Afellay at the back for Stoke City collapse against Liverpool
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Ibrahim Afellay has Tuesday night after eight months of injuries, his comeback, made at Stoke City in the Premier League match against Liverpool. The ‘Reds’ won at Anfield with less than 4-1.
When Afellay a quarter of an hour for time in the field came was the final score already on the scoreboard. The 53-fold Orange-international was still close at 4-2, but his fine shot went just over.
Stoke manager Mark Hughes left last week already know that Afellay would be likely to be included in the clash. The 30-year-old midfielder has recovered from the heavy kruisbandblessure, which he did in april, suffered during a training. That happened to him in his time at FC Barcelona.
For his injury made Afellay a good impression of Stoke City. He was in the race for the prize of best player of the season at his club.
Liverpool-Stoke City in the picture
Steven Gerrard was attentive spectator at Anfield.
Stoke City came quickly to a 1-0 lead by a goal from Walters.
The duel at Anfield began to 18.15 hours (Dutch time).
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Afellay on the bench, with Bojan Krkic.
Joy at Liverpool, that after the 1-0 deficit in order to suggested.
The subbing of Afellay.
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Tuesday at Anfield was Afellay one of the four Dutch people on the field. Bruno Martins Indi and Erik Pieters had a move to Stoke and Georginio Wijnaldum should start at anfield.
With the 0-1, Jonathan Walters, there was an important role for Pieters. The full of Stoke operated the Irish striker on size and who knew Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in the short corner to outwit.
ly due to the backlog was not in Liverpool, but in the course of the first half got the home team still has a grip on the match. Adam Lallana drew the state in the 35th minute, equal and short for rest put Roberto Firmino for the home team the lead.
The Brazilian award-winning as his basic after he a few days ago by the police, was caught driving under the influence.
In the second half decided Liverpool the match through goals from Giannelli Imbula (own goal) and substitute Daniel Sturridge. The team of coach Jürgen is now all sixteen home matches undefeated and has risen to the second place.
Leader Chelsea, who Monday with a 3-0 won from Bournemouth, has six points more. Stoke is thirteenth.
View the results of the program and the position in the Premier League