Liverpool boss Rodgers happy Carroll scoring goals for West Ham

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is happy Andy Carroll is amongst the goals for West Ham United.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is happy Andy Carroll is amongst the goals for West Ham United.

While they were drawing a blank against relegation-doomed Reading, Carroll netted his sixth West Ham goal to earn a hard-fought 1-1 draw at Southampton.

"It's not at all unfortunate that Andy's scoring goals. We're the fourth highest goalscorers in the league, so scoring hasn't been a problem for us," Rodgers said.

"Andy's situation is really simple. He didn't want to stay and be on the bench. He wanted to play games.

"You always try to find solutions to break down the opposition. We broke down Reading, we just came up against a keeper that was inspired.

"We can have no complaints this year, we've scored many goals. But in the last two games we just haven't been able to produce the goal, which sometimes happens.

"But we've kept a clean sheet as well. That's 13 clean sheets, which is one of the best records in the league.

"These are marginal gains that we'll take, but we know we have to finish off games like that in the future."

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