The Blues went back to Stamford Bridge after a 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Anfield today. This draw came in a winning taste to Chelsea and left a sour taste in Liverpool.
The two sides were intense and at some point aggressive throughout the match. Both teams were equal in power although Liverpool missed more chances.
While both sides were giving similar strength in the pitch, an imbalance existed in the second half after James’ red card.
Nevertheless, the Blues continued with a strong defensive wall to the end of the match. With the help of their amazing goalkeeper, Chelsea managed to snatch a point at Anfield.
The first half was on fire, as the Blues and the Reds played their classical styles and utilized Klopps’ and Tuchel’s well.
However, Chelsea opened the score at the minute 22, where Kai Havertz snatched his first goal this season with the Blues.
The first half did not end there, as Liverpool secured a penalty that Mohamed Salah did not miss. As misfortunes do not come alone, the Blues lost the services of Reece James. Salah then scored the equalizer, ending the first half 1-1.
Second half and the Blues well
The environment in the pitch was unmatchable, as supports get back again to Anfield. Their support to Liverpool throughout the match was endless.
The second half had the title of ‘Imbalance’, as Chelsea started it with only 10 players. However, their manager cooked a very strong playing style. The Blues formed as an unbreakable defensive wall against the Reds front line.
Instead, the Blues were even closer to score the decider despite being behind with a player. At the same time, Liverpool exerted an unmatchable pressure on the Blues, who were strong enough to end the match here.
As mentioned, the Blues had this 1-1 draw with a winning taste, unlike Liverpool. The players of the Reds left the match as though they have lost. This draw was haunting to Klopp and his men.
This match showed the intention of both teams; both played a stunning match, indicating their intentions to reach far stages this season.