Liverpool He entered this meeting from a position of leadership Premier League. However, historians stated that the Anfield team has been waiting for a victory over the “Blues” in this competition since 2020. So the question of who is the favorite has remained controversial.
Before the opening whistle, there was only one thing certain – one team's series would be interrupted this time. Both teams achieved three consecutive victories in the league. The Selectors were able to extend their streak yourgen club (The 200th victory in the English Premier League) and this was not a coincidence.
Close to the massacre at Anfield. Chelsea is completely helpless at Al-Zaeem Stadium
Liverpool had a decisive advantage from the first whistle. Darwin Nunez's shots hit the crossbar and the post, but the visitors' luck ran out very quickly. In the 23rd minute, Diogo Jota made a solo effort and shot the right ball, making the score 1-0.
Quick revenge on Chelsea? None of these things. Even before half an hour had passed, the shot stats were 10-0 in favor of the hosts.
In the 39th minute, the Reds increased their lead with a perfect shot that bounced off the post from club graduate Connor Bradley. Before the end of the first half, Nunez was close to delivering the third strike. But the penalty kick only hit the post.
After changing sides, the London team withstood their opponent's pressure for only 20 minutes. Immediately afterwards, Bradley's pass was perfectly completed by a header from Dominik Szoboszlai, making it 3-0. The guests' situation seemed hopeless.
Christopher Nkunku scored the honorable goal for the national team from the capital, displaying his dribbling skills in a small space. But that was all the Stamford Bridge team could do that day. Nunez hit the crossbar again at the end, but quickly redeemed himself with an assist into the goal, making the score 4-1, the final result of this unequal confrontation.
Liverpool leads second-placed Manchester City by five points, but the defending champion has one match remaining.
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