MX23RW : Wednesday, September 23 15:18:24| >> :60:20:20:
Dec 1, 2013 at 2.05pm UK at The KCOM Stadium
Hull City
Livermore (20'), Meyler (72'), Huddlestone (88')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Gerrard (27')

Half-Time Report: Steven Gerrard gets Liverpool level at Hull City

Steven Gerrard's 101st Premier League goal means that Liverpool reach half-time with Hull City on level terms following Jake Livermore's deflected opener.

Steven Gerrard's 101st Premier League goal has pulled Liverpool level against Hull City at the KC Stadium.

Steven Gerrard of Liverpool celebrates his goal with team mates Jordan Henderson and Jon Flanagan during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013 © Getty Images

The Reds captain found the net with a 25-yard free-kick on 27 minutes, shortly after Jake Livermore had put the Tigers ahead with the game's first shot on target.

Liverpool's afternoon started badly, as it was confirmed that star striker Daniel Sturridge would be out of action for between six and eight weeks.

Things got even worse for the Reds on 20 minutes, when Livermore, who had never previously scored a top-flight goal, unleashed a long-range effort that took a huge deflection off Martin Skrtel and looped over the head of Simon Mignolet.

Hull have not yet beaten Liverpool in 16 previous attempts, and their hopes of doing so for the first time were quickly dashed.

Curtis Davies brought down Jordan Henderson on the edge of the penalty area and was issued with a yellow card by referee Howard Webb. Hull's punishment then increased as Gerrard drilled the ball into the corner of the net.

Steven Gerrard of Liverpool scores with a free kick during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KC Stadium on December 1, 2013© Getty Images

Gerrard's goal came from Liverpool's first shot of the match. They have since had two further attempts.

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