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Liverpool FC – Steven Gerrard, More Than a Penalty King

Posted on 17 Mar, 2014, by in Soccer

Almost every goal Steven Gerrard has scored this season came from the penalty spot, but there’s more to him, and to the Liverpool team Brendan Rodgers needed about a season and a bit to mold, than just making the most of set pieces, as the striking duo of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge create havoc even when they don’t score, Jordan Henderson and Joe Allen do the work of three or four players in the middle of the pitch while the Raheem Sterling surprise might have hurt his individual performance, but worked out perfectly in the grand scheme of things. More