Fulham 1-0 Liverpool: Dempsey great-finish, Spearing red-card
Fulham managed to beat Liverpool 1-0 in front of their own supporters. The Reds themselves playing with 10 men after Jay Spearing get a red card at 72'.
The match at Craven Cottage has been running for five minutes when the bait breakthrough Bryan Ruiz received by Moussa Dembele who ran into the Liverpool penalty box. Dembele then kick off, but can still be blocked by Pepe Reina.
Liverpool hit back then and get a chance two minutes later. Luis Suarez moved from the left side and then fired a cross. Andy Carroll grabbed the bait, but his shot leads right into Mark Schwarzer.
The Reds, who played without Lucas Leiva, open play and again get a chance at minute 12. This time through Charlie Adam. Unfortunately for Adam, his left foot shot hit a defender and then still be arrested by Schwarzer.
A golden opportunity again obtained Liverpool, this time through Jordan Henderson kick at minute 27. The result? Henderson directed kick to the far post was about the goalposts. Fulham goalkeeper is still safe.
Fulham get a chance on 36 minutes when Clint Dempsey kick off hard from outside the penalty box. However, Reina again managed to save his goal to block shots this Dempsey.
In the second half, Liverpool has a number of opportunities. One of them through a free kick executed by Craig Bellamy on 61 minutes. Unfortunately for him, and his shot wide of the posse.
Four minutes later, Suarez had struck the ball into the Fulham goal. However, the goal was disallowed because Suarez was standing in the off-side position.
When trying to break the deadlock, Liverpool actually have to play with 10 players on 72 minutes after Jay Spearing was given a red card. Spearing referee judged guilty of the offense against Dembele, although reruns of shows his clean tackle on the ball.
Superior number of players, Fulham were pressing. However, some opportunities in the hands of their crude goalposts Reina and Liverpool. The visitors then respond through Stewart Downing kick on 84 minutes, but again his shot the ball still hit the pole.
Fulham finally managed to break into Reina's goal when the game entered the 85th minute. A kick from Danny Murphy failed completely blocked by Reina. The ball gag was immediately struck by Dempsey near Liverpool goal. Score changed to 1-0 and lasted until the game is finished.
This is Liverpool's third defeat this season. Their position was down to a sequence of seven standings with a collection of 23. While Fulham climbed to No. 13 with a collection of 15.
Fulham: Schwarzer, Hangeland, Senderos, Riise, Kelly, Murphy (Gecov 90), Etuhu, Dempsey, Ruiz, Zamora (Johnson 71), Dembele.
Liverpool: Reina, Agger, Skrtel, Enrique, Johnson, Adam, Spearing, Henderson, Bellamy (Downing 77), Suarez, Carroll (Kuyt 77).