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Liverpool Balls: Only Reports On Merseyside Say Suarez Didn’t Dive

by | 18th, January 2014

Liverpool's Luis Suarez smiles after being brought down by Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan to earn his side a penalty

DID Liverpool’s Luis Suarez dive to win the penalty one converted to give the Reds a 2-2 draw with Aston Villa? Let’s see what the local newspapers said:

The Birmingham Mail’s Mat Kendrick reports:

Moments later Liverpool were level. Suarez chased down a long ball from Gerrard, getting there ahead of Guzan, who was penalised for the foul despite a strong suspicion of a dive and Liverpool’s captain’s afternoon improved when he calmly tucked away the spot-kick.

Over in the Liverpool Post , the report makes no mention of a dive. The report doesn’t even mention that Suarez won the spot kick.

However, a fine finish from Daniel Sturridge on the stroke of half-time sparked a stirring comeback which, with Gerrard pushed further forward, was capped by the captain converting coolly from the spot on 53 minutes.

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