LONDON: On Sunday champions Liverpool and Leicester City maintained their winning starts to the Premier League.
On Sunday champions Liverpool and Leicester City maintained their winning starts to the Premier League.
Sadio Mane tormented Chelsea as the Liverpool forward struck twice in the wake of starting Andreas Christensen’s excusal in the victors’ 2-0 win, while there were six distinct scorers as Leicester beat Burnley 4-2.
Liverpool had made difficult work of beating Leeds United 4-3 in their opener, however put Chelsea away without breaking a sweat at Stamford Bridge.
A dull match turned, be that as it may, on the second Christensen chose to wrestle Mane to the ground after the striker burst through on objective not long before the break.
Christensen was at first indicated a yellow card yet ref Paul Tierney updated that to a red after a VAR check and a gander at the pitchside screen.
“Once the yellow is the first decision, you feel it needs to be absolutely critical that it’s a red to make that difference and I’m not sure it was,” Chelsea boss Frank Lampard said.
Lampard will be relieved that Chelsea are reportedly close to signing Rennes’ Senegal international Edouard Mendy as he looks to replace Kepa.
“It was a clear mistake and Kepa accepted that,” said by Lampard.
Thiago Alcantara made his Liverpool debut …
“After the red card, the second half is a different game,” said Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp.
“We kept the ball rolling, let them run, scored the goals. Everybody had a hand in the result.” While Chelsea have spent £200 million ($258 million) on new signings in a bid to close the gap on the champions, Liverpool remain streets ahead of the Blues at present.
“Every team that’s been successful has had time, has had a process and our process starts here,” said Lampard.
Kane, who hit the back of the net twice in the first half only to have them ruled out for offside, capped a swaggering display with his second goal of the season. “Son was on fire and for me Harry Kane was the man of the match, what he did for the team,” said Mourinho, whose side had lost their league opener against Everton.
“With him dropping back and connecting the game between the lines for Sonny to attack, the space they created was a problem they couldn’t resolve.”
As the champions hugged after following the break, Mane took five minutes to head in the opener after a trade between Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah.
One more screw up by Kepa Arrizabalaga talented Liverpool a second. The Chelsea goalkeeper halted Fikayo Tomori’s back go before attempting to clear to Jorginho. In any case, it was handily caught by Mane to opening into the net.
Chelsea increased a surprising opportunity to organize a rebound when Thiago Alcantara on his Liverpool debut cut down Timo Werner however Jorginho’s punishment was spared by Alisson.
Leicester moved to the head of the table on objective contrast in front of Arsenal, Everton, Crystal Palace and Liverpool after they fought against eminent loss to beat Burnley.
After a frustrating end to last prepare to pass up Champions League football, Brendan Rodgers’ side have reacted well with two persuading wins to begin the new mission.
Chris Wood terminated the guests into a tenth moment lead at the King Power, yet Harvey Barnes started the fightback 10 minutes after the fact and Erik Pieters’ own-objective put Leicester ahead five minutes into the subsequent half. James Justin expanded the lead in the 61st and despite the fact that Jimmy Dunne pulled an objective back, Dennis Praet’s ground-breaking shot in the 79th ensured the success.