Liverpool v Steaua București, 16 September 2010

Score4-1 to Liverpool
RefereeCesar Muniz Fernandez
CompetitionUEFA Europa League Group K
VenueAnfield
Attendance25,605
Kick-Off: 8.05pm BST

4 Liverpool

Manager: Roy Hodgson

1 Steaua București

Manager: Ilie Dumitrescu

Goals:

Joe Cole 1 G
David N'Gog penalty 56 P
Lucas Leiva 81 G
David N'Gog 90 G

Goals:

Cristian Tănase 13 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Pepe Reina
Defender Martin Kelly
Defender Paul Konchesky
Defender/Centre back Daniel Agger
Midfielder Joe Cole
Midfielder Raul Meireles
Midfielder Maxi Rodriguez
Midfielder Jay Spearing
Forward Ryan Babel
Forward David N'Gog

Starting lineup:

Defender Octavian Abrudan
Defender Ifeany Emeghara
Midfielder Eric Bicfalvi
Midfielder Geraldo
Midfielder Mihai Răduţ
Midfielder Cristian Tănase
Forward Bogdan Stancu

Substitutions:

Lucas Leiva for Ryan Babel 78
Daniel Pacheco for Maxi Rodriguez 85
Nathan Eccleston for Joe Cole 88

Substitutions:

Bănel Nicoliţă for Ifeany Emeghara 20
Eder Bonfim for Stanislav Angelov 52
Romeo Surdu for Mihai Răduţ 73

Cards:

Maxi Rodriguez 63 Y

Cards:

Octavian Abrudan 44 Y
Pantelis Kapetanos 55 Y
Eder Bonfim 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Brad Jones
Defender/Full back Glen Johnson
Defender/Midfielder Jamie Carragher
Defender/Midfielder Lucas Leiva
Midfielder Jonjo Shelvey
Forward Daniel Pacheco

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Cezar Lungu
Defender Eder Bonfim
Defender Florin Gardoș
Midfielder Iulian Apostol
Midfielder Bănel Nicoliţă
Midfielder Ricardo Gomes
Forward Romeo Surdu

Comments:

Joe Cole's opening goal was timed at 27 seconds so setting a new Liverpool record for their quickest-ever goal in European competition.