Offset Blackburn, Liverpool Must Live Game Replay
Liverpool – Liverpool failed to take advantage of the opportunity to play at home for the win. Host Blackburn Rovers at Anfield on Sunday (03/08/2015) night, in the quarterfinals, the match finished with a score of 0-0.
At home alone, Liverpool appear very dominant. ESPNFC match record shows the Reds dominate 71% ball possession, plus releasing 19 shots though only four were on target. While the visitors only had five shots on target and one.
However, ‘The Red’ was unable struck None goals against Rovers. Until the game finished 0-0 unchanged.
The first incident occurred in this fight is not the creation of opportunities, but the injury suffered by Martin Skrtel. Fall with imperfect position in the third minute, defender from Slovakia was receiving treatment for a long time from Liverpool medical team on the field. He was eventually transported on a stretcher in the 11th minute and was replaced Kolo Toure.
Shortly after Skrtel out of the field, Blackburn mengreasikan first chance. Rudy Gestede beat Simon Mignolet in a duel in the air, but the ball header was off the mark.
Liverpool claimed a penalty when Adam Lallana in the penalty box in the 19th minute, but the referee considers there is no violation in the moment.
Not long ago Blackburn turn to build an attack. Glen Johnson almost make an own goal when the ball which he controls with his chest on the outer side of the goal nets. A minute later the visitors’ efforts to attack the crude by Toure header.
The first rescue goalkeeper in this match has just happened in the third minute of injury time. It happened when Simon Eastwood easily dampen long-range shot Lazar Markovic.
Three minutes later Eastwood re-create the rescue, this time he did with difficulty. In the escort of two opposing players when receiving the ball is sent Raheem Sterling, Daniel Sturridge could break away and kicked the ball firmly. The shot to the near post almost opened the advantage of the Reds.
The first half finished goalless. Score 0-0.
Blackburn! Almost a first team ahead in the fourth minute of the second half. Alex Baptiste greeted with perfect ball sent from corner kick, but Mignolet performed brilliantly to dismiss the skin round with one hand.
Ten minutes later turns Liverpool had a golden chance to make a goal. Efforts Toure scored from close range still fail because countered goalposts. Even if the goal Liverpool will not get it because the linesman first raised offside flag signs occur.
In minute 60 Liverpool make the turn at the front line when Mario Balotelli entrance to shift the position of Markovic. But until a few minutes on the pitch contribution Super Mario has not felt his team. The first kick in the 69th minute he created drifted away from the target.
Other efforts Balotelli in 81 minutes ended better for long-range shot lead into the target. But the goal failed created by the ball back right leads to the goalkeeper Eastwood.
Jordan Henderson almost gave excitement for the Liverpudlian when he can narrow space shot though. Henderson efforts did not produce results because the ball was intercepted Eastwood.
Until the referee blew the long whistle signaled the game after the goal remains the uncreated. 0-0 score made the game replay should be held.
LIVERPOOL: Simon Mignolet, Glen Johnson, Dejan Lovren, Martin Skrtel (’11 Kolo Toure;), Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Emre Can, Lazar Markovic (’60 Mario Balotelli), Philippe Coutinho, Daniel Sturridge, Raheem Sterling
Blackburn Rovers: Simon Eastwood, Adam Henley, Matthew Kilgallon, Marcus Olsson, Alex Baptiste, Tom Cairney, Ben Marshall (’68 Chris Taylor), Lee Williamson, Corry Evans, Craig Conway, Rudy Gestede