No. Name
  1 Jerzy Dudek
  2 Stephane Henchoz  81'
  23 Jamie Carragher
  4 Sami Hyypia
  7 Harry Kewell
  16 Dietmar Hamann
  17 Steven Gerrard
  3 Steve Finnan
  28 Bruno Cheyrou  2' 61'
  10 Michael Owen
  8 Emile Heskey
  45' 20  Anthony Le Tallec
  12 Paul Jones
  13 Danny Murphy
  18 John Arne Riise
  25 Igor Biscan
  • 2
    • Bruno Cheyrou Goal
  • 4
    • Laurent Robert Goal
  • 45
    • On: Anthony Le Tallec | Off: Emile Heskey
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 61
    • Bruno Cheyrou Goal
  • 68
    • On: Shola Ameobi | Off: Nolberto Solano
  • 81
    • Stephane Henchoz Yellow Card
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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Match Commentary

90' That's that! It's Liverpool who go into the hat for Monday's fifth round draw, and Bruno Cheyrou is their match-winner
90' That could be their last chance! Shearer turns well on the edge of the box and thumps in his shot, but Dudek produces a flying stop, and the resulting corner is poor
90' Bobby Robson doesn't look too happy in the dugout, but Woodgate lumbers forward to join the attack
90' Kewell attempts to wile away a few vital seconds by shielding the ball next to the corner flag. But there'll be three minutes of added time
90' Owen's centre deflects off O'Brien and Given carries the looping cross over the byline, much as he protests otherwise
89' Play up and running again, and Newcastle seem to have been robbed of a bit of momentum by Hamann's injury
88' Hamann still down and receiving treatment, which could make for an uncomfortably long period of stoppage time for the home side
87' Woodgate punished as his attempt to control a high ball leaves Hamann with a bloody nose. Not deliberate, but nasty for the German all the same
86' Henchoz and Hyypia are commanding the box well from Robert's corners, and Newcastle are forced to build again
85' Bernard is seeing a bit of the ball now on the Newcastle left, and although his centre is poor, he gets a corner
84' Small signs of a Newcastle revival, and Ameobi has added nuisance value up front. Time running out, though
82' Fine delivery from Robert and with Speed threatening, Hyypia manages to head behind. This time, Robert's kick is terrible and Liverpool clear
81' No great sense of urgency about Newcastle just at the moment. But they have a chance as Henchoz fouls Ameobi near the corner flag. The Swiss defnder is shown the game's first yellow card
79' Carragher crunches into a tackle and tries an ambitious left-footer from 30 yards. It doesn't trouble Given
78' Cheyrou is left in acres of space from Le Tallec's flick, but he's bustled off the ball with the hat-trick headlines in his sights
77' Liverpool look the more likely scorers as Finnan and Hamann work an opening. O'Brien hacks away for a corner, which is met and headed wide again by Hyypia
76' Houllier is out of his seat to bark a few instructions at Le Tallec
75' Wicked delivery from Gerrard this time, and Hyypia's near-post glance flashes across Given's goal and out of play
74' Finnan bounds on to a neat Le Tallec flick, and his cross goes all the way through to Carragher, whose muscle earns his side a corner
73' Ameobi heads away from his own six-yard box, but Liverpool keep the ball in the danger area
73' Kewell tries a bit of trickery on the left, but Hughes keeps calm to clear - at the expense of a corner
72' Jenas picks out a superb pass for the second time this evening, but Dyer slips as he attempts to get a shot away
71' Hyypia intervenes as Ameobi lopes forward, but the Finn is forced to concede a corner. Gerrard heads away at the near post
69' Dyer shows a bit of defensive discipline to deny Owen a shot, but when the ball is helped back in Le Tallec has a shooting chance. Too high again
68' That was Solano's last act of the evening, and he goes off to be replaced by a striker - Shola Ameobi
67' Solano and Dyer attempt an intricate one-two, but it fails to come off and Carragher thumps downfield
66' Gerrard helps another ball into the centre, but Le Tallec can't keep his effort down
65' Robert tries his luck again, but this time his contact is far from perfect and the ball sails a good 20 yards over Dudek's bar
64' Carragher opts for Row Z under pressure from Solano as Newcastle come forward in numbers looking for an equaliser. They have a free-kick
63' The Kop finds its voice and Houllier looks like a relieved man, but Newcastle have responded well
61' It's been coming. Gerrard pops up on the left wing and produces a perfect centre which Cheyrou, breaking from deep, heads like a bullet beyond Given for his second
60' Much better from Liverpool, and from Kewell, who rifles wide following a fine forward burst
59' Finnan has his first foray forward since the break, and tries his luck left-footed. Given is right behind the shot
59' O'Brien's slip gives Liverpool a man over on the break, but Gerrard's pass forces Owen too wide and the danger disappears
58' Newcastle struggle to get out of their own box, and Owen wriggles free to tee up Hamann, who pulls his 20-yarder six feet wide
57' O'Brien's miscued clarance gives Liverpool a corner, but it's a familiar story as Gerrard's kick is cleared
56' Given sprints out of his area, and it's a shrewd move as he beats Le Tallec to a long ball forward
56' Robert's kick fails to beat the first man, but Newcastle come again and it needs another last-ditch block from Hyypia to clear the danger
55' Gerrard trying to make things happen for Liverpool with a powerful forward run, but it's Newcastle who break to force a corner
53' Beautifully-worked movement down the Newcastle right again, but Robert's final ball to Shearer is cut out in the nick of time by the impressive Hyypia
53' The Kop bay for a corner, but the decision goes against Kewell as Hughes is sent crashing towards the hoardings
52' Lovely angled ball from Jenas sets Solano away. His centre is promising but just two yards too far in front of Robert
51' Owen flounders and falls on the slippery surface close to the corner flag. Ref Poll decides he was fouled by Bernard, but again the free-kick is poor
50' Bernard attempts to squeeze between Le Tallec and Finnan, but there just wasn't a gap there
49' Cheyrou's persistence gives Gerrard a second bite of the cherry. It's a better delivery, but Shearer helps out his defence by bringing the ball away
48' Patient build-up from Liverpool finds a reward as Gerrard's dangerous left-footed cross is headed behind by Hughes. Poor corner, though
47' First touch for Le Tallec as Bernard mishits a pass straight to him.
46' Liverpool get an early free-kick following a foul by Woodgate. Kewell's kick finds Hyypia's head but it's easy for Given
46' Gerard Houllier has sent on Le Tallec for Heskey at the start of the second half. And the heavens have opened above Anfield - should help both sides' passing
45' Half-time. Curious opening period ends all square. A fantastic first five minutes and precious little forward threat thereafter. Defences on top.
45' One minute to be added on as Kewell sets off on his first dribble of the game. He runs straight into O'Brien
44' Robert attempts to send Bernard away with a back-heel, but the best Newcastle get is a throw-in, and that comes to nothing
43' Scrappy period of play is summed up by Kewell's aimless punt. The Australian has been very quiet in the first half
42' Newcastle's chief threat at the moment is coming down the right, but Carragher is defending stoutly at left-back
41' Dudek turns - Cruyff-like! - away from Dyer in his own area, much to the delight of the Kop
40' Henchoz gets a bit of the ball but his challenge on Dyer is deemed the wrong side of sturdy. Robert's free-kick is woeful, in any case
39' Gerrard picks a lovely pass to Owen, but again he's forced to run across the face of the penalty area as Newcastle's back four holds its line rigidly
37' Hughes and Jenas combine again well on the right to send Solano scampering away, but the Peruvian fouls Hamann in his attempts to find a way through
36' Owen gets a chance to run at Woodgate, but the Newcastle defender sticks to the task doggedly and the move peters out
35' Ref Poll inadvertently gets involved in the midfield action, blocking Jenas' forward pass
34' Bit of pressure from the visitors, but Shearer can't get Robert's cross under control and Carragher seizes the chance to clear
32' First effort on target since the goals, but it's a fairly tame one from Jenas which doesn't trouble Dudek
32' Liverpool have men breaking forward in support of Heskey, but a poor first touch from the striker means the chance is lost
30' Cheyrou looks like he's seeing stars, but a quick drink of water and he's back on the field
29' Cheyrou tussles with fellow Frenchman Bernard, and catches a flailing arm in the face for his troubles. Accidental, so no action taken
28' Textbook passing triangles from Newcastle on the right, but there's no end product at the moment
27' Terrible backpass from Hughes leaves Given no chance and gifts Liverpool a corner. Gerrard's delivery is poor, though
26' Shearer gets himself a free-kick following a bout of trademark argy-bargy with Hyypia, but Robert's kick comes to nothing
25' Finnan looks the man most likely to create something on either side with his forward thrusts, but this time his centre is too close to Given
23' Firm header away by O'Brien, but Liverpool are looking a bit more lively coming forward
22' Finnan marauds forward from right-back and tees up Cheyrou, whose effort is deflected behind for a corner
22' Owen makes a nuisance of himself from Kewell's flick, but Hughes keeps his eye on the ball to stop him shooting
21' Gerrard bends it in, but none of a clutch of players crowded in the six-yard box can get a touch and Given gathers safely
20' O'Brien goes in a bit too strongly on Hamann to give Liverpool a free-kick on the left flank
19' Free header for Jenas from Solano's second attempt, but the midfielder nods wide of the target
18' Better from Newcastle, who work a shooting chance for Dyer. Hyypia thwarts him at the expense of a corner, which is hacked behind for another one.
17' The game is struggling to live up to the first five minutes just at the moment - neither side is threatening
16' Finnan finds a bit of space on the right, but Robert shows he's willing to do the donkey work by getting back to cover
14' Newcastle keeping possession better at the moment, but Given gifts Liverpool the ball back with a sliced clearance
13' Good direct running from Heskey down the Reds right, but his cross his scuffed badly
12' Newcastle threaten on the counter attack after Gerrard's raking free-kick is hacked away, but Hamann does his usual mopping-up job
11' Careless from Shearer, who finds himself offside from Solano's pass
10' Carragher gets a rousing reception from the home fans as he outmuscles Dyer close to his own byline
9' Good presssing from Newcastle, who force Finnan into lumping the ball aimlessly forward
8' Half a chance for Owen from a deep Finnan cross, but O'Brien does enough to make him misdirect the header
8' Cheyrou sends in a cross from the right, but O'Brien is alert and gets in front of Owen to clear
6' Heskey makes his feelings plain to ref Poll after he is penalised for a shove on Shearer
5' A bit of calm is restored as Newcastle pass the ball around patiently at the back
4' We promised you goals! Newcastle respond immediately and Robert thunders a screamer of a free-kick past Dudek from 30 yards
2' What a start! Cheyrou sends Heskey clean through on Given, who blocks at the striker's feet but can only watch as Cheyrou rolls in the rebound. 1-0 Liverpool.
1' Referee Graham Poll gets us under way at Anfield, with Newcastle attacking the Kop.
- This is a fixture traditionally associated with goals. Stay logged on to see if tonight's game lives up to expectations.
- Newcastle: Given, Hughes, O'Brien, Woodgate, Bernard, Solano, Jenas, Speed, Robert, Dyer, Shearer. Subs: Harper, Ambrose, Bramble, Ameobi, Viana.
- Liverpool: Dudek, Finnan, Henchoz, Hyypia, Carragher, Heskey, Gerrard, Hamann, Kewell, Cheyrou, Owen. Subs: Jones, Murphy, Riise, Le Tallec, Biscan.
- Keep it here for all the Anfield action, kicking off at 17.35 GMT

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