Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Victory over Tigers Was Best of the Season for Rodgers

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Victory over Tigers Was Best of the Season for Rodgers

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LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers believes their 2-0 win over Hull was their best victory of the season.

Daniel Agger's header from a corner and Luis Suarez's 20th of the season from a free-kick put paid to the Tigers and while the performance was far from the Reds' best, it was significant after back-to-back defeats at fellow top-four rivals Manchester City and Chelsea.

"I said to the players afterwards that I thought that was our best win of the season," said Rodgers. "In a lot of games we've been vibrant with great energy, scored goals and performed well, as well as won.

"But on the back of the games that we've had over this period - and to play with a lot of the same players against a team that won their last Barclays Premier League game 6-0 - we knew were going to have to tough it out today and dig in.

"We might not have always been at our best, but we got two great goals, had other opportunities and actually restricted Hull to no shots on target. …

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