Aston Villa 1-0 Liverpool: Downing superb-strike
Liverpool surrendered 0-1 to Aston Villa in Premier League duel to the 38th week, at Villa Park on Sunday (05/22/2011). Liverpool also finished sixth with 58 points.
The game lasted a lot for about ten minutes first. Liverpool managed to advance out of that situation and created three chances through Raul Meireles, Lucas Leiba, and Martin Skrtel before minute 15.
All the shots that led to the right target, but can be defeated Brad Friedel.
Villa can only reply to the threat in the 20th minute and 21st, through Stiliyan Petrov, who also did not produce goals from Pepe Reina saving action.
Both sides then engaged scramble the ball back. This time, the Villa comes first out of tough situations and managed to break the deadlock thanks to Stewart Downing scored at minute 33. From a narrow angle on the right side box of 16, she sent a feed Marc Albrighton enter the top right corner of goalkeeper Pepe Reina.
Liverpool tried to catch up. However, Villa are able to provide the resistance that makes Liverpool can not ignore the defense sector.
Action threatened each other ensued. After Ashley Young's shot blocked by Reina in the 50th minute, Liverpool back through Luis Suarez and Jose shot Cole in the 52nd minute and the 54th. However, none of their fire leads right into the target.
That situation continues, but none created the second goal stronghold until the long whistle sounded.
Aston Villa: Brad Friedel, Richard Dunne, James Colins, Luke Young, Kyle Walker; Stiliyan Petrov, Nigel Reo-Coker (Gabriel Agbonlahor 68), Fabian Delph (Marc Albrighton 28), Stewart Downing, Ashley Young (Michael Bradley 89); Darrent Bent
Liverpool: Pepe Reina, Martin Skrtel, Jamie Carragher, Fabio Aurelio, John Flanagan, Jay Spearing (Jonjo Shelvey 12), Lucas, Joe Cole (David Nggog 78), Dirk Kuyt, Luis Suarez, Raul Meireles
Referee: Lee Probert