New Kiwi capture making his mark as Widnes prepare to travel to improving Salford Red Devils
We chart the 10 most influential substitutions in Liverpool history in our weekly Kop 10 countdown.
On this day 10 years ago, Xabi Alonso scored his first ever Liverpool goal at Craven Cottage in a game where the eloquent midfielder helped galvanise Rafael Benitez’s men to achieve a memorable comeback against Fulham.
Fulham’s Premier League game against Liverpool at Craven Cottage will go ahead as planned on Wednesday night.
With Liverpool set to face Fulham at Craven Cottage in the Barclays Premier League on Wednesday night, we look back on some of the more memorable clashes between the two sides.In April 2009 the Reds headed to west London with title ambitions, sitting just one point behind leaders and eventual winners Manchester United.A frustrating day in the capital saw Andrea Dossena hit the bar twice, with both Xabi Alonso and Fernando Torres also both denied by the wood work.It looked as though Liverpool were only going to get one point out of the game, but Yossi Benayoun found himself in space on the right hand side of the box, firing home in the 92nd minute to give the Reds the win.The win put Liverpool two points clear at the top of the Premier League table.
GOAL – Liverpool – Hull City Preview: Title chasers hope for return to form after two damaging defeats
The Tigers beat the Reds 3-1 in December and recorded a biggest-ever Premier League win last time out after hitting six past Fulham, while Rodgers’ men have lost two on the bounce
ECHO – Liverpool FC News: Liverpool FC analysis: Reds profit from Inter Milan’s loss of gem Philippe Coutinho
INTER MILAN must wince every time they see Philippe Coutinho in a Liverpool FC shirt. In January, the Reds acquired themselves a gem of a player from the cash-strapped Italian giants. He didn’t fit into the system under manager Andrea Stramaccioni and the Nerazzurri cashed in.
ECHO – Liverpool FC columnist: Tommy Smith: Liverpool FC: Tommy Smith on how Reds have little left to play for against Fulham FC but pride
Brendan Rodgers’ men need to find some fizz after a stale Merseyside draw and finish the season well
Brendan Rodgers’ side have kept a clean sheet in four of their last five outings and our tipster believes that the visitors are value to claim three points against Martin Jol’s men
Fulham and Arsenal face each other at Craven Cottage for the Barclays Premiere League.