The win over Stoke City allowed Liverpool to move to within six points of Premier League leaders Chelsea as they moved back above Manchester City
Jonathan Walters scored two own goals on Saturday as Chelsea beat Stoke 4-0 to emphatically end the host's unbeaten home record in the Premier League.
The Reds suffered a 3-1 defeat to Stoke at the Britannia Stadium as Jonathan Walters scored twice either side of Kenwyne Jones' effort to overturn Steven Gerrard's early penalty -- awarded for a foul on Luis Suarez - for the visitors.
Steven Gerrard put Liverpool into an early lead from the spot but Walters replied almost immediately before Kenwyne Jones headed the hosts in front.
Ireland striker Jonathan Walters will need luck to get into Giovanni Trapattoni's starting lineup, but he knows just how fortunate he is to be a part of the country's Euro 2012 adventure.