From the first minutes, Liverpool FC (“The Reds”) fiercely attacked the opponents’ goal. Chelsea FC’s (“The Blues”) line of defense, however, was well positioned and none of the attacks conceded. In the first minute of added time, Andreas Christensen left the field for the red card, weakening the home team.
The first half of the game ended there. Both teams were going to the break with a goalless result.
The second half of “The Blues” came out in a changed line-up, after Kai Havertz was joined by Fikayo Tomori. Liverpool FC also changed during the break, with Jordan Henderson replaced by Thiago.
Liverpool FC’s efforts finally delivered a goal effect. In the 50th minute, Sadio Mané entered the list of shooters. Roberto Firmino helped with the goal.
The band “The Blues” attacked to make up for the loss as soon as possible. The visiting team quickly took advantage of the situation, scoring another goal. The 0-2 goal was scored again in the 54th minute by Sadio Mané.
After a while, the coach of “The Reds” decided to strengthen the midfield and in the 64th minute he replaced the tired Nabego Keita. James Milner entered the field to bring some peace in the middle of the pitch. In the 75th minute the referee pointed to the eleventh meter, but the goalkeeper showed a great intervention and saved the opponent’s shot. The missed penalty definitely did not help the team rebuild morale. In the 79th minute, Mateo Kovaczić replaced Tami Abraham.
In the same minute, Jorginho was replaced by Ross Barkley, which was to strengthen the Chelsea FC side. Soon the opposing team’s coach also decided to refresh the squad, replacing Robert Firmin with Takumi Minamin. The result did not change until the end of the clash. The duel ended with the score 0-2.
The referee did not punish the visitors with any cards, while the Chelsea FC players showed one red card.
Both took advantage of all the changes in the second half.
Chelsea FC will play another away game this Saturday. Her opponent will be West Bromwich Albion FC. On September 28, Arsenal London will play with the band “The Reds” in its area.