Video: West Brom 3-0 LFC – Disastrous start for Rodgers’ Liverpool

FT West Brom 3-0 Liverpool
Saturday, 18th August 2012
Premier League
The Hawthorns

Liverpool’s new life under manager Brendan Rodgers got off to an unthinkable disaster, as West Brom hammered the Reds 3-0 in the opening Premier League game of the season.

The Reds looked a shade of the team that comfortably beat FC Gomel in the Europa League last week, with an dire defensive display that saw Daniel Agger sent off.

Goals came from .

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West Bromwich: Foster, Reid, Olsson, Ridgewell, McAuley, Yacob, Morrison (Brunt – 82′ ), Mulumbu, Long (Lukaku – 68′ ), Gera (Fortune – 68′ Booked ), Odemwingie.

Substitutes: Myhill, Jara, Dawson, El Ghanassy, Brunt, Lukaku, Fortune.

Liverpool: Reina, Johnson, Agger (Sent off), Kelly, Skrtel, Gerrard, Downing (Carragher – 60′ ), Lucas Booked (Cole – 68′ ), Allen, Suarez, Borini.

Substitutes: Jones, Carragher, Cole (Carroll – 79′ Booked ), Henderson, Adam, Shelvey, Carroll.

Ref: Dowd
Att: 26,039

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