Drab draw leaves Liverpool and Chelsea to hit Champions League hopes

Drab draw leaves Liverpool and Chelsea to hit Champions League hopes

The goalless draw between Liverpool and Chelsea was both predictable and disappointing as both teams, currently struggling in the league, failed to impress.

This result would have been considered acceptable in the past, but it was a missed opportunity for both clubs and a poor outcome for Jurgen Klopp in his 1,000th game as a manager.

Both teams are not performing at their best and the fact that they were competing for a spot in the top four highlights their current struggles.

Klopp had selected a mostly second-string team, with 18-year-old Stefan Bajcetic making his first Premier League start and key players like Jordan Henderson and Trent Alexander-Arnold on the bench.

Despite early chances for both teams, neither were able to capitalize and the game ended in a lackluster draw, greeted with indifference from the Anfield crowd.

Recap

Premier League 2022/2023

AnfieldStade Anfield, Anfield Road, Anfield, Liverpool, Merseyside, Liverpool City Region, Angleterre, L4 0TH, Royaume-Uni

Liverpool
Chelsea
0 - 0
Final Score
Game Statistics
3 Yellow cards 1
0 Red cards 0
5 Corner Kick 5
2 Saves 3
3 Shots on Goal 2
15 Shots 11
78.9%
Pass Accuracy
20.0%
Shot Accuracy
OFF
5
F
16
SH
15
80.8%
Pass Accuracy
18.2%
Shot Accuracy
1
OFF
9
F
11
SH
Ball Possession
48%
52%
Game Timeline
KO
KO
43. Stefan Bajčetić
34'
67. Lewis Hall
55'
8. Naby Keïta
62'
7. James Milner
66'
7. James Milner
72'
14. Trevoh Chalobah
81'
29. Kai Havertz
81'
19. Harvey Elliott
82'
43. Stefan Bajčetić
82'
18. Cody Gakpo
82'
19. Mason Mount
82'
17. Curtis Jones
90'
FT