Monday, December 29, 2008

Newcastle United Demolished by Liverpool, 1-5

Liverpool strengthened their place at the top of the Premier League with a ruthless demolition of Newcastle United. Newcastle keeper Shay Given denied Liverpool before Steven Gerrard struck home from 12 yards in the 31st minute. Sami Hyypia headed a second goal in the 36th minute, but David Edgar pulled one back on the stroke of half-time. Ryan Babel scrambled home Liverpool's third five minutes after the break. Gerrard raced clear for a fourth and Xabi Alonso made it five from the penalty spot.

Pictures of the match can be viewd below. (credits to for the pictures)

0-1 Steven Gerrard 31"

0-2 Sami Hyypia 36"

1-2 David Edgar 45"

1-3 Ryan Babel 50"

1-4 Steven Gerrard 66"

1-5 Xabi Alonso 77" (Penalty Kick)

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