LIVERPOOL, England - Three observations from Liverpool's 2-1 victory over QPR at Anfield.
1. Gerrard to the rescue again
Even as his powers wane, Steven Gerrard is capable of conjuring great moments. His latest, perhaps his last in a Liverpool shirt, was required in part because of his own failings. He had missed a penalty, spurning the chance to put his side ahead. Instead, he powered into the box to make contact with Philippe Coutinho's corner. He headed in his 184th Liverpool goal. In trademark...
There is an issue, oddly, that Jose Mourinho refuses to be drawn into. The wonder then is whether the Chelsea manager's current title drought was something that played on his mind more than he would want observers to believe.
Despite the fact that it is little more than a formality that Chelsea will seal the Premier League if they beat Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, it has come out of a situation that is far from a formality for Mourinho.