Match highlights of the 2-0 win over Liverpool yesterday for you all to enjoy now, featuring two goals from our new number nine and a shocking performance from our old one!
Goals in each half were enough to do the damage and inflict more misery on Andy Carroll, Jose Enrique and Kenny Dalglish, and gave us a result that leaves us 11 points clear of the Reds.
The pleasing thing or me is that we deserved the win. Liverpool didn’t really create too many clear cut chances while we could, and probably should, have scored more. Papiss Cisse spurned a great opportunity, and Mike Williamson headed against the post and then straight at Pepe Reina so we had the chances.
I’ll write a bit more about this later, but we are hitting some form and playing some brilliant stuff at just the right time of the season. We’ve won three on the spin now, and those who watched Match of the Day last night will have seen a rather interesting table which counts games from the start of 2012, you know when the Mackems clicked into gear and our wheels fell off our wagon a bit? Long story short, we’ve picked up the third highest points total (23) in that time. Not bad at all.
With an away game against Swansea coming up, followed by back to back home games against Bolton and Stoke, there is potential for this run to continue a while longer. Swansea away won’t be easy, but in recent weeks it’s been highlighted that they can be got at by pressuring their defence, and our front three can do just that. I expect us to get something from our home games aswell!
Howay the lads!