Found November 11, 2012 on NESN.com:
Luis Suarez struck his 11th goal of the season to help Liverpool earn a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea dominated the first half and took the lead when John Terry headed home from a corner. Suarez nodded a leveller with just under 20 minutes remaining and though the Reds had chances to go on and claim all three points during an excellent finish, they wouldn’t have been too downhearted as they left the capital. Liverpool went into the game having recorded successive league doubles over their hosts, a statistic which gave Roberto Di Matteo cause to classify the Reds as a ‘bogey team’ in his pre-match press conference. His side almost made the ideal start in shaking off that tag when Joe Allen lost possession in midfield in the sixth minute, inviting Eden Hazard to play Oscar through on goal. The Brazilian was under pressure from Andre Wisdom but should have tested Brad Jones, who was again standing in for the injured Pepe Reina. Operating with three center-backs, Liverpool contro...
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