Kenny awaits Suarez headlines

Suarez scored his first Premier League goal since October 1 with an

unmarked header five yards out to end a run of four successive

draws for the Reds at Anfield. Suarez has been in the news for all

the wrong reasons recently, receiving a second Football Association

misconduct charge this week for an alleged offensive gesture after

Monday’s defeat at Fulham. He is also awaiting a date for a hearing

into a racism-related charge which dates back to October, but

Dalglish is looking forward to reading some positive news about the

24-year-old. “The headlines don’t matter – but they will be nice

headlines tomorrow,” he said. “He scored with a header which

doesn’t happen very often and he played really well. It was well

deserved and well taken.” Goals may have been in short supply but

Liverpool once again dominated the game and Dalglish was pleased

with the display overall. “It was an excellent performance. We had

a lot of chances and we got one (goal), they never got any,” he

added. “One is enough when the others don’t get an opportunity and

the players showed great courage and belief in what they are doing

to continue doing what they were doing well which was pass and move

and creating chances. “Some of the football we played in the first

half was brilliant and I think we played better before we scored

than after it – but even then we still created a few.” Even in

defeat QPR boss Neil Warnock paid tribute to the quality of Suarez.

“I’m disappointed with the goal. Luke (Young) has put his hand up

in the dressing room because he was marking him at the corner and

just lost him. “But that is the quality of people like Suarez, they

find half a yard and I thought he looked amazing today – oh, to

manage him.” Warnock was pleased with the effort his side put in

against a team he admitted was superior in quality. “They pass it

around for fun and with the players they’ve got they’re going to

cause any team a problem,” he said. “They were the better side.

Most people in the ground might have thought we’d go four or five

down but we showed great resolve. “I was disappointed in our last

third but I can’t be disappointed with the effort. “I was proud of

them. I thought the goal revitalised us and we had probably our

best spell afterwards.” Warnock also singled out back-up goalkeeper

Radek Cerny for praise after the Czech made a number of good saves

to deny Suarez and Maxi Rodriguez in particular. “I thought Cerny

was fantastic and I am really pleased for him,” he said. “He is a

top professional, 37, never thought he would play another game in

the Premier League and here he is playing three times and being

faultless in all three.”