Chelsea CHE
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A. Christensen 45'
Liverpool LIV
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Mane 49', 53'
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Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool: Klopp's men too good for 10-man Chelsea

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Mane double

Two second half goals from Sadio Mane earned Liverpool a comfortable 2-0 win over 10-man Chelsea in the Premier League season's first heavyweight clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Read our on the whistle match report.

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Liverpool get the job done and it's six points from six. Klopp's men by far the stronger side. A horror show from Kepa for Mane's first goal. Liverpool take a deserved three points at Stamford Bridge. FT: Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool.

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Wijnaldum misses an open goal from four yards out! 

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Mane had his hat-trick in sight and blasts one from distance but Kepa gets down to bundle it away.

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Liverpool corner taken short again, keeping possession and running the clock down.

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Chelsea trailing Liverpool by two goals to nil and we've three minutes of added-on time. 

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Not much left on the clock now for Chelsea to try and come back.

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Mo Salah plays Van Dijk in with a magical cross but the big Dutch defender fails to take it down and finish in the 6-yard box.

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Final change for Liverpool. Minamino comes on for Firmino, who had one of his quieter afternoons.

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Liverpool playing the game at their own pace and look to be on their way to collecting six points from their opening two games. Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool.

Jorginho misses from the spot. 

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Thiago smashes an effort from the edge of the box and it flies wide. 

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Double substitution from Chelsea.

Kovacic gets replaced by Barkley and Abraham replaces Jorginho.

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Salah flicks it to Trent and the young English full-back sends it high and wide.

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Salah and Trent have a row over who takes it! Salah is fuming!

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Liverpool have a free-kick on the edge of the area, 25 yards out. 

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Brilliant save from Alisson to deny Chelsea from the spot. Still 2-0 to Liverpool.

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Jorginho misses the penalty for Chelsea and it sums up their day!

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VAR has a look at it. He has given it!

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Thiago gives away the penalty on his debut, clipping Werner's heels.

Penalty to Chelsea! Maybe a lifeline for the home team.

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Thiago pinging balls around here, looks like he's settling in quite quickly at Liverpool. Possession stats will improve with the Spaniard orchestrating the show.

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Mason Mount strikes high and it sails over the bar. Liverpool regain possession. Constant pressure from Klopp's side. Firmino the quietest of the front three.

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Midway point of the second half. Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool. Still time for Lampard's men to rescue this.

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James Milner comes in for Keita. Bit of added experience for the last half an hour. It's Milner's 19th Premier League season.

Sadio Mane is on a hat-trick!

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An hour on the clock at The Bridge. Chelsea with a mountain to climb at home to the Premier League champions. 

Not a good Sunday for Chelsea keeper Kepa.

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Game management will be Jurgen Klopp's plan for the remaining 30+ minutes. Two goals to the good.

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Chelsea 0-2 Liverpool. Mane doubles his and the away side's lead within four minutes. Terrible mistake from Kepa and Chelsea down to 10 men.

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Gooooooool! It's Sadio Mane again. Kepa with an absolute howler.

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard was the last man sent off in this fixture back in 2009.

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Goooooooooooooooooool!! Liverpool break the deadlock through Sadio Mane. Cracking header that beats Kepa at the far post.

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Thiago is straight into the centre of the Liverpool midfield. The Spaniard joined on a 4-year deal from Bayern during the week.

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We're back underway at Stamford Bridge. Expecting goals in this second half. Remains goalless.

Thiago comes on for his Liverpool debut, replacing Henderson.

Havertz is off for Chelsea on his debut and is replaced by Tomori.

Both teams expected to make a half-time change.

Quite a tight opening 45 minutes in London. Chelsea reduced to 10 men right before the break for Andreas Christensen's foul on Sadio Mane, who was clear through on goal. Expecting more in the second half!

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Half-time: 0-0 at Stamford Bridge between Chelsea and Liverpool. 

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Arnold hits it a yard to the left and wide.

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Liverpool free-kick 30 yards out!

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Chelsea down to 10 men and the big Dane is off for a professional foul.

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The ref has changed his mind. It's a red card for Andreas Christensen.

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He's the last man, it could be a red! Pressure on ref.

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Checking for a red card here!

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Mane one-on-one with Kepa and is wrestled to the ground by Andreas Christensen as the last man.

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Just under four minutes to half-time. Still 0-0

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Havertz swings it in and over everyone's head.

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Chelsea free-kick just 5 or 6 yards outside the penalty area. Reece James and Havertz over it.

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Over 110 million euros Chelsea have spent on their German duo upfront this afternoon. Werner looking the more lively of the two.

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Beautiful curling cross from Henderson to Robertson, but the Scottish left-back makes a hash of the volley. 

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Salah drills it across the Chelsea goal but nobody at the back post to take advantage. Chelsea a bit sloppy on that one. The away side's best chance.

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Best chance of the game so far. Werner gets his shot off and it heads wide of the Liverpool post. 

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We've played 30 minutes here and it remains goalless at The Bridge.

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Chelsea implementing the low-block today. Maybe Liverpool will need some Spanish spark from new signing Thiago. 

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Trent Alexander-Arnold wrestles the ball off Kai Havertz, who has been very quiet so far.

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Free-kick comes to nothing and Chelsea clear.

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Liverpool free-kick. Virgil enters the box!

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Mount bursts through into penalty area but it falls into the hands of Alisson. 

The Blues are unbeaten in their last 13 home games against the previous season's title-winners.

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Plenty of goals in the Premier League so far this weekend. Still waiting on the deadlock to be broken here!

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Slight clash between Kovacic and Keita. Both players seem fine.

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No great tempo to the game so far. A calm encounter at Stamford Bridge. 

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Chelsea have only won one of their last 11 games against Liverpool. 

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The home side soaking up the pressure so far. Klopp's men looking to play. 

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Quite a tactical start to the game. Both teams feeling each other out. 

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Chelsea struggling to get out of their own half at the moment. Liverpool keeping the ball in the early stages. 

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New signing Werner operating on the inside left channel. Mason Mount in the false 9. 

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Glorious day in London. Chelsea playing from right to left.

Liverpool kick us off for the game of the weekend in the Premier League!

The teams are in the tunnel and we're about to get underway at Stamford Bridge

Thiago

Liverpool's new signing Thiago starts on the bench this afternoon. The Spaniard joined the Premier League champions from Bayern Munich this week.

Stamford Bridge is all set for kick-off. It's a nice and warm 24 degrees in parts of London this afternoon.

We're kicking off at Stamford Bridge in just under an hour for what is the biggest game of the 2020/21 season so far as Chelsea host the Premier League champions, Liverpool. 

The Liverpool starting XI for their clash against Frank Lampard's Chelsea 

The Chelsea starting XI vs Liverpool this afternoon at Stamford Bridge

All the latest news and information ahead of Chelsea vs Liverpool as two of the Premier League’s most exciting attacking forces go head-to-head. 

Match preview from Liverpool based correspondent Will Gittins

Hello and welcome to our live coverage from Stamford Bridge as Chelsea welcome Liverpool with the action getting underway in London at 17:30 (CEST).

 

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