Chelsea denied three points by late Suarez goal

Chelsea conceded a last minute equaliser to leave Anfield with just a point in yesterday afternoons clash with Liverpool.

The Blues took the lead through Oscar on 26 minutes, though former Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge equalised having been introduced at half time.

Eden Hazard restored the visitors lead from the penalty spot following Luis Suarez’s handball just before the hour mark, though it was the Uruguayan who had the last word, scoring seven minutes into injury time to give his side a share of the spoils.

Interim manager Rafael Benitez was far from pleased as only six minutes of added time were indicated by the fourth official; however the game will be remembered for an incident between Suarez and Branislav Ivanovic.

Soon after conceding the penalty, the Premier League top scorer, with no provocation, bit the Chelsea defender on his arm, with the incident going unnoticed by referee Kevin Friend.

The controversial striker, who committed a similar offence whilst playing for Ajax back in 2010, is expected to be retrospectively punished by the FA, and could well miss the rest of the season.

Meanwhile the Blues, who remain in the Champions League qualification place, will now turn their attention to Thursday evening’s Europa League semi-final with FC Basel.

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