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  • Date:27 Apr 2014
  • Kick-off:14:05
  • Venue:Anfield
  • Attendance:44,726
  • Ba (45) Willian (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

The referee brings the game to a close.

94:42 +4.42

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Branislav Ivanovic by Phillippe Coutinho.

93:01 +3.01

Da Silva Willian slots the ball right footed into the goal. Liverpool 0-2 Chelsea.Assist by Fernando Torres.

92:30 +2.30

Fernando Torres goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

92:28 +2.28

Fernando Torres concedes a free kick for a foul on Martin Skrtel.

91:25 +1.25

Short corner taken by Iago Aspas from the right by-line.

91:11 +1.11

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Mark Schwarzer parries the ball away.

91:01 +1.01

Cesar Azpilicueta manages to make a clearance.

90:51 +0.51

Steven Gerrard produces a cross.

88:50

Clearance made by Branislav Ivanovic.

85:53

Shot by Steven Gerrard missed to the left of the target.

84:17

Raheem Sterling crosses the ball.

83:43

Fernando Torres on for Demba Ba.

82:04

Corner from the right by-line taken by Phillippe Coutinho.

81:46

Phillippe Coutinho takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

81:27

Gary Cahill makes a clearance.

80:35

Jon Flanagan leaves the field to be replaced by Iago Aspas.

80:03

Phillippe Coutinho produces a cross.

79:32

Tomas Kalas manages to make a clearance.

78:33

Header at goal by Steven Gerrard. Mark Schwarzer safely holds on.

78:21

Steven Gerrard sends in a cross.

76:52

(Chelsea) makes a substitution, with Gary Cahill coming on for Andre Schurrle.

76:11

Shot by Steven Gerrard went wide right of the net.

73:57

Steven Gerrard takes a shot. Mark Schwarzer fumbles the ball.

72:51

Shot by Glen Johnson. John Mikel gets a block in.

72:24

Corner taken by Phillippe Coutinho.

71:30

Luis Suarez takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by John Mikel.

71:06

A cross is delivered by Steven Gerrard.

70:50

Shot by Phillippe Coutinho. Ashley Cole gets a block in.

70:23

Foul by Andre Schurrle on Glen Johnson, free kick awarded.

69:27

Clearance made by Steven Gerrard.

69:24

Free kick crossed by Frank Lampard.

68:50

Free kick awarded for a foul by Phillippe Coutinho on Andre Schurrle.

67:56

Ashley Cole manages to make a clearance.

66:51

Steven Gerrard has an effort at goal. Mark Schwarzer catches the ball.

65:56

Shot by Joe Allen. Mark Schwarzer catches the ball.

65:03

Free kick taken by John Mikel.

64:42

Unfair challenge on da Silva Willian by Mamadou Sakho results in a free kick.

63:49

Demba Ba takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Martin Skrtel gets a block in.

61:52

Shot by Andre Schurrle. A parry by Simon Mignolet prevents the goal.

61:06

Phillippe Coutinho takes a shot and went wide left of the target.

61:03

Steven Gerrard takes the chance to get an effort at goal. John Mikel gets a block in.

60:16

Jon Flanagan makes a clearance.

59:59

Da Silva Willian is brought on as a substitute for Mohamed Salah.

59:19

Jon Flanagan makes a clearance.

59:15

Andre Schurrle takes a shot. Glen Johnson gets a block in.

58:12

Clearance by John Mikel.

58:12

Joe Allen takes a shot. A parry by Mark Schwarzer prevents the goal.

57:46

Daniel Sturridge on for Leiva Lucas.

57:13

Mohamed Salah manages to make a clearance.

56:26

The ball is crossed by Raheem Sterling.

55:21

Shot by Steven Gerrard. Mark Schwarzer safely holds on.

53:19

The ball is crossed by Luis Suarez.

51:33

Cesar Azpilicueta makes a clearance.

51:29

A cross is delivered by Raheem Sterling.

The second half has started.

49:48 +4.48

Header by Leiva Lucas goes harmlessly over the bar.

49:47 +4.47

Corner taken by Phillippe Coutinho from the left by-line.

48:39

Corner from the left by-line taken by Steven Gerrard.

47:56

Mamadou Sakho makes a clearance.

The half-time whistle blows.

47:31 +2.31

Demba Ba scores with their right foot. Liverpool 0-1 Chelsea.

46:50 +1.50

Header at goal by Tomas Kalas misses left of the target.

46:49 +1.49

Corner taken by Frank Lampard.

46:35

Joe Allen restarts play with the free kick.

46:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luis Suarez by Branislav Ivanovic.

45:05 +0.05

Steven Gerrard makes a clearance.

45:05 +0.05

John Mikel takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.

43:41

The ball is crossed by Steven Gerrard.

43:15

Clearance by Nemanja Matic.

42:35

Booking for Frank Lampard.

42:30

Frank Lampard challenges Raheem Sterling unfairly and gives away a free kick.

41:49

Foul by Jon Flanagan on Mohamed Salah, free kick awarded.

41:18

Martin Skrtel manages to make a clearance.

40:31

Shot by Luis Suarez cleared the net.

39:43

A cross is delivered by Phillippe Coutinho.

39:08

Clearance made by Cesar Azpilicueta.

37:20

Luis Suarez challenges Branislav Ivanovic unfairly and gives away a free kick.

37:16

Steven Gerrard manages to make a clearance.

37:12

Mohamed Salah has an effort at goal. Jon Flanagan gets a block in.

36:15

Corner taken by Frank Lampard from the right by-line.

31:50

Tomas Kalas manages to make a clearance.

28:54

Clearance by Martin Skrtel.

28:25

Free kick taken by Mark Schwarzer.

27:47

The offside flag is raised against Leiva Lucas.

26:32

Clearance by John Mikel.

25:53

Luis Suarez takes a shot. Blocked by Demba Ba.

24:29

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luis Suarez by Ashley Cole.

24:18

Clearance by Tomas Kalas.

24:06

Clearance made by Nemanja Matic.

24:05

Shot by Jon Flanagan went wide left of the goal.

23:59

Steven Gerrard decides to take the corner short.

21:51

Clearance by Cesar Azpilicueta.

20:31

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mohamed Salah on Raheem Sterling.

19:35

Shot by Demba Ba. Glen Johnson gets a block in.

18:57

Phillippe Coutinho takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

17:34

Glen Johnson makes a clearance.

16:17

Foul by Leiva Lucas on Frank Lampard, free kick awarded.

15:53

Andre Schurrle concedes a free kick for a foul on Steven Gerrard.

13:13

Mamadou Sakho takes a shot and cleared the goal.

13:12

The ball is delivered by Luis Suarez.

13:07

Clearance made by Ashley Cole.

13:05

Corner from the right by-line taken by Luis Suarez.

11:35

Clearance by Mamadou Sakho.

11:17

Steven Gerrard makes a clearance.

10:41

Phillippe Coutinho takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

8:41

Steven Gerrard decides to take a short corner.

8:31

Glen Johnson takes the chance to get an effort at goal. John Mikel gets a block in.

8:28

Corner from the right by-line taken by Steven Gerrard.

6:11

The ball is delivered by Glen Johnson.

5:35

Ashley Cole takes a shot. Simon Mignolet parries the effort to safety.

4:43

Frank Lampard takes the free kick.

3:18

Glen Johnson challenges Andre Schurrle unfairly and gives away a free kick.

1:27

Branislav Ivanovic restarts play with the free kick.

0:39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Raheem Sterling on Ashley Cole.

The match gets underway.

Match Preview

Rodgers hails 'outstanding' Suarez Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes striker Luis Suarez's transformation from public enemy number one to likely Footballer of the Year is a true credit to the player. Just over 12 months ago the Uruguay international was starting a 10-match ban for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic in one of the most bizarre incidents of last season. The pair are set to come face to face again at the scene of the crime on Sunday but Suarez arrives at Anfield as a completely different person. Having served his punishment, which extended five matches into the current campaign, the 27-year-old's performances have been nothing short of remarkable, producing a return of 30 goals in as many Premier League games with three hat-tricks - including four goals in a 5-1 win over Norwich in December. That means he is the favourite to lift the Professional Footballers' Association's player of the year title on Sunday evening and with it complete his rehabilitation from a player opponents and fans loved to hate to one who is fully appreciated for his world-class quality. "He is a brilliant talent. I think the supporters have seen him mature over the course of the last season," said Rodgers. "I think he was in a real low moment after that game (against Chelsea last year) but he has gone away and probably looked in the mirror and reflected on himself because he is not that type of guy and it probably just spilled over. "He is a really intelligent man who fits the values of this club, which is all about humility, class and he has all of that. "He is a sheer winner and that probably overspilled last year, but his development over the last year has been remarkable both on and off the field and Liverpool have benefited from that. "For me he is the consistently outstanding player over the course of the last year." Striker Daniel Sturridge faces a late assessment to see whether he is fit enough to return from a hamstring injury at home to Chelsea on Sunday. The England international missed last week's win at Norwich with the problem but has progressed well in training, and should he be ready midfielder Lucas Leiva is likely to miss out. On-loan winger Victor Moses is ineligible against his parent club and midfielder Jordan Henderson serves the second game of a three-match ban Jose Mourinho is considering wholesale changes for Chelsea's trip due to the proximity of the Champions League semi-final second leg with Atletico Madrid next Wednesday. The Blues are afflicted by injuries to goalkeeper Petr Cech (shoulder), captain John Terry (ankle), playmaker Eden Hazard (calf) and Samuel Eto'o (knee), while midfielder Ramires' season is over after he received a four-match ban for striking Sebastian Larsson in the loss to Sunderland. Nemanja Matic and Mohamed Salah are ineligible in Europe so are likely to feature, while Frank Lampard and John Obi Mikel are available ahead of European bans, with all four likely to be selected at Liverpool. Mourinho is unfazed at the prospect of finishing the first season of his return to Chelsea without a trophy. The Blues face a pivotal four days to determine if they can resurrect their Premier League hopes and advance to the Champions League final in Mourinho's native Portugal on May 24. Liverpool hold a five-point lead ahead of Chelsea's trip to Anfield and if the Blues fail to overturn the deficit, serial winner Mourinho will go two successive seasons without winning a league championship for the first time. If Chelsea, who play Atletico Madrid in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final second leg with the tie poised at 0-0, miss out on a second European Cup in three years it will be the first time Mourinho has ever gone two successive years without any trophy at all. Mourinho, the most successful manager in Chelsea's history, said: "I'm not worried about it. I think match after match. "When you give everything you have, when you try everything, when you work hard, when the group is good, when the group respects the club and the fans, you wait for the end of the season and you see what destiny has for you."

Formation:433Manager: Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool

Formation: 433Manager: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea

  • Simon Mignolet
  • Glen Johnson
  • Martin Skrtel
  • Mamadou Sakho
  • Jon Flanagan
  • Leiva Lucas
  • Steven Gerrard
  • Joe Allen
  • Raheem Sterling
  • Luis Suarez
  • Phillippe Coutinho
  • SUBS
  • Brad Jones
  • Kolo Toure
  • Daniel Agger
  • Luis Alberto
  • Iago Aspas
  • Daniel Sturridge
  • Aly Cissokho

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Form Guide

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  • Liverpool
  • VS
  • Chelsea
  • LWLWWL

Last Meetings

  • Chelsea
  • 2 - 1
  • Liverpool
  • 29/12/2013
  • Liverpool
  • 2 - 2
  • Chelsea
  • 21/04/2013
  • Chelsea
  • 1 - 1
  • Liverpool
  • 11/11/2012
  • Liverpool
  • 4 - 1
  • Chelsea
  • 08/05/2012
  • Chelsea
  • 1 - 2
  • Liverpool
  • 20/11/2011
  • Chelsea
  • 0 - 1
  • Liverpool
  • 06/02/2011

Top Scorers

Liverpool

  • L Suarez 30
  • D Sturridge 20
  • R Sterling 9
  • M Skrtel 7
  • P Coutinho 5
  • J Henderson 4
  • S Gerrard 3
  • D Agger 1
  • M Sakho 1
  • V Moses 1
  • J Flanagan 1

Chelsea

  • E Hazard 10
  • S Eto'o 9
  • Ed Oscar 8
  • A Schurrle 7
  • F Lampard 5
  • FJ Torres 4
  • D Ba 4
  • B Ivanovic 3
  • dB Willian 3
  • J Terry 2
  • MG Salah 2
  • G Cahill 1
  • JN Mikel 1
  • NS Ramires 1

Goals

Liverpool

    • Total goals 140
    • Goals per game 96
  • 11 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 13 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 12 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 14 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 13 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 7 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 11 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 12 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Chelsea

    • Total goals 111
    • Goals per game 67
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 7 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 9 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 10 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 14 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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