English Premier League champions, Liverpool, beat Chelsea at home late Wednesday.
— Liverpool FC (Premier League Champions 🏆) (@LFC) July 22, 2020
Midfielder Naby Keita scored the opener in the 23rd minute at Anfield Stadium, firing outside the penalty box.
Reds defender Trent Alexander-Arnold doubled the lead in the 38th minute, scoring a spectacular freekick.
Liverpool went up 3-0 in the 43rd minute as midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum put the ball into Chelsea’s net.
Olivier Giroud scored for the London club with a close range finish in injury time as Liverpool ended the first half 3-1.
Forward Roberto Firmino found the net with a header in the 55th minute to make it 4-1.
Chelsea did not give up as forward Tammy Abraham finished in the Liverpool area in the 61st minute to make it 2-4.
The visitors narrowed the gap to one in the 73rd minute when star Christian Pulisic scored on individual skills for a 3-4 score.
However, near the end of the match Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who was unmarked, scored on a counter attack to end the showdown 5-3 for the Reds.
Already clinched the 2019-20 season’s title in England, Liverpool were handed the cup after the Chelsea victory as German manager Jurgen Klopp’s team celebrated the Premier League triumph after a 30-year drought.
Liverpool dominated the league this season with a thrilling performance as it bagged 96 points in 37 league matches,
Second-place Manchester City has 78 points.
Three clubs are currently in a nail-biting race to finish in the third spot as Manchester United and Chelsea has 63 points each.
Leicester City in fifth place with 62 points in the standings.
The 2019-20 Premier League season will conclude Sunday.
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