Little more than 3 days after losing to Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley, Liverpool hosted Chelsea at Anfield for the 32nd time in seven years. For Chelsea there was still the slim possibility of automatic Champions League qualification at stake, for Liverpool there was little more than pride. For the reds have been poor at home this season, 5 losses and a handful of wins have left the Anfield faithful craving for more from Kenny’s army.
No match is ever meaningless in the EPL, especially between two of the so called “top four” of old, but there was a definite sense that the weight of expectation had been lifted tonight.
All that the fans wanted was for the reds to finish the season at home on a high. To strike a blow back against the mockneys in blue who had broken so many hearts 72 hours previous. Continue reading →