Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Hits and Misses on a Night of High Drama

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Hits and Misses on a Night of High Drama

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Byline: SIMON JOHNSON

GRANT GIVEN THE ELBOW Avram Grant said two weeks ago that he would loveto have Steven Gerrard in his team. The Liverpool captain gave his reply asthey both went for the ball as it bounced out of play and he pushed the Israeliinto the dug-out.

YOU DID FAMILY PROUD Was Jamie Redknapp's post-match assessment on Sky Sportsof his cousin Frank Lampard's display. "He was so brave, that was definitelyfor his mum.

I am Liverpool through and through but Frank was just immense."

BUTTER FINGERS Keeper Petr Cech almost threw away Chelsea's final hopes byletting a speculative 30-yard shot from Ryan Babel slip through his hands inthe dying minutes to hand Liverpool a lifeline and put Chelsea fans into apanic.

SKRTEL SCUTTLES CHANCES It may have saved a goal but Martin Skrtel's lastditchtackle on Drogba in the 12th minute ultimately proved costly as the Slovakdefender was forced off with a knee injury.

Substitute Sami Hyypia was at fault for all three goals. …

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