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Dalglish hails star Suarez


Luis Suarez (right)

Luis Suarez (right)

Luis Suarez (right)

Kenny Dalglish hailed another star performance from Liverpool striker Luis Suarez in the 2-0 win at West Brom and admitted he is running out of superlatives to describe him.

The Uruguayan international won the penalty for the opener from Charlie Adam and then set up Andy Carroll for the second - his fifth in 21 appearances for the Reds since his £35million move.

Victory enabled the Reds to climb to fifth spot in the Barclays Premier League. Dalglish said: "Luis is a fantastic footballer. For us, there were a lot of excellent performances out there."

He added: "There was not one player that could be disappointed with their performance. But within the group, there will be people who excel a little bit more than others.

"For us, it seems to be Luis quite often. He and Andy haven't played together that often. I thought they played really well together. I'm sure everyone in our squad is appreciative of what Luis does but I'm sure he is delighted with them as well."

Baggies boss Roy Hodgson was unhappy with the penalty but admitted his side's performance was below par, saying: "It (the penalty) didn't help. I think the ref like the rest of us didn't see anything - but the linesman did and the ref decided to take the linesman's advice.

"It was a situation where our defender is entitled to screen the ball to clear it and should be allowed to do so but apparently it was awarded.

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"It meant a difficult task became that much more difficult. I don't think we played as well as we have been doing but it would have been nice to have a chance to play at 0-0 for longer.

"You can do without having to play with that handicap. I don't want to bleating about it. Sometimes decisions go your way, sometimes they don't but decisions like that affect results.

"But I'm not blaming the ref totally for our defeat because we didn't do enough to win the game."

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