Eagles Spoil Gerrard’s Farewell Party
It was a predictably emotional evening at Anfield, as Captain Steve G took to the pitch for his last match as a Red.
But emotion morphed into exasperation as the 'Pool were defeated 1-3 by Crystal Palace.
Before the match, Captain Fantastic was afforded the honor he richly deserved:
The Guard of Honor.
The match then turned to business as usual, and the home team were the first to find the back of the net:
First, Aston Villa, and now Crystal Palace. It's not Diabolical Defense Day, dudes.
Same man, same foot.
Wilfred Zaha scored the Eagles' second with his first touch of the ball:
Right place. Right time. Great build-up led to it.
This was not the evening Gerrard nor the fans expected.
To make matters worse, Liverpool conceded a late penalty, and a no-doubter at that:
And it was converted, the hard way:
And with Gerrard departing, Liverpool’s luck likely won't be getting much better.