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Liverpool 4-0 Fulham – Rodgers’ Reds dominate and destroy

Liverpool were at their attacking best to completely dominate a fragile Fulham side and inflict a second consecutive 4-0 defeat on The Cottagers at Anfield.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, November 9, 2013: Liverpool's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring the fourth goal against Fulham, his hat-trick third goal, during the Premiership match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool 4-0 Fulham
Premier League
Saturday, 9th November 2013

Liverpool – and captain Steven Gerrard in particular – bounced back from defeat at Arsenal by ruthlessly seeing off Fulham courtesy of some excellent attacking play.

Brendan Rodgers opted to change the shape of his side, returning a back four and recalling Daniel Agger; while also having the rare luxury of having all his attacking quarter of Gerrard, Philippe Coutinho, Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge available.

Gerrard set-up the first two, both from excellent deliveries; the first an own goal by Amorebieta at the near post, the second a powerful header from centre back Martin Skrtel.

Suarez made it three, tucking away a superb through-ball from the ever-impressive Jordan Henderson.

And Suarez scored his eighth goal of the season to take him level on goals with Sturridge and Sergio Aguero as the Premier League‘s top goalscorer – despite missing the opening five games!

Liverpool controlled the game from start to finish, creating more chances and pressing high up the pitch. They had 68% of possession and a record for this season in the League of 32 shots.

In these types of home games we’re starting to see “death by football”.

1-0: Own goal

Amorebieta Own Goal vs Liverpool by LFCmostar

2-0: Skrtel

Martin Skrtel Goal vs Fulham by LFCmostar

3-0: Suarez

Luis Suarez Goal vs Fulham by LFCmostar

4-0: Suarez

Luis Suarez 2nd Goal vs Fulham by LFCmostar

It’s another international break now — then the small matter of a Merseyside derby!

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