Liverpools Italian striker Fabio Borini shoots to score the opening goal against  Aston Villa   at Villa Park. Photograph: Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images

Aston Villa 0 Liverpool 2 Fabio Borini scored his first Liverpool goal in almost two years as they comfortably despatched Aston Villa 2-0 in th(...)

Liverpool’s Lazar Markovic scored and was named man-of-the-match for Liverpool  at the Stadium of Light, Sunderland.Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

Sunderland 0 Liverpool 1Lazar Markovic struck his first league goal for Liverpool as Brendan Rodgers’s men made hard work of seeing off 10-man Sunderl(...)

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard fires home from the penalty spot during the Premier League game against Leicester City at Anfield. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Liverpool 2 Leicester City 2Defiance is a vital quality in a relegation battle and Leicester City had it in abundance against Liverpool. Controversial(...)

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel heads home Liverpool’s equaliser in injury time at Anfield. Photograph: PA

Brendan Rodgers branded Alexis Sanchez a diver and claimed a Champions League place is not out of Liverpool’s reach despite his team drawing 2-2 with(...)

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel  heads home a late equaliser in the Premier League game against Arsenal at Anfield. Photograph:  Peter Byrne/PA

Martin Skrtel was disappointed at Liverpool’s failure to beat Arsenal, despite his goal deep into stoppage time salvaging a 2-2 draw for the Reds.The (...)

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel  celebrates scoring his late equaliser with team-mate Adam Lallana  during the  Premier League  match against Arsenal  at Anfield. Photograph:  Peter Powell/EPA

Liverpool 2 Arsenal 2Liverpool left “a scar in the heart” of Arsène Wenger on his last visit to Anfield and inflicted more pain on Arsenal courtesy of(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers under pressure after Champions League exit.  Photograph: Eddie Keogh / Reuters

1 Brendan Rodgers is under renewed scrutiny The feedback was clear and correct after Liverpool’s miserable defeat at Crystal Palace on November 23rd:(...)

Basel’s Ivan Ivanov and Marek Suchy½ battle with Liverpool’s Lazar Markovic during their  Champions League Group B clash  in October. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Brendan Rodgers has claimed Liverpool have shown Champions League quality this season and can handle the pressure of a must-win game against Basel to (...)

Jordan Henderson of Liverpool hands the captain’s armband over to Steven Gerrard of Liverpool as he comes on to the field during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists his players have to step up in the absence of captain Steven Gerrard after a frustrating goalless draw at ho(...)

Daniel Sturridge: has had a nightmare season thus far with injury problems.  Photo:  Adam Davy/PA

Liverpool are resigned to being without Daniel Sturridge until the new year after scans confirmed he has suffered his second thigh strain of an injur(...)