Liverpool vs Chelsea Super Cup Highlights: Liverpool win the UEFA Super Cup

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Liverpool vs Chelsea Super Cup Highlights – Klopp started the night with Mané in a central function while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made his start from Liverpool after rupturing his knee ligaments in a champions League with AS Roma a few seasons ago. It had been 477 days when we last saw him and it turned unlucky for him. Perhaps, he was asked to fill in for a left-sided role to which he changed into unaccustomedness. Nobody must have been too amazed by Liverpool losing 1-0. Firmino changed him at half time and Mané switched to the left.

liverpool vs chelsea super cup highlights

Liverpool vs Chelsea Super Cup Highlights

Chelsea had taken the lead in the 36th minute when Pulisic and the french midfielder, Kanté collaborated to create an open opportunity for Giroud who slotted the ball past the newly acquired goalkeeper, Adrian. Liverpool had to improvise in the 2nd half. Within 3 minutes, they produced an equalizer. Salah’s cross from the flank struck Mateo Kovacic on the back and that left Firmino in a chase with Arrizabalaga. He speeded up from his goalline to attain the bouncing ball first. Firmino got there just a second earlier than the goalkeeper, touching the ball to his right. Kepa now stranded and Mané who was following up scored into an exposed net. Mané’s second goal of the night came from a rising first-time shot. After a slick exchange of passes with Firmino, a few seconds from the game to reach midnight, Mané was on a hat-trick and absolutely dissatisfied to be substituted.

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Liverpool vs Chelsea Super Cup Highlights

Jorginho’s equalizer came in the form of a penalty which they won after Adrian was fouled for hitting the attacker. With the scores level being same, the game went into a penalty shootout. The penalty shootout was again a close affair. It ended with a scoreline of 5-4. Adrian became the hero of the night after saving the fifth penalty.

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Liverpool vs Chelsea Super Cup Highlights

Chelsea players and fans were left disappointed. They clearly picked up their performance from the last game against Manchester United but didn’t get rewarded for it. Liverpool players and Klopp enjoyed the trophy with a huge celebration and great smiles.

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