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Lampard fall’s short of Liverpool form at the Stamford Bridge

League leaders Liverpool piled pressure for Chelsea coach Frank Lampard beating them 2-1 Infront of their home fans.

Liverpool took the lead in the 14th minute through Alexander-Arnold following a cleverly taken free kick driving the ball at the top corner.

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In the 40th minute Brazilian striker Firmino doubled the lead for Klopp through a well-timed header as Chelsea players failed to mark him.

The host pulled one through club captain Azplicueta but the goal was ruled offside thanks to the VAR technology in the English Premier League.

Also read: This is why Frank Lampard is sitting on shaky grounds

In the second half, the Blue piled pressure on the visitors calming the ball down and driving it toward their goal.

In the 71st minute, French man Kante made a solo effort driving past two defenders before sending the ball behind the net.

Substitute Batshuayi almost made it 2-2 but his fantastic header went wide to the surprise of many fans who hoped for an incredible comeback.

Youngster Mount wasted an open chance when a well-executed Marcos Alonso’s went very wide.

It is the second loss for Frank Lampard having gone down against Valencia in the Champions League group stages.

In the Premier League they currently hold position eleven with eight points and ten points behind leaders Liverpool.

Liverpool’s win take them three points clear of second placed Manchester City who run an eight goal riot against Watford at the Etihad Stadium.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international

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