Liverpool 1-1 Blackburn: Adam own-goal, Maxi great-finish
An own goal by nearly made Liverpool defeat. In its own cage, the Reds finally be satisfied with a point after drawing 1-1 Blackburn Rovers cons.
At Anfield on Monday (12/26/2011), burglarized Liverpool players own goal, Charlie Adam, in the 45th minute. Fortunate to be able to Maxi Rodriguez scored the goal against Blackburn at the beginning of the second half that made the score to 1-1.
Back to the draw, after last week's muted Wigan Athletic 1-1, making Liverpool faltered again in an effort to rise to the top. Protégé Kenny Dalglish currently have a collection of the 31 of 18 matches that have been passed, they are 14 points adrift of Manchester City at the top.
Cons Blackburn match is also the scene of Steven Gerrard's comeback. After missing since last October, Gerrard appeared as a substitute since the 69th minute.
In front of his own supporters, Liverpool appear less bertaji in the early minutes of the fight. Even a very reliable Luis Suarez Liverpool to break the opponent's defense appear less convincing.
The first ripe opportunity 'The Red' came in the 28th minute. Starting from a bait that is released Jose Enrique, created a little chaos in Blackburn penalty box. The ball then fell to the foot of Andy Carroll, who snatched the kick melee but can still be met by goalkeeper Mark Bunn.
Another chance to come home at 44 when Suarez to puncture into the penalty box and toss the ball to the far post to mengumpannya on Maxi. But the ball going too fast and powerful that it failed to meet targets and actually fell in the net above.
Halftime ahead of Liverpool goalkeeper collapse caused by players themselves. Daniel Agger had touched the ball Pedersen corner kick, from the moment Adam stretched his legs that actually makes the ball into his own goal. Scores changed 0-1 to Blackburn.
Lucky for the host because they did not have to wait long to equalize. Precisely at minute 53 Maxi evened the score to 1-1 using his head to Martin Skrtel continued feedback.
Suarez in the 59th minute almost scored his second goal, but his efforts continued feedback from the right side was wide thin. Entering 69 minutes Dalglish make the turn in his squad, after a long absence through injury Gerrard finally make a comeback by going to replace Adam.
At the last minute of injury time period, the Reds have a chance to score decisive victories over the head of Skrtel. But Grant Henley hero his team after he dispels the ball right at the goal line.
Liverpool: Pepe Reina, Daniel Agger, Martin Skrtel, Enrique Jos, Glen Johnson, Charlie Adam ('69 Steven Gerrard), Jordan Henderson, Maxi Rodr guez (Craig Bellamy '81), Stewart Downing, Luis Su rez, Andrew Carroll
Blackburn Rovers: Mark Bunn, Grant Hanley, Christopher Samba, Adam Henley, Jason Lowe, Morten Gamst Pedersen, David Dunn ('85 Radosav Petrovic), Steven Nzonzi, David Hoilett (Simon Vukcevic '75), Mauro Formica, Yakubu Aiyegbeni (90 David Goodwillie +4)