EPL: Liverpool v Wolverhampton Wanderers, Anfield, 15.00BST, 24/09/11 (2-1)

A welcome EPL win against Wolves, who won this fixture last season, was brought about by another strong first half performance that was not, and not for the first time, matched by the second half performance.

That said, Wolves must take a lot of the credit for our lesser second half as they battled back into the game and threatened to take a point, although we hit the woodwork a few times, and their keeper made a few saves as well.

Wolves were not happy with our first goal, as they felt that defender Johnson was fouled by Andy Carroll before the ball came to Charlie Adam whose speculative shot was then headed into his own goal by Johnson, having just got back on his feet after the disputed challenge with Carroll.

The second goal was more clear-cut, as Suarez somehow found space at the near post to smack the ball past the keeper, after appearing to have taken the ball unnecessarily wide. We had threatened to run riot in the first half, but that never quite materialised.

Wolves made changes at half-time and one of those, goal poacher Steven Fletcher, was supplied far too close and central to goal and smacked the ball into the roof of the net. It was a move that should have been snuffed out before it got that far.

After that, the game was fairly even, with The Reds missing some great opportunities to put the game out of sight whilst Wolves also threatened to equalise, but The Kop did not see a goal scored in front of it and we ran out as narrow winners.

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