Liverpool – Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was disappointed with his team’s performance after the defeat of Crystal Palace. He considered the poor performance of the line behind the culprit defeat Liverpool.
Liverpool entertain Palace in the 37th week of the Premier League on Saturday (16/05/2015) evening hrs. This is the last appearance Gerrard at Anfield in a Reds uniform.
But parting with the public Gerrard Anfield marred by the defeat of the Palace. Had superior first, eventually it defeated Liverpool 1-3 from the visitors.
The defeat, Rodgers dismissed if Liverpool appearance is affected by the fact that it was the last match Gerrard at Anfield. He considered the defeat of the Palace acquired due to poor defensive performances.
The first goal came from a violation Palace Emre Can in front of the penalty box. Jason Puncheon is executed free kick then successfully perform their duties.
In the second half, inadvertence defense makes Wilfried Zaha could escape from the convoy and the goalkeeper Mignolet. While the third goal stems from Lucas Leiva violations against Zaha which produces a penalty kick. Execution Glenn Murray is tipped by Simon Mignolet, but the ball gag easily diceploskan Murray into the goal.
“At first we were very disappointed. The audience today is brilliant for Steven and the team. I think they are incredible. Even at 3-1 in the final position, the support they provide to Steven and outstanding team,” said Rodgers told Sky Sports News.
“But we’re not being fair to him today, or to the supporters. We went ahead and deserve it then, but we defended very poorly today,” he continued.
“Overall, our performance, especially in the second half, much of which we expected. Individually, in certain situations, we defended very badly. We were not aggressive enough and obviously not good enough in those moments.”
“It has nothing to do with the event or something like that (separation Gerrard). We simply do not survive with good enough,” he asserted.