Mourinho has nothing to say as Klopp gets first Premier League victory
Sunday, November 1, 2015
Yesterday, José Mourinho and the first victory for recently-appointed Liverpool manager in a Premier League match. Throughout the match Liverpool, nicknamed The Reds had much more possession of the ball than Chelsea. 30 fouls were committed, including 21 by Liverpool, and five were handed out with four going to Liverpool.defeated 3–1 in the English match held at . This was the sixth defeat of the season for Chelsea manager
|He's one of the best in the world.|
—Jürgen Klopp talking about Mourinho
Brazilian scored in the opening minutes of the game with a header from 's corner kick. committed a foul on and was shown a yellow card. Later, in the injury time of the first half of the game, Coutinho scored a goal, providing the equaliser for Klopp's side. The first half ended with both teams level at 1–1.
In the 65th minute, Chelsea strikeravoided a red card for a brutal foul on . Coutinho scored a second goal in the 74thminute, assisted by , providing Liverpool with a 2–1 lead. Benteke further widened the gap in the 83rd minute, with help from .
Coutinho was awarded the Man of the Match award. This was the 400th Premier League cap of Liverpool winger.
After the match, Klopp expressed admiration for Mourinho saying "he's one of the best in the world." Mourinho repeatedly refused to say anything in a post-match interview. He is under pressure because Chelsea, the defending champions, are fightingand earlier this week, they lost to 5–4 in a penalty shoot-out in the .
Chelsea are scheduled to face Ukrainian club in a fixture on Wednesday, November 4. Meanwhile Liverpool will be travelling to Russia on Thursday, November 5, to play against in the .
|October 31, 2015|
|Chelsea F.C.||1–3||London, , |
| 45'+3, 74' 24' |
|Chelsea F.C.||Liverpool F.C.|
Shots on target
- Phil McNulty. "Liverpool piled the pressure on Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as Jurgen Klopp secured a hugely impressive first Premier League win since taking charge at Anfield" — , October 31, 2015
- Barry Glendenning. "Liverpool came from behind to inflict an emphatic defeat on Chelsea courtesy of a Philippe Coutinho brace and one from Christian Benteke" — , October 31, 2015
- "Stoke City 1-1 Chelsea (5-4 on pens)" — , October 27, 2015