Chelsea vs Liverpool: Roberto Firmino higher Liverpool’s merit sooner than the period. © AFP
Trent Alexander-Arnold’s thunderous strike impressed Liverpool’s 2-1 win in opposition to Chelsea because the Premier League leaders moved 5 issues transparent on the peak on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp’s aspect prolonged their highest begin to the identify race as they turned into the primary membership to win their opening six video games in consecutive top-flight seasons. Alexander-Arnold’s blistering free-kick opened the scoring at Stamford Bridge. Roberto Firmino higher Liverpool’s merit sooner than the period and N’Golo Kante’s superb objective was once now not sufficient to present Chelsea tangible praise for a colourful 2nd part.
After Manchester Town thrashed Watford Eight-Zero on Saturday, this was once the best reaction from Liverpool as they bid to win the identify for the primary time since 1990.
Pipped to the trophy via Town at the ultimate day of remaining season, Liverpool are taking part in with a burning need to finish their competitors’ two-year reign as champions.
Against this to the Champions League holders’ scrappy midweek defeat at Napoli, this disciplined show confirmed the Premier League is Liverpool’s peak precedence this time period.
They’re on a club-record run of 15 successive league wins and feature misplaced simply as soon as in 45 top-flight fits, going unbeaten within the remaining 23.