Aston Villa 0-2 Liverpool: Bellamy, Skrtel score
Liverpool managed to achieve a perfect point in his visit to the headquarters of Aston Villa. The Reds won by a score of 2-0 thanks to goals from Craig Bellamy and Martin Skrtel.
The match at Villa Park on Sunday (12.18.2011), took place very exciting. Both teams played open and launch successive attacks.
However, only two goals are created, namely through Bellamy and Skrtel. Both were created in the first round.
This victory lifted Liverpool to rank sixth standings with 29 points from 15 parties. Villa, ranked tenth with a collection of 19 points.
Villa had chances in the early minutes Stilian Petrov free kick. But, Pepe Reina was still able to read the direction of the ball.
Acceleration Stewart Downing on the right side in the seventh minute was too dangerous to the Villa goal. Downing released a shot that easily secured by Brad Guzan.
A minute later, Emile Heskey Liverpool goalkeeper barely. However, his header from close range leads right into the arms of Reina.
In the tenth minute, Liverpool finally managed to open the score. From a corner kick situation, created turmoil in the Villa penalty box. This condition is maximized by Bellamy to Villa goalkeeper.
Five minutes later, the visitors doubled their advantage. Corner kick is executed by Bellamy successfully forwarded by Skrtel into the Villa goal with a header.
Charles N'Zogbia work done on the 21st minute has not been a goal for Villa. Hard kick from outside the penalty box still bounced over the bar.
A few minutes later, again failed experiment N'Zogbia. Only his left foot shot hit the outside of the Liverpool goal.
In the 31st minute, Villa get the chance again. This time, Nathan Delfouneso managed to welcome Marc Albrighton's cross with a header. But, the ball did not meet the target.
Liveerpool direct hit after the restart. Daniel Agger's header forward Bellamy's cross from the right side was wide.
Moments later, Luis Suarez wasted a golden opportunity. After passing two defenders in the penalty box, he fired a hard shot from close range. His attempt was thwarted goalposts.
At minute 51, Glen Johnson's turn to get the chance. Hard kick from outside the penalty box go rushing toward the goal, but Guzan could be dismissed while flying.
Eight minutes later, the goalposts once again thwart the efforts of Suarez. It releases the ball chip has eluded Guzan, but not into the goal for hitting the pole.
Jonjo Shelvey experiments conducted some time later is also not fruitful goal. The shot from inside the box could be blocked by Guzan.
Until the long whistle sounded, the score did not change. Liverpool won 2-0.
Aston Villa: Guzan, Hutton, Dunne, Collins, Warnock, Albrighton, Delph (Weimann 80 '), Petrov, N'Zogbia, Heskey (Bannan 57'), Delfouneso
Liverpool: Reina, Johnson, Skrtel, Agger, Jose Enrique, Bellamy, Adam, Shelvey (Carragher 83 '), Henderson, Downing, Suarez (Carroll 74')