Liverpool loses 3-1 at Stoke in Premier League
Liverpool slumped to its sixth loss of the Premier League season
on Wednesday, with a 3-1 collapse at Stoke stalling another attempt
to close in on the Champions League places.
Liverpool won a penalty after just 30 seconds when Luis Suarez
was fouled by Ryan Shawcross, and Steven Gerrard converted from the
But Stoke responded in the fifth minute when Jonathan Walters
scored the first of two goals either side of Kenwyne Jones’ header
for the hosts.
Stoke rose above Liverpool into eighth place at the season’s
Liverpool had won two of its last three games before traveling
to Stoke, but is now in 10th place, eight points behind the last of
the four Champions League places.