Georginio Wijnaldum and Simon Mignolet Liverpool with some much needed sanctuary as the Dutchman's second-half equaliser, followed by the goalkeeper's penalty save denied the league leaders of a victory at Anfield.
Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea
Wijnaldum cancelled out David Luiz's stunning free-kick with a close-range header, before his Belgian colleague redeemed his first-half error when he dived to palm away Diego Costa's penalty.
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Around 30 yards out, David Luiz beautifully netted to the left and capitalised on some shambolic organisation from Simon Mignolet, the Liverpool keeper who was still trying to organise his wall after the whistle was blown. The Belgian watched helplessly as the ball drifted past him for the opener.
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It was a forgettable remainder to the first half, Liverpool unable to find the spark while the Kopites reflected the weather. Miserable. Jürgen Klopp was again dejected, having controlled the game but finding themselves trailing - once again at the withering fortress.
Roberto Firmino failed to lift spirits 3 minutes into the second half, blasting over the bar when he was through on goal, reflecting the regressed conviction up front. They had chances to break into the final third, the only problem was they couldn't do anything with the possession there. Lovren and Mignolet breathed a sigh of relief as well after almost mucking up when playing from the back.
Ultimately, that would not be rued. Following a string of Chelsea half-chances, Wijnaldum sprung up three minutes from the hour mark to level the game. Henderson was integral in surging up to get the ball into danger, and a knock on towards goal made it a simple, short-range header for the Dutchman.
Simon Mignolet redeemed himself by diving to his right and forcing out Costa's drive for the corner, denying the 2015 champions of another 3 points in the process. Towards the late stages it was Chelsea who dominated, but never neared to a winner. Honours even in Merseyside.