Emre Can puts in solid defensive display in Liverpool 3-1 win over Chelsea

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Emre Can put in a solid defensive display in Liverpool’s 3-1 win against Chelsea in the Premier League yesterday.

The 21-year-old received a rating of 6.89 from Whoscored. Can made two tackles, two interceptions and one clearance. The Germany international also made two key passes and maintained a passing accuracy of 84%.

Can started in midfield and helped the Reds control possession for most of the game completing the highest number of passes in midfield.

The Reds came from behind to record a convincing victory over the Premier League champions.

Klopp replaced Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool manager before the international break and has yet to lose as Reds boss.

The win took Liverpool into 7th place on 17 points meanwhile Chelsea languish in 15th place on 11 points.

Chelsea 1 – 3 Liverpool

Stadium: Stamford Bridge

Chelsea lineup: Begovic; Zouma, Cahill, Terry (c), Azpilicueta; Mikel, Ramires; Willian, Oscar, Hazard; Diego Costa.
Manager: Jose Mourinho

Liverpool lineup: Mignolet, Clyne, Skrtel, Sakho, Moreno, Lucas, Can, Milner, Lallana, Coutinho, Firmino
Manager: Jurgen Klop