Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 to extend lead




Kante drifting pass liverpool defence
Kante drifting pass Liverpool's defence Credit: Goal.com

Jurgen Klopp’s side became the first club to win their opening six games in consecutive top-flight seasons. The Liverpool team with their win against chelsea maintain a 5-lead point on the table.

With a back-heeled pass from Salah, AlexanderArnold’s magnificent free-kick opened the scoring at Stamford Bridge.

The goal was netted as a result of a foul on Mane from the chelsea’s defender at the edge of their eighteen yard box in the 14th minute.

Abraham who has already scored seven Premier League goals for Chelsea, flopped a chance to add another with a one on one chance from Christensen’s long pass. He shot the ball straight to the keeper who saved with his leg.

Chelsea, in the 27th minute, were denied their equalizer by VAR review when Cesar Azpilicueta scored from close range after Willian’s cross deflected to the defender off Fabinho.

VAR review showed Mount was offside during build up to the goal.

Shortly after the cancelation, Liverpool increased their lead with a curled free kick from Andrew Robertson in the left edge of the Chelsea area, to find Firmino who was left unguarded by Marcos Alonso and Christensen to find the net for his side.

Chelsea, put Liverpool on defence as they tried to reduce the margin. Their effort paid as Kante drift past Fabinho, gliding through with skillful control within the Liverpool backside to find the back of their net.

Chelsea, however, missed chances to end the game in draw with effort from Michy Batshuayi and Mason Mount.




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