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Torres Shows Chelsea How It's Done

Torres celebrates emphatically after netting his wonder of a second goal...
Lets be perfectly honest folks, not one of us thought we'd be able to get something from yesterdays clash with Chelsea, the odd few perhaps fancied our chances of a draw but most of us, such as myself were fearing the worst.
Chelsea even without the likes of Lampard and Essien were still going to be super tough to beat, the added bonus of Drogba starting on the bench only relieved a little pressure and with Liverpool having their own last minute injury worries after Kyrgiakos woke up with tonsillitis well it was a worrying few hours before kick off.
Before i continue i must first get out the old "fair play" phrase and direct it at Roy Hodgson. I'm still not fully convinced he's right but you've got to hand it to him for yesterday, yes the side too deserves credit as everyone gave 100% if not more but full praise to Hodgson who with a sudden lack of the big Greek was brave enough to start…

Frustrating Performance At Stamford Bridge

A frustrating clash at Stamford Bridge for the Red's today resulting in a 2-0 defeat which i don't feel truly reflected Liverpool's attacking force within the game. The away side found themselves pushing for arguably the whole match, we were nothing short of full on pressure. The defence was as solid as i have seen it in a good while and with Masch in the starting line up it was clear that we kept more of the possession throughout the game.

Liverpool made a promising start to the first half piling on the pressure but unfortunately not the chances. We had a few flares most prominently from Riera, Torres and Steven Gerrard. It was a re-run of Fiorentina though with every pop at goal steering clear of the target. Although Liverpool appeared to be having the better first half, Chelsea themselves had their chances, they too were seeing they're efforts dismissed. This game was beginning to have draw written all over it, both teams were cancelling each other out and chances w…

Match Preview - Chelsea V Liverpool

It's time to gather the stats together again, head to head, goals scored, last time out etc etc. Chelsea as we all know are going to be without the suspended Petr Cech for Sunday's match and it is most likely that Hilario will start in his place. In terms of other restrictions the Blues only have Alex and Mikel as doubts. Liverpool have Aquilani out (still sorting out this ankle injury) and with Mascherano having a hamstring problem he is not an option along with Daniel Agger who is still unavailable.

Torres is the best goal threat from both teams, two goals in front of DidhishairDrogba. Fernando Torres also goes into this game on the hunt to claim the credit of reaching 50 goals quicker than anyone in the clubs history.He needs 4 goals in a massive 15 games, how's about that for an incentive?

Chelsea have not managed to get on the score card in the past three league matches with Liverpool which some may find quite surprising. Chelsea go into this match on the back of a leag…