The Blues took a deserved lead into the damage after Olivier Giroud completed off Christian Pulisic’s neat thru ball.
Liverpool have been surpisingly below-par in the first part however they refound themselves after the damage and temporarily levelled thru Sadio Mane.
It led to a sustained length of force from Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp’s males appeared to have taken the lead when Kepa’s good save from Mohamed Salah fell to Van Dijk .
That is improbable, Kepa Arrizabalaga! 🤯
The Chelsea keeper pulls off two good saves 👏 %.twitter.com/1xdQ1B3aaz
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) August 14, 2019
However, a lot to the Dutchman’s astonishment, Kepa pulled off an improbable reflex save to tip the ball onto the crossbar prior to it was once hit out to protection.
Van Dijk took an unpleasant knock from Kurt Zouma after powering a shot at the goal however the ache of that was once no festival for the undeniable fact that his effort didn’t cross in.
The recreation was once compelled to extra-time after neither facet may provide a winner in customary time.