Liverpool trailed for long periods, but Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez combined very effectively in the second half.
Brendan Rodgers left out Sturridge, favouring Stewart Downing in the only change from last week’s 0-0 draw at Reading.
Rafael Benitez’s side was fairly predictable, although he selected Fernando Torres upfront against his former club, despite the fact Demba Ba is cup-tied for Thursday’s Europa League game in Basel, meaning Torres will have to start in Switzerland too.
Chelsea dominated – and were ahead – for long periods, but eventually Liverpool clawed them back. Read more »