      A Suarez corner finds its way to Skrtel but the defender cannot get any power behind his shot and Stekelenburg gathers easily.
    • 76'
      SI V. Moses SO S. Gerrard
    • 76'
      V. Moses comes on for D. Sturridge.
    • 76'
      Liverpool make their final change as Sturridge leaves the field of play to a standing ovation to be replaced by Victor Moses.
    • 78'
      Suarez goes down right in front of the Kop under pressure from Senderos. Cue cries for a penalty but nothing given.
    • 80'
      Liverpool just playing keep-ball now with the Kop "Ole"-ing every successful pass. Fulham look completely shot and are playing for the final whistle.
    • 82'
      Ex- Manchester United man Berbatov goes off to boos from the crowd and is replaced by Giorgos Karagounis.
    • 83'
      SI G. Karagounis SO S. Gerrard
    • 83'
      G. Karagounis enters the game and replaces D. Berbatov.
    • 84'
      Allen wins the ball back deep inside the Fulham half before having his shot blocked by Senderos.
    • 86'
      Henderson is brought down in the box by Parker but the referee adjudges that to be a clean challenge. No penalty.
    • 88'
      Enrique flagged offside after Moses finds him on the run as Martin Jol watches on glumly from the dugout.
    • 90'
      A bit of tussle between Johnson and Kasami in the Liverpool half and the Reds have a free kick in their own half. We're into stoppage time now.
    • FULL TIME

    Line Up

    ACTIVE

    SUBSTITUTES

    MANAGERS

    germany
    Jürgen Klopp
    england
    Scott Parker

    Statistics

    OVERVIEW

    Possession 0% 0%
    Effective Chances 0 0
    Shots on Target 0 0
    Turnovers 0 0

    POSSESSION

    Passes 0 0
    Passing Accuracy 0% 0%
    Passing Accuracy in opponent’s half 0% 0%
    Crosses 0 0
    Crossing accuracy 0% 0%

    ATTACK

    Shots 0 0
    Shots outside the box 0 0
    Shots inside the box 0 0
    Shooting accuracy 0% 0%

    DEFENCE

    Tackles 0 0
    Effective Tackles 0% 0%
    Blocked Shots 0 0
    Clearances 0 0
    Saves 0 0

    DISCIPLINE

    Fouls Conceded 13 9
    Yellow Cards 0 1
    Red Cards 0 0
    Offsides 0 0

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