The EPL clubs were focused on getting a positive result from the fixtures of Gameweek 11 as they headed into the international break and as always the results were a mixed bag of the expected and the unexpected with a healthy mix of ridiculous added in for good measure. Chelsea brush aside Liverpool’s challenge after early scare Chelsea returned to the venue of the infamous Steven Gerrard slip that inadvertently cost Liverpool the league title last season and Brendan Rodgers and his men were more than eager to banish those upsetting memories. They started on a positive footing pushing back the league leaders before Emre Can opened the score for the Reds via a deflected shot on goal just before the ten minute mark. The Kop faithful started getting their hopes up for an improbable Liverpool win but these hopes were dashed as Chelsea took control of the game and equalised within five minutes through Cahill. Diego Costa netted his […]
Liverpool lost 2-1 to Chelsea at home and have now lost 3 matches in a row in a span of one week. Rodgers would be glad there is an international break where he could regroup his side and assemble some confidence in it. Here are the player ratings from the game.
The two sides take on each other in different scenarios now. Chelsea are comfortably seated on top of the table, twelve points ahead of seventh placed Liverpool. The Blues are unbeaten in the league, and their opponents just can't find a way to win.