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MOTM vs West Ham (A)

Who's your MOTM?

  • Simon Mignolet

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Jon Flanagan

    Votes: 5 4.3%
  • Martin Skrtel

    Votes: 7 6.0%
  • Mamadou Sakho

    Votes: 5 4.3%
  • Glen Johnson

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Steven Gerrard

    Votes: 84 72.4%
  • Jordan Henderson

    Votes: 1 0.9%
  • Raheem Sterling

    Votes: 6 5.2%
  • Daniel Sturridge

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Philippe Coutinho

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Luis Suarez

    Votes: 4 3.4%
  • Lucas Leiva (for Coutinho 45')

    Votes: 4 3.4%

  • Total voters
    116

KraznyIvan

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Not sure there is a choice here. Great performance, 2 goals and no yellow. Captain Fantastic wants his trophy.
 

CJ_LFC

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Sterling had a great game so did Lucas when he came on. Gerrard though was just the heartbeat of that game.
 

T.C.B

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Gotta pick Stevie. Coolness when we needed it most. Thought Skrtel and Sahko both did well too.
 

ILLOK

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Gerrard, Skrtel, Sakho, Suarez, Flanagan and Mignolet all had good games I thought. Sterling had a very good last 30 but was poor before it, Henderson and Sturridge slightly off colour.

Gerrard the pick of the bunch though again. What a player.
 
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Is there a better penalty kick taker in the prem? Has scored 10/11 penalties this season. Great all round performance again today and I've been impressed by his discipline in not being drawn into a yellow card while he is on the verge of suspension.
 

shachart

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His big and his Fuckinh hard.

WH had one shot on target, and even that was after a foul. thats a job well done for a DM. no yellow cards. great passing, moving the ball around. oh, and scoring twice from the spot, when most of us couldn't even look.
 

Doggie

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Stevie.

He wants this title so bad, and I think it's that determination that may well make the difference.
 

Bobbinho

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Gerrard, kept calm under pressure, scored both goals, drove the team like a man possessed, didn't get a yellow card....probably my fav moment of the game though was when West Ham were trying to break towards the end of the game & Stevie was sprinting all out, determined to close down an attack...

Brilliant effort. MOTM although shout out once again to Sterling who i thought got better as the game progressed, deserved a goal for his efforts, hopefully he'll nail one against City.
 

Maria

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I voted Gerrard. He has nerves of steel and he gets the whole team motivated and determined despite the odds. He doesn't fear penalties. He really deserves to win this medal.
 

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Gerrard more than deserves it, but I went for Sakho. The guy is immense, and him and Skrtel pretty much kept Carroll and Nolan quiet.
 

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liverpool_singh said:
Is there a better penalty kick taker in the prem? Has scored 10/11 penalties this season. Great all round performance again today and I've been impressed by his discipline in not being drawn into a yellow card while he is on the verge of suspension.
Rickie Lambert - just a shame Southampton couldn't build on the penalty he scored yesterday.
 

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I chose Flanagan. He has been really great of late attacking down the wing. How mayn other full backs would get into the box and get a penalty? He has been a revelation.
 

cardiffpete

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Very clearly Gerrard ...and what a pass(!) to Suarez for the penalty, plus in him tucking away 2 vital penalties too.

Never underestimate the massive pressure on a second spot-kick, as that's just a huge phsychological battle of wits ...but he just held his nerve incredibly well. Gerrard's never won an EPL title and that must mean huge mental pressure is on him now. That 2nd penalty was just about all-or-nothing stuff, as West Ham were very tough to break down today - and it was basically all on his shoulders then. He delivered though.

I thought that Lucas was a significant match changer second-half as well and he surely deserves a special mention too. Sakho looked very good too, all throughout. Sterling was very much improved second-half as well ...and Suarez had so many moments of near-but-not-quite brilliance as well.
 

Mascot88

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My vote went to the calmest man on the pitch - Steven Gerrard.

I believe he is now a better player than he was in 08/09, because what he has gained in game intelligence, tactical awareness and patience more than makes up for the loss in athleticism, pace and dynamism.
 

lfc.eddie

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Gerrard, he was everywhere covering for e fullbacks and centre halves. And yet able to play those good diagonals to Suarez. He didn't lose his head and that's a plus for me.... Great work from the captain.
 

Archer

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gerrard. his passing unlocked them when the intricate stuff was being crowded out. plus the ability to put those pens away
 

MarkMcC

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Calmness personified. Stevie. Sublime pass. Penalties taken under pressure. Stevie again. Exactly what we need on this run in.
 

LFC-Orlando

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Captain, no doubt.

Lucas was a close second and also Sakho, Luis and Skertl worth mentioning.
 

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Tempted to vote Skrtel. Was absolutely brilliant today, handled Carroll extremely well and used the ball sensibly. In terms of overall performance I thought he was our best player today.

Lucas, Sakho and Suarez also played really well. Sterling was very good the last thirty minutes or so. Mignolet was also good and dealt with the little they had.

However, Gerrard gets my vote. Cometh the hour...

The rest did reasonably well; not great but far from poor. Flanagan struggled in the first half but picked himself up and won us the decisive penalty.
 

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Stevie G.

2 pens scored otherwise we would be talking about another team having to do us a favour to win this league.
He said it all in his post match interview " we are making sure that leave every scrap of energy out there on the pitch"
Stuff of champions led by a legend
 

Herb

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Sakho hands down for me. First start in 2014, came in and dominated in the air. Nothing got past him all day and his use of the ball was also excellent, 96% pass accuracy I believe. Such a boost to have him back and I hope he plays all games until the end of the season.
 

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Has to be Gerrard for the pens and overall good game but Skrtel is a very close second for me. Hr handled Andy Carroll very well.
 

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zagueiro said:
Why the need?? Anyone else do this and they'd get called out for baiting..................
No they wouldn't and they don't. It's just predictable and a bit funny. Take it with the humour it's intended.