In an apparent attempt to make rivals Manchester United feel better about their own dismal performance against last-place Fulham last week, Liverpool defender Kolo Toure scored an own goal of the season contender against the basement club.
Toure, whose costly mistake 10 days earlier led to West Brom scoring a second-half equalizer and taking a 1-1 draw against Liverpool, only needed eight minutes to make his mark on the Fulham match. A Fulham player slipped while attempting a pass in Liverpool's box, causing the ball to dribble right to Toure, who slipped himself while attempting a clearance, causing the ball to squirt the opposite direction and into his own net.
And once again, everyone had a good laugh at Kolo Toure's expense. But wait! There's more! Moments later, Toure smashed into referee Phil Dowd.
Amazingly, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers did not take these as signs to take Kolo out of the match as fast as humanly possible.
UPDATE: Liverpool came back and won 3-2 on a Steven Gerrard penalty in added time. Kolo says...
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