Henderson led Liverpool picked up 3 crucial points with an excellent win at Stamford Bridge against the mighty Blues. The midfielder scored a peach of a goal with a stunning strike to double the lead away from home. (What We Learned from Liverpool’s Victory at Stamford Bridge !)
The defender Dejan Lovren opened the scoring for Klopp’s side early in the game. Diego Costa scored to reduce the deficit and give Conte a ray of hope but the determinant Reds hung on to claim all three crucial points to go up to fourth in the table.
The five things that we learnt from Chelsea’s home defeat to the reds are:
5) Stamford Bridge is not a fortress
The 2-1 loss to Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool marked the first home defeat for Antonio Conte since the January of 2013, when his former side Juventus lost to Sampdoria with the same score line. Chelsea’s defensive frailties were exposed by the relentless Merseyside attack.
The likes of David Luiz and Cahill were left exposed by the pace of Sadio Mane and Adam Lallana. (What We Learned from Liverpool’s Victory at Stamford Bridge !)
The inclusion of David Luiz in defence caused Chelsea, a great deal of problem for the Terry-less defence. Conte was warned a several times by the critics regarding the return of the defender David Luiz.