Liverpool 4 - 3 Blackburn

Premier League

8th May 2002


Murphy (23)

Danny Murphy goes to ground in the area but still manages to get a shot in on goal after great work from Riise by the corner flag, and the ball goes into the net past Alan Kelly.

8th May 2002

0:57 mins


Goals from Murphy, Anelka, Hyypia and Heskey secured a vital three points for the Reds and with Arsenal winning, Liverpool went second in the EPL. Blackburn ran Liverpool close but GH's side showed great character.

8th May 2002

11:15 mins

Hyypia (51)

Murphy produces a superb free-kick delivery and captain Sami Hyypia powers home a superb header to make it 3-2!

8th May 2002

0:52 mins

Cole (49)

A free header for Andy Cole and Blackburn are back in the game. Dudek manages to get a hand to the header but it's not enough. 2-2.

8th May 2002

1:05 mins

Anelka (38)

Nicolas Anelka's right-footed shot flies past Alan Kelly and restores Liverpool's lead on the night. A powerful, well-struck goal and a reminder to Gerard Houllier just what this young man can do.

8th May 2002

1:01 mins

Duff (27)

An excellent equaliser from Damien Duff - a player constantly linked with the Reds. After a string of controlled passes around the Liverpool area, Duff slots his shot neatly past Dudek to make it 1-1.

8th May 2002

0:46 mins

Heskey (85)

Jamie Carragher wins the ball back down the left and finds Emile Heskey who turns Henning Berg before producing a brilliant finish past Kelly. 4-3, what a match!

8th May 2002

1:05 mins

Jansen (80)

Gillespie beats Riise on the right wing, puts in a decent cross and the unmarked Matt Jansen makes it 3-3. Liverpool only have themselves to blame for letting this game slip away.

8th May 2002

0:55 mins


Pre-Match Press

Pre-match press conference at the Melwood training ground.

8th May 2002

9:26 mins

Dudek Comment

Post match player comment.

8th May 2002

2:33 mins

Post-Match Press

The manager's post match press conference at Anfield.

8th May 2002

3:07 mins