LIVERPOOL, – Liverpool‘s goalless draw with Sunderland in the Premier League match at Anfield Stadium, Saturday (6/12/20104).
This result makes Liverpool did not move from the ninth position of the standings with 21 points from 15 matches. Meanwhile, Sunderland ranks 14th in the points 15.
Despite playing in front of opposing fans, Sunderland tried to take the initiative to attack in the early minutes. Gustavo Poyet squad attack it more through the left side of the Liverpool defense.
Meanwhile, Liverpool looks more play the ball in the middle of the field. Meeting Sunderland defense, making Raheem Sterling and colleagues struggled to create chances.
Liverpool’s first chance came in the 23rd minute. Unfortunately, the ball Rickie Lambert header after receiving a cross Adam Lallana was wide on the left side of the Sunderland goal.
Throughout the first half, Liverpool looked more pressing. However, the squad Brendan Rodgers looks difficult to develop games for the players behind Sunderland quite disciplined.
Selepsa halftime, Liverpool kept trying to score goals. However, Sunderland not without attack because some times Jozy Altidore also able to trouble the defense Reds squad.
In the 54th minute, for example, when Connor Wickham get a chance in front of the Liverpool penalty box. Unfortunately, volley ball can still be denied by goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.
Liverpool’s reply in the 77th minute. However, Sterling bait can not be maximized by Philippe Coutinho because the ball can kick was pushed over by the Sunderland goalkeeper, Costel Pantilimon.
According to ESPN, throughout the game, Liverpool had the ball as much as 52 percent and created two chances out of 15 businesses. As for the visitors fired a shot accurately from seven experiments.
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Liverpool: 22–Simon Mignolet, 2–Glen Johnson, 4–Kolo Toure, 18–Alberto Moreno, 37–Martin Skrtel, 10–Philippe Coutinho (5–Lazar Markovic 78), 14–Jordan Henderson, 20–Adam Lallana (8 -Steven Gerrard 67), 21–Lucas, 31–Raheem Sterling, 9–Rickie Lambert
Manager Brendan Rodgers
Sunderland: 1–Costel Pantilimon, 5–Wes Brown, 15–Anthony Reveillere, 16–John O’Shea, 27–Santiago Vergini, 4–Liam Bridcutt, 7–Sebastian Larsson (6–Lee Cattermore 70), 10–Connor Wickham , 11–Adam Johnson (30–William Buckley 79), 14–Jordi Gomez, 17–Jozy Altidore (20–Ricardo Alvarez 70)
Manager Gus Poyet