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Liverpool 4 - Portsmouth 1 - Stats

Liverpool
4 - 1
Portsmouth

Anfield

Sat 22-12-07, 3pm

Attendance: 43071

Referee:

LiverpoolPortsmouth
Yossi Benayoun 13, Sylvain Distin o.g 16, Fernando Torres 67, 85Benjani 56
Jose Reina     David James    
Alvaro Arbeloa     Glen Johnson     45
Sami Hyypia     Sol Campbell    
Jamie Carragher     Sylvain Distin    
John Arne Riise     Hermann Hreidarsson    
Yossi Benayoun     64 John Utaka     45
Steven Gerrard     Papa Bouba Diop    
Javier Mascherano     Pedro Mendes    
Harry Kewell     76 Sulley Muntari     73
Fernando Torres     86 Niko Kranjcar    
Dirk Kuyt     Benjani    
Substitutes
Charles Itandje     Asmir Begovic    
Andrij Voronin     Lauren     45
Fabio Aurelio     76 Dave Nugent    
Ryan Babel     64 Matty Taylor     73
Leiva Lucas     86 Kanu     45
Game Statistics
15
Goal Attempts
9
7
On Target
3
3
Corners
1
14
Fouls
11
1
Yellow Cards
2
0
Red Cards
0
52
%
48

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Saturday December 22 2007
Time: 5:01PM

Comments

0
Have to say I felt we'd get turned over today, I said 3-1, 4 sounds a bit harsh tho!!!!!
pentonpompey
22/12/2007 17:14:00
0
my heart ruled my head, but i wasnt expecting a 4-1 beating - which altho we lost fairly i do think 4-1 was harsh... im looking forward to seeing Gleamers match report when he submits it - but i feel he wont be a happy kid...
pompeyrug
22/12/2007 18:15:00
0
Glad that my journey was a short one today. We were rubbish, as bad as last week, and Harry needs to change thing around quickly. Utaka, Diop and Muntari need to look at themselves and realise that you need to work hard when you are not a s skilful or clever as the opposition. Pedro you are hiding mate!! The back four was pulled everywhere and every time Torres ran at them he terrified us. I love Pompey but i have to be honest when we are bad, and we were today. Where is Nugent ? Give him a go or tell us the truth!! Matty, Sean and Nugent need to get a go at Arsenal, Boro and Reading otherwise the season will end pretty quickly for us.
Owenspompey
22/12/2007 19:42:00
0
Was it that bad Owens? I've thought for a while that we look stale. A good result againt Villa excepted, even then we were second best
pentonpompey
22/12/2007 19:50:00
0
the defense looked very shaky and as a result we could not create anything offensively, im glad Benji scored tho, it should boost his confidence
whitestones
22/12/2007 20:08:00
0
Yeah agree Stones about Benji, He's looked a touch tired lately. Trouble is I feel as we havent mixed the team up in a good while we have been sussed. We need a shake up, and that is not Knee jerk reaction, just an observation
pentonpompey
22/12/2007 20:17:00
0
Keep playing Utaka & then subbing him, what the point? With him going to ANC start with Matt Taylor & 2 up front.
storagematt
22/12/2007 20:20:00
0
ive written the report, sent the message to rug, hope you enjoy it lads.!
PompeyGleamer
22/12/2007 21:17:00
0
Just got back and I'll be brutally honest - the score is as I expected. Not because Liverpool were amazingly good but because we put out a very average performance. I always knew we were going to feel the wrath of Liverpool after their recent results but we never looked a threat and after 16 minutes I started to wonder, are we as good as we think we are? Apart from Benjani and to some extent Diop - the African boy's minds seem to be on the Nations Cup. Muntari really has to stop giving the ball away because he cost us today. Mendes hasn't got the power to be our 'clean-up' man nor has he got the flair that Krunchie has. Had to give full credit to Harry on the Kanu move. Benjani did far more on the right than Utaka did and Kanu really did give us "that extra something" but it wasn't enough. If Harry can rally the troops in this short space of time we could get something from Arsenal, if not it'll be 3 defeats in 3.
stillthewhizz
22/12/2007 23:17:00
0
I've prediccted a thumping and boy we got a thumping - The signs have been there for a few weeks and now its begining to show.
Chix
23/12/2007 10:01:00
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