Feb 11, 2013 at 8pm UK at ​Anfield
West BromWest Bromwich Albion

Suárez (90')
FT(HT: 0-0)
McAuley (81'), Lukaku (90')
Reid (43'), Ridgewell (69'), Morrison (72'), Brunt (73')

Result: West Bromwich Albion shock Liverpool at Anfield

West Brom score two late goals to claim a 2-0 victory over Liverpool at Anfield, moving ahead of the Reds in the table in the process.

West Bromwich Albion have pulled off a smash-and-grab victory at Anfield, beating Liverpool 2-0 with both goals coming in the final 10 minutes.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard rues a missed chance during his side's match with West Brom on February 11, 2013© AP Photos

Stewart Downing tested Ben Foster in the 26th minute with a powerful strike from range, but the West Brom keeper collected it at the second attempt.

Daniel Agger then had a fine chance to break the deadlock, but he failed to connect with Downing's low cross inside the box.

Steven Gerrard was the next to have a chance for the Reds when Downing poked a ball through to the skipper, but he was denied by a sprawling Foster save from six yards out.

Foster was called into action again three minutes later, having to get down well to his right to deny a clever flick from Jordan Henderson.

The Baggies keeper continued his fine form with two saves in the space of three minutes. First, he was at full stretch to deny Fabio Borini's effort, holding on to the ball for good measure.

West Bromwich Albion's Youssouf Mulumbu and Liverpool's Steven Gerrard battle for the ball during their side's match on February 11, 2013© PA Photos

He then pulled off an even better save to deny Gerrard's powerful strike from the edge of the box.

Liverpool were handed the perfect chance to finally take the lead with just over 10 minutes of the match left when Jonas Olsson was adjudged to have pushed Luis Suarez inside the box. Gerrard stepped up for the spot kick, but Foster again frustrated the Liverpool captain by saving low to his left.

West Brom had their first shot of the match in the 80th minute when Youssouf Mulumbu was denied by a flying Jose Reina save, but the Baggies took a shock lead from the resulting corner, Gareth McAuley heading Chris Brunt's cross in off the bar.

The visitors then completed their smash and grab win by doubling their lead in stoppage time, Romelu Lukaku beating Agger before slotting the ball past Reina.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard rues a missed chance during his side's match with West Brom on February 11, 2013
Read Next:
Live Commentary: Liverpool 0-2 West Brom - as it happened
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account