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Liverpool beat Cardiff in nine-goal thriller

Liverpool twice came from behind to eventually beat Cardiff City 6-3 in South Wales on Saturday afternoon.

The Bluebirds took the lead through Jordan Mutch on nine minutes, before Reds top scorer Luis Suarez equalised soon after.

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Liverpool beat Swansea in seven-goal thriller

Braces from England international duo Daniel Sturridge and Jordan Henderson helped Liverpool secure all three points against Swansea City in a thrilling game at Anfield yesterday afternoon.

The Reds were 2-0 up inside twenty minutes after first Sturridge, then Henderson scored before former Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey pulled one back for Garry Monk’s side half way through the first half.

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Liverpool put five past Arsenal to strengthen their grip on fourth

Liverpool gave themselves a huge boost in their quest for a top-four finish by thumping Arsenal 5-1 at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

Martin Skrtel put the hosts in front inside after just 51 seconds, before the Slovakia international scored his and the Reds’ second inside ten minutes.

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Liverpool slip to fifth after defeat at Stamford Bridge

Liverpool have slipped to fifth place in the Premier League after losing 2-1 at Chelsea – their second defeat in three days.

The Reds took the lead on three minutes through Martin Skrtel, before goals from top scorer Eden Hazard and Samuel Eto’o swung the game in favour of the hosts before the break, and that is how the score remained.

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Liverpool up to second as they ease past Fulham

Liverpool climbed to second place in the Premier League with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Fulham at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

An own goal from Fernando Amorebieta put the hosts in front on twenty-three minutes before Martin Skrtel doubled their advantage with a thumping header just three minutes later.

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Aldridge: Bring back Agger

Former Liverpool player John Aldridge believes Brendan Rodgers should recall Daniel Agger to Liverpool’s starting XI, the Mirror understands.

The Reds have been playing a 3-5-2 formation in recent weeks, and were exposed last time out as league leaders Arsenal beat them by two goals to nil.

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Liverpool in for Cabaye

Liverpool are set to join Arsenal in the race to sign Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye, the Express understands.

The France international was strongly linked with a move to the Emirates during the summer, but remained at St James’ Park to a mixed reaction from Magpies’ fans.

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Liverpool keen on Alonso return

Liverpool are keen on beating Chelsea to the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, according to the Daily Star.

The 31 year old is unlikely to be offered an extension to his contract, which is set to expire in the summer, following the arrival of a number of new midfielders during the summer.

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Skrtel ‘to leave Liverpool in January’

Martin Skrtel is set to secure a move away from Liverpool when the transfer window reopens in January, according to the Daily Star.

The defender was expected to leave Anfield in January, with Napoli strongly linked with a move for the Slovakia international.

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Liverpool enjoy uneventful deadline day

Liverpool made no further additions on transfer deadline day, after completing their business over the weekend.

Toby Alderweireld, who had been linked with a move for the majority of the summer, has admitted to the Metro that he moved to Atletico Madrid because they ‘wanted him more’.

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