Chelsea wasted a host of chances to beat Liverpool as troubled hues were held to 0-0 draw on Tuesday in their first premier league match since Graham potters sacking.
Potters was axed on Sunday after the formal Brighton manager’s disastrous reign climaxed with a wretched home defeat against Aston Villa.
Chelsea are seeking their third permanent manager of the campaign, with Potters hired in September following Thomas Tuchel’s shock dismissal.
In the meantime, Bruno saltor, a member of Potter’s back room staff, made his managerial debut as Chelsea interim boss.
Bruno manage to coax a lively performance from Chelsea but as was so often the case under Potter— they paid the price for a lack of cutting edge.
Chelsea remain 11th, leaving them with an uncertain future despite the massive investment in new signings made by Chelsea owner Todd Boehly since he took over last year.
Liverpool hardly looked much better as third successive league game without a win damaged their faint hope of finishing in top four.
Eight place Liverpool are seven points behind fourth placed Tottenham in the race to qualify for the champion league
Chelsea and Liverpool finished in top four and met in FA cup and league cup finals last season, Yet less than a year later they’re languishing in mid table amid turbulent campaigns.
In response to Liverpool’s dismal 4-1 defeat at Manchester city on Saturday, klopp dropped Mohamed Salah and Trent Alexander-Arnold as the red boss made six changes
It was Chelsea who made the stronger start of the two troubled terms and Mateo kovacic’s shot was blocked on the line by Ibrahim konate.
Reece James saw his fierce finish disallowed for offside against Enzo Fernandez, while Wesley Fofana was narrowly off target with a head chance.
As in the other premier league games on Tuesday, there was a first half pause at the bridge for Muslim players to break their Ramadan fast.
Chelsea’s kai Havertz dragged a good chance wide from N’golo Kante’s pass immediately after the restart.