Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/3/13
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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has played down claims that his side's equaliser against Manchester City should have been disallowed. Daniel Sturridge cancelled out Edin Dzeko's early opener, with City boss Roberto Mancini feeling Reds defender Daniel Agger should have been punished for a foul on the Bosnian. Referee Anthony Taylor played on and despite the boos, Liverpool opted against putting the ball out of play with the City striker laid on the turf as Sturridge slotted in. After Sunday's Premier League clash at the Etihad ended 2-2, Rodgers said: "The first goal was clear. Both bodies get tangled up, Dzeko thinks it's a free-kick but you're talking about a minute or so after (until Liverpool scored). "The referee told a couple of players - Daniel Sturridge and Steven Gerrard - to play on which is why they kept going. "There was one in the second half when Daniel kicked the ball out. There was no injury to Dzeko, it was purely the referee's decision. "The controversy probab...
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