FT: Hull 3 Liverpool 1

FULL TIME. Hull see out the win for their first victory over the Reds in 17 attempts. Thanks for your views today, stay with us for reaction.

90 (+2)
Boyd is on for Brady for Hull.

90 (+1)
Elmohamady runs into the right side of the box before shooting just wide from ten yards past the advancing Mignolet.

90
Four minutes of added time are announced.

90
Graham is on for Sagbo.

87
OWN GOAL - SKRTEL!!!! Sagbo runs into the left side of the box before passing to Huddlestone. His shot from 15 yards is headed into his own goal by Skrtel. That must win it for Hull!!!

87
Sagbo latches onto a loose ball and runs at the Liverpool box before shooting but Mignolet gets down well to his left to save.

85
Gerrard tries to release Suarez in between the two centre-halves with a long ball from the right but Davies manages to head back to his keeper from the edge of the box.

84
Hull press and before Brady puts it out for a Liverpool throw in near their own byline on the left.

83
Suarez takes the free-kick and it just goes wide of McGregor's right post.

82
Suarez wins a free-kick 30 yards out in front of goal.

80
Alberto tries to pass to Coutinho on the edge of the Hull box but Davies clears.

78
Sagbo wins a free-kick 40 yards out on the right. Hull take it short to Elmohamady who wins a throw in five yards out on the right. They take but Flanagan clears the box.

77
Hull win a free-kick 18 yards out on the right. Brady puts the ball into the box but Liverpool scramble the ball away.

76
Suarez sees his shot from the edge of the box blocked by the Tigers.

74
Alberto is on for Moses as the Reds try and get back into the game.

72
GOAL - MEYLER!!!! Meyler scores from 15 yards to the left of goal after Liverpool are unable to clear a Davies header. Game on!!!!

71
Johnson tries to play Moses in on goal from the right but McGregor manages to save his shot from eight yards.

70
Hull win a throw in 30 yards out on the right. Rosenior takes and Hull feed the ball to Huddleston who tries a curling effort from 25 yards on the right but it is wide of the left post.

69
Suarez tries an effort from 20 yards on the right after a chest down by Moses. It is almost a miss hit and is going wide and Coutinho tries to get onto it at the far post but it goes out for a goal kick.

68
Brady takes the corner but it is too close to Mignolet who gathers.

67
Elmohamady wins a throw in 25 yards on the right. Hull take and Elmohamady wins a corner on the right.

66
Liverpool take the throw in and keep possession before Figueroa tackles Suarez on the edge of the box and clears.

66
Coutinho comes on for Sterling for the Reds, Rosenior is on for Koren for Hull.

66
Elmohamady concedes a throw in 25 yards out on the left.

65
Koren plays a good ball in from eight yards on the left but Skrtel is there to clear the box.

63
Suarez tries to get onto a long ball but McGregor just makes it to the ball first and gathers on the edge of his box.

62
Suarez tries to play a one-two with Sterling but cannot get on the return ball into the box and McGregor gathers.

61
Brady puts the free-kick into the box and Davies heads at goal from 12 yards in the centre but it is just wide.

60
Brady wins a throw in 20 yards out on the left off Toure. Hull take and Figueroa crosses into the box from the left but Liverpool partially clear before Lucas fouls Livermore for a Hull free-kick 35 yards out in the centre.

59
Suarez is fouled by Elmohamady near the halfway line but he goes down too easily and the ref does not give a free-kick.

58
Hull take the free-kick and win another just inside the Liverpool half on the left after a foul by Moses. They punt the ball into the box and Bruce heads at goal from 15 yards in the centre but it is straight at Mignolet who gathers.

57
Gerrard puts the corner into the box, Skrtel heads at goal from ten yards in the centre but it lacks power and the ref blows for an infringement. It is a Hull free-kick in their own box.

56
Moses makes a strong run into the right side of the box and wins a corner on the right off Koren.

55
Brady is up on his feet and looks okay to continue.

54
Hull break forward and Koren crosses from 18 yards on the right into the box. Toure heads away but Brady needs treatment on the pitch after going for the ball and there being a clash of heads.

53
Sterling wins a free-kick on the halfway line off Elmohamady. Liverpool take short and keep possession before Sterling tries to play a one-two with Henderson but Elmohamady clears.

51
Liverpool take the corner on the right short and keep possession before Toure loses the ball on the edge of the box. Hull break forward but Johnson wins the ball and Mignolet clears.

50
Sterling makes a good run down the right flank and is fouled by Brady for a free-kick 40 yards out. Liverpool take the corner short and feed the ball to Suarez in the right side of the box who wins a corner off Bruce.

49
Brady wins a free-kick off Johnson midway in the Hull half on the left. They take again but Sagbo cannot control the ball on the edge of the box and Liverpool clear.

48
Moses concedes a free-kick midway in the Hull half on the right. They take but Sagbo is dis-possessed by Skrtel.

47
Liverpool press and keep possession before Suarez tries an effort from an acute angle on the right but McGregor saves at his near post. He would have been better pulling the ball back.

47
Meyler tries to get to the left byline but Johnson shepherds the ball out for a goal kick.

46
Liverpool re-start the game. No changes at the break.

Adam in Hanoi says: "yes we have a better squad now, but maybe BR underestimated Hull a bit by making these changes. Think we ll get there 2 - 1 liverpool!!"

Adam says: "We are shocking today (liverpool fan) not creating enough chances and lucky to equalise. Need to make a change or two in midfield or else we could drop 2 points!"

Thomas says: "I am shocked and appalled by the lack of spirit in today's Liverpool squad. Bring Coutinho on to give us the edge. YNWA!! 3-1 Liverpool."

Keith, the Liverpool fan, has been back in touch to say: "If they keep playing as they are they will lose.Hull the better side so far."

Fancy a bet? Sky Bet now go 9/2 for a Hull win, 13/8 for the draw and 10/11 for a Liverpool victory. What are your predictions for the second period? Send them to steve.pass2@bskyb.com

HALF TIME. It is all square here at the break. Stay with us for the second period.

45 (+1)
Gerrard takes the corner into the box but Huddlestone clears.

One minute of added time is announced.

45
Liverpool press and first Suarez has a shot before Henderson wins a corner on the right.

44
Hull take the throw in and pass to Brady. He tries to run into the left side of the box and goes down under a challenge of Sterling, prompting penalty calls. But the ref believes he has dived and books the Hull player.

44
Sterling wins a free-kick off Huddlestone just inside the Hull half. They take it short but Johnson loses the ball. Brady tries to release Sagbo down the left flank who wins a throw in 20 yards out.

43
Brady tries an effort from 30 yards on the left but Johnson blocks.

David says: "Liverpools passing has been woeful. Kolo Toure May as well be playing for the opposition and Henderson looks like he's not interested. This from a despairing Liverpool fan. I did a bet on Liverpool winning 4-1 but it could be Hull if they continue to play like they are." They are definitely missing Sturridge in the final third.

42
Davies makes a great block to stop Sterling's shot from 16 yards on the left after a good pass from Henderson.

41
Brady tries to release Sagbo down the left flank but the ball goes out for a Liverpool throw in midway in their half.

40
Elmohamady crosses from 22 yards on the right into the box but it is too high for Livermore and Liverpool clear.

39
McGregor punts the ball forward but Koren is tackled by Sterling on the left.

38
Suarez fouls Davies for a Hull free-kick midway in their own half on the right.

38
Liverpool come again and Gerrard crosses from 25 yards on the right towards Suarez in the box but Bruce is there to clear. Good defending under pressure here from Hull.

37
Suarez tries to run at the Hull box in the centre but Huddlestone tackles on the edge of the box.

36
Moses runs at the Liverpool box before trying to pass to Suarez to the right but Figueroa is there again to intercept and clear.

35
Huddlestone tries an effort from 25 yards in front of goal but his low effort lacks power and Mignolet easily gathers.

34
Liverpool press again and Suarez tries to play a throughball for Gerrard to chase into the box but McGregor is quickly off his line and gathers.

33
Brady takes the throw in but Liverpool win the ball again. Suarez tries to pass from the left to Henderson in the box but Bruce clears.

32
Hull take the throw in and win another on the far side just inside their own half.

31
Sagbo wins a throw in 25 yards out on the right.

30
Suarez heads a long ball on for Sterling to chase into the box but Figueroa tracks back and is fouled by Sterling for a Hull free-kick.

29
Huddlestone puts the free-kick into the box but Liverpool partially clear before Huddlestone shoots at goal from 30 yards on the left but it is well wide.

28
Figueroa is fouled by Suarez for a Hull free-kick 35 yards out on the left.

27
GOAL - GERRARD!!!! What a fantastic goal from Gerrard!! He is stood over the ball with Suarez and it is Gerrard who takes it, curling it around the wall and into the bottom corner!!!

25
Henderson is fouled by Davies for a free-kick 20 yards out in front of goal. Davies is booked for the challenge. It means he will be suspended for the game at Arsenal in midweek.

24
Liverpool play a great passing move forward before Moses passes to Sterling on the right. He takes a touch into the box but Figueroa tackles and clears.

22
Moses presses down the left flank and plays a one-two with Suarez before he slips and the ball rolls harmlessly out for a goal kick.

20
GOAL - LIVERMORE!!!!! Huddlestone takes the free-kick and Liverpool partially clears. Elmohamady gets the ball back and passes to Livermore on the right. He plays a one-two with Meyler before beating Mignolet with a shot from 22 yards on the right, although it takes a massive deflection off Skrtel!!!

19
Hull win a free-kick 40 yards out on the left. The Hull fans are singing 'City till I die' to let the owner they want the name to stay the same.

18
Suarez tries to chase a long ball into the right corner but it is just too far for him and it is a Hull throw in near their own byline.

17
Hull come again and win a throw in 12 yards out on the left. Brady takes but he then fouls Sterling in the left corner for a Liverpool free-kick.

15
Huddlestone takes the corner and Davies wins a header in the centre but it is just glanced. Brady retrieves the ball on the far side and floats the ball back into the box. Davies again beats Skrtel to the header and this time puts it just wide of the left post from ten yards.

15
Davies wins a throw in 12 yards out. Elmohamady takes and wins a corner on the right.

14
Sterling gets around Figueroa on the right flank before crossing into the box from 15 yards towards Suarez in the centre but Bruce is there to clear.

13
The game remains scrappy in the middle at present with no chances as yet in the game.

12
Huddlestone tries to release Sagbo down the right flank but it is over hit and goes out for a Liverpool throw in midway in their half.

11
Hull punt the free-kick into the box but Skrtel heads away.

10
Liverpool keep good possession without threatening before Elmohamady wins a free-kick off Flanagan near the halfway line on the right.

8
Liverpool take the free-kick short and keep possession before Koren wins the ball off Moses on the right. He tries to release Sagbo down the centre but Skrtel intercepts.

8
Gerrard takes the corner but Bruce heads away before Flanagan wins a free-kick 35 yards out in the centre.

7
Gerrard releases Sterling down the right flank with a great crossfield ball. He runs at the box and wins a corner on the right off Brady.

6
Gerrard takes the corner towards Toure at the far post but Davies heads and Huddlestone clears down field.

5
Hull take the free-kick but Moses wins the ball and wins a throw in 20 yards out on the left. Liverpool take and win a corner on the left.

5
Gerrard takes the corner but Bruce partially clears before Sagbo is fouled by Flanagan for a Hull free-kick just outside their box.

4
Suarez finds Moses to the left of the box with a great pass. Moses gets to the left byline before cutting the ball back and he wins a corner on the left.

2
Gerrard whips the free-kick into the box but Hull partially clear. Liverpool keep possession before Brady intercepts a Gerrard pass and clears down the left.

2
Suarez wins a free-kick 35 yards out on the left after a hands ball by Huddlestone.

1
Hull get the game underway.

Chris Lee, Liverpool fan, says: "Come on the red men lets have a good win today gunner be trickey tho very good hull side think we will nick it 0-1 sterrling getting the goal YNWA."

The teams are out on the pitch, not long to go now!

Teams - Raheem Sterling has been handed his first Liverpool start in almost two months. The 18-year-old winger last made the first XI against Crystal Palace on October 5 and has not featured at all since a substitute appearance against Newcastle a fortnight later, but he was given his chance after Philippe Coutinho has been left on the bench due to an ankle problem. Victor Moses and Kolo Toure also return for the visitors, while Alex Bruce and David Meyler are recalled by the home side.

Keith says: "Cant understand Coutinho on the bench .Do we want to win the game or not?Hull could spring a surprise today.Hope I am wrong.Chance to keep second place with a win."

That's it with the Opta stats! Any more views / predictions? Send them to steve.pass2@bskyb.com

Four of Steven Gerrard's five assists this season for Liverpool in the Premier League have come from set-pieces.

75% (18/24) of the goals Liverpool have scored have been netted in the first half of games this season, the highest proportion in the English top flight.

Luis Suarez has scored 10 goals in his last eight Premier League appearances for the Reds.

Brendan Rodgers' side have lost just one of their last 10 Premier League away games (W5 D4 L1), but have won just one of the last five (W1 D3 L1).

Liverpool have kept just one clean sheet in their last nine Premier League matches; this after keeping six in their previous seven.

Hull City have lost four of their last five Premier League games (W1 D0 L4).

Steven Gerrard has scored three goals in three Premier League appearances against Hull City.

Liverpool inflicted Hull City's biggest ever Barclays Premier League defeat when they beat them 6-1 in September 2009.

Here are a few Opta stats ahead of the game: Hull City and Liverpool have met 16 times in all competitions and the Tigers have never won (W0 D4 L12).

Gary Morgan in Liverpool says: "Bit surprised at the Liverpool line up but I'm confident Brendan knows what he's doing. Just took my lad to see Santa at the grotto and Santa said Stevie G would score a hat trick today so If Santa says so it's got to be true!! So a couple of pound has gone on that with Skybet having Stevie at 100-1 to score 3 today .... Could be an early Christmas present??" Good luck Gary, who are we to argue with Santa?!!

MORE VIEWS - Sam says: "Wouldn't rule out a good result for Hull, quite fancy a draw myself - Liverpool look quite one dimensional with Suarez but it's an amazing dimension to have, stop Suarez and they've got a good chance, but stopping the Uruguayan is not all that likely! Sturridge leaves Liverpool slightly short of all round options, but Suarez will probably win the game single handedly, he's ridiculously good."

MY VIEW - I also think Liverpool will be too strong today, so I'm also punting for a 3-0 win to the Reds with Suarez to score first, which pays a handsome 25/1 with Sky Bet!! What are your views / predictions? Send them to steve.pass2@bskyb.com

Michael says: "Think Liverpool will get a 3-0 win ! But may find it tough at times! There on great form and I'm sure they can deliver today! Suarez to score !"

FIRST VIEW - Chris Green from Huddersfield says: "Hull's form at the KC Stadium has been top-notch so far this season, but I think this test will be a bridge too far for them as Liverpool can possess a lot of firepower on the road when they take their chances. Shocks can happen at any time and this is the reason why we love the Premier League; however, the Tigers will need to work immensely hard if they are to achieve a positive result this afternoon."

Fancy a bet? Hull City are 11/2 with Sky Bet for the win, 3/1 for the draw and 4/7 for Liverpool to win. What are your views / predictions for today's game? Send them to steve.pass2@bskyb.com and I will post up the best.

Referee - Howard Webb (S Yorkshire).

Teams - Liverpool: Mignolet, Johnson, Toure, Skrtel, Flanagan, Gerrard, Lucas, Henderson, Sterling, Suarez, Moses. Subs: Brad Jones, Agger, Alberto, Aspas, Coutinho, Sakho, Allen.

Teams - Hull: McGregor, Elmohamady, Bruce, Davies, Figueroa, Koren, Meyler, Huddlestone, Livermore, Brady, Sagbo. Subs: Rosenior, Chester, Graham, Boyd, Gedo, Harper, Faye.

Welcome to the KC Stadium where Hull City host Liverpool. What do you think the outcome of today's match will be? Can Steve Bruce's men bounce back from the shock home defeat to Palace last time, or will Brendan Rodgers' side win to keep up their pursuit of Arsenal at the top of the table? Send your views / predictions to steve.pass2@bskyb.com and I will post up the best throughout the afternoon.

Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 16 August 2014
12:45
Man Utd v Swansea  
15:00
Leicester v Everton  
QPR v Hull City  
Stoke City v A Villa  
West Brom v Sunderland  
West Ham v Tottenham  
17:30
Arsenal v C Palace  
Sunday, 17 August 2014
13:30
Liverpool v Southampton  
16:00
Newcastle v Man City  
Monday, 18 August 2014
20:00
Burnley v Chelsea  
Saturday, 23 August 2014
12:45
A Villa v Newcastle  
15:00
Chelsea v Leicester  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 A Villa 0 0 0
3 Burnley 0 0 0
4 Chelsea 0 0 0
5 C Palace 0 0 0
6 Everton 0 0 0
7 Hull City 0 0 0
8 Leicester 0 0 0
9 Liverpool 0 0 0
10 Man City 0 0 0
11 Man Utd 0 0 0
12 Newcastle 0 0 0
13 QPR 0 0 0
14 Southampton 0 0 0
15 Stoke City 0 0 0
16 Sunderland 0 0 0
17 Swansea 0 0 0
18 Tottenham 0 0 0
19 West Brom 0 0 0
20 West Ham 0 0 0

Updated Tue, 15 Jul 2014

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