Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Liverpool 0-0 Tottenham Hotspur

Liverpool only a goalless draw at home to Tottenham at Anfield.
Liverpool hope to qualify for the Champions League zone seems to be getting serious, he drew back for the eighth time. They were only able to reach a point and failed her revenge on the Spurs, who shave their first meeting 4-0 on the season.
Luis Suarez returned to play for Liverpool as a substitute in the second half, he was signed to replace Dirk Kuyt. Steven Gerrard is back, making Jordan Henderson had to return to the bench. While Martin Kelly to replace the injured Jose Enrique.
While the Spurs have appeared without the coach, as Harry Redknapp must attend the hearing in London. Jake Livermore and Michael Dawson in place of Rafael van der Vaart and Younes Kaboul's injury.
Andy Carroll had a golden opportunity, but he failed to pass the ball to the goalkeeper Brad Friedel. Glen Johnson also had fired a shot that was dammed by the Spurs keeper.
In the second half, Liverpool hit back the visitors' defense. Kelly also threatened Friedel, and make increasingly apparent dominance of the host in this game. Kenny Dalglish put Suarez to increase the power on the front line of Liverpool, Kuyt replaced.
Carroll again get the opportunity, Kelly managed to cross the continuation, but still bounced over the crossbar.
Spurs also could threaten the Spurs goal, while Gareth Bale is able to penetrate the Liverpool defense and dealing with Pepe Reina. But still lead to Reina, and failed to enter into the goal.
Five minutes ahead of dispersal, Suarez was almost sure of three points. After a beautiful bait, he failed to beat Friedel.
Until the long whistle sounded, no one was able to score goals. Both teams had to settle for sharing the numbers, making the Spurs back within seven points of Chelsea, while Liverpool stuck in seventh, one point behind Arsenal.
Liverpool:   Reina, Kelly, Skrtel, Agger, Johnson, Adam, Spearing, Kuyt (Suarez 66), Gerrard, Bellamy (Downing 73), Carroll.
Tottenham:   Friedel, Walker, Dawson, King, Assou-Ekotto, Parker, Livermore, Kranjcar (Rose 87), Modric, Bale, Adebayor (Saha 71)


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