BIRMINGHAM – Liverpool try to continue winning momentum in the headquarters of Aston Villa. The Reds also step on the gas and 1-0 in the first round this via kick Fabio Borini.
Steven Gerrard was lowered Brendan Rodgers in this fight, and in the formation of three defenders that improve the performance of the team lately. Rodgers played Philippe Coutinho. Fabio Borini and Raheem Sterling who returned to play after being given off.
Aston Villa have not played the newest recruits, Carles Gil in this fight. The former Valencia player is on the bench, and Paul Lambert lowers Christian Benteke in front of the duet with Gabriel Agbonlahor.
10 minutes walk game, both teams still playing cautious in building an attack. However, the speed of Agbonlahor and Sterling in this fight into their own entertainment public Villa Park when both attacks.
The real threat is shown trident front lines of Liverpool in the first half of this. But the Villa defense that played without Ron Vlaar, appear solid stem the attack. The score was still 0-0 to 22-minute walk.
Borini! fasting finally scored young Italian striker broke in the 24th minute. Receiving feedback clever Jordan Henderson, Borini cheat the ball past Brad Guzan. Liverpool winning 1-0.
Sterling getting a golden opportunity in the 38th minute when confronted one on one with Guzan. However, shortcomings in solving opportunities may be seen when he decided to chip the ball.
The decision was proved wrong, because Guzan can catch the ball. There was again no goals are created until halftime, Liverpool winning 1-0 thanks to goals Borini.
Aston Villa: Brad Guzan, Aly Cissokho, Nathan Baker, Jores Okore, Alan Hutton, Ashley Westwood, Tom Cleverley, Carlos Sanchez, Fabian Delph, Christian Benteke, Gabriel Agbonlahor.
Liverpool: Simon Mignolet, Emre Can, Martin Skrtel, Mamadou Sakho, Lazar Markovic, Jordan Henderson, Lucas Leiva, Alberto Moreno, Raheem Sterling, Fabio Borini, Philippe Coutinho