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Liverpool suffer miserable defeat at Portsmouth

Portsmouth 2 Liverpool 0

Liverpool limp to worst-ever points tally

Liverpool 1 Fiorentina 2

Liverpool take smash and grab derby victory

Everton 0 Liverpool 2

Carragher: Liverpool should be happy with Europa League

Defender talks down pressure but Benitez refuses to give up as Reds play for Champions League survival

Carrick praises in-form Fletcher

England star Michael Carrick hailed Manchester United team-mate Darren Fletcher as one of the best midfielders in the land after his fine finish began a 3-0 defeat of Everton.

Liverpool struggle to locate X Factor

Liverpool 2 Manchester City 2

City's multi-million men display poverty of ideas

No one was fooled last night when Stephen Ireland said that Manchester City were happy leaving Liverpool with what they'd got, and that they are drawing games which last season they were losing. The disappointment of a sixth successive League draw was etched on his face.

Johnson responds to placenta treatment

Glen Johnson's encounter with placenta specialist Marijana Kovacevic appears to have elicited some rapid results, with the right-back, whose defensive weaknesses are "not as bad as people think" according to his manager, Rafael Benitez, ready to start for Liverpool against Manchester City tomorrow lunchtime.

Aquilani desperate for Liverpool start

Italian midfielder Alberto Aquilani may have to be patient for a little longer before getting his first start for Liverpool since his £20m summer move from Roma.

Benitez willing to let four depart

Liverpool appear to be ready to release as many as four players in January, with Ryan Babel, Andrea Dossena, Andrei Voronin and Philipp Degen among those who may leave as part of the club's attempts to lower the wage bill.

Time to get Liverpool season started says Benitez

Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez believes there are only minor issues to address with his faltering side and has urged his players to start their season afresh after the international break.

Benitez stays upbeat after Johnson rues 'awful' run

Manager claims misfiring side are 'playing better' as new injuries add to crisis

'Awful' Liverpool must pull together admits Johnson

England defender Glen Johnson concedes Liverpool are in "awful" form as they confront the end of their Barclays Premier League title dreams.

Benitez calls for 'realism' at Liverpool

Rafael Benitez has for the first time played down Liverpool's title dreams and asked for "realism" as the club fight to end a run of disastrous results.

Benitez hoping luck has changed

Maybe Rafael Benitez will look back on Liverpool's fortunate 2-2 draw with Birmingham last night at Anfield as the moment his luck changed.

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