CHELSEA: Michy Batshuayi looked like the real deal in his full debut for Chelsea. The Belgium international, who joined Antonio Conte's team this summer, scored twice in Chelsea's 3-2 EFL Cup win versus Bristol Rovers.
Liverpool bounced back from a disappointing weekend loss at Burnley with a comfortable 5-0 win at Championship club Burton Albion to progress to the third round of the EFL Cup on Tuesday night.
Quality of opposition notwithstanding, the performance was everything that Jurgen Klopp will have wanted from his side. Liverpool have often made hard work of beating lower league opponents in recent times, but for once Kopites were able to sit back and enjoy the match as their side dominated from start to...
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A very strong Liverpool side played well and had far too much for the hosts. One or two injury worries aside, this was a good workout for a team that needed to rediscover its shooting boots after a dismal league defeat at Burnley on Saturday.
BURTON UPON TRENT, England -- Three quick points from Liverpool's 5-0 win over Burton Albion in the second round of the EFL Cup:
1. Reds bounce back in the best possible way
A positive result over a Championship side in the second round of the EFL Cup will not immediately wash away the wounds of an abject result to Burnley on Saturday, but Jurgen Klopp will be pleased with his side's response against Burton Albion. Everything that was absent at Turf Moor on the weekend was there in abundance...