Liverpool Fans Celebrate their first title in 30 Yers in front of friends and family while Frank Lampard
knows his team’s campaign remains in the balance.
Defeat at Anfield leaves Chelsea needing a point against Wolves on Sunday to make certain of Champions League
football, six days before their FA Cup final against Arsenal.
Achieve that point and lift the Cup and Lampard’s first season in charge of his beloved club will be deemed a
Lose out on both fronts and — for all his goodwill and all the mitigation about a transfer ban and a blooming youth policy — Lampard will have failed.
After Liverpool raced into a three-goal lead with bangers from Naby Keita, Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Gini Wijnaldum, Chelsea almost staged a dramatic comeback.
But after Roberto Firmino, the title-winning No 9, finally scored his first home league goal of the season,
Christian Pulisic’s efforts proved in vain as the American made one for Tammy Abraham and helped himself to another.
Chelsea are still fretting over their top-four status largely because they have only kept one clean sheet away from home all season.