Liverpool begin to recover from very bad start of the championship, and manages a very important victory on Stamford Bridge. So after 12 games played in this edition of the championship ranks 6 at equal points with Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal, but at a distance of 12 points of leader Manchester City, the absolute surprise of the championship.
Liverpool is the first to score, but is equaled by Chelsea in minute 55. Liverpool not giving up and scores the end of the match again at by Johnson.
The goals were scored by: Sturridge (55) for Chelsea and Maxi (33), Johnson (87) for Liverpool.
Kenny Dalglish after the match said: “We wanted the same belief and positive approach as we had when we won here last year but we surpassed that and it is great credit to the players that they came away with three points. ”
Villas-Boas Andre’s reply: “”It was a bad blow for us and an important win for Liverpool. They surprised us on the counter-attack and it was late on so we did not have much time to respond.”