As noted in Match Analysis, Suarez (7) spent a lot of the first half pulling out to the left, allowing Downing (19) to move infield. The goal would come from another such switch.
Suarez not only had the vision to see the run, but also the ability to deliver a beautiful ball with the outside of his right foot into perfect position for Downing to volley at Jaaskelainen first time.
Robinson (4) was perfectly positioned to clear the rebound, but he slipped at the vital moment allowing Kuyt (18) to collect the ball.
Henderson’s (14) shot is blocked well by Reo-Coker (19), but the ball squeezes out into the perfect position for Henderson to seize his second chance and place the ball beyond Jaaskelainen.
Skrtel (37) and Knight (12) are at the back post. Knight looks to have Skrtel covered.
Yet as Skrtel makes his run, Knight delays, and that’s all the room Skrtel needs to nod in from six yards.
Kuyt (18) picks the ball up in midfield, but there appears to be little danger, as Bolton have six men back and, although Knight is picking himself up and yet to get back into position, Adam (26) is not looking to exploit that space.
Mark Davies (16) makes no effort to close down Kuyt, and Reo-Coker is drawn to the ball. Even though Knight has recovered his position in the back four there is still a large gap in the centre of defence, suggesting that Robinson should have closed up to his centreback.
Once Adam receives the ball, Reo-Coker’s position makes it easy for Adam to turn him and drive into the space.
Neither Knight nor Robinson seem particularly bothered with closing Adam down, who is offered a simple shot from the edge of the box.
A long ball is played over the top towards Petrov but it looked comfortable for Carragher, until he attempts to play it with his left foot when he should have used his right in this situation.
Petrov makes a bit of a hash of bearing down on goal, allowing Carragher to recover.
Carragher’s tackle only plays it into the path of Klasnic, who sweeps home past Reina.
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