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Liverpool smashes Chelsea 4-1 at Anfield and continue as league leaders

Liverpool continue to be Premier League leaders after winning 4-1 at home against Chelsea.

Conor Bradley gets a goal and two assists in Liverpool's 4-1 win against Chelsea.

Liverpool beats Chelsea 4-1 with goals from Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz, Dominik Szoboszlai, and Conor Bradley. The young right-back had a great game contributing with the assist to Jota and Szoboszlai's goals and scoring his first goal with Liverpool. Liverpool are still first in the Premier League with 51 points and will play another important game on Sunday against Arsenal.

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The Liverpool press was too much for Chelsea, and they couldn't create any good chances to trouble Liverpool. In the 23rd minute, Bradley wins the ball over Ben Chilwill and quickly plays Jota, who runs in the box. He troubles Thiago Silva and Badiashile and scores after a few bounces from the ball in the box. He dribbles between the two defenders and sends the ball to the bottom left corner.

In the 39th minute, Bradley makes a great run to the box, and Diaz finds the young right back with a great pass. Bradley, on the edge of the box, fires a low shot in the bottom left corner. Bradley has been delivering on the pitch lately and gets his first goal with Liverpool.

Bradley continues his amazing form in the second half as he gets his second assist of the day. Bradley runs past Badiashile and sends it to Szoboszlai, who scores a close-range header in the box. It was 3-0 for Liverpool, and the domination continues. Bradley left the pitch for Trent Alexander Arnold in the 67th minute in a man-of-the-match performance.

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More controversy as Chelsea is denied another penalty; Nkunku grabs one back, and Diaz grabs Liverpool's fourth

Nkunku gives Chelsea a goal back in the 71st minute when he takes a low shot in the bottom right corner past Alisson. He took the shot in between Konate’s legs after being surrounded by four Liverpool players. Chelsea complained about a possible foul in the box minutes later. Nkunku went down in the box, but the referee denied a penalty again. The replay shows Van Dijk hitting Nkunku’s foot slightly, but the VAR does not stop the play to call for a penalty.

Minutes later, Nunez almost scores with a bullet header hitting the crossbar. Nunez has hit the woodwork 12 times this Premier League season, the most of any player. The fourth goal arrived in the 78th minute after Nunez crossed a perfect ball in the box to Diaz. Nunez wins the ball over Silva, and a great finish from Diaz meets a low ball in the box. Mac Allister gave the pass to Nunez, who used his strength to win the ball over Silva.

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