• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Wed 05 January 2011
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Ewood Park
Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Rovers

Olsson 31"

Mwaruwari 37"

Mwaruwari 56"

3 - 1
Liverpool

Liverpool

Gerrard 80"

Blackburn Rovers vs Liverpool


Team Lineups

Blackburn Rovers

13 Bunn
27 Salgado
4 Samba
6 Nelsen
5 Givet
23 Hoilett
8 Dunn
12 Pedersen
3 Olsson31"
41 Diouf
21 Mwaruwari37"56"
Substitutes
34 Fielding
10 Diouf
14 Linganzi
19 Doran
26 Goulon
31 Hanley
33 Morris

Liverpool

25 Reina
2 Johnson
16 Kyrgiakos
37 Skrtel
3 Konchesky
10 Cole
8 Gerrard80"
21 Lucas
17 Maxi
9 Torres
24 Ngog
Substitutes
42 Gulacsi
5 Agger
14 Jovanovic
18 Kuyt
19 Babel
28 Poulsen
34 Kelly

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Blackburn Rovers

L L L L W L L L

Liverpool

W W W W W L L W
Head to Head
Liverpool
2-1
Blackburn 24-Oct-2010
Liverpool
2-1
Blackburn 28-Feb-2010
Blackburn
0-0
Liverpool 05-Dec-2009
Liverpool
4-0
Blackburn 11-Apr-2009
Blackburn
1-3
Liverpool 06-Dec-2008
Liverpool
3-1
Blackburn 13-Apr-2008


Live Text Commentary
91:43 +1.43
 

Header by Fernando Torres from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

90:34 +0.34
 

Fernando Torres fouled by Morten Gamst Pedersen, the ref awards a free kick. Jose Reina takes the direct free kick.

90:02 +0.02
 

Steven Gerrard concedes a free kick for a foul on David Hoilett. Michel Salgado takes the direct free kick.

84:39
 

Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Gerrard by Michel Salgado. Penalty taken by Steven Gerrard and missed.

83:12
Substitution
 

Benjani Mwaruwari leaves the field to be replaced by Herold Goulon. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Josh Morris by Ryan Babel. Free kick taken by Ryan Nelsen.

80:09
Goal
 

Goal scored by Steven Gerrard from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackburn 3-1 Liverpool.

78:24
 

The ball is crossed by Ryan Babel.

77:09
Substitution
 

Ryan Babel replaces David Ngog.

76:37
 

The referee cautions Leiva Lucas for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on El-Hadji Diouf by Leiva Lucas. Mark Bunn takes the direct free kick.

74:13
Substitution
 

Josh Morris comes on in place of David Dunn. Dirk Kuyt concedes a free kick for a foul on El-Hadji Diouf. Mark Bunn restarts play with the free kick.

73:51
 

Joe Cole takes a shot. Save made by Mark Bunn.

72:19
Substitution
 

El-Hadji Diouf comes on in place of Martin Olsson.

72:19
Substitution
 

El-Hadji Diouf on for Martin Olsson.

72:05
 

A cross is delivered by Mame Diouf.

70:56
 

Gael Givet gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Cole. Jose Reina restarts play with the free kick.

70:35
 

David Hoilett produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

69:27
 

Steven Gerrard takes a shot. Morten Gamst Pedersen gets a block in.

69:13
 

Dirk Kuyt takes a shot. Christopher Samba gets a block in.

68:33
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Mame Diouf. Jose Reina restarts play with the free kick.

66:58
 

The ball is sent over by Joe Cole, Christopher Samba makes a clearance.

65:26
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Fernando Torres clears the bar.

63:44
 

Joe Cole challenges David Dunn unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Morten Gamst Pedersen, save made by Jose Reina.

62:34
 

Dirk Kuyt handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Bunn.

62:03
 

Outswinging corner taken by Leiva Lucas.

58:59
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Morten Gamst Pedersen on Dirk Kuyt. Steven Gerrard takes the free kick.

58:03
 

Fernando Torres concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Nelsen. Free kick taken by Ryan Nelsen.

57:36
Substitution
 

Dirk Kuyt on for Rodriguez Maxi.

56:22
Goal
 

Benjani Mwaruwari finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackburn 3-0 Liverpool.David Hoilett provided the assist for the goal.

55:26
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Joe Cole. Mark Bunn takes the direct free kick.

54:57
 

Benjani Mwaruwari concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Agger. Jose Reina takes the direct free kick.

53:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Cole on Morten Gamst Pedersen. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Nelsen.

51:40
 

Joe Cole takes a shot. Save by Mark Bunn.

50:21
Substitution
 

Daniel Agger replaces Sotirios Kyrgiakos. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Christopher Samba by Sotirios Kyrgiakos. Direct free kick taken by Mark Bunn.

49:36
 

Steven Gerrard takes a shot. Save made by Mark Bunn. Corner taken short by Steven Gerrard.

49:01
 

David Dunn is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Foul by David Dunn on Fernando Torres, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Leiva Lucas.

46:48
 

Morten Gamst Pedersen produces a cross, Jose Reina makes a save.

45:40 +0.4
 

Leiva Lucas concedes a free kick for a foul on Mame Diouf. Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the free kick.

45:09
 

Fernando Torres fouled by Ryan Nelsen, the ref awards a free kick. Leiva Lucas restarts play with the free kick.

44:36
 

Corner taken by Steven Gerrard, Shot from deep inside the area by Martin Skrtel goes over the bar.

44:17
 

Foul by Gael Givet on David Ngog, free kick awarded. Steven Gerrard takes the free kick.

43:37
 

Shot from outside the box by Martin Olsson misses to the left of the target.

41:26
 

Foul by Steven Gerrard on David Dunn, free kick awarded. Ryan Nelsen restarts play with the free kick.

41:11
 

Fernando Torres crosses the ball, clearance made by Christopher Samba.

38:52
 

The ball is sent over by Steven Gerrard.

38:27
 

Corner taken short by Steven Gerrard.

37:25
Goal
 

Benjani Mwaruwari finds the net with a goal from inside the box high into the middle of the goal. Blackburn 2-0 Liverpool.The assist for the goal came from Morten Gamst Pedersen.

36:26
 

Fernando Torres takes a shot. Save by Mark Bunn.

34:42
 

Fernando Torres concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Nelsen. Mark Bunn takes the direct free kick.

33:59
 

Christopher Samba challenges Fernando Torres unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Konchesky.

32:39
 

Centre by David Hoilett, save by Jose Reina.

31:05
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Martin Olsson from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Blackburn 1-0 Liverpool.The assist for the goal came from Mame Diouf.

30:09
 

Joe Cole takes a shot. Blocked by Christopher Samba. Corner taken by Steven Gerrard from the right by-line.

27:29
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Mame Diouf goes over the bar.

26:51
 

Joe Cole takes a shot. Save made by Mark Bunn. Corner taken right-footed by Rodriguez Maxi, clearance by Christopher Samba.

25:13
 

David Dunn challenges Steven Gerrard unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jose Reina.

23:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Benjani Mwaruwari on Steven Gerrard. Steven Gerrard restarts play with the free kick.

22:55
 

Unfair challenge on Glen Johnson by David Hoilett results in a free kick. Jose Reina takes the direct free kick.

20:41
 

Unfair challenge on Ryan Nelsen by David Ngog results in a free kick. Ryan Nelsen takes the free kick.

18:50
 

Shot from long distance by David Dunn goes over the bar.

18:04
 

The ball is sent over by Glen Johnson, save made by Mark Bunn.

16:37
 

Mame Diouf takes a shot. Save made by Jose Reina.

14:45
 

David Dunn produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

12:58
 

The ball is crossed by Martin Olsson, clearance by Paul Konchesky.

11:22
 

Martin Skrtel concedes a free kick for a foul on Benjani Mwaruwari. Morten Gamst Pedersen delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing.

10:54
 

Mame Diouf is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Sotirios Kyrgiakos.

10:27
 

Martin Olsson takes a shot. Save made by Jose Reina.

7:08
 

Corner taken by Steven Gerrard from the right by-line to the near post, Ryan Nelsen makes a clearance.

6:26
 

Martin Olsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Glen Johnson. Jose Reina takes the free kick.

5:58
 

Rodriguez Maxi fouled by David Dunn, the ref awards a free kick. Leiva Lucas restarts play with the free kick.

5:26
 

Fernando Torres has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.

3:44
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Fernando Torres. Mark Bunn takes the indirect free kick.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game started.

Half time
 

The players leave the pitch at half time.

Full time
 

The match has reached full-time.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 31 38 73
2 Arsenal 32 31 66
3 Man Utd 32 29 65
4 Man City 32 31 61
5 Southampton 33 22 57
6 Liverpool 32 11 57
7 Tottenham Hotspur 32 4 54
8 Swansea 33 -3 47
9 Stoke 33 -4 44
10 West Ham 32 2 43

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