Liverpool 5-0 Aston Villa

22 March 2009 05:56
Steven Gerrard scored a hat-trick as Liverpool emphatically beat Aston Villa to close the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester United to one point.Dirk Kuyt smashed in a shot for the Reds and Albert Riera's exquisite half-volley put the home side two up.Gerrard then scored a penalty before passing in a fine free-kick.Gerrard again converted from the spot for his hat-trick after Villa keeper Brad Friedel was red-carded for a foul on Fernando Torres. More to follow.

Source: BBC_Sport