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  • Liverpool 2-1 Blackburn: Kyrgiakos great-header, Torres winning-strike

    Liverpool finally beat back pluck victory over Blackburn Rovers 2-1. This is the second victory of 'The Red' in the Premier League after no longer win since 29 August.

    Entertain Blackburn at Anfield on Sunday (24/10/2010) , Liverpool could not break through the opponent's goal despite appear dominant in the first half of the match.

    Liverpool eventually lead early in the second half through Sotirios Kyrgiakos. But Blackburn replied three minutes later after El-Hadji Diouf kick into the Liverpool goal after earlier pass Jamie Carragher.

    Only two minutes after the goal was born one more goal, which is also the last goal in the match. The goal was made by Fernando Torres to make Liverpool won 2-1.

    Results were not yet brought Liverpool out of the relegation zone, where the Reds still slumped in the position of 18th with two wins, three draws and four defeats. But the achievement of their numbers, now standing at nine is equivalent to Fulham in the top 16 and Blackburn in place of the 17th.

    The game

    Raul Meireles had threatened Blackburn goal on eight minutes. After Paul Robinson save his goal from Joe Cole's effort, Meireles try to rebound the ball thin but wide.

    Three minutes later, Maxi in collaboration with Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard. The ball then try flowed to Fernando Torres at the far post but Phil Jones cut the rate of the ball.

    Robinson must saves goal again on 17 minutes. From the corner kick with a header Sotirios Kyrgiakos welcome rains that led to Blackburn's goal before Robinson brushed it off.

    Eight minutes later, Robinson returned to be the savior. This time he was able to break the hard kick Gerrard.

    At 29 minutes, Liverpool's return to spread the threat. From Gerrard's free kick, chaos is created in front of goalkeeper Blackburn. Robinson was dismissed but the ball towards the back Michel Salgado before finally sweeping the ball right at the goal line.

    Before the break, Liverpool's chances of re-possessed. This time the Maxi which failed despite the ball forward in a promising position.

    Liverpool eventually lead three minutes after the break. Gerrard sends the ball toward the penalty box and Kyrgiakos Blackburn forward with a nested header inside the opponent's goal.

    The advantage lasted just three minutes since then Blackburn evened the score. Benjani Mwaruwari of penetration on the right side, the skin round then he pass a return to El-Hadji Diouf. Diouf then kicked the ball, not too loud, but enough to roll in. after about Carragher. Score was now 1-1.

    At minute 54, Liverpool returned to lead. From Cole's cross on the left side, Torres managed to continue the ball to get into the goal from close range.

    Kyrgiakos back to try to threaten on 63 minutes after a corner kick from Gerrard's welcome. However, his efforts did not bear fruit this time.

    Five minutes before dispersal, Liverpool have another corner kick. Kyrgiakos trying to meet, but failed. Meireles kicked the ball and then try again Blackburn despite a successful block.

    Team Line-ups:

    Liverpool: Pepe Reina, Martin Skrtel, Sotirios Kyrgiakos, Paul Konchesky, Jamie Carragher, Lucas, Raul Meireles (Jonjo Shelvey '89), Joe Cole (David Ngog '79), Maxi Rodriguez, Fernando Torres, Steven Gerrard.

    Blackburn Rovers: Paul Robinson; Gael Givet, Phil Jones, Martin Olsson, Michel Salgado, Morten Gamst Pedersen, Steven Nzonzi (Vince Grella '33), David Dunn (David Hoilett '68), El-Hadji Diouf, Brett Emerton, Nikola Kalinic (Benjani Mwaruwari '45).


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