The result was disappointing, if not pathetic, and that was evident from the few boos echoing around Anfield.
Sure, those hooligans had jump-started the whole deal as it is still the beginning stages for the club as well as the manager.
Left with no backup strikers, Brendan Rodgers certainly seemed out of his depth towards the end of the game.
Suarez and his exhibitionist tactics have cost Liverpool their momentum once again. Fabio Borini was irrelevant for longer durations of the game while new boy Nuri Sahin had a pedestrian outing.
Rodgers missing out on key transfer targets is certainly one of the reasons behind Liverpool’s early struggles in the new season.
Clint Dempsey is out of reach now, but there are still quite a few targets that Rodgers can instead look at.
Let’s help him by pointing out a few names…