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Liverpool
2 - 2
Manchester City

FA Barclays Premier League

Anfield

26/8/12

Attendance: 44,942

Referee: Andre Marriner

LiverpoolManchester City
Skrtel 34′ Suarez 66′Y Toure 63′ Tevez 80′
25 Reina     01 Hart    
02 Johnson     04 Kompany    
16 Coates     05 Zabaleta    
34 Kelly     66' 13 Kolarov    
37 Skrtel     28 K Toure    
08 Gerrard     07 Milner     76'
21 Lucas     5' 08 Nasri     59'
24 Allen     34 De Jong    
31 Sterling     42 Y Toure    
07 Suarez     32 Tevez    
29 Borini     83' 45 Balotelli     62'
Substitutes
01 Jones     30 Pantilimon    
03 Jose Enrique     66' 06 Lescott    
23 Carragher     15 Savic    
14 Henderson     17 Rodwell     59'
19 Downing     21 Silva     76'
33 Shelvey     5' 62 Razak    
09 Carroll     83' 10 Dzeko     62'
Game Statistics
14
Goal Attempts
11
8
On Target
5
4
Corners
4
10
Fouls
7
51
%
49
Comments...
Johnny On The Spot: Having utilised an experimental 352 formation with glowing success throughout this summer, this supposed Plan B became Plan A at Anfield. Despite a positive start, the strategy rapidly unravelled as a fired up Liverpool took full advantage of City's continuing defensive uncertainty...Without singling out certain flapping performances, The Blues passing was ropey for the majority of the game. The team had an air of confusion about it. This was the first time they had gone in behind at the break in 16 months of league football...Due to Liverpool's own frailties, this was as big a get out of jail as we've experienced in some time despite the side shipping goals with regularity in recent outings, yet the return to 442 and the required personnel for the last quarter hour saw a resurgence in passing accuracy, solidity and threat. The defensive rot has got to stop and Mancio should be a far from happy manager tonight. He got his formation wrong yet his side took their gifts when offered as Champions do...Composure has to be the order of the day from here on, but make no mistake about it, this was a big, big point.

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Sunday August 26 2012
Time: 5:55PM

Comments

0
Got out of jail there. Poor performance but a good point in the bag.
Bluedub
26/08/2012 18:04:00
0
How many 'get out of jail' cards are we allowed per season? Shockingly bad performance. No "real sign of champions here" - we got the draw because Liverpool fecked up. Much work to do...
rojo2010
26/08/2012 18:05:00
0
We say it time and again - we missed Barry!
pedmachine
26/08/2012 18:22:00
0
Miss barry and Micah Richards TBH. I can understand why Silva is still being rested, but we looked so much better when he came on it was like watching two different games. Oh, and taxi for Kolo.
fifthcolumnblue
26/08/2012 21:00:00
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