Liverpool 4-0 Fulham Highlights
Liverpool’s Stewart Downing put in an impressive display as the Reds overwhelmed a tame Fulham to move up to eighth in the Premier League.
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Date: Saturday, 22 December, 2012
Kick off: 17:30 GMT.
Fulham did the double over Liverpool last season, winning 1-0 both home and away – the latter was their first-ever win at Anfield.
Liverpool have won on just one of the last four occasions that they have hosted Fulham and no Liverpool player has scored in any of those four matches.
The only two goals in the last two meetings at Anfield have been own goals – Martin Skrtel turned the ball into his own net to give Fulham a 1-0 win last season, while Liverpool won 1-0 the season before after John Paintsil sliced the ball past his own goalkeeper.
Liverpool are looking to avoid back-to-home defeats for the second time this season. Their home record reads: W3 D3 L3, with 10 goals scored and 10 conceded.
The Reds have lost five league games this season but have so far not suffered consecutive defeats.
Brendan Rodgers won both Premier League matches against Fulham last season without conceding a goal. His Swansea side won 2-0 at home and 3-0 away.
Liverpool have benefited from four own goals in the Premier League this season, more than any other team. Among Liverpool players, only Luis Suarez has scored more than four league goals this season.
Fulham have won just one of their last nine league games (W1, D4, L4).
The Cottagers have won just one of their last 10 league away games (W1, D4, L5).
Only four clubs (the Manchester teams, Spurs and Arsenal) have scored more than Fulham’s 28 league goals this season.
Fulham have lost on all eight occasions when they have conceded the opening goal in this season’s Premier League (D3, L5).