Liverpool played very similar game like the one against City – The Reds led the game with an early goal, but the home side turned the game around until halftime. And the result was the same – 2:1. Liverpool took the lead in the 8. minute, Skrtel put the ball into the net from the near. Eden Hayard’s fabulous strike in the 18. minute equalized the game, and Eto’o, after a poor intervention of the Liverpool’s defense, scored his 5th goal in 18 matches for the Blues, and bring the Chelsea squad much desired victory.
In the second half Sakho strike finished on the bar, and there were one controversy regarding possible penalty, after Eto’o tackle on Suarez, but Howard Webb didn’t point on the penalty spot. Liverpool now dropped to 5th position in the standings, and Chelsea is 3rd, behind Manchester City and Arsenal.
Arsenal beat Newcastle in the tough away match. The only goal was the work of Giroud, whose header finished in the net behind Krul.
In the other matches, Everton beat Southampton 2:1 and Tottenham beat Stoke 3:0.