LIVERPOOL, England – There is no good news for Liverpool right now, the reigning Premier League champions are falling apart at the seams and Chelsea’s historic victory at Anfield was just one element of the misery the side are now facing Jürgen Klopp threatens to consume

The picture of Mohamed Salah shaking his head as he was substituted on the bench 62 minutes before his move may have mirrored the feelings of Liverpool fans watching at home, but the last thing Klopp needs right now , his star vent is his frustration in front of the cameras

“If the boys look disappointed, that’s not a problem,” said Klopp when asked about Salah’s reaction. “I could have changed other players, but at that moment he looked as if he had felt the intensity and I didn’t want to risk it. I make the decisions that I think are right “

The Salah episode, which sparked a cryptic tweet from his agent Ramy Abbas Issa, was just part of the story of another bad night for Liverpool never before had the 19-time champions suffered five straight defeats at Anfield, but this was impressive Mason Mount goal in the first half was enough to give Chelsea the satisfaction of writing this undesirable new milestone in the club’s record books

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Chelsea’s win also extended Thomas Tuchel’s unbeaten run to 10 games in all competitions since taking office as manager in January. When the German arrived at Stamford Bridge, his new team was five points behind Liverpool and no longer seemed to be around to fight the Champions League qualification Now they are four points ahead of Klopp’s side and under the top four, with Liverpool getting further and further out of the race

Chelsea were buoyant, confident and dominant at Anfield and they deserved their win against a side from Liverpool who seemed full of energy and belief that their title defense, despite being hampered by a number of injuries to key players, is an embarrassment and in historical context they do even worse in 2013-14 than David Moyes’ Manchester United Moyes, who inherited the champions from Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford, led United from 27 games to 45 points before going under 10 months sacked after his appointment, Klopp’s team has only accumulated 43 points from the same number of games

Unlike Moyes, Klopp is not threatened by the sack in Liverpool.His successes at Anfield will protect the former Borussia Dortmund coach from a similar fate and he will be given the chance to start again next season as soon as his injured Players are fit again However, if anyone needs evidence of the effects of a new manager, all they have to do is look at the transformation that Tuchel has seen since joining Frank Lampard at Chelsea seven weeks ago

During Lampard’s last responsible games, Chelsea were a no-plan team as they drifted further and further away from the top 4.But Tuchel wasted no time giving them the structure and purpose they lacked under his predecessor With Tuchel in the dugout, Chelsea looks hungry again

“We played with courage, had excellent moments with the ball, had moments that we had to suffer,” said Tuchel. “We have never lost our attitude and desire

“It’s a six-point game because the others lose The race is on, there are 11 games left to play We go step by step We can never rest and never celebrate, there’s no time”

Chelsea controlled the game at Anfield, moving the ball quickly, carving Liverpool on numerous occasions with the movement and pace of Mount and Timo Werner on

Werner continues to fight for goals and has only scored one goal in the Premier League since November Against Liverpool, however, the former RB Leipzig striker has shown he will soon rediscover his goal form.The 24-year-old was lively and hardworking, shooting just over the bar at Liverpool before scoring the first goal 24 minutes after a mistake by Alisson But Werner’s goal was ruled offside by VAR in one of the closest decisions of the season. That is his luck at the moment, but despite his recent setback, Werner has gained significantly in self-confidence under Tuchel

Mount is another player who rose under the new manager. His goal was a mazy run across the box before shooting from 20 yards and it was a first class performance by the English youngster For all Christian Pulisic fans who wondering why the US captain is having trouble starting under Tuchel, the answer is emphatically given by Mount every week

Antonio Rüdiger has become a defensive stone since Tuchel’s arrival. In midfield, Jorginho and N’Golo Kante, who were lucky enough not to receive a penalty with a handball in the second half, won the fight in the middle of the field by they moved the ball so fast

Klopp will have seen Chelsea take command and will remember his team doing the same thing to so many opponents last season, but times have changed and his players are hunting now, in games and in the Table

At the moment, Liverpool seem unable to chase Chelsea into fourth place but the Londoners are now on pole position to secure a spot in the Champions League for their next game, which is on Monday Everton’s fifth place home is now one of the season’s biggest

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