On the day Roy Hodgson's Anfield tenure came to an end, we look back at our former manager's 31 games at the helm.
FK Rabotnicki v Liverpool July 29, Europa League Qualifier
David Ngog struck a clinical brace as Liverpool got the Roy Hodgson era off to the perfect start with a 2-0 win over FK Rabotnicki in the Europa League third qualifying round. Related Links
The French star showed good composure to round the 'keeper and snare a first-half opener before smashing home his second of the game on the hour mark.
Liverpool v FK Rabotnicki August 5, Europa League Qualifier
Roy Hodgson celebrated his first home game as Liverpool manager by watching his side cruise into the play-offs of the Europa League with a 2-0 victory over FK Rabotnicki. Related Links
First half goals from David Ngog and Steven Gerrard secured a 4-0 aggregate victory over their Macedonian opponents as the Reds booked their place in the draw for the next play-off round of the competition.
Liverpool v Arsenal August 15, Barclays Premier League
10-man Liverpool ensured Roy Hodgson's first Barclays Premier League game in charge was one to remember as they drew 1-1 with Arsenal in an absorbing contest at Anfield. The Reds turned in a battling performance against the Gunners after Joe Cole was sent off 45 minutes into his league debut. Ngog scored the Reds goal minutes after the start of the second half - but goalkeeper Pepe Reina scored an own goal on the stroke of full time to bring Arsenal level.
Liverpool v Trabzonspor August 19, Europa League Qualifier
A Ryan Babel strike gave Liverpool a slender 1-0 advantage following the first leg of their Europa League play-off against Trabzonspor. The Holland international fired home on the stroke of half-time but the Reds were denied the comfort of a second goal after Joe Cole missed a penalty in front of the Kop.
Manchester City v Liverpool August 23, Barclays Premier League
Liverpool suffered their first league defeat under Roy Hodgson as Manchester City recorded an emphatic 3-0 triumph at Eastlands. The Reds struggled to cope with a vibrant attacking display from the hosts throughout the contest and were ultimately undone by Gareth Barry's well crafted opener and a second-half double from Carlos Tevez.
Trabzonspor v Liverpool August 26, Europa League Qualifier
Liverpool secured a safe passage into the group stage of the Europa League after grinding out a 2-1 win over Trabzonspor in Turkey as Roy Hodgson became the first Reds boss since Bill Shankly to win his first four European games in charge of the club.
Liverpool v West Brom August 29, Barclays Premier League
Fernando Torres struck his 50th Anfield goal in all competitions as Liverpool clinched a narrow 1-0 success against West Brom. El Nino volleyed home his first of the season on 66 minutes as the Reds produced an improved second-half showing to down the Baggies and give Roy Hodgson his inaugural league triumph in the hot-seat.
Birmingham v Liverpool September 12, Barclays Premier League
Paul Konchesky and Raul Meireles made their Liverpool debuts as the Reds played out a 0-0 draw with Birmingham City at St Andrews. Roy Hodgson's side had Pepe Reina to thank for securing a share of the spoils as the Spaniard delivered a goalkeeping master class in a first half in which the hosts enjoyed the better of the action.
Liverpool v Steaua Bucharest September 16, Europa League Group K
Joe Cole scored his first goal for Liverpool and David Ngog notched a brace as the Reds beat Steaua Bucharest 4-1 in the Europa League. The win meant Liverpool opened their Group K account with an important victory and also saw Hodgson become the first Reds manager in history to win his first five European games.
Manchester United v Liverpool September 19, Barclays Premier League
Dimitar Berbatov smashed home a hat-trick as Manchester United edged a pulsating encounter to beat Liverpool 3-2. The striker netted either side of half-time to put the Red Devils firmly in the driving seat before a quick-fire Steven Gerrard brace pulled the visitors level. However, the Bulgarian ensured United would enjoy the bragging rights when he nodded in his third of the game six minutes from the end to leave the away side empty-handed.
Liverpool v Northampton Town September 22, Carling Cup
Northampton Town produced one of the shocks of the season as they dumped Liverpool out of the Carling Cup with a 4-2 win on penalties at Anfield. The Cobblers defied all the odds to book a place in round four after both David Ngog and Nathan Eccleston missed for the home side during the shoot-out.
Liverpool v Sunderland September 25, Barclays Premier League
Steven Gerrard headed home a superb second-half equaliser as Liverpool were held to a 2-2 draw against Sunderland. The skipper showed great reactions to nod in his fourth of the season on 64 minutes after Darren Bent's brace had cancelled out Dirk Kuyt's controversial opener.
Utrecht v Liverpool September 30, Europa League Group K
Liverpool claimed a goalless draw in Utrecht to remain top of Europa League Group. Both sides spurned a host of chances in front of a capacity 25,000 spectators, though memories of a goalline clearance from Raul Meireles and some typical interventions from Pepe Reina may have left Utrecht feeling unlucky not to end the night with a win.
Liverpool v Blackpool October 3, Barclays Premier League
Liverpool headed into the international break in the bottom three after going down to a shock 2-1 defeat at home to Blackpool. The Reds struggled to cope with a vibrant start from the visitors who stunned the Kop by storming into a two-goal interval lead courtesy of a Charlie Adam penalty and smart finish from Luke Varney.
Everton v Liverpool October 17, Barclays Premier League
Liverpool were unable to secure city bragging rights as the Reds went down to a 2-0 defeat in the Merseyside derby with Everton at Goodison Park. Tim Cahill put the Blues into a first-half lead with a powerful close-range strike after Seamus Coleman's cross had broken fortunately for him. Arteta doubled the Blues' advantage moments into the second period when the Spaniard struck a thunderous drive beyond Pepe Reina. Despite a late spell of pressure, Liverpool were unable to find a response.
Napoli v Liverpool October 21, Europa League Group K
Liverpool's solid start to their Europa League group stage campaign continued as they claimed a hard-fought point in a goalless draw with Napoli in Italy. The Reds produced an assured performance in a game of few real chances at the Stadio San Paolo, though Paul Konchesky was required to intervene with a goalline clearance to prevent Marek Hamsik giving the home side the lead in first-half injury time.
Liverpool v Blackburn October 24, Barclays Premier League
Fernando Torres rediscovered his scoring touch to earn Liverpool a thoroughly deserved 2-1 victory over Blackburn Rovers. The 26-year-old's winner was his first goal since the win over West Brom on August 29. It came at the end of a crazy five minutes in which Sotirios Kyrgiakos had given the Reds a lead only to see it cancelled out by a Jamie Carragher own goal
Bolton v Liverpool October 31, Barclays Premier League
Maxi Rodriguez's dramatic late winner secured Liverpool's first away victory of the Barclays Premier League season with a 1-0 triumph over Bolton Wanderers at the Reebok Stadium. In a hard-fought encounter, Fernando Torres made amends by creating an opening for Maxi, who displayed great composure to fire home with four minutes left.
Liverpool v Napoli November 4, Europa League Group K
Substitute Steven Gerrard struck a sensational second-half hat-trick as Liverpool came from behind to snatch a 3-1 victory in a keenly contested Europa League clash with Napoli. The skipper deflected home visiting stopper Morgan De Sanctis's attempted clearance on 75 minutes before slamming home a late penalty and a delightful dinked finish to earn the points after the visitors had taken the lead through Ezequiel Lavezzi's smart first half strike.
Liverpool v Chelsea November 7, Barclays Premier League
Fernando Torres struck a sensational double as Liverpool continued their resurgence with a 2-0 victory over league leaders Chelsea. The Spaniard provided the type of clinical finish that has made him one of the world's finest marksmen to open the scoring on 11 minutes before sealing the points with a devastating curler on the stroke of half-time.
Wigan v Liverpool November 10, Barclays Premier League
Fernando Torres struck his fifth goal of the season as Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw at Wigan. The Spaniard gave another glimpse that he was back to his deadly best when he powered onto Steven Gerrard's magnificent through ball and fired home the opener on six minutes. However, it was not enough to extend the Reds' winning run as Hugo Rodallega smashed in a deserved equaliser for a dangerous Latics outfit just after the interval.
Stoke v Liverpool November 13, Barclays Premier League
Liverpool suffered their fifth Barclays Premier League defeat of the season as they went down 2-0 at Stoke City. The Reds struggled to cope with the physical approach of the home side throughout and were undone by second-half goals from Ricardo Fuller and Kenwyne Jones. With the points lost, Roy Hodgson's side's night was compounded when Lucas Leiva was sent-off for a second bookable offence deep into injury-time.
Liverpool v West Ham November 20, Barclays Premier League
Liverpool cruised to a 3-0 victory over West Ham United at Anfield to secure an emphatic return to winning ways. The returning Glen Johnson rewarded a powerful start by the Reds by blasting home a deserved opener on 18 minutes from Raul Meireles's corner. Dirk Kuyt then made it two from the penalty spot after Danny Gabbidon had handled inside the box, before Maxi Rodriguez's flicked header gave the hosts a commanding three-goal lead before half-time.
Tottenham v Liverpool November 28, Barclays Premier League
Aaron Lennon struck a stoppage-time winner as Liverpool went down to a 2-1 defeat at Tottenham. The England winger slotted home after Martin Skrtel had cancelled out his first-half opener by putting through his own net just after the hour mark. The result meant Liverpool lay 10th in the table.
Steaua Bucharest v Liverpool December 2, Europa League Group K
Liverpool sealed a place in the last 32 of the Europa League after a 1-1 draw with Steaua Bucharest in Romania. Milan Jovanovic headed the Reds into a 19th minute lead when he converted Ryan Babel's cross. Steaua drew level on the hour when a rare mistake from Pepe Reina allowed a tame header from Eder Bonfim to roll over the line.
Liverpool v Aston Villa December 6, Barclays Premier League
Ryan Babel helped to ensure that Gerard Houllier's Anfield return ended in disappointment as Liverpool eased to a 3-0 victory over Aston Villa. The Dutch striker came in for the missing Fernando Torres and capped an impressive showing with the killer second goal as the Reds bounced back from last week's frustrating defeat at Spurs.
Newcastle United v Liverpool December 11, Barclays Premier League
Liverpool endured another away day to forget as Newcastle gave new manager Alan Pardew the perfect start by sending the Reds crashing to a 3-1 defeat. Kevin Nolan gave the home side the lead after 15 minutes before Dirk Kuyt levelled shortly after half-time. Late strikes from Joey Barton and Andy Carroll ensured it was Pardew and not Roy Hodgson celebrating come the final whistle as the Reds succombed to their seventh league defeat of the season.
Liverpool v Utrecht December 15, Europa League Group K
Liverpool endured a frustrating 90 minutes as they rounded off their Europa League Group K campaign with a goalless draw against Utrecht. The Reds created the better openings but could not find the breakthrough to equal the club's record of nine successive home victories in Europe. However, the result ensured that Roy Hodgson's men concluded the group stage undefeated with 10 points from six games played.
Liverpool v Wolves December 29, Barclays Premier League
Stephen Ward stunned the Kop with the only goal of the game as Liverpool slumped to a 1-0 defeat at home to Wolves. The Irish midfielder struck a 56th minute winner as Mick McCarthy's men moved off the foot of the Barclays Premier League table with a famous Anfield triumph. The result meant Roy Hodgson's side had lost eight league matches at this point in the season and remained 12th in the league.
Liverpool v Bolton January 1, Barclays Premier League
Joe Cole came off the bench to snatch a last-gasp winner as Liverpool got 2011 off to a winning start with a 2-1 success against Bolton on New Year's Day. The No.10 was on hand to guide in Maxi Rodriguez's cut back after Fernando Torres's volley had cancelled out Kevin Davies's first-half opener. It meant the Reds moved up to ninth place in the table.
Blackburn v Liverpool January 5, Barclays Premier League
Liverpool's away day woes continued as they were beaten 3-1 by Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park. Liverpool went into the clash aiming to secure their opening away win of 2011 at the first hurdle having won just twice on the road in the Barclays Premier League in the whole of the previous calendar year, but it wasn't to be as they went down to their ninth league defeat of the season and left Hodgson facing up to the end of his Anfield tenure.
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