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Mark Chapman presents highlights from the day's Premier League fixtures. Liverpool take on Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, a fixture which proved crucial in last season's Premier League title race. The day's other game sees Hull host Tottenham.
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BBC Sportscene - SPFL Highlights Show
Sunday, 23 November 2014
Jonathan Sutherland introduces highlights of the weekend's matches in the SPFL Scottish Premiership. In the Premiership, Celtic play host to Dundee, with Kilmarnock face Jackie McNamara's Dundee United. At McDiarmid Park, in a rehearsal of next week's Scottish Cup tie, St Johnstone face Ross County and Partick Thistle take on Aberdeen. In the Championship, Hearts take on Rangers.
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Crystal Palace v Liverpool - All the action from the Premier League encounter.
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Brendan Rodgers’ men returned to Palace on Sunday for the first time
since last season’s title challenge was ended by throwing away a
three-goal lead, but a similarly uncompetitive showing resulted in a 3-1
After Dwight Gayle cancelled out Rickie Lambert’s opener,
Liverpool wilted in conceding late goals to Joe Ledley and Mile Jedinak
– and Carragher feels they lack in willpower rather than technique.
aren’t being beaten by quality, they’re getting bullied. They’re
getting beaten by enthusiasm,” said the Sky Sports expert.
“This is more than just a poor start, there’s something wrong. Something’s not right, they’re getting bullied out of games.
a fan watching your own team the worst thing you can ever think of them
is being bullied and being weak – that’s what we saw from Liverpool and
not for the first time. It’s been going on all season.
no leadership and we had that last season at the end, it cost Liverpool
the league. They conceded 50 goals last season. It hasn’t been rectified
with the money that’s been spent and I’m very worried now as a
“There’s no men in the team. There’s not enough
organising. You can’t always play well, it doesn’t happen like that, but
sometimes you’ve got to grind results out. A game like that is a
perfect illustration of that.
“Very rarely, if ever over the past few years, do Liverpool play poorly and win.”
The Reds legend was also critical of the limited impact that the club’s new signings have managed.
continued: “We keep saying ‘new players need time to adjust’ but I’m
not a big believer in that. I’ve never moved clubs and I’m sure a
foreign player coming in takes a bit of time, but we’re getting to the
stage where we need to see performances.
“You’re already looking at the players and thinking ‘Liverpool need four or five players’.
season when they came here we said ‘mentally and physically weak’. Same
again, nothing’s changed. £120m spent and Luis Suarez has gone – so
what? – they’re still mentally weak with no leadership.”
Mark Chapman and guests look back at the talking points from Saturday's Premier League action and look ahead to Sunday's games, which include Liverpool's visit to Crystal Palace and Tottenham's trip to Hull.
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Jacqui Oatley presents from Wembley as England take on Germany in a women's international. The England team have been on a fantastic run under Mark Sampson, qualifying for 2015's World Cup in Canada with a 100 per cent record from their group. They will face the sternest of tests against Germany, who have lifted the European Championship crown on six successive occasions, but will have a record crowd for an England women's match to cheer them on.