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Chelsea, Liverpool share spoils in Stamford Bridge thriller



Chelsea and Liverpool played a 1-1 draw in their Premier League battle at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon.

Luis Diaz opened scoring for Liverpool in the 18th minute through an assist by Mohamed Salah, who himself had an effort disallowed by VAR.

Axel Disasi, making his debut for Chelsea, equalised for the hosts in the 36th minute through an assist by Ben Chilwell, who himself also had an effort disallowed.

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In the thrilling encounter, which had new signings Dominik Szoboszlai and Alexis Mac Allister make the starr for the Reds, both sides struggled to find a winner.

A highly entertaining encounter showcased the attacking quality of both sides but also exposed their defensive deficiencies.

Chelsea were playing their first Premier League game under new manager Mauricio Pochettino, who was appointed during the summer break.

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