• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 23 April 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Anfield
Liverpool

Liverpool

Maxi 6"

Maxi 65"

Maxi 72"

Kuyt 22"

Cole 85"

5 - 0

Liverpool vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Liverpool

25 Reina
38 Flanagan
23 Carragher
37 Skrtel
49 Robinson
4 Meireles
26 Spearing
21 Lucas
17 Maxi6"65"72"
18 Kuyt22"
7 Suarez
Substitutes
42 Gulacsi
10 Cole85"
16 Kyrgiakos
24 Ngog
28 Poulsen
33 Shelvey
35 Coady

Birmingham City

26 Foster
2 Carr
5 Johnson
28 Jiranek
6 Ridgewell
7 Larsson
4 Bowyer
8 Gardner
18 Fahey
22 Hleb
10 Jerome
Substitutes
13 Doyle
9 Phillips
11 Bentley
14 Derbyshire
21 Parnaby
23 Beausejour
32 Davies

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Liverpool

L W D L W D L L

Birmingham City

D W L L D L L L
Head to Head
Birmingham
0-0
Liverpool 12-Sep-2010
Birmingham
1-1
Liverpool 04-Apr-2010
Liverpool
2-2
Birmingham 09-Nov-2009
Birmingham
2-2
Liverpool 26-Apr-2008
Liverpool
0-0
Birmingham 22-Sep-2007
Liverpool
1-1
Birmingham 01-Feb-2006


Live Text Commentary
92:17 +2.17
 

The ball is sent over by Liam Ridgewell, Martin Skrtel manages to make a clearance.

90:34 +0.34
 

Short corner taken by Leiva Lucas from the left by-line.

88:05
Substitution
 

Lee Bowyer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jay Spearing. David Ngog on for Rodriguez Maxi. Free kick crossed right-footed by Joe Cole from left wing, save by Colin Doyle.

87:06
 

The ball is delivered by Luis Suarez, save by Colin Doyle.

85:08
Goal
 

Joe Cole gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Liverpool 5-0 Birmingham.Assist by Dirk Kuyt.

84:46
 

The ball is crossed by Sebastian Larsson, save by Jose Reina.

83:18
Substitution
 

Jonjo Shelvey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sebastian Larsson. Raul Meireles leaves the field to be replaced by Joe Cole. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from right wing, John Flanagan makes a clearance.

82:53
 

Kevin Phillips takes a shot. Save by Jose Reina.

82:26
 

Kevin Phillips takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jose Reina.

82:02
 

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Colin Doyle makes a save.

80:31
 

The ball is crossed by Dirk Kuyt, comfortable save by Colin Doyle.

77:46
Substitution
 

Unfair challenge on Rodriguez Maxi by Lee Bowyer results in a free kick. Jonjo Shelvey joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jack Robinson. Craig Gardner leaves the field to be replaced by Kevin Phillips. Free kick taken by Leiva Lucas.

77:24
 

David Bentley takes a shot. Save by Jose Reina.

75:48
 

Craig Gardner gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Flanagan. Jose Reina takes the indirect free kick.

74:31
 

Centre by Sebastian Larsson, clearance made by Jamie Carragher.

72:53
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Rodriguez Maxi from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Liverpool 4-0 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Raul Meireles.

72:48
 

Rodriguez Maxi takes a shot. Colin Doyle gets a block in.

72:16
 

Stephen Carr takes a shot.

71:45
 

A cross is delivered by Dirk Kuyt, save by Colin Doyle.

69:34
 

Rodriguez Maxi has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

68:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dirk Kuyt by Craig Gardner. Jamie Carragher takes the indirect free kick.

67:19
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Rodriguez Maxi. Colin Doyle takes the indirect free kick.

66:55
Substitution
 

David Bentley joins the action as a substitute, replacing Alexander Hleb.

65:43
Goal
 

Rodriguez Maxi finds the net with a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Liverpool 3-0 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Luis Suarez.

62:52
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from the right by-line, Dirk Kuyt makes a clearance.

62:39
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot. Martin Skrtel gets a block in.

62:03
 

Sebastian Larsson sends in a cross, clearance made by Martin Skrtel.

61:12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Skrtel on Roger Johnson. Colin Doyle takes the indirect free kick.

60:36
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Raul Meireles, Roger Johnson makes a clearance.

60:27
 

A cross is delivered by Keith Fahey, Martin Skrtel manages to make a clearance.

53:24
 

Sebastian Larsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luis Suarez. Luis Suarez has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

52:40
 

Liam Ridgewell is caught offside. Free kick taken by Jose Reina.

48:17 +3.17
 

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Save made by Colin Doyle.

51:10
 

Corner taken by Raul Meireles, clearance by Stephen Carr.

50:31
 

Cameron Jerome gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leiva Lucas. Leiva Lucas takes the indirect free kick.

50:07
 

Unfair challenge on Raul Meireles by Lee Bowyer results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by John Flanagan.

47:20 +2.2
 

Keith Fahey takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

47:43
 

Foul by Jack Robinson on Cameron Jerome, free kick awarded. Jack Robinson goes into the referee's book. Free kick crossed right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from right by-line, save made by Jose Reina.

45:54 +0.54
 

Shot from a long way out by Craig Gardner goes wide of the left-hand upright.

45:36
 

Foul by Roger Johnson on Dirk Kuyt, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Leiva Lucas.

45:10
 

Sebastian Larsson takes a shot. Jose Reina makes a comfortable save.

43:58
 

Unfair challenge on Alexander Hleb by Leiva Lucas results in a free kick. Liam Ridgewell takes the free kick.

42:08
 

Lee Bowyer concedes a free kick for a foul on John Flanagan. The ball is crossed by Raul Meireles, Dirk Kuyt produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

41:19
 

The ball is delivered by Raul Meireles, clearance made by Martin Jiranek.

41:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dirk Kuyt by Liam Ridgewell. Leiva Lucas takes the free kick.

39:21
Substitution
 

Ben Foster leaves the field to be replaced by Colin Doyle.

38:39
 

Long range shot from Jack Robinson misses to the left of the target.

38:23
 

Leiva Lucas takes a shot. Blocked by Roger Johnson.

38:20
 

Rodriguez Maxi takes a shot. Blocked by Stephen Carr.

37:47
 

The ball is crossed by Raul Meireles, save made by Ben Foster.

37:13
 

Inswinging corner taken by Raul Meireles from the left by-line, clearance made by Roger Johnson.

35:39
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Raul Meireles from the left by-line, Keith Fahey fouled by Martin Skrtel, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

33:37
 

John Flanagan delivers the ball, clearance made by Keith Fahey.

32:59
 

A cross is delivered by Raul Meireles, clearance made by Stephen Carr.

31:29
 

Keith Fahey concedes a free kick for a foul on Dirk Kuyt. Leiva Lucas restarts play with the free kick.

31:01
 

Sebastian Larsson takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jose Reina.

30:10
 

Leiva Lucas produces a cross.

29:33
 

Rodriguez Maxi sends in a cross, clearance by Liam Ridgewell.

22:50
 

Dirk Kuyt takes a shot. Ben Foster gets a block in.

22:43
Goal
 

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Foster. Dirk Kuyt finds the net with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Liverpool 2-0 Birmingham.

19:08
 

The ball is crossed by Lee Bowyer.

18:58
 

Lee Bowyer delivers the ball, clearance by Jamie Carragher.

18:10
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Sebastian Larsson, clearance made by Leiva Lucas.

17:23
 

Sebastian Larsson crosses the ball, clearance by Jack Robinson.

15:20
 

Alexander Hleb fouled by Jay Spearing, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Sebastian Larsson from left channel, save made by Jose Reina.

14:45
 

The referee blows for offside. Jose Reina restarts play with the free kick.

14:36
 

Sebastian Larsson produces a cross, clearance made by John Flanagan.

11:04
 

Cameron Jerome gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Carragher. Free kick taken by Jose Reina.

9:24
 

The ball is sent over by Liam Ridgewell, Shot from deep inside the area by Craig Gardner clears the crossbar.

8:34
 

Stephen Carr sends in a cross, Jack Robinson manages to make a clearance.

6:27
Goal
 

Rodriguez Maxi scores a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Liverpool 1-0 Birmingham.The assist for the goal came from Jay Spearing.

6:25
 

Jay Spearing takes a shot. Ben Foster makes a save.

6:17
 

The ball is delivered by Luis Suarez, blocked by Roger Johnson.

2:44
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jay Spearing on Alexander Hleb. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

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Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 Aston Villa 0 0 0
3 Bournemouth 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0
5 Crystal Palace 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0
7 Leicester 0 0 0
8 Liverpool 0 0 0
9 Man City 0 0 0
10 Man Utd 0 0 0

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