Missing out: Liverpool's Joe Cole can't find a way past Marek Matejovsky
COURAGE - found wanting, it has to be said. Showed little relish for a 50-50 ball with Jaromir Blazek, after a David Ngog shot was spilled, and turned it into an 80-20 in favour of the keeper by backing away, much to the crowd's disgust.
ROLE - not exactly his favourite, on the left of midfield, and often looked isolated. Did his best to counter that by going in search of the ball and occasionally tracking back, even at the cost of a painful kick from striker Leony Kweuke.
Pulling out: Cole beaten to the ball by goalkeeper Jaromir Blazek
OVERALL - hard work for Liverpool and for Cole, a peripheral figure for much of his first start under Kenny Dalglish. Tried to convince the Liverpool manager he might be worth another but could make little headway and missed a sitter in injury time.
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