Premier League: Chelsea manages to draw 2-2 with Liverpool after recovering a 0-2 deficit

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LONDON. Chelsea manages to recover against Liverpool with a goal on the S. Mane 9' and a goal on the M. Salah 26'.

LONDON. Chelsea manages to recover against Liverpool with a goal on the S. Mane 9′ and a goal on the M. Salah 26′. Chelsea couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (56%)

The match was played at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Sunday and it started at 4:30 pm local time. The referee was Anthony Taylor with the assistance of Gary Beswick and Adam Nunn. The 4th official was Martin Atkinson. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 10.3 degrees Celsius or 50.61 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 86%.​

Match Statistics

Chelsea was in firm control of the ball 56% while Liverpool was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Chelsea was more aggressive with 62 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Chelsea to win the match​.

Chelsea shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Liverpool shot 10 times, 6 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Chelsea received 1 yellow card (C. Pulisic). On the opposite side, Liverpool received 2 yellow cards (S. Mane and I. Konate).

After this match, Chelsea will have 42 points to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, Liverpool will have 41 points to stay in the 3rd place.

Match Events

  • 1'
    1'

    S. Mane

    Sadio Mané - Liverpool - receive yellow card for a foul. Fouled by Sadio Mané - Liverpool César Azpilicueta - Chelsea - won a free kick in defence.
  • 9'
    9'

    S. Mane

    Goal! Chelsea 0, Liverpool 1. Sadio Mané - Liverpool - shot with left foot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.
  • 18'
    18'

    C. Pulisic

  • 26'
    26'

    M. Salah

    T. Alexander-Arnold

    Goal! Chelsea 0, Liverpool 2. Mohamed Salah - Liverpool - shot with left foot from a diffucult position on the right to the right corner. Assist - Trent Alexander-Arnold.
  • 42'
    42'

    M. Kovacic

    Goal! Chelsea 1, Liverpool 2. Mateo Kovacic - Chelsea - shot with right foot from outside the box to the top right corner .Goal confirmed following VAR Review. New attacking attempt. Marcos Alonso - Chelsea - shot with left foot from a diffucult position and long distance on the right is saved in the top right corner.
  • 45'
    45'

    C. Pulisic

    N. Kante

    Goal! Chelsea 2, Liverpool 2. Christian Pulisic - Chelsea - shot with left foot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assist - N'Golo Kanté with a through ball. Fouled by Ibrahima Konaté - Liverpool Christian Pulisic - Chelsea - won a free kick in defence. Missed chance. Mason Mount - Chelsea - shot with right foot from the centre of the box is close, but missed to the left. Shot blocked. Kai Havertz - Chelsea - shot with left foot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assist - Marcos Alonso. First Half ended - Chelsea 2, Liverpool 2. Trevoh Chalobah - Chelsea - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Diogo Jota - Liverpool Second Half starts Chelsea 2, Liverpool 2.
  • 69'
    69'

    N. Keita

    J. Milner

  • 69'
    69'

    A. Oxlade-Chamberlain

    Diogo Jota

  • 70'
    70'

    Jorginho

    T. Chalobah

  • 79'
    79'

    C. Hudson-Odoi

    K. Havertz

  • 83'
    83'

    I. Konate

    Ibrahima Konaté - Liverpool - receive yellow card for a foul. Fouled by Ibrahima Konaté - Liverpool Callum Hudson-Odoi - Chelsea - won a free kick on the right wing.
  • 90'
    90'

    C. Jones

    S. Mane

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Chelsea will play away against Manchester City on the 15th of January with a 20-15 head to head stats in favor of Chelsea (3 draws).

Liverpool will host Brentford on the 16th of January with a 0-0 head to head statistic.

Chelsea: Formation and Lineups

Chelsea started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Thomas Tuchel chose to play with the following team: Edouard Mendy (7.1), Trevoh Chalobah (6.7), Thiago Silva (6.5), Antonio Rüdiger (6.6), César Azpilicueta (6.9), N’Golo Kanté (7.8), Mateo Kovačić (8.1), Marcos Alonso (8.1), Mason Mount (6.7), Christian Pulišić (7.0) and Kai Havertz (6.2).

Substitutes

Chelsea made 2 changes: T. Chalobah for Jorginho (70′) and K. Havertz for C. Hudson-Odoi (79′).

Top player: Marcos Alonso

Probably the most impressive player in Chelsea was Marcos Alonso.

His rating is (8.1) with 51 passes (84% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 9 crosses.

Liverpool: Formation and Lineups

Liverpool started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Jürgen Klopp played with: Caoimhin Kelleher (7.0), Trent Alexander-Arnold (6.8), Ibrahima Konaté (6.6), Virgil van Dijk (6.7), Konstantinos Tsimikas (6.9), Jordan Henderson (6.8), Fabinho (6.4), James Milner (6.2), Mohamed Salah (7.2), Diogo Jota (6.2) and Sadio Mané (7.5).

Substitutes

Liverpool made 3 changes: J. Milner for N. Keita (69′), Diogo Jota for A. Oxlade-Chamberlain (69′) and S. Mane for C. Jones (90′).

Top player: Sadio Mané

The player who no doubt impressed Liverpool the most was Sadio Mané.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 26 passes (76% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 13.

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