A good day at Anfield yesterday. After going one nil down to a soft goal Liverpool looked really good all round and kept pressing forward giving them the result their possession and play deserved.
Of course the highlight was the return of the sublime Gerrard who looked like he’d never been away. His creative influence was immediate and Carroll must have wondered what had hit him as Stevie provided the pin-point accurate crosses he has so desperately been looking for. Gerrard himself scored an excellent goal, set up by the deftest of weighted passes from Henderson from the edge of the box. With no one in a good position to cross to Gerrard did the only decent thing and that was to fire in the third goal from a tight angle to put the game away.
However, the man-of-the-match for me was Bellamy. What a great re-signing he has turned out to be. The fact he is loving his second term at Liverpool shines through and although I’m not questioning Kenny’s team selections, I’d love to see him starting every game as he did on Friday.
So with Saturdays excellent results, still smiling about the Blackburn win, Liverpool find themselves 2 points out of 4th spot in 6th position and level on points with Chelsea, who have a better goal difference of just 4 goals.
So onto a challenging away game on Tuesday at Man City but with the way Liverpool prepare themselves for these “top 4” matches we might just be in for a pleasant surprise.