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  • Liverpool 0-2 Tottenham: Van der Vaart wonder-volley, Modric penalty

    Tottenham Hotspur Liverpool 2-0 at home to bend the opponent. The win makes the Lilywhites is in pole position to win a place into the Europa League.

    Compete in the cage Liverpool, Anfield Stadium on Sunday (15/05/2011), Spurs go home with a 2-0 victory thanks to goals scored by Rafael van der Vaart and Luka Modric penalty.

    These three points make the Spurs past the fifth Liverpool from the English Premier League. With one game remaining, the Spurs now have a value of 59, one point ahead of Liverpool.

    Determining who is eligible to qualify for the Europa League next season will be decided in the last week in which the Spurs will host Birmingham City and Liverpool travel to Aston Villa cage.

    The game

    Action was just nine minutes when Spurs already superior first. Following a Spurs Korner, the ball failed to be swept back-Liverpool defender and fell in front of Van der Vaart.

    With a right-foot volley that wonder, Van der Vaart scored into Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina . Spurs make the score 0-1.

    Liverpool who had trouble picking a chance at minute 38. Dirk Kuyt's cross from the right point to Andy Carroll, free-standing, but the header bounced Carroll.

    At the last minute first half, wasted a chance Liverpool again. This time, the execution of Luis Suarez's free kick just outside the penalty box Spurs still widening.

    The game entered the 56th minute when Spurs' offense was awarded a penalty after John Flanagan to Steven Pienaar. Modric with a perfectly placed ball to the goalkeeper Reina and the Spurs rode 2-0.

    Liverpool substitute, Jonjo Shelvey, try their luck with a speculative kick hard from outside the penalty box in minute 66, but its direction does not meet the target.

    Spurs defender Michael Dawson, nearly breaking into his own net on 74 minutes. From the corner kick, the ball hit the foot of Dawson. Lucky for Dawson, the ball is still flying high.

    Carroll almost does not serve hard kick off the left foot from outside the penalty box in minute 86, but the ball can be tamed Cudicini with a perfect.

    Last minute game, the Spurs almost added a goal through the efforts Pienaar. However, the kick curled right-foot South African players were thin on the left side Reina's goal.

    Until the referee Howard Webb blew the long whistle marks the end of the game, the score was 0-2 for excellence Spurs survive.

    Team Line-up:

    Liverpool: Reina, Flanagan, Carragher, Skrtel, Johnson, Kuyt, Lucas, Spearing (Shelvey 64), Maxi (Ngog 75), Suarez, Carroll (Cole 88)

    Tottenham Hotspur: Cudicini, Kaboul, Dawson, King, Rose (Bassong 82), Lennon, Modric, Sandro, Pienaar (Kranjcar 90), Van der Vaart (Defoe 53), Crouch


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