Sunday, February 27, 2005

You'll Never Walk Alone

Well the 'pool didn't take it after all - Captain Fantastic Stevie G managing to head into his own net 12 minutes from time to level things up. Although Liverpool might even have had the better chances (as they were playing on the break and defending so deeply that Chelsea couldn't carve anything clear cut out) I never thought they'd regain the lead and it turned out that way. Gerrard was anonymous, though, and Liverpool seemed to have conceded midfield completely very early on. If there's STG40 million of dodgy Russian petro-money going for him I'd take it (Scott Parker and Xavi Alonso could be an excellent first choice midfield). Damian Duff was immense again for Chelsea, his workrate was exceptional. Steve Finnan did well for Liverpool too - a good day for Irish players. I heard we won the egg-chasing...
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