Brendan Rodgers named an unchanged side from the one that downed Everton 4-0 midweek for the trip to the Midlands today and it’s worked to good effect with Daniel Sturridge putting the visitors in front after less than half an hour.
The striker looks a changed figured from the one that was substituted against the Blues after a selfish streak lead to a spat of petulance on the touchline. Today, it’s all business from the England man and his business remains scoring goals.
Luis Suarez picked the ball up from Raheem Sterling in the box after good work from the youngster and the Uruguayan sent over an inch perfect ball to the far post for Sturridge to stab past stranded West Bromwich Albion ‘keeper Ben Foster.
The win over Everton coupled with Tottenham HotSpurs loss to Manchester City cemented Liverpool in the final Champions League spot and has given the Reds the chance to open a four point lead over their closest chasers — something that, if things continue this way, they’ll be able to celebrate on their way back to Merseyside tonight.