Hull City 3 Liverpool 1: Player ratings as Steve Bruce’s men triumph

Hull City 3 Liverpool 1: Player ratings as Steve Bruce's men edge to victory over the Reds

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Hull City

Hull City

Allan McGregor Caught out for Gerrard’s goal but played his part and eased the pressure on his defence a number of times. 5/10

Alex Bruce Almost exposed in the second half as Suarez raced forward but was helped out by McGregor, other than that made it difficult for Liverpool’s attackers. 5

Curtis Davies The defender gave away the free-kick for Gerrard’s goal and looked edgy but improved as the game went on and came close with a header at the other end. 5

Maynor Figueroa (man-of-the-match) Excellent cover throughout the game including a key interception with the visitors first chance as he prevented Henderson from reaching the ball in the box. 6

Ahmed Elmohamady Another battling performance from the Egyptian and won the ball in the build-up to Hull’s first goal but should have scored late on. 6

David Meyler The match-winner showed great composure after the ball fell to him in the box as he rifled the ball across Mignolet. 6

Tom Huddlestone Came more and more into the game and will be looking to claim Hull’s third despite a big Skrtel deflection. 5

Jake Livermore Superb play for his deflected goal to put Hull 2-1 after a neat interchange before unleashing the strike. 6

Robbie Brady Rightly booked in the first half for a dive but was key to helping his side limit Brendan Rodgers’ men after tracking back throughout. 5

Robert Koren Showed what he is capable of with his runs and delivery into the box but was not involved enough, resulting in him being replaced by Rosenoir. 5

Yannick Sagbo Very energetic and had opportunities late on but could not find the killer finish. 5


Liam Rosenoir Brought on to provide fresh legs and didn’t put a foot wrong. 5

George Boyd N/A

Danny Graham N/A


Simon Mignolet Helpless for both Hull goals and made a good save late on. 5

Glen Johnson Didn’t look his usual self at the back or when going forward and will be disappointed with his performance. 5

Kolo Toure Made a key tackle on Koren in the first half but carried out a poor clearance seconds before Meyler’s winner. 5

Martin Skrtel Great performance from the Slovakian as he made countless blocks and interceptions. Unlucky to see his deflection send the ball into the net for Hull’s third. 6

Jon Flanagan Not as dominant as he was in the Merseyside derby last weekend but made it difficult for the opposition to get past him. 5

Steven Gerrard Textbook strike to claim his third league goal of the season and as expected sprayed the ball all over the park all game. 6

Lucas Leiva Made several key tackles but faded out of the game in the second half. 5

Jordan Henderson Bravely won the free-kick for Liverpool’s opener but was frustrating at times with his final product. 5

Raheem Sterling The youngster carried out some good runs but spent too long on the ball at times. 5

Luis Suarez Heavily involved but couldn’t find the finish all afternoon but was unlucky with a late free-kick from range as it edged just wide. 6

Victor Moses Poorly gave the ball away for Hull’s opener and struggled on the ball before being replaced. 5


Philippe Coutinho The Brazilian made an impact with two teasing passes from the after coming on. 6

Luis Alberto Did not receive the ball enough to give himself the chance to make his mark. 5

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