In the match against Chelsea at Anfield, Liverpool took the lead with their strong pressing and defensive changes, and did not allow the away team any liberties. 23 minutes in, Diogo Jotta scored the first goal, followed by Conor Bradley’s first goal in the 39th minute.
Dominic Soboslai and Luis Diaz also scored goals in the following minutes, resulting in a comfortable 4-1 win. Mauricio Pochettino, interviewed after the match, raised the white flag, saying that they had lost every competition.
“I think it’s so clear that they were much better than us,”
“We lost every single duel, I think every time that we recovered the ball, first and second touch we lost the ball so easily. Well deserved three points for them.”TNT Sports
The teams had drawn at Stamford Bridge in the opening match of the season, and in recent years the teams had shared the points on that card.In this match, however, Liverpool showed their superiority and clinched the victory.
Manchester City and Arsenal also have three points, and the gap between the second-place finishers and the rest of the field is still wide. However, Liverpool’s victory in this game was a good sign for the next big game against Arsenal.