Newly-crowned champion Liverpool geared as much as carry the Premier League trophy with a 5-Three win over Chelsea in a aim feast at Anfield on Wednesday to make sure it went a complete Premier League season unbeaten at home.
Naby Keita opened the scoring with a thunderous effort, Trent Alexander-Arnold made it 2-Zero with a curling free kick and it added one other by way of Georginio Wijnaldum’s half-volley from shut vary, earlier than Olivier Giroud pulled one again on the stroke of halftime.
Roberto Firmino restored the three-goal benefit within the 55th minute however Chelsea then scored by way of Tammy Abraham and Christian Pulisic to threaten a dramatic comeback earlier than Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain put the end result past doubt for the host.
The end result means Liverpool gained 18 of its 19 league video games at home within the marketing campaign, with the one blemish being its 1-1 draw with Burnley earlier this month. It moved onto 96 factors, one shy of the membership file it set when ending runner-up final season.
Defeat left Chelsea with 63 factors, nonetheless one level wanting guaranteeing a spot in subsequent seasons Champions League after slipping to fourth earlier on Wednesday when Manchester United drew 1-1 with West Ham United.