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  • Date:05 Jan 2014
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Anfield
  • Attendance:44,102
Goal!

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The final whistle goes and the game is over.

93:10 +3.10

Gary Harkins fouled by Raheem Sterling, the ref awards a free kick.

92:57 +2.57

Luis Suarez crosses the ball in from the free kick.

92:11 +2.11

James Dayton challenges Raheem Sterling unfairly and gives away a free kick.

91:40 +1.40

Corner from the left by-line taken by Phillippe Coutinho.

90:04 +0.04

Genseric Kusunga receives a caution for unsporting behaviour.

89:59

Foul by Genseric Kusunga on Luis Suarez, free kick awarded.

87:52

Kolo Toure makes a clearance.

87:47

Free kick crossed by James Dayton.

87:20

Handball by Raheem Sterling.

86:20

Free kick taken by Leiva Lucas.

86:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luis Suarez by James Tarkowski.

84:50

Corner taken by Iago Aspas from the right by-line.

82:32

David Mellor goes off and Anton Rodgers comes on.

80:43

Shot by Raheem Sterling.

80:11

Shot by Phillippe Coutinho. Mark Oxley safely holds on.

75:57

Luis Suarez on for Steven Gerrard.

74:16

Free kick taken by Daniel Agger.

73:59

James Tarkowski gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Agger.

72:54

Michael Petrasso takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

71:39

James Dayton makes a clearance.

69:07

Clearance made by Martin Kelly.

68:37

Jordan Henderson takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.

67:43

James Wesolowski takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.

66:10

James Dayton takes the free kick.

65:18

Foul by Kolo Toure on Gary Harkins, free kick awarded.

63:08

The ball is swung over by Martin Kelly.

60:36

Iago Aspas takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.

59:55

Adam Rooney leaves the field to be replaced by Gary Harkins.

59:20

James Dayton comes on in place of Jonson Clarke-Harris.

59:05

Danny Philliskirk takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.

58:25

Jonson Clarke-Harris takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Brad Jones catches the ball.

57:36

Phillippe Coutinho takes a shot and cleared the bar.

56:24

Header by Iago Aspas hits the post.

55:00

Danny Philliskirk takes a shot. Brad Jones safely holds on.

53:47

Iago Aspas scores with their right foot. Liverpool 1-0 Oldham.Raheem Sterling provided the assist for the goal.

52:27

Daniel Agger manages to make a clearance.

51:18

Corner taken by Phillippe Coutinho from the right by-line.

49:24

James Wesolowski makes a clearance.

48:49

James Tarkowski makes a clearance.

47:32

Clearance by Jonathan Grounds.

46:40

Corner taken by Phillippe Coutinho from the right by-line.

45:23

Corner taken by Steven Gerrard.

The second half kicks off.

45:01

Phillippe Coutinho is brought on as a substitute for Victor Moses.

45:01

Leiva Lucas comes on in place of Luis Alberto.

The whistle is blown to end the first half.

43:29

Corner taken by David Mellor.

43:11

Clearance by Daniel Agger.

41:43

Raheem Sterling takes a shot and goes over the bar.

40:46

Raheem Sterling sends in a cross.

38:44

David Mellor crosses the ball in from the free kick.

38:26

Steven Gerrard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jonson Clarke-Harris.

36:59

James Tarkowski restarts play with the free kick.

36:55

The assistant referee flags for offside against Victor Moses.

35:33

Corner from the right by-line taken by Steven Gerrard.

34:04

The ball is swung over by David Mellor.

33:32

Corner from the left by-line taken by Korey Smith.

31:20

Shot by Raheem Sterling missed to the left of the net.

30:20

Centre by Raheem Sterling.

27:33

Martin Kelly takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Mark Oxley safely holds on.

26:42

Clearance by James Tarkowski.

26:31

Corner taken by Steven Gerrard from the right by-line.

26:22

Clearance made by James Tarkowski.

24:58

Luis Alberto manages to make a clearance.

23:20

Clearance by Luis Alberto.

22:29

Luis Alberto has an effort at goal.

20:43

A cross is delivered by Martin Kelly.

20:02

Corner taken by Steven Gerrard from the right by-line.

17:13

Mark Oxley takes the free kick.

17:07

Luis Alberto concedes a free kick for a foul on Korey Smith.

16:34

Free kick taken by Steven Gerrard.

16:08

James Wesolowski concedes a free kick for a foul on Luis Alberto.

14:51

The ball is sent over by Danny Philliskirk.

12:05

Free kick taken by Mark Oxley.

11:58

Unfair challenge on David Mellor by Raheem Sterling results in a free kick.

8:27

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aly Cissokho on James Wesolowski.

8:15

Corner taken by Victor Moses.

5:30

Corner taken by Danny Philliskirk from the right by-line.

4:30

Clearance by Jonathan Grounds.

4:21

A cross is delivered by Martin Kelly.

1:35

Handball decision goes against Iago Aspas.

0:46

Korey Smith concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Gerrard.

The game kicks-off.

Match Preview

Reds dare not rest Suarez Luis Suarez will be all fired up for the FA Cup and will not want a rest to protect Liverpool's Champions League qualification prospects, according to assistant manager Colin Pascoe. The top-flight's leading scorer has missed just two minutes of competitive league action in 15 matches since a delayed start to the season through suspension. Take into account the Uruguay international's air miles after international involvement in World Cup qualifiers and an additional play-off - plus the fact he is so central to the Reds' hopes this season - and there is an argument for giving him a rest when League One Oldham visit Anfield in the third round on Sunday. Not a chance said Pascoe, who admitted neither he nor manager Brendan Rodgers would relish telling the 26-year-old he was being dropped. "If Brendan told him that we were going to rest him I'm sure he'd kick me or Brendan because he just wants to play - that is the kind of person he is," said the Welshman. "You could always look at that (resting Suarez) but if you ask Luis he would say he wants to play every game." Having a number of injuries to senior players means Rodgers will not have too many options when it comes to rotating his squad for the cup tie. He will be wary of a chastening experience against the same opponents last year when they were dumped out in the fourth round after a 3-2 defeat at Boundary Park. Asked what they had learned from that game Pascoe said: "Not to lose." However, what is key is striking the right balance between protecting some senior players while not adversely weakening the starting XI. Pascoe said the injury problems had not affected their thinking about transfer targets in the January window, especially as they were hoping to have most of the players back within the next two weeks. "We are pleased Stevie (Gerrard) has come back, he is raring to go," said the assistant boss after seeing the captain come through 30 minutes against Hull after a month sidelined with a hamstring problem. "Daniel Sturridge (ankle) will be back within hopefully 10 days, Joe Allen 10 days to a fortnight. "We'll have three or four players to come back in the next week or 10 days. "Nothing changes (in relation to transfers). You will get injuries but our targets are still the same. "It is a difficult time, as everyone keeps mentioning, to bring players in but we are looking at different players. "You have your targets but it might not be the right time or some players are coming back." James Wesolowski could play against the team he supports after the Oldham midfielder had a mask fitted over his fractured cheekbone. Boss Lee Johnson confirmed Wesolowski, part of the team which defeated the Reds 12 months ago, wants to play at Anfield along with striker Danny Philliskirk (knee ligaments), who trained on Friday. Johnson revealed he had a virtually fully-fit squad to chose from although a knee problem means Charlie MacDonald is still a week away while defender Matteo Lanzoni this week rejected Oldham's deal to sign with Yeovil. Latics made three signings on Friday and defender Adam Lockwood is definitely available at Anfield, although the club must wait to see if David Worrall and Simon Harkins' loan moves were completed in time.

Formation:4231Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool

Formation: 4411Manager: Lee Johnson

Oldham

  • Brad Jones
  • Martin Kelly
  • Kolo Toure
  • Daniel Agger
  • Aly Cissokho
  • Luis Alberto
  • Steven Gerrard
  • Victor Moses
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Raheem Sterling
  • Iago Aspas
  • SUBS
  • Luis Suarez
  • Phillippe Coutinho
  • Leiva Lucas
  • Simon Mignolet
  • Almeida Tiago Ilori
  • Martin Skrtel
  • Cameron Brannigan

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