Liverpool – The victory over West Ham United was so sweet to Liverpool, because one of the scorers of the Reds is Daniel Sturridge, a figure that has been awaited for so long by the club and the fans.
Against West Ham at Anfield on Saturday (31/01/2015) night, Liverpool difficult to make a goal in the first half. Raheem Sterling then break the deadlock over the tally in the 50th minute.
Then came the long-awaited moment when Brendan Rodgers enter Sturridge replace Lazar Markovic in the 68th minute, while answering enthusiasm Liverpool fans who had been waiting in minutes keberapa players 25 years it will be lowered.
For Sturridge name finally appeared again in the list of the team after the last time strengthen Liverpool last August, when winning 3-0 at home to Tottenham Hotspur.
After that Sturridge had to crouch in the treatment room for five months due to a combination of thigh and calf injuries. The absence Sturridge could make Liverpool concerned on the performance, before the rise in the last two months.
One of the biggest impacts absence Sturridge is dulling the front lines of Liverpool, as Mario Balotelli, Fabio Borini, and Rickie Lambert, even trouble to make goals. Even Balotelli has not even make a goal in the league.
The return Sturridge in the game contra West Ham then bring fresh air to Liverpool in the race to the top four. Sturridge good not to lose touch and instantly make a goal in his comeback fight this.
In the 79th minute, Sturridge is in the right position when receiving feedback breakthrough Philippe Coutinho then finish by kicking to the near-post cross Adrian San Miguel. Liverpool also finish the game with a victory two goals without reply.
“This is a team game and I am happy the team won. It was great to be back playing. As I said, this is about the performance of the team and we can win the game. I’ve been a long time just watching the team from the sidelines and colleagues played very well, but sometimes the results are not as we want, but we’ve been working hard with the command manager, “Sturridge said as quoted by the BBC.
Sturridge is now the task of maintaining the condition fit and scored for the sake drove Liverpool in the Premier League standings board. The Anfield Gank is currently in seventh place with 38 points, four points of Southampton in the fourth.
“Daniel Sturridge is a top player, he has shown in his career so far. He works very hard and she immediately made a goal of his first opportunity. Feedback outstanding of Philippe Coutinho,” said Rodgers.