Another high-scoring Merseyside derby – but this time, the goals were all at one end.
Brendan Rodgers was without Glen Johnson, Daniel Agger, Mamadou Sakho, Jose Enrique, Joe Allen and Lucas Leiva, so had a patched-up back four, with Steven Gerrard in the deepest midfield role.
Roberto Martinez welcomed back Ross Barkley, but was without both Sylvain Distin and Seamus Coleman.
In an extremely intense, fast-paced match, Liverpool effectively sealed the victory by half-time. Read more »