Blackburn Rovers v Liverpool, 06 December 2008

Score3-1 to Liverpool
RefereeAndre Marriner
CompetitionPremier League
VenueEwood Park
Attendance26,920
Kick-off: 3.00pm

1 Blackburn Rovers

Manager: Paul Ince

3 Liverpool

Manager: Rafa Benítez

Goals:

Roque Santa Cruz 86 G

Goals:

Xabi Alonso 69 G
Yossi Benayoun 79 G
Steven Gerrard 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Paul Robinson
Defender Brett Emerton
Defender Andre Ooijer
Defender/Centre back Ryan Nelsen
Defender/Centre back Christopher Samba
Defender/Midfielder Stephen Warnock
Midfielder Keith Andrews
Midfielder Tugay Kerimoglu
Forward Matt Derbyshire

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pepe Reina
Defender Álvaro Arbeloa
Defender/Centre back Sami Hyypia
Defender/Midfielder Jamie Carragher
Defender/Left back Emiliano Insua
Midfielder Yossi Benayoun
Midfielder Steven Gerrard
Midfielder Javier Mascherano
Midfielder Xabi Alonso
Midfielder/Forward Dirk Kuyt
Forward Ryan Babel

Substitutions:

Benni McCarthy for Morten Gamst Pedersen 81
Johann Vogel for Tugay Kerimoglu 84
Keith Treacy for Matt Derbyshire 90

Substitutions:

Nabil El Zhar for Ryan Babel 64
Lucas Leiva for Javier Mascherano 83
Albert Riera for Yossi Benayoun 87

Cards:

Keith Andrews 43 Y
Stephen Warnock 60 Y

Cards:

Ryan Babel 20 Y
Álvaro Arbeloa 59 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Jason Brown
Defender/Right back Danny Simpson
Midfielder Keith Treacy
Midfielder Carlos Villanueva
Midfielder Johann Vogel
Forward Robbie Fowler
Forward Benni McCarthy

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Diego Cavalieri
Defender Andrea Dossena
Defender/Centre back Daniel Agger
Defender/Midfielder Lucas Leiva
Midfielder Albert Riera
Forward Nabil El Zhar
Forward Robbie Keane

Comments:

League position: 19th

Comments:

League position: 1st