Liverpool 1-0 Stoke: Brendan Rodgers praises 'great performance'

Manager Brendan Rodgers praises Liverpool's "great performance" in their 1-0 home Premier League win over Stoke City.

Daniel Sturridge's 20-yard drive put the Reds in front in the 37th minute, with new goalkeeper signing Simon Mignolet securing the three points by diving to his right to keep out John Walters late penalty.

The win represents Liverpool's first opening-day home win for 12 years in a game in which the Reds managed 10 shots on target.