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LIVE: Liverpool v Crystal Palace
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- Liverpool v Crystal Palace
- The Eagles are aiming to pull off a huge shock and stun Liverpool on their own patch
- Brendan Rodgers' side will be strong favourites to win but they suffered a surprise home defeat to Southampton last time out so nothing is guaranteed
It's all over, although it was a long time ago. An improved Eagles display after the break rewarded with a consolation goal from substitute Dwight Gayle. The gulf in class overall between the hosts and their guests from SE25 was big though.
Liverpool 3-1 Crystal Palace
Four minutes of added time
Liverpool introduce Aspas for Sturridge
Sturridge hits the post
Home fans are unhappy they aren't getting some decisions going their way at the minute
Ten minutes plus stoppage time to go at Anfield. Still think there are more goals in this
3-1 Dwight Gayle heads home from a corner.
Sterling goes into the book
Gayle fires about a foot over the bar as Bolasie comes on for Chamakh
Double Liverpool change Agger and Alberto on for Sakho and Moses
Mariappa's shot takes a deflection but saved by Mignolet
Both sides have seen plenty of the ball in the second half but haven't been able to do anything with it
Palace have a corner after Gayle tackled in box and Chamakh heads straight at Mignolet
Sakho with an early chance for the hosts as he heads wide from a corner
Second half has kicked off with Campana and Gayle for Jerome and Kebe
Liverpool 3-0 Crystal Palace
Sturridge places low shot straight at Speroni after Sterling had played him through. then Suarez denied by Eagles keeper
Jedinak sums up Palace's half with a shot that flies nearer to the corner flag than the goal
Moses somehow hits the bar from a yard out after being found by Suarez.
3-0 Liverpool. Gerrard from the spot, a penalty given for Moxey's trip just inside the box on Sterling
Suarez takes a tumble in the box after another smart Liverpool counter opens the visiting defence up
Delaney clears from Suarez's cross. Palace look vulnerable every time Liverpool move forward.
Jerome's ball in deflected and then scuffed behind by Sakho. Liverpool survive the scare.
Palace go close - Kebe's shot pushed out by Mignolet but Punchoen blazes the rebound over
O'Keefe has a shot blocked and Kebe heads well off traget a minute later as palace try desperately to get back into this
A rare Palace attack but Joel Ward's cross into the area comes nowhere near finding intended target Jerome
Amost 3-0 as ball comes into area but Delaney gets vital touch to put it behind
Sturridge doubles Liverpool's advantage. Palace opened up too easily again.
Back to the goal, it looked initially as if Suarrez was going to fall over but he stayed on his feet and finished
Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace: Suarez
Moses takes poor first touch after getting on end of low ball from Enrique and Speroni gathers
O'Keefe yellow carded for lunge at Sakho
Almost 1-0 Palace - Puncheon's cross picks out Jerome but he glances his header just wide from six yards. Big chance.
Liverppol corner cleared and then Gerrard' has a shot blocked.
Gerrard's final pass is tto long as Liverpool attack promisingly and the Eagles have a goal-kick
Three flares have been let off in the Palace end. Lots of smoke everywhere at the minute.
The game is underway
The teams are out
Liverpool's lineup looks strong - Steven Gerrard, Daniel Sturridge, Kolo Toure, Luis Suarez and former Eagle Victor Moses just some of the names in it.
No Kagisho Dikgacoi or Danny Gabbidon, in come Stuart O'Keefe and Damien Delaney
Crystal Palace line-up as follows: Speroni, Ward, Mariappa, Delaney, Moxey, Jedinak, O'Keefe, Puncheon, Kebe, Jerome, Chamakh. Subs: Price, Campana, Bolasie, Phillips, Gayle, Guedioura, Inniss
Good afternoon from Anfield for what is one of the highlights in Crystal Palace's Premier League calendar - Liverpool away
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