Paul Pogba. However, Fernando Torres netted his second of the night and his 22nd in all competitions for the reds this season eight minutes from time. Antonio Valencia hit the crossbar, but that was the closest the visitors came to an equaliser. Liverpool continued to press and finally got the winner on 83 minutes, when Torres' knockdown from a Glen Johnson was met by a shot from Gerrard, who had earlier hit the bar. The Hungarian champions had chances to score in the first half. Arsenal punished this five minutes later. Dirk Kuyt missed a golden opportunity to win the game in the sixth minute of injury time, but his header hit the post. Good work from Gerrard on the right saw Kuyt make it 3–0 five minutes from time, before Frenchman David N'Gog headed a fourth in stoppage time. They had a penalty appeal turned down on 84 minutes when Andriy Voronin seemed to be tripped by Assou-Ekotto in the box, but Spurs hung on for a 2–1 win. See Liverpool F.C. Albert Riera's early effort was comfortably saved by Marcus Hahnemann, but the away side failed to create any clear-cut chances, and the best opportunities in a drab game fell to Wolves' Kevin Doyle, whose goalbound shot was cleared by Emiliano Insúa. Liverpool's first Premier League match of the calendar year pitted them against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium, just days after they had been knocked out of the FA Cup by Championship side Reading at Anfield. , Liverpool travelled to the Boleyn Ground the following week, a ground that they won 3–0 at the previous season. Liverpool took the lead 10 minutes into the second half, Dirk Kuyt heading in from close range from Steven Gerrard's corner. TV replays showed that N'Gog had dived. The Toffees were in scintillating form, earning impressive draws at The Emirates and at Stamford Bridge in their nine-game unbeaten run. The season ran from 1 July 2009 to 30 June 2010; Benfica competed domestically in the Primeira Liga, Taça de Portugal and Taça da Liga. Stagione 2007-2008; Allenatore: Rafael Benítez: Presidente: Tom Hicks George N. Gillett Jr. FA Premier League: 4º posto FA Cup: Quinto turno League Cup: Quarti di finale UEFA Champions League: Semifinali Miglior marcatore: Campionato: Torres (24) Totale: Torres (33) ← Players in bold were in the starting XI for their national side.  Liverpool were left chasing the game at this point, and they lost two men in three minutes; Philipp Degen was sent off for a tackle on Zamora, and Jamie Carragher was later sent off for a professional foul. Many fans called for Benítez's exit after the game, despite his 'guarantee' of a fourth-place finish.. The official Premier League Table 2017-2018. The draw for the group stage of the UEFA Champions League was made on 27 August 2009 in Monaco. Benfica were awarded a penalty when Jamie Carragher accidentally handballed on the far byline and the striker Óscar Cardozo tucked the penalty away in the bottom right hand corner. ", "Mikel San José, cedido al Athletic Club", "Liverpool F.C. Liverpool: Ingaggiato il brasiliano Firmino Colpo di mercato per il Liverpool. Liverpool's penultimate game of February was away to also top 4 challengers Manchester City at Eastlands. The ball ricocheted off David N'Gog, and the ball sat up for the young Argentinean to smash a dipping shot over Łukasz Fabiański. Obviously we cannot control the other game, but this win will give us confidence.". The 2009–10 Premier League was Liverpool's 118th season since their foundation, and their 48th consecutive year in the top flight. Steven Gerrard converted the penalty to equalise for Liverpool. The only place to visit for all your LFC news, videos, history and match information. Liverpool's next game was at home to Bolton. An even first half saw Kevin Doyle miss the away side's best chance as he headed over from six yards, but Stephen Ward's controversial red card early in the second half proved a turning point. Liverpool were two goals down in the first half after Montenegrin player Stevan Jovetić scored a brace. Liverpool equalised on the half-hour mark, Javier Mascherano with a powerful low shot into the bottom left hand corner. Although Liverpool were missing several first team players through injury, they managed to create several chances, the best of which was spurned by Andriy Voronin. Philipp Degen had an early chance on 14 minutes, which he failed to put away. Mark Schwarzer was Fulham's hero, shutting out Liverpool all day long with a string of superb saves to keep Fulham's Europa League dream alive.  Arsenal returned invigoured after the second half, and put Liverpool under a period of intense pressure in the opening exchanges of the second half. The return leg was held on 8 April at Anfield. Liverpool could not find the winner, but this would have been harsh on Birmingham, who had defended well throughout. Liverpool threatened on the break, but could not find a second. Torres scored into an empty net to give Liverpool three goals and three points. Chelsea faced Liverpool in the Fifth Round of the Emirates FA Cup, coming out victors in a dominant 2-0 win. Steven Gerrard powered in a header just after the hour, and Yossi Benayoun added a second deflected shot eight minutes later. Mostra tutte le informazioni personali dei giocatori, come ad esempio l'età, la nazionalità, i dettagli contrattuali e l'attuale valore di mercato. , Liverpool suffered a second consecutive defeat, at home to Lyon. However, a beach ball, thrown onto the field by a spectator deflected the ball into the net. The 2009–10 Premier League was Liverpool's 118th season since their foundation, and their 48th consecutive year in the top flight. Liverpool faced another important showdown with Tottenham at Anfield. Liverpool, however, started strongly, taking the lead in the sixth minute through Dirk Kuyt's 6th-minute strike. Liverpool lost the game 1–0 thanks to Abou Diaby's header. They were sponsored for an eighteenth season by Carlsberg, but this association would end at the end of the year. , Liverpool's managing director Christian Purslow said that the club was "pretty happy" with the draw. Squad Liverpool FC This page displays a detailed overview of the club's current squad. " Fábio Aurélio, who had played under Benítez for the last nine years, at Valencia and Liverpool, said that he had never seen Benítez so angry as he was at half-time at Stadio Artemio Franchi. , Liverpool's next group game was away at group leaders Lyon. But due to Atlético's away goal at Anfield, they progressed to the final.  This was the fifth consecutive year that Liverpool had been knocked out at this stage in the capital, and completed a North London double over the Merseyside clubs, following Tottenham Hotspur's 2–0 victory over Everton the previous night. Liverpool failed to rouse themselves to react, and despite the introduction of Alberto Aquilani with 15 minutes to go, the visitors could not find the equaliser, and thus were eliminated from the competition. Liverpool took the lead after Fernando Torres slotted past Boaz Myhill. Everton disappointed, and despite the introduction of Yakubu and Victor Anichebe, could not create a clear opening. Informazioni su nazionalità e data di nascita The home side earned a penalty in injury-time when substitutes Maxi Rodríguez and David N'Gog combined, with the latter being tripped in the box. Liverpool drew the tie at the Madejski Stadium 1–1, with Steven Gerrard saving Liverpool's blushes with an equalising goal. The subsequent replay at Anfield did not go to plan; Liverpool lost 2–1 in extra time. Liverpool took three points from this game, but needed to beat Chelsea to keep their hope of a Champions League place alive. Celebrations soon turned to anguish when the linesman ruled out Kuyt's header as he appeared to be in an offside position. Liverpool equalised just a few minutes later when Fernando Torres finished tidily following good work from Dirk Kuyt. Ryan Babel doubled Liverpool's advantage on the half-hour mark. Liverpool retook the lead when Torres rounded Myhill, and the Spaniard completed his hat-trick with a solo effort on 47 minutes. Liverpool were drawn with Atlético Madrid over two legs in the semi finals. Dirk Kuyt gifted the goal to Wigan, attempting to pass it back to Pepe Reina, but Hugo Rodallega skipped past Javier Mascherano and chipped the ball over the oncoming Reina to ultimately win the game for the Latics ten minutes before half-time. Reserves and Academy. However, they faced the possibility of being drawn in the same group as Real Madrid, Internazionale or Juventus. Stagione 2008-2009; Allenatore: Rafael Benítez: Presidente: Tom Hicks George N. Gillett Jr. Premier League: 2º posto FA Cup: Quarto turno League Cup: Quarto turno UEFA Champions League: Quarti di finale Miglior marcatore: Campionato: Gerrard (16) Totale: Gerrard (24) ← E comunque la mia idea resta quella di stare fermo un anno". Liverpool wrapped up the win 11 minutes from time with Fernando Torres' 11th goal of the season. Rosa Borussia Mönchengladbach Questa pagina mostra una visuale dettagliata dell'attuale squadra. Liverpool continued to press throughout the rest of the first half and for all but ten minutes of the second-half. The team kit for the 2009–10 season was produced by Adidas. Steven Gerrard made the game safe when his cross accidentally sailed in on the hour. Liverpool took the lead after 27 minutes after a corner by Steven Gerrard was headed into the bottom right hand corner by Dirk Kuyt for his 11th goal of the season. They finally took the lead on 65 minutes when Fernando Torres outmuscled Rio Ferdinand and fired his shot into the top corner of the net.  Controversy flared when Liverpool's Argentinian midfielder Javier Mascherano appeared to have fouled Antonio Valencia in the penalty box. The draw for the 3rd round was made on 29 August 2009. TV replays clearly showed that the foul was outside of the box. This season Liverpool made major moves in the transfer market, selling important players such as Xabi Alonso and Sami Hyypiä, while signing Alberto Aquilani from Roma and Glen Johnson from Portsmouth. Sotirios Kyrgiakos was sent off on 34 minutes for a lunge on Marouane Fellaini, but the away side failed to capitalise on his absence, particularly in the air. Decision before talking to Barça Wijnaldum’s expiring contract leaves Liverpool in difficult situation - Player asks for more time 116 Premier League updates Market values England: Son rises to Gnabry’s level - Pogba and Sterling with biggest drops Liverpool secured their place in the last eight when Fernando Torres scored his second of the night and his fourth in two games. However, in the last minute of the first half, Fernando Torres' shot was parried by Vukašin Poleksić; however, Dirk Kuyt was on hand to score the opener. 70 % Participate in discussion 12. The home kit remained the same as the previous season. With Liverpool pouring forward in search of an equaliser, Liverpool were left stretched at the back. Liverpool fell behind after 24 minutes when Bobby Zamora tapped home.  United finally reacted after the goal, but were not able to fashion any clear cut chances. Liverpool were drawn to play Romanian side Unirea Urziceni, playing the first leg at Anfield. Arrivano ancora dalla Turchia le offerte al Liverpool per Mario Balotelli: stando al "Sun on Sunday" sarebbe appunto il Trabzonspor a mostrare interesse per l'attaccante...... Soddisfare le richieste del Siviglia e battere la concorrenza delle ricche societa' di Premier League. The Reds raised their game after half time, but ultimately were not able to finish off the chances that they created. They lost the first leg at the Vicente Calderón Stadium 1–0, and despite forcing extra time in the second leg, and then going on to win 2–1, they were eliminated on the away goals rule. The following is a list of all squad members who have played for their national sides during the 2008–09 season. Glen Johnson made his debut for Liverpool and earned himself the Fans Man of the Match award from Liverpool F.C. Rosa Lucretia Beedle 1833 Plymouth, Devon, England Sarah Beedle 1897 St Cuthbert, Everton, Liverpool, Lancashire, England Sarah Beedle 1733 Tiverton, Devon, England Everton's Jo had two goals ruled out for offside, and though Everton had the possession, they could not convert this into goals. Liverpool's second game of February was away to title contenders Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. During one of these counterattacks, Liverpool scored their third and final goal, with Johnson fooling everyone by releasing the ball through to Fernando Torres. , Liverpool's final match of the month came away to Fulham. As Liverpool were seeded in Pot 1, this meant that they could not be drawn with teams from the same pot, such as Barcelona, Milan or Bayern Munich. Everton were also in poor form, though they started the brighter of the two teams. Liverpool had captain Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres on the same scoresheet for only the third time in the Barclays Premier League this season.  This left Liverpool relying on Lyon to defeat Fiorentina at the Stadio Artemio Franchi in their next group game to stay in the competition. Liverpool's second game of April was a drab home game against Europea League-contending Fulham at Anfield.  Wayne Rooney took the penalty and scored the rebound after Pepe Reina's save. Arsenal equalised when Samir Nasri's cross was inadvertently deflected into his own net by Glen Johnson. The official Liverpool FC website. Liverpool ended their campaign with a 0–0 draw at the KC Stadium against Hull City, in which youngster Jack Robinson made his debut for the reds. David N'Gog finally secured the three points for Liverpool when he broke away and slotted past van der Sar to secure victory, Liverpool's third consecutive victory over their rivals. Luisão was originally sent off for his part in the matter, but then it was Babel who was sent off for putting his hand over Luisão's mouth. Benfica. Buoyed by the goal, Arsenal pushed on and took the lead five minutes later through a goal from Andrey Arshavin which gave Reina no chance at his near post.