Football: Anichebe accepts gift to frustrate Liverpool
Published on Feb 2, 2014 11:58 PM
WEST BROMWICH, United Kingdom (AFP) - Victor Anichebe came off the bench to rescue a point for West Bromwich Albion as they hit back to draw 1-1 with Liverpool in the English Premier League on Sunday.
The former Everton striker capitalised on a mistake by Liverpool defender Kole Toure in the 67th minute, three minutes after he had been introduced, to cancel out Daniel Sturridge's first-half opener.
The result left Albion a point above the relegation places, while fourth-place Liverpool's lead over Merseyside rivals Everton is now only two points following the Toffees' 2-1 defeat of Aston Villa on Saturday.
West Brom manager Pepe Mel made five changes to the team beaten 4-3 by Aston Villa in the mid-week derby.
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