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Liverpool and Chelsea follow fate and draw

Liverpool and Chelsea performed out a goalless draw this Saturday (21) at Anfield to open the twenty first spherical of the English Premier League. The nation’s giants are nonetheless parked in mid-table.

  • Liverpool and Chelsea advance to 29 factors, in eighth and tenth place within the desk. The groups are unable to place collectively a profitable streak within the Premier League and are nonetheless removed from the leaders.
  • This Saturday’s sport marked the debut of Ukrainian striker Mudryk, introduced by Chelsea per week in the past in a deal price 100 million euros (roughly 565 million reais). Nicknamed “the Ukrainian Neymar”, he had a low-key look towards Liverpool.
  • Liverpool’s German coach Jurgen Klopp has performed 1,000 video games in his profession. He has labored within the position since 2001 and has solely coached Mainz 05, Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool, the place he has been since October 2015.
  • The groups haven’t completed stage in an English derby at Anfield since 1971.

The purpose was disallowed attributable to a dispute. Just two minutes into the sport, Chelsea opened the scoring with Havertz. After a nook from the left, a rebound within the penalty space and Badiashile hitting the publish, Havertz scored, making the most of the rebound. After a VAR test, the purpose was disallowed attributable to a millimeter obstruction of the striker in entrance of the road of the ball.

Havertz celebrates after Chelsea had a purpose disallowed towards Liverpool on Saturday

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Appropriation on either side. At Liverpool, Klopp was with out Roberto Firmino, Van Dijk, Luis Diaz and Diogo Jota by means of damage. By technical alternative, Alexander-Arnold, Henderson, Darwin Nunes and Fabinho began on the bench. Chelsea, however, have Joao Felix suspended whereas Kante, Pulisic, James, Sterling and Mendy are injured absentees. Azpilicueta and Coulibaly have been substitutes.

Alisson saves Liverpool. Chelsea have been higher within the first half. Up with Ziech extensive open on the precise to attempt and carry balls into the world and with Gallagher lined up with Mount behind Havertz, the workforce created good probabilities. The finest got here within the thirty first minute when Badiashile headed into the field from a free kick and Alisson made a fantastic reflex save.

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Konate and Havertz share the ball throughout a match between Liverpool and Chelsea

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Chelsea debut. Coach Graham Potter promoted this Saturday the debut of Ukrainian striker Mudryk, purchased for 100 million euros (roughly 565 million reais) from Shakhtar Donetsk. Mudryk, 22, is thought within the European press because the “Ukrainian Neymar” and got here on eight minutes into the second half towards Liverpool.

He had an opportunity to attain when he exchanged passes with Gallagher within the field, Milner dribbled however his left-footed shot went extensive. It was the one correct involvement in Chelsea’s new English derby bid till the transfer in stoppage-time when the Ukrainian fed Chukumeka a candy go within the space, however Robertson deflected to maintain the rating at 0-0.

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