Why was Gerrards slip so important?
That might not have been such a big issue on its own but, to the horror of Liverpool fans, Gerrard then lost his footing and slipped to the ground, thus allowing Ba to race through on goal completely unhindered.
What time did Gerrard slip?
In the same fixture seven months later, a horse by the name of Gerrard’s Slip ran in the 12.40 at Doncaster. In one of his final games for Liverpool, at Stamford Bridge in May 2015, Chelsea fans did applaud Gerrard as he left the pitch, but the midfielder’s message was clear.
Who won when Gerrard slipped?
Former Chelsea forward Demba Ba didn’t enjoy the moment he scored at Anfield when he capitalised on Steven Gerrard’s slip that ended Liverpool’s title dreams in 2014. The Blues secured a 2-0 victory in late April, which brought an abrupt end to Liverpool’s 16-match unbeaten league run.
Who scored for Chelsea when Gerrard slipped?
Demba Ba has insisted Chelsea did not plan to “kill Liverpool’s dream” when he scored a crucial goal as their title bid fell apart in 2013-14 — but suggested football is not a “fairytale”. Ba capitalised on a Steven Gerrard slip during a game at Anfield in April 2014. Chelsea went on to win the game 2-0.
How Liverpool lost the title 2014?
With City breathing down their neck, a draw at Crystal Palace in the penultimate game saw Liverpool drop to second, conceding the title and finishing as runners-up two points behind. “I think about it (the slip) most days,” Gerrard said on former team mate Jamie Carragher’s Greatest Game podcast.
When did Liverpool almost won the League?
The 2013–14 season was Liverpool Football Club’s 122nd season in existence, their 52nd consecutive season in the top flight of English football, and the club’s 22nd consecutive season in the Premier League. The club also competed in the FA Cup and the League Cup.