Turf Moor

Next Game

Burnley v Liverpool

Friday, 26 December 2014, 15:00

Barclays Prem

Anfield

Last Game

Liverpool 2 - 2 Arsenal

Sunday, 21 December 2014, 16:00

Barclays Prem

Sturridge reveals derby anger

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has admitted he was "fuming" following his failed attempts to complete a hat-trick during the Merseyside derby win over Everton.

Last Updated: 29/01/14 at 23:23 Post Comment

Daniel Sturridge: Scored twice against Everton

Daniel Sturridge: Scored twice against Everton

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Sturridge scored two of Liverpool's goals in a comprehensive 4-0 win as the Reds moved four points clear of their fierce rivals in the table.

However, he also missed a penalty and provoked anger in strike-partner Luis Suarez when he opted to go for goal himself following a break instead of passing to the Uruguayan in the box.

Shortly after, Sturridge was substituted and the 24-year-old admitted not only was Suarez angry but he was annoyed with himself.

"Luis was obviously fuming - I think everyone was fuming with me and I was fuming with myself," said Sturridge, who also revealed he had apologised to Suarez in the dressing room after the game.

"You could see I was disappointed with missing a penalty at the Kop end but it was more important we won the game and everyone was happy.

"I am disappointed not to score a hat-trick but at the same time we won 4-0 at home against Everton and I can't be too hard on myself.

"Somtimes you score, sometimes you get a hat-trick, sometimes you don't and it wasn't the night for me.

"But it was fantastic for the boys and for the fans. We wanted to put on a performance and work hard as a team and we are delighted with the victory.

"It is about the team. I keep saying it but it is about the boys working hard as a team and if we do that we will get results.

"The boys give me the licence to do what I do, we work tirelessly as a unit and that is what it is all about - just being out there as a team and enjoying every moment as a team.

"There are 15 games to go and we'll take every game as it comes and work hard as a team and see where we are at the end of the season."

Liverpool are now fourth in the table, thanks largely to the goals of Suarez and Sturridge, who have contributed 36 in the league between them this season.

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

really enjoyed this. Thanks F365 for another year of work avoidance - happy Christmas.

megabrow (cufc)
Our Person Of The Year: Alan Pardew

I

m no Sam Fan and this article sums him up beautifully. I always like to imagine that when he watches anything on TV and hears clapping, he stands up and aknowledges the applause, thinking its for him!

cozens
Football Managers On TV: Sam Allardyce

N

ah, Fergie is just having another pop at Rooney. He just wants to put him down whenever he gets a chance. Rooney is by far the best English player. Carrick is not far behind, mind. However, by elevating Carrick like that, Sir is having a dig at Wayne. Fergie is well-known for mind games like that. Good to see he's still feisty.

timbo
Van Gaal will thrive - Ferguson

Footer 365

Premier League: Nemanja Matic says Chelsea can win quadruple

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic insists the Blues can win the quadruple this season.

Ronald Koeman facing selection crisis ahead of Southampton's match against Everton

Harrison Reed's impressive display against Everton has given Ronald Koeman a selection dilemma.

Scottish Championship: SFA has reject Rangers' request to increase Mike Ashley's shareholding in club

The SFA has turned down a request from Rangers to allow Mike Ashley to increase his shareholding in the club to 29.9 per cent.

Mail Box

Van Gaal's Half-Term Report Card...

One Man United fan isn't happy with the rate the team is progressing under Louis van Gaal, while the mailbox also wishes Liverpool fans a Merry Mid-Table Christmas...

Hang On, Rafa's Success Is No Fluke...

The afternoon mailbox kicks the morning mailbox's arse after claims that Rafa Benitez has fluked his success. Plus, big talk about Liverpool's progress and lots more...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property