Liverpool go top after SAS and Gerrard topple Crystal Palace

Liverpool 3 - 1 Crystal Palace

  • 13" Luis Suárez
  • 17" Daniel Sturridge
  • 38" Steven Gerrard (pen)
  • 76" Dwight Gayle

Ref: Anthony Taylor
Attendance: 44,721

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Liverpool won 3-1 against Crystal Palace this afternoon.

Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League table following their 3-1 home win over Crystal Palace.  The Reds went ahead in the 13th minute courtesy of a Luis Suarez strike, made even more impressive by the fact he was laying down when he scored!

Daniel Sturridge guided the ball into the corner of the goal just four minutes later, and when Steven Gerrard converted a penalty shortly before half-time, it appeared to be game over.  The spot-kick was awarded for a foul on Raheem Sterling by Dean Moxey.

A late fight-back from Palace saw them score through Dwight Gayle - adding another chapter in his fairy-tale following his summer move from Peterborough. 

But that was to be the end of the scoring, leaving the Reds with all three points and a place at the head of the pack, at least until tomorrow.

Statistics

Liverpool

Crystal Palace

Possession

61%
39%

Shots on target

Total shots

Team Lineups

Liverpool

  • Simon Mignolet
  • Mamadou Sakho
  • Kolo Touré
  • Martin Skrtel
  • José Enrique
  • Raheem Sterling
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Steven Gerrard
  • Daniel Sturridge
  • Luis Suárez
  • Victor Moses

Substitutes

  • Andre Wisdom
  • Daniel Agger
  • Luis Alberto
  • Iago Aspas
  • Bradley Jones
  • Jordon Ibe
  • Tiago Ilori

Crystal Palace

  • Julian Speroni
  • Adrian Mariappa
  • Joel Ward
  • Dean Moxey
  • Damien Delaney
  • Mile Jedinak
  • Jason Puncheon
  • Stuart O'Keefe
  • Jimmy Kébé
  • Marouane Chamakh
  • Cameron Jerome

Substitutes

  • Lewis Price
  • Yannick Bolasie
  • Ryan Inniss
  • Kevin Phillips
  • Dwight Gayle
  • Adlène Guédioura
  • José Campaña

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