Chelsea took on Liverpool in the premier league game on Friday night and it turned out to be a classic English encounter. Liverpool started strong and they took the lead in 17th minute when Lovren slotted home from close range to make it 1-0 for Liverpool. Chelsea started to get back into the game with better possession but Henderson scored with a stunning strike from outside the box to make it 2-0 and left Chelsea all to do in next 45 minutes..
Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool Highlights
[ English Premier League 2016-17 ]
17′ 0 – 1 Dejan Lovren scores from a close range header to make it 1-0 for Liverpool.
36′ 0 – 2 Jordan Henderson produced a superb finish from outside the box as Liverpool go 2-0 up to stun Stamford Bridge.
62′ 1 – 2 Diego Costa scores a tap-in after wonderful work by Matic who beat several players inside the before squaring it for Costa.
Match Highlights (English)
It will be the second Friday night game this season and a new experience for both of these teams who are not playing in European football this season. Liverpool will be confident after their impressive 4-1 win against Leicester City but going to stamford bridge is always a tough task against a very resilient Chelsea side.
Liverpool and Chelsea are set to duel for the first time this season albeit in a friendly game as part of the international champions cup 2016 at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena this Wednesday night, 27th July 2016. Both teams have already played couple of friendly games but this one is the first of three major friendlies scheduled on US tour.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Preview: Not much at stake but both teams will be going at it for three points but we can safely assume both camps will use some of the fring players in the premier league clash at Anfield this wednesday night, 11 May. Liverpool will be slightly favourite with the kind of form they are in while Chelsea are hoping to end their terrible season on a positive note.
Liverpool are highly likely to keep the starting lineup which took the field against Leicester City while Chelsea are forced to make changes including David Luis coming in for captain John Terry at the back.
Chelsea had a perfect start with early goal from Ramirez in just 4th minute when he headed home after a superb cross from the left flank. Liverpool hit back just before the break with Coutinho scored with a beatiful curling effort to make it 1-1 on the day and open the game up for second half.
Two goals in second half from Liverpool with Coutinho and Benteke scoring within 10 minutes of each other secure first win for Jurgen Klopp and takes Liverpool in top half of the table.
Jose Mourinho will have a chance to get his team’s season back on track when Chelsea host Liverpool in the premier league match this saturday lunchtime kickoff at around 12:45 uk time. Jurgen Klopp is also looking for his first premier league win as a Liverpool manager. Its all setup for a cracking Saturday in english premier league.