West Ham 2-3 Liverpool (09.12.2012) Live Commentary

90′
 
The second-half is over. The match ends 2 – 3.
90′
 
5 minutes will be added to the second half.
86′
 
Brendan Rodgers is making the team’s third substitution at Boleyn Ground with Sebastian Coates replacing Joe Allen.
86′
 
Modibo Maiga is replacing Matthew Taylor for the home team.
86′
Liverpool’s Stewart Downing gets his shot away but it misses the target.
83′
Carlton Cole is back on his feet again.
83′
 
The match is underway again.
82′
 
Lee Probert waits before resuming play because Carlton Cole for West Ham is still down.
82′
Liverpool are coming forward and Joe Cole gets in a strike, it misses the target, however.
79′
 
Jordan Henderson with an assist there.
79′
 
James Collins puts the ball in the net and the away team now lead 3 – 2.
76′
 
Raheem Sterling instrumental with a fine assist.
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Goal! The away team draw level at 2 – 2 through Joe Cole.
73′
 
The match in London is underway once more.
73′
 
Mohamed Diame, who was grimacing earlier, has been substituted. James Tomkins is the substitute for West Ham.
72′
 
The match has been stopped briefly for attention to the injured Mohamed Diame.
71′
 
Brendan Rodgers (Liverpool) is making a second substitution, with Jordan Henderson replacing Lucas.
70′
Liverpool surge into the attack at Boleyn Ground but Jonjo Shelvey’s header is off-target.
69′
West Ham push upfield and Matthew Taylor gets his head to the ball. The attempt is cleared by an alert Liverpool defence.
68′
 
Liverpool have been awarded a corner by Lee Probert.
67′
Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling is on target but unsuccessful.
65′
Daniel Agger of Liverpool gets in a strike, but is off target.
61′
Matthew Taylor of West Ham is pulled up for offside.
60′
West Ham’s Matthew Taylor is whistled for offside at Boleyn Ground.
59′
Jonjo Shelvey (Liverpool) is given an opening but the shot is blocked by a defender.
58′
James Collins’s header is off-target for West Ham.
58′
 
Corner awarded to West Ham.
55′
West Ham drive upfield and Matthew Taylor gets in a shot. The strike is blocked by a Liverpool defender.
55′
Kevin Nolan (West Ham) gets in a strike but the shot is blocked by a defender.
54′
Carlton Cole for the home team is judged to be offside.
48′
Lee Probert blows against West Ham’s Kevin Nolan for offside.
47′
West Ham’s Mohamed Diame looks ok and returns to the pitch.
47′
 
Lee Probert has blown to resume play in London.
47′
 
Mohamed Diame is writhing in pain and play has been suspended for a few moments.
46′
 
The second-half is underway at Boleyn Ground.
46′
 
The home team have replaced Guy Demel with George McCartney. This is the first substitution made today by Sam Allardyce.
45′
 
The whistle has gone to end the first-half.
45′
Liverpool’s Jonjo Shelvey attacks the ball with his head but his effort fails to hit the target.
45′
 
Liverpool have been awarded a corner by Lee Probert.
45′
 
At Boleyn Ground the fourth official shows that 3 minutes will be added to the first half.
45′
Liverpool are pushing forward but Jonjo Shelvey’s finish is wide of the goal.
43′
 
Own goal! Steven Gerrard scores in his own net to make it 2 – 1.
40′
In London, Matthew Taylor (West Ham) misses the target with a header.
39′
 
Liverpool have been awarded a corner by Lee Probert.
38′
 
Matthew Taylor (West Ham) has received a first yellow card.
36′
 
Goal! The home team is awarded a penalty in London. Mark Noble converts to level the scoring at 1 – 1.
36′
 
An attacking West Ham player has been brought down in the area – penalty!
35′
West Ham drive forward and Matthew Taylor gets in a shot. Without netting, however.
33′
 
Steven Gerrard (Liverpool) has been booked and must now be careful not to get a second yellow card.
33′
In London, Stewart Downing of Liverpool is presented with a shooting opportunity. But the strike is blocked by the covering defence.
33′
 
Corner awarded to Liverpool.
32′
 
Jonjo Shelvey is booked for the away team.
29′
Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling misses with an attempt on goal.
29′
Stewart Downing (Liverpool) is given an opening but the shot is blocked by a defender.
27′
 
Joe Cole is replacing Jose Enrique for Liverpool at Boleyn Ground.
18′
West Ham push forward at Boleyn Ground and Carlton Cole gets in a great header. The attempt is cleared by the Liverpool defence.
15′
In London Liverpool attack through Raheem Sterling. The finish is off target, however.
13′
Raheem Sterling for Liverpool gets in a strike but fails to hit the target.
13′
Liverpool push forward at Boleyn Ground and Steven Gerrard gets in a strike. This is blocked, however, by a determined West Ham defence.
12′
West Ham’s Carlton Cole has run offside.
11′
 
That’s a fine assist from Steven Gerrard.
11′
 
Goal! Glen Johnson gives Liverpool a 1 – 0 lead in London.
9′
 
West Ham have been awarded a corner by Lee Probert.
7′
West Ham drive upfield and Mohamed Diame gets in a shot. The strike is blocked by a Liverpool defender.
2′
 
Corner awarded to Liverpool.
2′
Steven Gerrard (Liverpool) goes for goal but the shot is blocked by an alert defence.
1′
 
Today’s referee, Lee Probert, has blown to start the match.
 
35005 spectators have come along to watch today.
If James Collins receives a yellow card in today’s match, he will be suspended after collecting 5 yellow cards so far this season.
Liverpool is undefeated this season when playing away and taking the lead 1-0.
 
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During the last 16 meetings with West Ham playing at home, West Ham has won 6 times, there have been 3 draws while Liverpool has won 7 times. The goal difference is 22-20 in the favour of Liverpool.