Watch: Lovren gives Liverpool early lead at Stamford Bridge

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It came from an unlikely source, but Dejan Lovren has given Liverpool the lead at Stamford Bridge inside the opening 20 minutes.

After what looked be a routine sequence from the Reds, Philippe Coutinho delivered a perfect in-swinging cross to pick out the Liverpool defender. Lovren made no mistake from inside the area, simply opening his foot and guiding his shot past Thibaut Courtois for the lead in the 17th minute.

The Chelsea backline appeared out of sorts early on, including the goal, as the Blues failed to execute their offsides trap around the 18 yard box.