Football: Liverpool rue missed chance despite fightback
Published on Jan 19, 2014 7:11 AM
LIVERPOOL (AFP) - Liverpool's Premier League title bid suffered a blow after they drew 2-2 with Aston Villa at Anfield on Saturday, Jan 18, 2014.
Brendan Rodgers's side fought back from 2-0 down after Andreas Weimann and Christian Benteke had given Villa a deserved two-goal lead.
But despite Daniel Sturridge's 11th goal league goal of the season and a Steven Gerrard penalty, Liverpool could only claim a point.
And with leaders Arsenal victorious earlier in the day, this missed opportunity left Liverpool eight points adrift of top spot and seven behind second-place Manchester City.
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