N'Golo Kante should have been Man of the Match, says Steven Gerrard
David Luiz scooped the Man of the Match award for his first-half free-kick goal which seemed to catch goalkeeper Simon Mignolet by surprise.
However, despite the Brazilian's fine set-piece, Steven Gerrard believes the award should have been given to N'Golo Kante.
David Luiz scooped the Man of the Match award
"He’s a nightmare to play against," Gerrard told BT Sport after the game.
"I used to hate playing against Claude Makelele and I wouldn’t like to play against him.
"He was man of the match tonight, not David Luiz.
David Luiz's outrageous celebration after cheeky free-kick against Liverpool
Wed, February 1, 2017
David Luiz let it all out after scoring a belting free-kick for Chelsea in their 1-1 draw against Liverpool at Anfield
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David Luiz sparked wild celebrations with his goal against Liverpool last night
N'Golo Kante was man of the match tonight, not David Luiz
"Luiz scored a wonderful free-kick but Kante was man of the match."
Kante has fitted straight into Antonio Conte's Chelsea side since signing from Leicester last summer for £30million.
He has made 24 appearances for the Blues in all competitions, scoring one goal in the 5-0 win over Manchester United.