After winning four games in a row, Liverpool have not been able to win once in their last three fixtures.
Having lost against Southampton at the weekend, Reds featured their full strength side against rivals Manchester United but eventually lost after wasting a lot of chances.
The return of Luis Suarez showed positive signs as he was creative enough but like all other Liverpool players, wasn’t prolific enough.
He along with star striker Sturridge had more than a few decent opportunities to score for the Reds in both halves but poor finishing and decision making in the final third did not help them against David Moyes’s low on confidence defense.
On the other hand, United missed a few chances of their own as well but scored one from a set piece thanks to the Mexican Javier Hernandez.
Reds defensive strength has been the main reason behind their early success but lately they have been fragile. Letting in two goals from two corners in the last two games brings back their inconsistency again.
Chicharito lost his marker with ease and had enough time to side-foot volley the ball in the net just 40 seconds into the second half.
Liverpool do not need more wake ups calls then they have had in the past 15 days.
Next up, they face Sunderland at the Stadium of Light and will hope to bounce back strongly after tasting defeat at the hands of their arch rivals last night in the Capital One Cup.
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