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  • Date:26 Oct 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Anfield
  • Attendance:44,747
  • Suarez (11) Suarez (16)
    Suarez (54) Sturridge (76)
  • Morrison - pen (65)

Live Commentary

92:59 +2.59

Clearance by Martin Skrtel.

The referee ends the match.

90:42 +0.42

Victor Anichebe takes a shot and went wide left of the target.


Liam Ridgewell manages to make a clearance.


Luis Alberto is brought on as a substitute for Luis Suarez.


Shot by Luis Suarez. Parried by Boaz Myhill back into danger.


Shane Long concedes a free kick for a foul on Martin Skrtel.


Shot by Youssouf Mulumbu. Martin Skrtel gets a block in.


Joe Allen comes on in place of Steven Gerrard.


Stephane Sessegnon crosses the ball.


Unfair challenge on Stephane Sessegnon by Martin Kelly results in a free kick.


Clearance by Jonas Olsson.


Clearance by Kolo Toure.


Luis Suarez takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Boaz Myhill parries the ball but the danger is not over.


The ball is sent over by Steven Gerrard.


Billy Jones takes the chance to get an effort at goal.


Clearance made by Kolo Toure.


Corner taken by James Morrison.


Martin Skrtel makes a clearance.


Daniel Sturridge scores with their left foot. Liverpool 4-1 West Brom.


Chris Brunt takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.


Luis Suarez is penalised for a handball.


Martin Skrtel manages to make a clearance.


Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.


Jordan Henderson concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephane Sessegnon.


Jonas Olsson challenges Daniel Sturridge unfairly and gives away a free kick.


Corner taken short by Steven Gerrard.


Shane Long joins the action as a substitute, replacing Nicolas Anelka.


Chris Brunt replaces Claudio Yacob.


Jonas Olsson manages to make a clearance.


Power penalty scored by James Morrison. Liverpool 3-1 West Brom.


Leiva Lucas concedes a Penalty for a foul on Billy Jones.


Gareth McAuley takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.


James Morrison restarts play with the free kick.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Victor Anichebe by Mamadou Sakho.


The referee blows for offside.


Glen Johnson goes off and Martin Kelly comes on.


Foul by Gareth McAuley on Martin Skrtel, free kick awarded.


Corner taken by James Morrison from the left by-line.


James Morrison takes the free kick.


Daniel Sturridge takes a shot and bounced off the bar.


Billy Jones produces a cross.


Clearance by Simon Mignolet.


Mamadou Sakho concedes a free kick for a foul on Victor Anichebe.


Free kick crossed by Steven Gerrard. Luis Suarez scores with a header. Liverpool 3-0 West Brom.The assist for the goal came from Steven Gerrard.


Claudio Yacob concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Sturridge.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Claudio Yacob on Leiva Lucas.


Clearance made by Martin Skrtel.


Shot by Claudio Yacob cleared the bar.


Clearance made by Martin Skrtel.


Aly Cissokho has an effort at goal.

The second half kicks off.

The referee blows for half time.

47:53 +2.53

Clearance by Jonas Olsson.

46:47 +1.47

Chance falls to Victor Anichebe who heads at goal. Simon Mignolet fumbles the ball.


Shot from the free kick by Daniel Sturridge went wide of the left-hand post.

46:04 +1.04

Nicolas Anelka takes a shot. Martin Skrtel gets a block in.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Claudio Yacob on Daniel Sturridge.


Jonas Olsson manages to make a clearance.

45:12 +0.12

Martin Skrtel makes a clearance.


James Morrison is brought on as a substitute for Morgan Amalfitano.


Aly Cissokho fouled by Morgan Amalfitano, the ref awards a free kick.


Liam Ridgewell takes the free kick.


Glen Johnson challenges Liam Ridgewell unfairly and gives away a free kick.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Luis Suarez on Youssouf Mulumbu.


Corner taken by Morgan Amalfitano.


Steven Gerrard crosses the ball in from the free kick.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonas Olsson on Glen Johnson.


Strike on goal comes in from Luis Suarez from the free kick and goes right of the post.


Foul by Claudio Yacob on Daniel Sturridge, free kick awarded.


Foul by Youssouf Mulumbu on Aly Cissokho, free kick awarded.


Aly Cissokho crosses the ball.


Free kick taken by Morgan Amalfitano.


Leiva Lucas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Victor Anichebe.


Luis Suarez restarts play with the free kick.


Claudio Yacob gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Gerrard.


Claudio Yacob takes the free kick.


Kolo Toure makes a clearance.


Corner from the right by-line taken by Morgan Amalfitano.


Youssouf Mulumbu fouled by Jordan Henderson, the ref awards a free kick.


The ball is swung over by Steven Gerrard.


Daniel Sturridge takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand upright.


Luis Suarez scores. Liverpool 2-0 West Brom.Assist by Aly Cissokho.


Foul by Luis Suarez on Liam Ridgewell, free kick awarded.


The ball is crossed by Liam Ridgewell.


Luis Suarez scores with a right foot finish. Liverpool 1-0 West Brom.Assist on the goal came from Kolo Toure.


Clearance made by Leiva Lucas.


Steven Gerrard takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.


Billy Jones manages to make a clearance.


Jonas Olsson makes a clearance.


Corner taken by Luis Suarez from the left by-line.


Jordan Henderson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Claudio Yacob.

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Match Preview

Rodgers wants Reds to tighten up Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers admits his side are at risk of earning an unwanted reputation of being soft targets at set-pieces. In four of their last five matches they have conceded from dead-ball situations and the Reds boss feels most of the goals were preventable. But after three successive clean sheets at the start of the season, there is a growing perception that Liverpool can be exposed at corners and free-kicks, as the likes of Newcastle, Crystal Palace, Sunderland and Manchester United have demonstrated. "The more you concede at set-pieces the more you will (gain a reputation)," said Rodgers, who has been tackling the issue with his players this week ahead of Saturday's Barclays Premier League clash at home to West Brom. "It's just concentration. The ball that came into the box against Newcastle was quite a straightforward one and we just didn't defend it well enough. We went to sleep a little bit. "I was annoyed at the Crystal Palace one because even though the game was over (it was 3-0 at the time) it was still a goal from a set-piece that you shouldn't concede. "But it's something that we've worked on and talked about this week in terms of our defensive mentality. "We started the season with three clean sheets and we just need to get back to that mentality because we know that we can get goals. "It is something we need to improve on." Already this season Liverpool have had injuries to the likes of Glen Johnson, Daniel Agger and Jose Enrique and undergone a switch to three central defenders. But Rodgers insists the changes are not to blame for their frailties. "No, because from a set-piece you are given a job and I think it should be the simplest part of the game in terms of the ball is not moving," he added. "If you analyse the goals from set-pieces the Southampton goal we just lost our marker and didn't do our job properly on the post. "The goal we conceded against Manchester United away was from a simple ball into the box from a corner and we lost our man - that was a duel, one v one. "The goal last week (at Newcastle) was a straightforward ball into the box and we switched off at the back post and the guy got in and scored. "Again it is individuals. We have coped with set-pieces in the first few games - you just have to ensure every single game your concentration is right or you will concede a goal." Liverpool sit third in the table heading into the weekend but their recent record against visitors West Brom underlines where they need to improve. The Baggies have won the last three league encounters and Rodgers knows his side have to improve their consistency and win games like this one to maintain their progress. Midfielder Lucas Leiva returns to the squad for the visit of Albion having missed last week's draw at Newcastle after the birth of his second child. Playmaker Philippe Coutinho has returned to training but Rodgers thinks it is more likely he will be in contention for Arsenal next weekend. Left-back Jose Enrique is likely to sit out a second successive week as his knee problem continues to be managed. West Brom winger Scott Sinclair misses out as he is still recovering from the hamstring injury he sustained against Manchester United. Goalkeeper Ben Foster is progressing well in his 12-week recovery from a stress fracture in a bone in his right foot, while George Thorne and Zoltan Gera are said to have "little niggles" from an Under-21 game. West Brom defender Gareth McAuley has told his team-mates they must keep their wits about them when they come up against Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge at Anfield. The Liverpool duo have scored six goals in three Premier League games since Suarez returned from suspension last month. McAuley accepts West Brom will have their hands full trying to keep them quiet, but takes heart from the two defeats they handed out to Liverpool last season, which included him scoring a headed goal in the 2-0 victory on Merseyside in February. "Suarez is a quality player, world class," McAuley told reporters. "He knows where the back of the net is and he's a handful. He's someone we'll need to keep a close eye on. "Suarez and Sturridge are clever players. They link well and one of them can go long while the other comes short. They have good movement and it's going to be up to us to make clever decisions in the game. We'll have to be on top of our game if we're going to stop them."

Formation:352Manager: Brendan Rodgers


Formation: 4231Manager: Steve Clarke

West Brom

  • Simon Mignolet
  • Kolo Toure
  • Martin Skrtel
  • Mamadou Sakho
  • Glen Johnson
  • Steven Gerrard
  • Leiva Lucas
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Aly Cissokho
  • Daniel Sturridge
  • Luis Suarez
  • SUBS
  • Brad Jones
  • Daniel Agger
  • Luis Alberto
  • Victor Moses
  • Joe Allen
  • Raheem Sterling
  • Martin Kelly



Match Report

Form Guide

  • Liverpool
  • VS
  • West Brom

Last Meetings

  • Liverpool
  • 0 - 2
  • West Brom
  • 11/02/2013
  • West Brom
  • 3 - 0
  • Liverpool
  • 18/08/2012
  • Liverpool
  • 0 - 1
  • West Brom
  • 22/04/2012
  • West Brom
  • 0 - 2
  • Liverpool
  • 29/10/2011
  • West Brom
  • 2 - 1
  • Liverpool
  • 02/04/2011
  • Liverpool
  • 1 - 0
  • West Brom
  • 29/08/2010

Top Scorers


  • D Sturridge 7
  • L Suarez 3
  • V Moses 1

West Brom

  • M Amalfitano 2
  • L Ridgewell 1
  • G McAuley 1
  • S Sessegnon 1
  • C Yacob 1
  • S Berahino 1



    • Total goals 20
    • Goals per game 13
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins

West Brom

    • Total goals 14
    • Goals per game 7
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 81-90 mins