Despite of Chelsea being reduced to ten men, the held Liverpool in to a 1-1draw.
After Kai Haverts opened the scoring door in the match Chelsea became more comfortable with the ball trying to build up from the back.
Chelsea used these tactics to stop Liverpool:
Chelsea got one clear chance and utilised it through Kai Haverts. The same way they stunned Manchester City in the Champions League. Liverpool got more than 25 chances but blew all of them.
Keeping a low defensive line.
Because of Liverpool's long ball approach or heavy metal football, Chelsea sat deep in their half to prevent being hit on quick transitions.
Thanks to Thomas Tuchel's defensive approach. Liverpool dominated the match from the first whistle. The red card helped Chelsea to be cautious and play deep in their half. This prevented Liverpool's threat.
Content created and supplied by: SoccerAnalyst (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More