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Liverpool 1 United 0: Reds disappoint as 10-man Pool take deserved win

Posted by nickogs20 on September 17, 2009


September 17th 2009, 7.30pm
Prenton Park, Birkenhead

Liverpool Man Utd
Liverpool Reserves 1-0 Manchester United Reserves
N’gog 5

 
United’s unbeaten start to the season was ended in frustrating fashion at Prenton Park this evening, a Liverpool side reduced to ten men just after the half-hour mark managing to hang onto a 1-0 lead handed to them by David N’gog inside the first five minutes.

Sloppy defending allowed N’gog to pounce on a long ball and wrong-foot Ron-Robert Zieler in the United goal, and a strong Reds second-string struggled to get a foothold in the match as Liverpool controlled the first half-hour. A dubious red card for Damian Plessis then threatened to turn the game on its head, but while Ole Solskjaer’s side dominated possession thereafter and eventually fashioned several decent chances, an equaliser wasn’t to be forthcoming and a first reserve league defeat since March couldn’t be avoided.

 
UNITED
1. Ron-Robert Zieler
2. David Gray
3. Joe Dudgeon (12. Oliver Gill 66)
4. Corry Evans (c)
5. James Chester
6. Ritchie de Laet
7. Danny Welbeck
8. Federico Macheda
9. Joshua King
10. Magnus Eikrem
11. Zoran Tošić (16. Robbie Brady 77)

Subs not used
13. Ben Amos
14. Oliver Norwood
15. Ryan Tunnicliffe

Booked: de Laet, Chester

Ref: R J Madley

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6 Responses to “Liverpool 1 United 0: Reds disappoint as 10-man Pool take deserved win”

  1. Ian said

    Don’t know how deserved Liverpool’s win was, mate. We certainly had the chances to get something from the game.

  2. jjain said

    the pools dominated the game till the red card to plesis. which was by the way really harsh. a yellow would has sufficed. amoo had gr88 pace just running off any united player..the real threat came from nathan accleston. hes good. really good skills. but after the red card united dominated and missed some really good chances. macheda and other strikers ( welback and joshua) played well. there was a lot of communication gap during the attack due to which some really gud passes near the penalty box were missed. But overall liverpool deserved the win.

  3. bobbygee said

    That’s not a good result. I didn’t see the match. Lesson will always be learned from defeat

  4. Vishnu said

    hey nickogs, doyou have any news on Rodrigo Possebon?

  5. cem said

    gutted :( – was just going to ask the same as vishnu

  6. […] Liverpool 1 United 0: Reds disappoint as 10-man Pool take deserved win September 17th 2009, 7.30pm Prenton Park, Birkenhead […]

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