Liverpool could not ease past Birmingham City to force their way back into the Champions League shake-up. After a lifeless first half Rafa Benitez got his side in the right frame of mind after the restart.
Anfield hero Steven Gerrard scored a beauty to give the away side the lead early in the second half. Liam Ridgewell responded soon after leveling for the St Andrews’ side.
Birmingham City 0-1 Liverpool (Gerrard)Birmingham City 1-1 Liverpool (Ridgewell)