Liverpool failed to shift Arsenal from 5th position standings. "The Reds' 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers in the Premier League on Monday (12/26/2011).
One further point to make the value of Liverpool's only 31. Liverpool must be content to remain in sixth position. They left behind by one point from Arsenal in fifth position. Arsenal could back away if the match on Tuesday (27/12/2011) win over Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Shown in Anfield, Liverpool attacked from the start. Various pressures was launched, but only produces chances and still failed to convert into goals.
Meanwhile, Blackburn Rovers more relying on counterattacks. Even so, at the end of the first half, Blackburn actually capable of winning it first.
A delivery pressure of the crisis. Crisis that led to Charlie Adam did an own goal.
Entering the second half, Liverpool tried to hit more sharply. They almost shut Blackburn defense and offered little opportunity for the opponent to counterattack. Blackburn attack, not too dangerous too.
Meanwhile, attacks continue to threaten Liverpool. However, just in the 53rd minute, Liverpool equalized. A Martin Skrtel pass directly headlong and Maxi Rodriguez scored.
This goal increasingly encouraging the game of "The Reds". Unfortunately, some opportunities still failed to use either by Maxi, Luis Suarez, and Andy Carroll.
In the 69th minute, Coach Kenny Dalglish put Steven Gerrard. He replaces Charlie Adams. The presence of the captain seemed to be an injection of enthusiasm.
In 86 minutes, Liverpool had the best opportunities.Skrtel cross able headlong by Stewart Downing into the left corner of Blackburn, but can still be denied by goalkeeper Mark Bunn.
Liverpool's best chance of return obtained by Andy Carrooll in mass injury time. However, Carroll kick in front of goal still failed. That led his ball into the right corner, once again able to be pushed over Bunn. Liverpool had to be content with the result 1-1.