It may have been the first game of yet another Super Sunday, but Chelsea welcoming Arsenal to Stamford Bridge didn’t quite inspire the usual excitement.
David Moyes tested Chelsea with a strong attacking unit, intent on stifling their progress and taking advantage of any weakness, but they stood strong and showed why they are European champions.
Tactics Talk: Chelsea fail to make the most of their chances as Liverpool struggle to turn possession into goals
Liverpool’s visit to Chelsea Sunday evening brought together two sides of similar stature but with a huge difference in performance this season.
The most damning statistic of Arsenal’s performance was the 98 passes of 101 attempted by none other than Per Mertesacker.
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