Liverpool locked horns with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge earlier today as they hoped to secure a win on the road in the Premier League. The Reds made a decent start to the game and scored the opening goal in the 18th minute when Luis Diaz found the back of the net with a good finish. However, Jurgen Klopp‘s men conceded the equaliser in the 37th minute when Axel Disasi scored from close range. Both sides went into the half-time interval with a 1-1 scoreline.
The Merseyside club ran out of ideas in the second half and had to settle for a 1-1 draw in the English capital.
Let’s take a look at how each Liverpool player performed during the match against the Blues.
GK: Alisson Becker – 7.5/10
The Brazilian keeper made a few world-class saves at the back and did enough to restrict the opposition to just one goal.
RB: Trent Alexander-Arnold – 6.5/10
He performed his defensive duties well but lacked quality in the opponent’s half.
CB: Ibrahima Konate – 7/10
Konate defended his penalty box with conviction and kept Nicolas Jackson frustrated for most of the game.
CB: Virgil Van Dijk – 7/10
The Dutch defender made a lot of crucial clearances at the back and was accurate with his passing.
LB: Andrew Robertson – 7/10
He performed his defensive duties well and made one good chance in the final third.
CM: Dominik Szoboszlai – 6.5/10
He made a few decent chances for others around him but lacked quality in front of the opponent’s goal.
CM: Alexis Mac Allister – 7/10
Mac Allister had a good game in the first half but was average at best in the second.
CM: Cody Gakpo – 6.5/10
He had a couple of bright moments in the game and came back to defend when needed.
RW: Mohamed Salah – 7/10
Salah set up Diaz’s goal with an excellent pass and also had a goal chalked off as off-side. However, he struggled to get into the flow of the game after the half-time break.
ST: Diogo Jota – 6.5/10
He worked hard in chasing down the opposition but never looked like he would score.
LW: Luis Diaz – 7.5/10
Diaz caused a lot of problems for the Chelsea defenders and scored Liverpool’s only goal with a decent finish.
ST: Darwin Nunez – 6/10
He made two good runs with the ball.
CM: Curtis Jones – 6/10
Jones made one driving run with the ball.
CM: Harvey Elliott – 6.5/10
He had a couple of bright moments in the game.
RW: Ben Doak – 6/10
Doak added some pace to Klopp’s attack.