Liverpool: After 30 years, Liverpool has become the new Premier League Champions 2020. Trent Alexander Arnold won the Man of the Match title after the team lifted the trophy with a thrilling 5-3 win over Chelsea.
Liverpool: In a thrilling match at Anfield stadium, they drubbed Chelsea 5-3 to seal their historic win. The Merseyside club, made history as they have been crowned ‘Champions’ after 30 years. They lifted the title after drubbing Chelsea 5-3 at Anfield stadium. In what seemed to be a sensational win which they miss celebrating amidst the cheering supporters, they lifted the title without a spectator at the stadium. Supporters were unable to enjoy this historic moment as strict measures were in place due to coronavirus pandemic. However, fireworks were heard outside the stadium with fans and supporters celebrating this enduring moment.
After the match, Liverpool’s manager, Jurgen Klopp promised the supporters of a party back home but added that it would be hosted when it would be the ‘right time’ however he wasn’t sure when that could take place. With a dramatic 5-3 finish, Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifted the silverware in the air after it was presented by the club’s legend, Sir Kenny Dalglish.
Liverpool kept their spirits high throughout the match with their first breakthrough after Naby Keita sealed the fences with a 25-yard drive, they rode on the momentum with further goals from Trent Alexander – Arnold’s perfect free-kick hit and Gini Wijnaldum struck again with a close-range strike.
Olivier Giroud struck in at the half time for Chelsea but 10 minutes past the break, Roberto Firmino struck his maiden home goal in a header picking it up from Alexander-Arnold’s cross. Chelsea did chase the run with substitute Christian Pulisic sparked a goal off Tamy Abraham and striking another as well. The game had its comeback momentum for Chelsea.
However, in a dramatic finish, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain struck again picking it from Andy Robertson’s cross with six minutes to spare. In a thriller, Liverpool sealed the title after a long wait for three decades with seven more matches to go. Trent Alexander Arnold was adjudged Man of the Match.