BPL 2012 - 2013STOKE CITY 1 - 3 LIVERPOOL FC MATCH VIDEO HIGHLIGHT
BPL 2012 - 2013
|Suarez - Stoke City vs Liverpool 1-3|
There is no wonderful Christmas gift for supporters of Liverpool after the Reds 1-3 defeat at the Britannia Stadium Stoke City. In the match held at the Britannia Stadium, Liverpool actually started well when Steven Gerrard penalty in the first minute put them ahead.
However, after goals from Jonathan Walters (2 goals) and Kwyne Jones gave sixth defeat 'The Red' this season.
Brendan Rodgers mens, it has now dropped to the tenth position with 25 points from 19 matches while Stoke to eighth with 28 points.
In the first minute Liverpool were awarded a penalty when Ryan Shawcross violated Luis Suarez and Gerrard scored the ball smoothly from the spot.
Three minutes later Stoke right back when a long ball from Shawcross was unable to be driven well by Daniel Agger, Walters then reached for the ball and score goals, level at 1-1
In the 12th minute Stoke back ahead, Jones's header from Glenn Whelan korner kick that makes the ball nestled in the top right corner of Reina's goal.
In minute 22 Stoke back on the attack and got the opportunity through hard shot from the front Mathhew Etherington penalty box forced Reina dismissed with difficulty.
Liverpool in the 28th minute trying to attack through Stewart Downing on the left wing, followed by the cross into the penalty box, Gerrard received the ball, but his shot thin on the side of the goal.
Two minutes before halftime Reina saves from Etherington conceded after blocking a shot from close range.
A minute after the break Liverpool tried to keep pace by acceleration Raheem Sterling on the left side, which ended with a horizontal crossing, Suarez received the ball, but his shot is still not meet the target.
Stoke increase the advantage to 3-1 on 49 minutes when Walters won the duel with Daniel Agger and by kicking a half-volley he bust nets Reina.
Liverpool tried to make an attack, but the tight defense of Stoke make their difficulties through. While retaining Stoke counter-attack long balls interspersed troublesome Liverpool rearguard.
Asmir Begovic played very well also be a factor why Stoke difficult burglarized by the Liverpool forward. Until the game ends no more dangerous opportunities created so Stoke remain closed the game with a 3-1 lead.
Stoke: Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross, Huth, Wilkinson; Kightly (Whitehead 70 '), Nzonzi, Whelan, Etherington (Shotton 83'), Walters, Jones (Crouch 78 ')
Liverpool: Reina, Johnson, Enrique, Skrtel, Agger, Lucas (Henderson 58 '), Gerrard, Shelvey, Suso (Sterling 45'), Downing (Cole 75 '), Suarez