Date: 7th January 2012 at 11:46am
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Just for a few minutes everything looked rosey at Anfield last night.

In the FA Cup third round, with all of Oldham praying for a miracle, Robbie Simpson gave the Latics a shock lead with something of a wonder strike.

Now all the lads had to do was hang onto that lead forever and things would be great in the pub later.

But Liverpool quickly drew level when Jonjo Shelvey fired a shot at goal that was covered by the Oldham keeper but the ball deflected off Craig Bellamy and Liverpool were level.

Then right at the end of the first half, Liverpool went in front through a Steven Gerrard penalty.

Bellamy was then giving Oldham a torrid time, then he put in a cross for Shelvey to make it 3-1.

Carroll then scored his first goal for two months with an effort from the edge of the area near the end of the game.

But there was still enough stoppage time for Stewart Downing to make it 5-1.

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