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With one goal and two assists, Conor Bradley was the outstanding player

Photo: Peter Byrne / PA Images / IMAGO

Liverpool FC remains dominant in the Premier League. At Anfield Road, the Reds were clearly superior to Chelsea FC and won 2-0 (2-0). Diogo Jota (23rd minute), 20-year-old Conor Bradley (39th), Dominik Szoboszlai (65th) and Luis Diáz (79th) scored for Liverpool, Chelsea's goal came from Christopher Nkunku (71st).

The second win came in the second game after Jürgen Klopp announced that he wanted to leave the club at the end of the season. On Sunday, Liverpool won 5-2 against Norwich City in the FA Cup.

At the top of the Premier League table, Liverpool's lead remains unchanged at five points over Manchester City, who easily won 3-1 (2-0) against Burnley. In third place is Arsenal FC, who managed a 2-1 (0-0) win against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.

Chelsea (tenth place), which was disappointing this season, was overrun by Liverpool in the first half. In particular, the Londoners couldn't get Darwin Nunez under control. The Uruguayan striker had good chances with a lob (6th), a flutter ball (9th, crossbar), from the half-right (14th) and from the half-left (18th, post), but he did not hit the goal.

Bradley impressed with three scorer points

This was not the case for Jota, who fought through after Bradley's pass and overcame Chelsea keeper Djordje Petrovic from about eight meters (23'). However, Petrovic was able to prevent the quick 0-2 when Curtis Jones aimed at the bottom right corner (31').

There was still a second helping. Liverpool countered through the middle, right-back Bradley was played on his side and tried from distance. The ball hit the far corner (39'). It was only the second appearance in the Premier League for the young star Bradley.

Darwin probably got his best chance shortly before half-time, with a penalty after a foul on Jota. But it didn't work from the point either because the ball hit the post (45th + 2).

Bradley was able to shine even further and even contributed to a third goal by enabling Szoboszlai to score his header with a precise cross (65'). The two-goal gap was immediately restored by Nkunku's goal (71').

Darwin's bad luck continued as the striker headed a cross onto the crossbar (76'). It was his fourth shot at the goal frame, something that had never been done by a single player in the Premier League since data was collected in the 2003/2004 season.

In total, the 24-year-old has nine aluminum hits this season - three times as many as the six players who share second place in this statistic with three hits each. At least Darwin managed an assist when he made it 4-1 with a cross from Luis Diáz (79').