Result: Liverpool 1 (Gerrard 52) Middlesborough 1 (Nemeth 4). Also Fulham 2 Everton 0 and Bolton 0 Chelsea 2. Liverpool now three points behind Everton, one ahead of Bolton.
Premiership Result: Liverpool 1 (Gerrard 52) Middlesborough 1 (Nemeth 4). Also Fulham 2 Everton 0 (result)
Liverpool Team: J Dudek, S Finnan, J Carragher, M Pellegrino (S Luis Garcia), S Warnock (D Hamman), A Nunez (booked, D Cisse), X Alonso, S Gerrard, J Riise, F Morientes, H Kewell. Unused subs: S Hyypia, S Carson
Boro Team: B Jones, A Davies, U Ehiogu, G Southgate, F Queudrue, G Boateng, S Nemeth (S Downing), G Doriva, R Parlour (S Parnaby), B Zenden, J Hasselbaink. Unused Subs: D Knight, M Reiziger, J Morrison
Full time. Liverpool drop another two points. Everton drop three points, so Liverpool missed a chance again.
83 mins: Substitution. Hamman returns for Liverpool in place of Warnock.
82 mins: Booking. Zenden booked for Boro.
78 mins: Substitution. Parnaby replaces Parlour for Boro.
73 mins: Booking. Luis Garcia booked – foul.
72 mins: Substitution. Antonio Nunez replaced by Djibril Cisse for the Reds.
62 mins: Substitution. Boro bring Downing on for Nemeth.
58 mins: Booking. Doriva booked for Boro after a foul on Luis Garcia.
52 mins: GOAL!!! Steven Gerrard puts Liverpool back level. Volley into the top corner, from outside the box – assist by Riise. Liverpool 1 Boro 1.
46 mins: Reshuffle by Benitez as Riise moves to centre-back, Warnock’s goes back to left-back after a spell at left-midfield.
46 mins: Substitution. Liverpool bring on Luis Garcia for Mauricio Pellegrino.
Half-time. Liverpool 0 Boro 1. Further frustration for Liverpool fans with the news at half-time that Fulham are beating Everton 2-0.
28 mins: Booking. Antonio Nunez gets a yellow card for bringing down George Boateng
4mins: Goal!!! Middlesborough go in front, goal from Szilard Nemeth. Liverpool 0 Middlesbrough 1