Liverpool vs Chelsea score and result live updates
Chelsea took the lead midway through the first-half courtesy of a brilliant looping header from Kai Havertz, which came against the run of play.
Mason Mount then had a golden opportunity to double the visitors‘ lead, but placed his shot wide when one-on-one with Alisson.
The game’s turning point came when referee Anthony Taylor consulted VAR after Reece James handled the ball on the line via touch off his thigh. James was sent off — which sparked mini melees before and Mohamed Salah converted the resulting penalty.
The home side pressed for a second goal early in the second-half and forced Mendy into saves from range — but Chelsea could have snatched the points when Mateo Kovacic’s weak effort was easily saved late on.
Jurgen Klopp’s side ran out of ideas towards the end as Chelsea held on for a deserved point.