Found January 29, 2012 on Fox Soccer:
Off-field matters had dominated pre-match proceedings as both sides tried to ease tensions ahead of the first meeting of the two sides since Luis Suarez's eight-match ban for racially abusing Patrice Evra. However, there were very few flashpoints in a game which lacked a little of the ferocity usually seen in such encounters. Dirk Kuyt's 88th-minute goal proved decisive, after Daniel Agger's header had been cancelled out by Park Ji-sung before half-time, as Liverpool made it two cup victories in three days having reached the Carling Cup final in midweek at the expense of Manchester City. "It was a fantastic effort from our players after what they had to get through on Wednesday night," said Dalglish. "To ask them to come back and play again on Saturday morning was pushing it a bit too far. "Their commitment, attitude and desire to get a result was fantastic and we cannot speak highly enough of them after that performance and result." Evra wa...
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