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  • Date:22 Dec 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Anfield
  • Attendance:44,570
  • Skrtel (7) Gerrard (35)
    Downing (50) Suarez (90)
Goal!

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91:33 +1.33

Luis Suarez gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Liverpool 4-0 Fulham.The assist for the goal came from Sanchez Jose Enrique.

91:09 +1.09

Raheem Sterling takes a short corner.

90:13 +0.13

Foul by Sanchez Jose Enrique on Ashkan Dejagah, free kick awarded. Hugo Rodallega has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, save by Jose Reina.

89:49

Giorgos Karagounis takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Sanchez Jose Enrique makes a clearance.

89:28

Effort from outside the penalty box by Ashkan Dejagah goes wide right of the target.

87:44

The ball is crossed by Kerim Frei, clearance made by Joe Allen.

86:32

Raheem Sterling takes a shot. Blocked by Brede Hangeland.

86:04

Corner taken by Steven Gerrard, Hugo Rodallega manages to make a clearance.

84:39

Giorgos Karagounis concedes a free kick for a foul on Raheem Sterling. Giorgos Karagounis goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Luis Suarez produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Mark Schwarzer.

84:00

The ball is crossed by Sascha Riether, clearance made by Martin Skrtel.

83:38

The ball is swung over by Sascha Riether, clearance made by Daniel Agger.

81:59

Luis Suarez challenges Brede Hangeland unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jamie Carragher replaces Leiva Lucas. John Arne Riise restarts play with the free kick.

81:50

Kerim Frei crosses the ball, Martin Skrtel manages to make a clearance.

81:01

The assistant referee signals for offside against Raheem Sterling. Sascha Riether takes the free kick.

80:47

Dimitar Berbatov takes a shot. Save by Jose Reina.

79:38

Dimitar Berbatov takes a shot. Save made by Jose Reina.

78:45

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Save by Mark Schwarzer.

77:07

Ashkan Dejagah concedes a free kick for a foul on Sanchez Jose Enrique. The referee cautions Ashkan Dejagah for unsporting behaviour. Luis Suarez delivers the ball, Steven Gerrard takes a shot. Save by Mark Schwarzer.

75:11

Foul by Martin Skrtel on Hugo Rodallega, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Chris Baird, clearance by Martin Skrtel.

73:29

Jonjo Shelvey leaves the field to be replaced by Joe Allen.

72:48

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Stewart Downing from the right by-line, Header by Martin Skrtel from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

70:12

Raheem Sterling comes on in place of Jesus Fernandez Saez.

70:00

The ball is delivered by Sanchez Jose Enrique, clearance made by Chris Baird.

68:49

Stewart Downing has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide left of the goal.

67:28

Glen Johnson has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses right.

65:14

The ball is swung over by Sascha Riether, clearance made by Glen Johnson.

64:51

Centre by Jesus Fernandez Saez, clearance made by John Arne Riise.

61:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sanchez Jose Enrique by Ashkan Dejagah. Steven Gerrard delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing.

60:14

Centre by Ashkan Dejagah, Jose Reina makes a save.

56:51

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Baird, Close range header by Hugo Rodallega misses to the right of the goal.

56:02

Giorgos Karagounis fouled by Jonjo Shelvey, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Baird.

54:41

Short corner worked by Stewart Downing.

54:22

Jonjo Shelvey takes a shot. Blocked by Brede Hangeland.

52:38

Foul by Glen Johnson on Kieran Richardson, free kick awarded. The referee shows Glen Johnson a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Kerim Frei comes on in place of Kieran Richardson. John Arne Riise restarts play with the free kick.

50:59

Stewart Downing grabs a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Liverpool 3-0 Fulham.Assist on the goal came from Steven Gerrard.

49:48

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

48:52

The ball is crossed by Sanchez Jose Enrique, save by Mark Schwarzer.

48:41

Steven Gerrard decides to take the corner short.

48:24

Sanchez Jose Enrique produces a cross, clearance by Brede Hangeland.

48:09

Jonjo Shelvey crosses the ball, clearance made by Aaron Hughes.

46:45

Unfair challenge on Aaron Hughes by Jesus Fernandez Saez results in a free kick. Sascha Riether takes the free kick.

46:13

Shot from close in by Luis Suarez misses to the left of the goal.

45:35 +0.35

The ball is crossed by Glen Johnson, clearance made by Sascha Riether.

45:01

Alex Kacaniklic leaves the field to be replaced by Hugo Rodallega.

44:20

Jesus Fernandez Saez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Baird. Giorgos Karagounis takes the free kick.

42:35

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Save by Mark Schwarzer.

39:25

Effort from the edge of the box by Jesus Fernandez Saez goes wide of the right-hand upright.

38:07

Steven Gerrard concedes a free kick for a foul on Giorgos Karagounis. Giorgos Karagounis restarts play with the free kick.

37:47

The ball is crossed by John Arne Riise, Daniel Agger manages to make a clearance.

37:22

Foul by Steven Gerrard on Dimitar Berbatov, free kick awarded. Chris Baird takes the direct free kick.

35:13

Steven Gerrard grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Liverpool 2-0 Fulham.Assist by Stewart Downing.

31:40

Brede Hangeland concedes a free kick for a foul on Glen Johnson. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Steven Gerrard from right channel, Mark Schwarzer makes a save.

30:00

Jesus Fernandez Saez challenges Giorgos Karagounis unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Kieran Richardson.

26:50

Kieran Richardson takes a shot. Save by Jose Reina.

26:20

The assistant referee flags for offside against Luis Suarez. Brede Hangeland takes the indirect free kick.

24:34

Steven Gerrard takes a shot. Brede Hangeland gets a block in. Close range strike by Daniel Agger goes over the bar.

23:57

Kieran Richardson concedes a free kick for a foul on Stewart Downing. Direct free kick taken by Steven Gerrard.

23:41

The ball is sent over by Luis Suarez, save made by Mark Schwarzer.

22:20

Luis Suarez has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.

20:42

Alex Kacaniklic takes a shot. Blocked by Sanchez Jose Enrique.

20:00

Martin Skrtel takes a shot. Mark Schwarzer makes a save.

19:29

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

18:26

Sanchez Jose Enrique concedes a free kick for a foul on Ashkan Dejagah. Giorgos Karagounis restarts play with the free kick.

16:46

Luis Suarez concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Baird. Mark Schwarzer takes the direct free kick.

16:30

Stewart Downing delivers the ball, clearance made by Brede Hangeland.

15:37

The ball is delivered by Sascha Riether, save made by Jose Reina.

12:53

Shot from outside the box by Stewart Downing goes wide right of the target.

7:45

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Steven Gerrard from the right by-line. Martin Skrtel fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Liverpool 1-0 Fulham.Assist by Steven Gerrard. Dimitar Berbatov concedes a free kick for a foul on Martin Skrtel. Direct free kick taken by Martin Skrtel.

7:20

Jonjo Shelvey produces a mishit right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.

7:08

Sanchez Jose Enrique delivers the ball, clearance by Alex Kacaniklic. The ball is crossed by Stewart Downing, Aaron Hughes manages to make a clearance.

4:41

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Stewart Downing, Header on goal by Daniel Agger from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

2:33

Foul by Jesus Fernandez Saez on Ashkan Dejagah, free kick awarded. Mark Schwarzer takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Enrique back for Reds Defender Jose Enrique returned to training this week after a hamstring injury and comes back into contention for the visit of Fulham. Midfielder Nuri Sahin is fit after surgery on a broken nose but winger Oussama Assaidi is out with a knee problem. Manager Brendan Rodgers has spoken about the need to rest forward Raheem Sterling and if he does Suso would be his likely replacement. The visit of Fulham signals a sequence of five matches in 16 days but Rodgers has warned his players they cannot afford to think they can ease up. He said they should not even consider protecting themselves for the forthcoming run as that was a decision for him and his backroom team. "I always focus the players on the next game," he said. "It is our job to maybe look at the teams in advance of the games as it's obviously a busy period and the players are human beings. "You have to prepare the teams and look at the physical recovery in between but that is for the staff and the management to do that. "The players' focus is purely on the next game because it is irrelevant what will happen at Stoke and QPR, you have to take care of Fulham." Fulham manager Martin Jol remains confident his side can claim a positive result despite his severely depleted midfield resources. Steve Sidwell's one-match ban for collecting five yellow cards, as well as Bryan Ruiz and Mahamadou Diarra still sidelined with injuries, means Fulham will be without the majority of their central midfield players for the Barclays Premier League clash at Anfield. A run of just one win in the club's last nine league outings mean Fulham are now only five points clear of the relegation zone. Jol remains upbeat about the league position but knows a result at Liverpool, followed by a string of players returning to the fold, would be a timely boost. "It is about winning games so if we can pull a few games together and have a few wins we will be fine again - but we need to come up with solutions and results," he said. "It is a constant worry, that is why a lot of managers in the Premier League will tell you they need 40 points as soon as possible. "There are so many points to gain and so many games to play, I would be worried if we were in the bottom three but now my first worry is the (injured) players and getting them back. "We have got a problem in midfield, everyone can see that. "The only one who is there is Chris Baird and he is a defender, we have trained this week and tried to do a certain shape with certain players and we still have the players to do a job."

Formation:433Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool

Formation: 4411Manager: Martin Jol

Fulham

  • Jose Reina
  • Glen Johnson
  • Martin Skrtel
  • Daniel Agger
  • Sanchez Jose Enrique
  • Steven Gerrard
  • Leiva Lucas
  • Jonjo Shelvey
  • Jesus Fernandez Saez
  • Luis Suarez
  • Stewart Downing
  • SUBS
  • Brad Jones
  • Nuri Sahin
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Jamie Carragher
  • Joe Allen
  • Raheem Sterling
  • Andre Wisdom

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WDLWWL
  • Liverpool
  • VS
  • Fulham
  • LLDLWL

Last Meetings

  • Liverpool
  • 0 - 1
  • Fulham
  • 01/05/2012
  • Fulham
  • 1 - 0
  • Liverpool
  • 05/12/2011
  • Fulham
  • 2 - 5
  • Liverpool
  • 09/05/2011
  • Liverpool
  • 1 - 0
  • Fulham
  • 26/01/2011
  • Liverpool
  • 0 - 0
  • Fulham
  • 11/04/2010
  • Fulham
  • 3 - 1
  • Liverpool
  • 31/10/2009

Top Scorers

Liverpool

  • L Suarez 10
  • S Gerrard 2
  • J Cole 1
  • G Johnson 1
  • D Agger 1
  • M Skrtel 1
  • SD Jose Enrique 1
  • N Sahin 1
  • R Sterling 1

Fulham

  • M Petric 4
  • D Duff 3
  • D Berbatov 3
  • S Sidwell 3
  • C Baird 2
  • B Ruiz 2
  • H Rodallega 2
  • A Kacaniklic 2
  • K Richardson 1

Goals

Liverpool

    • Total goals 46
    • Goals per game 23
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Fulham

    • Total goals 51
    • Goals per game 28
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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