RS by LFCmostar
That could very well be why we end up Champions; two goals within the opening half hour puts Liverpool firmly in command against Manchester City at Anfield as the visitors stuttered and stalled their way through what’s been an uncomfortable first half.
The Reds love to score early, and on the back of a rousing rendition of You’ll Never Walk Alone and an impeccably observed Moment of Silence for the 25th Anniversary of the Hillsborough Stadium Disaster, Raheem Sterling handed them the lead.
The youngster, who was incorrectly ruled offside in a very controversial ruling in the reverse leg, latched onto a perfectly placed through-ball from Luis Suarez to wrongfoot not only City captain Vincent Kompany, but ‘keeper Joe Hart before coolly slotting home.
Exactly twenty minutes later, Citizens boss Manuel Pellegrini’s day would go from bad to even worse; after losing Yaya Toure to injury, Hart’s acrobatic save from a Steven Gerrard header gave the visitors hope that the tide was about to turn. Well, it wasn’t, at from the resulting corner Martin Skrtel grazed Gerrard’s resulting corner past the English ‘keeper to double the tally.
Although this particular match won’t decide the title, Brendan Rodgers side are playing like it’s already on Merseyside…