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  • Date:01 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:12:45
  • Venue:Goodison Park
  • Attendance:39,510
  • Carroll (70) Suarez (81)
Goal!

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92mins

Corner taken right-footed by Luis Suarez from the left by-line to the near post, Effort from close range by Dirk Kuyt strikes the post.

91mins

Royston Drenthe has an effort at goal from 20 yards. Save made by Jose Reina.

89mins

Dirk Kuyt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sylvain Distin. Direct free kick taken by Tim Howard.

89mins

Corner taken by Craig Bellamy from the right by-line to the near post, Apostolos Vellios makes a clearance.

88mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy played to the near post, Steven Gerrard takes a shot. Leighton Baines gets a block in.

88mins

Jordan Henderson on for Leiva Lucas.

87mins

Craig Bellamy produces a cross, clearance by Leighton Baines.

86mins

Royston Drenthe challenges Martin Kelly unfairly and gives away a free kick. Dirk Kuyt restarts play with the free kick.

86mins

Leighton Baines has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

85mins

Leiva Lucas concedes a free kick for a foul on Royston Drenthe. Phil Jagielka takes the free kick.

84mins

Dirk Kuyt is penalised for a handball. Leighton Baines takes the direct free kick.

83mins

Effort on goal by Louis Saha from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

82mins

A goal is scored by Luis Suarez from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Everton 0-2 Liverpool.Assist on the goal came from Dirk Kuyt.

78mins

Louis Saha gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Carragher. Tony Hibbert leaves the field to be replaced by Apostolos Vellios. Free kick taken by Jose Reina.

76mins

Corner taken right-footed by Craig Bellamy to the near post, clearance made by Phil Neville.

76mins

Steven Gerrard sends in a cross, Tim Howard makes a save.

75mins

A cross is delivered by Tony Hibbert, clearance by Jamie Carragher.

72mins

Tim Cahill takes a shot. Save by Jose Reina.

71mins

Goal scored by Andy Carroll from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Everton 0-1 Liverpool.Sanchez Jose Enrique provided the assist for the goal.

70mins

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Tim Howard.

69mins

Phil Neville on for Leon Osman.

68mins

Royston Drenthe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dirk Kuyt. The ball is crossed by Steven Gerrard, Header from deep inside the area by Luis Suarez goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

67mins

Steven Gerrard comes on in place of Charlie Adam. Stewart Downing leaves the field to be replaced by Craig Bellamy.

67mins

Centre by Sanchez Jose Enrique.

62mins

Tim Cahill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stewart Downing. Martin Skrtel takes the free kick.

61mins

Louis Saha has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

61mins

The referee blows for offside. Jose Reina takes the indirect free kick.

60mins

Royston Drenthe fouled by Dirk Kuyt, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Leon Osman.

59mins

Seamus Coleman goes off and Royston Drenthe comes on.

58mins

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

56mins

Unfair challenge on Stewart Downing by Seamus Coleman results in a free kick. Charlie Adam takes the free kick. Dirk Kuyt has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

55mins

Corner taken by Charlie Adam from the right by-line, save by Tim Howard.

54mins

Stewart Downing takes the outswinging corner, Andy Carroll takes a shot. Tim Howard makes a save.

54mins

Centre by Martin Kelly, clearance made by Phil Jagielka.

53mins

Inswinging corner taken by Charlie Adam, Andy Carroll takes a shot. Louis Saha makes a clearance.

52mins

Shot from just outside the box by Louis Saha misses to the right of the target.

52mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sanchez Jose Enrique by Seamus Coleman. Jose Reina takes the free kick.

52mins

The ball is delivered by Leighton Baines.

50mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Louis Saha by Leiva Lucas. The referee shows Leiva Lucas a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Phil Jagielka restarts play with the free kick.

48mins

Charlie Adam has a drilled shot.

48mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Louis Saha on Leiva Lucas. Leiva Lucas takes the free kick.

47mins

Martin Kelly takes a shot. Comfortable save by Tim Howard.

47mins

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Marouane Fellaini gets a block in.

45mins

Inswinging corner taken by Charlie Adam.

45mins

Corner taken left-footed by Charlie Adam from the right by-line to the near post, Louis Saha manages to make a clearance.

43mins

Phil Jagielka challenges Luis Suarez unfairly and gives away a Penalty. Penalty taken by Dirk Kuyt saved by Tim Howard. Everton 0-0 Liverpool.

40mins

Charlie Adam concedes a free kick for a foul on Leon Osman. Free kick taken by Leighton Baines.

40mins

The ball is swung over by Martin Kelly, Marouane Fellaini manages to make a clearance.

40mins

The ball is swung over by Sanchez Jose Enrique.

39mins

The ball is sent over by Tony Hibbert, clearance made by Martin Skrtel.

37mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leiva Lucas by Marouane Fellaini. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Charlie Adam.

34mins

A cross is delivered by Martin Kelly, clearance made by Leon Osman.

33mins

Shot by Luis Suarez from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

33mins

The ball is crossed by Charlie Adam, Tony Hibbert gets a block in.

31mins

Dirk Kuyt sends in a cross, save by Tim Howard.

29mins

Louis Saha fouled by Martin Skrtel, the ref awards a free kick. Phil Jagielka takes the direct free kick.

27mins

Unfair challenge on Charlie Adam by Tim Cahill results in a free kick. Tim Cahill is shown a yellow card. Jamie Carragher restarts play with the free kick.

23mins

Jack Rodwell challenges Luis Suarez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jack Rodwell dismissed for serious foul play. Martin Skrtel takes the free kick.

21mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dirk Kuyt on Louis Saha. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Leon Osman from left wing, Leiva Lucas makes a clearance.

19mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leon Osman on Martin Kelly. Jamie Carragher takes the direct free kick.

19mins

Andy Carroll gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marouane Fellaini. Direct free kick taken by Phil Jagielka.

18mins

Martin Skrtel fouled by Seamus Coleman, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jose Reina.

17mins

Louis Saha takes a shot. Martin Kelly gets a block in. Jack Rodwell takes a shot. Martin Skrtel gets a block in.

17mins

Corner taken by Leon Osman, save by Jose Reina.

17mins

Leon Osman takes a short corner.

14mins

Louis Saha produces a left-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

13mins

Louis Saha is caught offside. Free kick taken by Jose Reina.

11mins

Effort on goal by Sylvain Distin from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

10mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Leon Osman from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Charlie Adam.

9mins

Corner taken by Leighton Baines, Andy Carroll makes a clearance.

9mins

Tim Cahill takes a shot. Save by Jose Reina.

9mins

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Save by Tim Howard.

5mins

Tim Cahill challenges Jamie Carragher unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jose Reina.

3mins

Leighton Baines takes the inswinging corner, save by Jose Reina.

3mins

Marouane Fellaini has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

2mins

Foul by Martin Kelly on Tim Cahill, free kick awarded. Leighton Baines restarts play with the free kick.

1mins

Foul by Tony Hibbert on Stewart Downing, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Charlie Adam.

Match Preview

Moyes hopeful over Cahill fitness Everton manager David Moyes believes Tim Cahill should be fit for the 216th Merseyside derby with Liverpool at Goodison Park. Cahill sustained severe bruising to his shin after being caught by Vincent Kompany during the 2-0 defeat by Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium last weekend. After simply doing light jogging on Thursday, according to Moyes, Cahill has trained more seriously with the Scot hopeful he will be okay pending a late check before kick-off. Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard may have to settle for a place on the bench again. The England midfielder has played just 25 minutes after a six-month lay-off from a groin operation. Defenders Glen Johnson (hamstring) and Daniel Agger (rib) will not feature - although the latter has returned to training - while forward Dirk Kuyt is pushing for a recall at the expense of Jordan Henderson. manager Kenny Dalglish has called for his players to be committed but cool in the fevered atmosphere of the derby. The Reds have played well in short spells this season but the Scot knows it will require more than that to beat their nearest neighbours and closest rivals. "The most important thing for us is to be confident, composed and have the belief we can win the game," he said. "It is up to us to get that into our players and get them to believe it. "We know we have to be totally committed to get the result because if we aren't we won't get anything. "You have to earn things you want in this life and if we want three points from Goodison on Saturday then we will need to stand up and be counted because they will make it difficult for us."

Formation:4411Manager: David Moyes

Everton

Formation: 442Manager: Kenny Dalglish

Liverpool

  • Tim Howard
  • Tony Hibbert
  • Phil Jagielka
  • Sylvain Distin
  • Leighton Baines
  • Seamus Coleman
  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Jack Rodwell
  • Leon Osman
  • Tim Cahill
  • Louis Saha
  • SUBS
  • Jan Mucha
  • Diniyar Bilyaletdinov
  • Royston Drenthe
  • Denis Stracqualursi
  • Phil Neville
  • Ross Barkley
  • Apostolos Vellios

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Match Report

Suarez gives Everton the blues Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was the villain in the eyes of Everton fans after he was involved in the sending-off of Jack Rodwell before scoring the second goal in a controversial 2-0 derby victory. The Uruguay international was berated as a cheat by the majority of Goodison Park - and appeared to have a coin thrown at him - after making the most of Rodwell's sliding tackle midway through the first half. He also won a penalty - which Dirk Kuyt missed - to add to his growing reputation as Mr Unpopular with the Blue half of Merseyside. Suarez, and the performance of referee Martin Atkinson, somewhat overshadowed Andy Carroll's first Barclays Premier League goal of the season. His strike was the breakthrough and set his side on the way to victory which Everton had worked so hard for so long to deny their visitors. The last time Kenny Dalglish left Goodison Park as Liverpool manager more than 20 years ago after a 4-4 FA Cup draw the major story developed two days later when he surprisingly quit citing health problems, brought on partly by the aftermath of the Hillsborough disaster. However, on his first match back as Reds boss, the headlines were being written as early as the 23rd minute. Rodwell slid in to challenge Suarez and although seemingly winning the ball with a tackle which did not appear to be dangerous Atkinson immediately brandished a red card. It was the 20th dismissal in 39 Barclays Premier League meetings, 13 of which have been Everton players with eight of those coming in the last 10 games at Goodison. Prior to that Everton had produced the best chances with Tim Cahill - passed fit after struggling with a shin injury all week - forcing Jose Reina into a fingertip save after rising highest at the far post and Sylvain Distin blazing a shot just over. But momentum of play changed in an instant after the dismissal as Cahill, who had been posing a threat to the Liverpool defence in an advanced role behind Louis Saha on his first start of the season, was dropped back into a left-sided midfield role. Everton's high-tempo pressing play was abandoned for a deeper-lying, more measured approach and that played into the visitors' hands as they were able to control possession of the ball. However, they struggled to make a breakthrough until Phil Jagielka brought down Suarez on the corner of the penalty area just before half-time and Atkinson pointed to the spot. Kuyt, scorer of five derby goals, stepped up but Howard saved brilliantly low to his left - the first miss from the spot in a Merseyside derby since Robbie Fowler in April 2001. Howard joined fellow Evertonian George Kitchen and Liverpool duo Sam Hardy and Bruce Grobbelaar as goalkeepers who have saved penalties in cross-city meetings. And while Charlie Adam did beat Howard in added time at the end of the half his 25-yard shot cannoned down off the crossbar. Everton continued to make light of their reduced number after the break with Saha shooting just wide after being teed up by Cahill just inside the area. But Liverpool were starting to create more openings and Carroll's header looked to be creeping inside the post from Stewart Downing's corner before Saha hacked away. Another Carroll effort had Howard scrambling to his left to turn around the post while Kuyt deflected Adam's quickly-taken free-kick wide. Saha rifled a 25-yard shot just wide of Reina's right-hand post before, in the 67th minute, Dalglish sent on Steven Gerrard, making only his third substitute appearance after six months out after a groin operation, and Craig Bellamy to win him the game. But it was not the talismanic Reds captain who made the difference but his fellow substitute. Just four minutes after coming on the Wales international's run down the left released Jose Enrique and Kuyt cleverly ducked under the Spaniard's cross to allow Carroll to power home from eight yards. The match was wrapped up in the 82nd minute when Suarez grabbed the second. Collecting Kuyt's knockdown he was lucky to have Distin's clearance bounce into his chest but he made the most of it to place a left-footed shot past Howard from six yards. The striker's celebrations in front of the Gwladys Street end were interrupted by a number of bottles being thrown onto the pitch. Kuyt then hit a post before Suarez showed Atkinson a coin which he alleged had been thrown from the stands. This match has gained a reputation for being the 'friendly derby' over recent years. It was definitely not on this occasion. end

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