Liverpool 2 – Valencia 0 (Friendly, August 6, 2011) (Alternative highlights.) It took just six minutes for Kenny Dalglish’s side to take the lead, Andy Carroll capitalising on a poor back pass to run through, his initial effort was saved but after coming back off the post the big Liverpool number nine slotted in from a tight angle. Just before the half hour there was handbags between the two sides after a poor Andy Carroll tackle that saw the Liverpool hitman booked.Â The second Liverpool goal came with seconds remaining,Â Sotirios Kyrgiakos sweeping the ball home from a free-kick.
Liverpool starting XI v Valencia:Â Reina, Johnson, Carragher, Agger, Aurelio, Adam, Henderson, Spearing, Aquilani, Downing, Carroll.
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