Giroud goal vs Liverpool: Chelsea Striker puts the Blues ahead in the UEFA Super Cup as the first half ends with a 1-0 scoreline.
Football is a game of uncertainty and that’s what makes it so exciting. Surely, you can expect some teams to perform better than the others based on the skill set of the players involved, reputation, history and even stats. However, all that goes for a toss once the whistle blows and what happens in the pitch for the next 90 minutes determine the winners and losers.
Liverpool will testify to that statement. They created their own miracle in Istanbul 14 years back, when they came back from 3-0 to win the Champions League. Even more recently, they overturned a 3-0 deficit against Barcelona in the champions league semi-finals last season. Unfortunately, though, they will have to look at these two magnificent nights once again because they are currently trailing by a goal against Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup match tonight.
Chelsea were recently thrashed by Manchester United by 4 goals to nil. Liverpool on the other hand had seen off a promoted Norwich City 4-1. Many would have assumed that Chelsea would be easy pickings for Jurgen Klopp’s man. They are the European champions after all. However, Chelsea look like a completely different team tonight.
Watch Oliver Giroud score a goal vs Liverpool
In the 36th minute of the match, new recruit Christian Pulisic pierced Liverpool’s defence to find Olivier Giroud who found the back of the net through the middle of Adrian’s legs.
— SoccerMatrix ⚽ (@Soccer_Matrix) August 14, 2019
The Frenchman has been brilliant in the night and could have had one more goal earlier in the match if not for a wayward scissor kick in front of the goal.
It was a difficult chance nonetheless and Chelsea would be happy after the diabolical result they received at Old Trafford last weekend.
Much like Chelsea in their Premier League Opener, Liverpool were by no means poor. In fact, at one point it looked like they were the likelier of the two to score. However, the brilliance of Chelsea’s midfield and defence means Liverpool have not had it as easy as many had predicted.
With still 45 minutes to go though, Liverpool could still make a comeback. This is football after all, a fools errand in this game to count anyone out until the final whistle has been blown.
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