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Daniel Sturridge rescues Liverpool a point while Eden Hazard outshines Mohamed Salah

Daniel Sturridge scored a breathtaking goal in the final minute to keep Liverpool undefeated in the Premier League this season.

LONDON -- Three points from Stamford Bridge on Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Liverpool in the Premier League:

1. Sturridge rescues a point for Liverpool

Daniel Sturridge extended Liverpool's unbeaten start to the Premier League season by salvaging a point for Jurgen Klopp's team with a goal just three minutes after coming on as a substitute against Chelsea.

Liverpool had looked set to lose for the first time in the league this season after falling behind to Eden Hazard's 25th-minute opener at Stamford...

Gary Cahill 'not in good position' at Chelsea but should stay - Oliver Giroud

Stewart Robson explains why Maurizio Sarri's side struggled to come away from the London Stadium with a victory over West Ham.

Olivier Giroud said he sympathises with Gary Cahill's unhappiness at his lack of playing time for Chelsea this season, but that he hopes the defender does not seek a move away from Stamford Bridge in January.

Cahill replaced the injured Antonio Rudiger against West Ham on Sunday to make his first Chelsea appearance of the season, three days after he said he is likely to look to leave the club in the New Year if he remains out of Maurizio Sarri's plans.

Giroud, who left Arsenal for Chelsea in January...

Olivier Giroud's fabled connection with Eden Hazard absent in Chelsea's draw

Chelsea dropped their first points of the season after their 0-0 Premier Leagued draw at West Ham on Sunday.

Chelsea began the game on the front foot and dominated possession for the opening half hour, though they were never able to create a gilt-edged chance. West Ham's dogged determination kept them in the contest while allowing them the best chance of the first half on the counter-attack when Michail Antonio forced Kepa Arrizabalaga into a sharp stop. Chelsea's best opening came moments before...

Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri to rotate Alvaro Morata, Olivier Giroud over long season

Maurizio Sarri feels Eden Hazard is the best player in Europe following his hat trick display against Cardiff City.
Eden Hazard's second-ever hat trick for Chelsea helped lead his team to a comfortable 4-1 win over Cardiff, at Stamford Bridge.

Maurizio Sarri said he will need both Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata on form to keep Chelsea on track in all competitions after Giroud impressed against Cardiff City on his first Premier League start of the season.

Morata was an unused substitute as Eden Hazard's hat trick propelled Chelsea to a 4-1 victory at Stamford Bridge, with Giroud impressing despite failing to score.

Giroud assisted each of Hazard's first two goals with intelligent lay-offs and provided a polished focal point for Chelsea's...

Eden Hazard 10/10 as Chelsea thrash Cardiff to remain perfect

Maurizio Sarri feels Eden Hazard is the best player in Europe following his hat trick display against Cardiff City.

Chelsea maintained their 100 percent record with a 4-1 win over Cardiff City at Stamford Bridge.

An entertaining encounter was helped by Cardiff refusing to park the bus and their positivity was rewarded with them taking the lead through Sol Bamba via a well-executed set-piece. That opening goal sparked the hosts into action, who forced Neil Etheridge into two good saves in the minutes that followed. Chelsea eventually levelled on 37 minutes when Eden Hazard;s crisp low drive slipped inside...

Dider Deschamps praises Olivier Giroud for breaking goal drought in France win

ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop and Alejandro Moreno laud Kylian Mbappe's maturity and leadership following his performance against the Netherlands.
UEFA Nations League: Olivier Giroud (74') France 2-1 Netherlands
UEFA Nations League: Kylian Mbappe (14') France 1-0 Netherlands

France coach Didier Deschamps praised Olivier Giroud following Les Bleus' 2-1 UEFA Nations League win over the Netherlands, a match that saw the Chelsea striker break his international scoring drought with the game-winning goal.

"I'm very happy for Olivier. It happens that strikers have periods when they are less effective," Deschamps told broadcaster M6 after Sunday's game. It was France's first home game since lifting the World Cup in July. 

Giroud's goal off Benjamin Mendy's cross in the...