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Was That The Merseyside Derby? Or Did I Tune In To A Sunday League Game?

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Times up?...
Absolutely abysmal is probably putting it kindly but for Liverpool yesterday it was impossible to think of a positive word to say, unless of course your name is Roy Hodgson...
For a merseyside derby to be so lacking in passion from the red side was truly shocking. The poor performance would have at least had a silver lining if it looked as though the lads even gave a toss. The only player i personally felt deserved credit for yesterday was Steven Gerrard and as happens far too often, the pressure was piled on the captain to sort out the mess that the others had caused.
The starting line up to begin with made me feel some praise would be needed for Roy who appeared to have spotted his mistake and dropped Christian Poulsen, however i later found out that he was missing due to a family bereavement.
The rest of the side however, were more than capable of putting in a decent fight against Everton. More to the point, the sides fielded throughout our league campaign so far by Roy d…