Liverpool and Chelsea have been humbled by lower stage opposition in their respective Leading League matches on Saturday. The Blues and Reds misplaced to Brighton and Hove Albion and Leeds United, respectively.
Chelsea boss Graham Potter was humbled on his return to the Amex Stadium as his facet missing 4-1 to Brighton, his previous side. The English manager had led Chelsea to a 9-match unbeaten operate right up until he misplaced to the Seagulls absent. Leandro Trossard opened the scoring immediately after only five minutes right before two possess aims from Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Trevoh Chalobah set Chelsea a few ambitions driving by 50 %-time. Kai Havertz pulled a single back again for Chelsea early in the 2nd fifty percent right before Pascal Gross scored a late fourth for the house facet to give them a memorable get.
Brighton and Hove Albion defeated Chelsea in a Leading League for the initial time in the history of the club. The Seagulls appreciated their initial acquire under new manager Roberto De Zerbi in fashion.
Afterwards in the working day, it was the switch of Liverpool to be on the receiving conclude of a shock loss, this time at household. The Reds lost 2-1 to a Leeds United side battling relegation, earning it two consecutive defeats to this sort of sides right after their reduction to Nottingham Forest previous week.
Anfield was shocked after only 4 minutes as a careless go across the box from Joe Gomez was pounced on by Rodrigo, leaving him with the basic job of firing into an unguarded intention. The property side roared again and have been degree 10 minutes later as Mohamed Salah fired residence from shut selection pursuing a delicious cross from Andy Robertson. Both of those goalkeepers were being known as into action quite a few occasions just before Leeds United had the final say. 21-year-old Dutch winger Crysensio Summerville scored a good goal in the 89th minute to give his side all a few details from their trip to Anfield.
Leeds United received their to start with match at Anfield because 2001 and in the system finished Virgil Van Dijk’s unbelievable four-12 months unbeaten operate at Anfield in the league.