Liverpool force Chelsea to 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge

Liverpool force Chelsea to 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
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- Chelsea played a 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Saturday at Stamford Bridge

- Eden Hazard scored for the Blues, while Daniel Sturridge netted for the Reds

- Both teams remain unbeaten this season in the Premier League

Premier League giants Chelsea were on Saturday, September 29, forced to a 1-1 draw by visiting Liverpool in a tough Premier League match played at Stamford Bridge.

Belgium international Eden Hazard scored the first goal for Chelsea in the 25th minute after being assisted by Mateo Kovacic.

But Englishman Daniel Sturridge came off the bench to score the equalizer for Liverpool at the death and it was Xherdan Shaqiri that assisted him.

Below is our live updates for the match.

FT' The referee blows the final whistle and 1-1 it ends here at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea and Liverpool remain unbeaten in the Premier League this season. Thanks for following, Bye.

And Chelsea win a corner in the last minute of added time and let us see what the Blues will do with it

90' Victor Moses gets a chance there, but his effort was blocked

90' Four minutes has been added by the referee

89' Oh my goodness............Sturridge scores for Liverpool and it is now 1-1

86' Daniel Sturridge comes in for James Milner and we will find out if the Englishman can save Liverpool from a defeat here

84' Shaqiri’s free-kick is straight at Kepa who crouches to make a comfortable claim

83' Brazilian star David Luiz knocks Mane to the ground 25 yards from goal and it is a free kick

82' Liverpool player Wijnaldum plays a blind back pass that is almost intercepted by Morata, but Alisson comes out quickly to save the Reds from danger

80' It is now the turn of Chelsea to make a change as Ross Barkley is coming on for Mateo Kovacic

79' Another critical substitution there for Liverpool as Naby Keita replaces Jordan Henderson.

78' Eden Hazard’s free-kick is headed wide by Alvaro Morata. Oh, he was even in an offside position

76' Liverpool star Milner is booked for a foul on Victor Moses who came on a moment ago for Willian

73' Liverpool players are aware that they have limited time to do something in this match for them not to get their first defeat this season in the Premier League

72' Alexander-Arnold’s cross bounced all the way through to Milner, but David Luiz clears the danger for Chelsea

71' Oh my God, what a miss there by Shaqiri and I am sure Liverpool fans won't forgive him for this

69' Kovacic’s placed curler is palmed away by the diving Alisson and that was a comfortable save by the Liverpool goalie

68' Chelsea scorer Eden Hazard twists thrillingly away from three players on the left of the box only to slip when about to shoot

66' Jurgen Klopp is making the team's first substitution at Stamford Bridge with Xherdan Shaqiri replacing Mohamed Salah. Not a good day in the office for the Egyptian

60' The referee blows the whistle for an offside by Olivier Giroud

59' Corner kick given to Liverpool as Mohamed Salah gets in a shot but the strike is blocked by a Chelsea player

58' Liverpool star Firmino fought to win a loose ball on the left of the area and pushed it back to Mane and it was a good save by Kepa Arrizabalaga

53' Liverpool have started to dominate possession again in this match, and let's see if they would get the equalizer

52' The match at Stamford Bridge has been interrupted briefly for a check on Jordan Henderson who is down injured.

48' Chelsea star Kovacic gets a good chance there to shoot, but his effort was blocked by Van Dijk

46' Second half underway at Stamford Bridge

And that is it as the referee brings the first half to an end and it is Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool

45' And 1 minute has been added by the center referee

44' Good clearance by Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger

43' Sadio Mane is desperate to score for Liverpool before the break as his free-kick went off target

41' Glorious chance for Liverpool as Salah plays a one-two with Wijnaldum but then over-hits a fairly simple pass to Firmino

39' Yellow card for Sadio Mane for a foul on Eden Hazard

36' Another effort by Sadio Mane who was blocked by David Luiz

35' What a chance there for Mohamed Salah to restore parity for Liverpool, but he was denied by Rudiger

34' Hazard fouls Milner down the Liverpool right and Milner’s free-kick is headed over his own bar by Azpilicueta

25' GOAL! Eden Hazard scores for Chelsea

22' Liverpool are now playing aggressive football and it looks like they want to avenge their Carabao Cup defeat

21' Milner cracks a good pass into Salah who helps it on to Firmino in the area. His shot is blocked by David Luiz and Alonso puts the rebound behind for a corner.

19' Roberto Firmino gets in a shot for Liverpool, but Chelsea goalie Kepa Arrizabalaga saves easily

18' Eden Hazard tries to play with Giroud in front of Liverpool 18 yard box, but Van Dijk was superb as he blocked the pass

17' Perfect run there by Sadio Mane as he tries to dribble Marcos Alonso, but the Spaniard was at his best to clear the danger

16' These two teams have been superb so far and this game looks like the battle of the midfield

14' That was a great shot by Senegal international Sadio Mane, but misses target

12' Mohamed Salah gets in a strike but fails to hit the target

10' Sadio Mane gets the ball from James Milner, but he was unable to locate a teammate before being stopped

8' Fantastic save by Liverpool goalie Alisson as he saves Eden Hazard's shot

7' Olivier Giroud with a perfect run there before being stopped by Joe Gomez

4' Chance for Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah, but he was blocked by Marcos Alonso

2' Chelsea with early attempt to score as Willian and Jorginho combined well up front

1' The referee starts the match at Stamford Bridge

Below is our Preview for the match

Chelsea will on Saturday evening, September 29, host rivals Liverpool in their Premier League match day 7 encounter at Stamford Bridge which will be a fight of the team that will stay on top of the log.

The Blues are currently occupying third position while Liverpool are first on the standings in which a win for Maurizio Sarri's side will send them to the top of the table.

Chelsea and Liverpool have not lost a game this season in the Premier League, but Liverpool were sent out of the Carabao Cup by the Blues in front of their fans.

Today's match at Stamford Bridge will also be a battle between Eden Hazard and Mohamed Salah who are arguably the best forwards so far this season in the Premier League.

The two sides have met 180 times before with Liverpool winning 77 of those, Chelsea 63, and the teams sharing 40 draws.

Chelsea took four points off Liverpool last season with a 1-0 home win and 1-1 draw at Anfield.

Meanwhile, 5.30pm Nigerian time is the kick off for this Premier League match, and we will bring you the live update.

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Earlier, had reported how Chelsea qualified for the next round of the 2018 Carabao Cup after coming from behind to beat Premier League rivals Liverpool 2-1 on Wednesday night, September 26.

Englishman Daniel Sturridge scored the first goal for Liverpool, but two late goals scored by Emerson and Eden Hazard gave the Blues the victory at Anfield.

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