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Drab draw leaves Liverpool and Chelsea still mired in mid-table

Updated on: 22 January,2023 10:58 AM IST  |  Liverpool
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Jurgen Klopp described Liverpool’s 3-0 defeat to Brighton last weekend as the worst performance of his eight years at Anfield, in the 1,000th game of his career, made sweeping changes with Fabinho, Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold  among those left on the bench

Drab draw leaves Liverpool and Chelsea still mired in mid-table

Chelsea's French defender Benoit Badiashile (L) fights for the ball with Liverpool's Egyptian striker Mohamed Salah (R) during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool. Pic/AFP


Liverpool and Chelsea’s poor seasons were summed up in a dismal 0-0 draw at Anfield on Saturday that did little to aid their chances of climbing into the Premier League’s top four. 


A point apiece leaves both clubs nine points adrift of the Champions League places and there was little to suggest either can quickly rekindle their former glories to make a charge up the table. Chelsea had a goal scored by Kai Havertz ruled out for offside early on and there were promising flashes from new 100 million euro signing Mykhailo Mudryk off the bench. 


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But the Blues remain in 10th without an away league win since October. Liverpool edge up to eighth, above Brentford on goal difference. Jurgen Klopp described Liverpool’s 3-0 defeat to Brighton last weekend as the worst performance of his eight years at Anfield, in the 1,000th game of his career, made sweeping changes with Fabinho, Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold  among those left on the bench.

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