Controversial penalty by Gerrard rescued Liverpool

A controversial goal from the penalty spot Steven Gerrard scored Liverpool save face from a humiliating defeat at home to entertain Birmingham City at the Premier League scene, Tuesday (10/11) morning pm.

Prizes awarded a penalty by referee Peter Walton to David Ngog Liverpool after falling in the penalty box because it violated Lee Carsley. Referee's decision protested by Birmingham players who think Ngog do diving.

"I did not touch it," said Carsley on the alleged violations did to Ngog referee.

Liverpool coach, Rafa Benitez, admitted that the collapse was not due to a violation Ngog. It was learned from Ngog own admission after the game. Ngog said that if he fell not because of broken Carsley.

"I've talked to him (Ngog) and he said if it was not a penalty. But apart from that, we achieve results worthy of a draw, maybe even should have won, because we dominate the game," said Benitez told reporters after the game.

Gift penalties executed perfectly by Gerrard in the 70th minute made the position of a 2-2 draw. Birmingham had the 2-1 lead through the first Babab goals Christian Benitez scored in the 26th minute and Cameron Jerome in the 45th minute after David Ngog first brought Liverpool to lead 1-0 in minute 13.

With this result, Liverpool remained perched on the 7th ranked value of the standings with 19, behind 11 points behind Chelsea pemuncak standings, six points behind Arsenal and Manchester United. While Birmingham frozen in position 15 with a value of 12.


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