Rodgers Praise Peace of Liverpool
London – Liverpool had left before the comeback to beat Crystal Palace 2-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup. Brendan Rodgers praised the squad tranquility in turn things around.
Challenging Palace at Selhurst Park in the fourth round matches, the goal of the Reds immediately uprooted Frazier Campbell when the game runs 15 minutes. Excellence Palace lasted until halftime.
The entry of Mario Balotelli replace Lazar Markovic bring ‘good luck’ for Liverpool. ‘The Red’ then able to score a goal back through Daniel Sturridge in the second half, the score was later turned into 1-1.
In the 58th minute, Liverpool managed to ensure his victory over Adam Lallana. Starting from a free kick Balotelli tight, the ball can not be caught goalkeeper Julian Speroni Palace and wild moves to diceploskan Lallana.
“I thought we had an incredible,” said Rodgers told Liverpool’s official website. “After the first goal scored by the opponent, I think the team performed very well. Obviously the last is a different feeling than when you come here earlier. I think you have seen the confidence in the team and their tranquility on this day.”
“Alan (Pardew, the manager Palace) has done a great job in a short time to make the Palace be a tough team to beat and he had a lot to win the game. So, for us to get a win and goals are created and the many opportunities generated, really fun. ”
“The important thing is that we survive when required. There are a lot of long balls from different angles, free kick, set-pieces, and a corner. I think we deal with it very well. Great credit to the players.”
Besides ticket away, this is the first victory at home to Liverpool since the last Palace in 1997.