Premier League Highlights: Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-0 to snatch top spot

Premier League Highlights: Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-0 to snatch top spot

Liverpool vs Chelsea Highlights: Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-0 at Anfield on Sunday.

Liverpool vs Chelsea: Chelsea’s David Luiz in action with Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino. (Source: Reuters)

Liverpool vs Chelsea, Premier League Highlights: Liverpool snatched the top spot of the Premier League table and hold a two-point lead to second-placed Manchester City after beating Chelsea 2-0 at the Anfield on Sunday. Two second-half goals from Sadio Mane and Mo Salah ensured the hosts did not let their title collapse in 2014 come in the way to their hope of first title after 1990.

Eden Hazard missed two brilliant chances in the second half and the Blues paid for that as Chelsea sit at the fourth spot with just two-points lead over Manchester United.

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Liverpool vs Chelsea, Premier League Highlights:


Two goals in the second half give Liverpool 2-0 win against Chelsea at Anfield. And with that, Jurgen Klopp's side are back at the top of the league. They have four easy matches left in the season and a two-point lead over second-placed Manchester City. 


Xherdan Shaqiri comes on to replace goalscorer Mo Salah for Liverpool.


Mane charges at the goal, takes a shot from the left but Kepa is again there to make the save. Few minutes left for the match to finish


Firmino aims for the goal but Kepa is there to save his low shot well. Following that, the hosts win a couple of corners in succession. 


James Milner comes on to replace Jordan Henderson for Liverpool while Ross Barkley replaces Ruben Loftus-Cheek for Chelsea

Final 20 mins left

Higuain takes a low shot that goes straight to Kepa. Liverpool playing more of counter-attack football now. 


Gio Wijnaldum replaces Naby Keita for Liverpool, who lead Chelsea by two goals


Salah drives towards the post, takes another shot at goal but it is saved by Kepa. Liverpool are back at dominating this game.

Another miss by Hazard

Hazard finds space in the box but his effort from close-range is saved brilliantly by Alisson. That's two misses in like two minutes. 

Hazad hits the post

Hazard goes very close for the visitors Chelsea. His side-footed effort rebounds back off the post and the Reds clear. Are Chelsea going to regret this later


Substitution: Gonzalo Higuain replaces Callum Hudson-Odoi for Chelsea


GOAL! Mo Salah scores an absolute screamer to give Liverpool 2-0 lead in the second half. What a goal! Salah controls the ball, cuts inside and takes a spectacular shot from 25 yards.


Sadio Mane gives Liverpool the breakthrough as the hosts lead Chelsea 1-0 early in the second half.Henderson sends a fine cross to Mane, who gives his side the much deserved lead

Liverpool start second half well

Liverpool start the second half on a psitive note. They know a draw today won't help them. The hosts need a win! 

Second half

The second half of Liverpool vs Chelsea is underway at Anfield.


Liverpool and Chelsea go into the half-time goalless. The hosts have looked a more confident and dominant side, looking more likely to break the deadlock


Alexander-Arnold takes the free-kick, sends it to Firmino, who touches it towards goal. Kepa saves with his feet. A beautiful pass from Alexander-Arnold but Firmino was off-side


First yellow card of the game goes to Azpilicueta for a foul on Mane, who was trying to head past the Chelsea player before getting pulled. Match nearing the half-time whistle


The Reds break well and Salah finds Mane on the edge of the box. Mane's curling effort goes past the post.

Rudiger down

Rudiger is down as Andreas Christensen gets ready to come in his place. Doesn't look pretty as Rudiger is carried away

Chance wasted

Willian runs with the ball all the way to the edge of the area, does not pass it to Hazard on his side and shoots it wide. Wasted opportunity for Chelsea


Henderson sends a shot after receiving a perfect pass from Salah. David Luiz saves it with an outstretched leg as it goes for a corner.

Chelsea starting to dominate

Chelsea have gotten in their groove now. With every attack, the visitors are coming with a counter-attack against Liverpool.


Hazard plays around Matic on the left side of the box, but his left-footed shot is meek. An easy save by Alisson does the job.

Twenty minutes up

Twenty minutes into the match at Anfield. Liverpool are in control of the game, which stands goalless as of now.

Salah dive

Salah falls after dancing around with David Luiz. Might receive a ban for the dive, could be a blow to Liverpool's title dreams.

Hazard down

Hazard down, clutching his knee after Fabinho runs into him. This could be a big setback for Chelsea, he limps off to the sidelines.

Great start by Liverpool

Another chance for Liverpool as the hosts press on, create another chance. Does not lead to anything as Chelsea seem to be still warming up


Terrific start to the match at Anfield. Liverpool begin by putting pressure on the visitors and five minutes into the match, Salah takes a shot at the goal after a cross by Mane but falls right into Kepa's hands. 

Match begins

Liverpool vs Chelsea kickstarts at Anfield after a minute's silence for 96 children, women and men who tragically lost their lives at Hillsborough 30 years ago

Silence observed for Hillsborough disaster

It is the 30th anniversary of Hillsborough disaster and the teams observe silence after a thundering 'You'll never walk alone'

Warm up

The players are warming up ahead of the big clash

City wins to take the top spot in Premier League table

With Manchester City beating Crystal Palace 3-1 a while back, the Guardiola-coached side have taken the top spot, at least for some time. This is a crucial match for Liverpool to stay in title contention and snatch back their lead.

Liverpool haunted by Chelsea ghosts

Back in 2014, Liverpool, then managed by Brendan Rodgers, sat top of the table when they were beaten 2-0 by Chelsea at Anfield in a match made famous by a costly slip from Steven Gerrard that gifted a goal to Demba Ba. That painful loss came at a similar stage of the campaign and current title rivals Manchester City went on to lift the trophy by two points.

First title since 1990

Liverpool are chasing their first English top-flight title since 1990. A victory over the Blues at Anfield would be a big step toward that dream.

Chelsea Playing XI

Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, David Luiz, Emerson; Kante, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek; Hudson-Odoi, Hazard, Willian. Substitutes: Caballero, Christensen, Barkley, Kovacic, Giroud, Pedro, Higuain.

Liverpool Playing XI

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane. Substitutes: Mignolet, Lovren, Wijnaldum, Milner, Sturridge, Shaqiri, Origi

Liverpool vs Chelsea LIVE

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the top Premier League clash as Liverpool take on Chelsea at the Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's side will take a step closer to the title if they win the match today. Follow live score and updates here.

Liverpool vs Chelsea Live Score, Premier League Live Streaming: Blues captain Cesar Azpilicueta played in the 2014 upset in a team that included current Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, who was given extra motivation to beat his old club when a group of Chelsea supporters were filmed chanting racist abuse the about Egyptian in midweek.