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Paul Merson predicts where Chelsea will finish in Premier League after Liverpool defeat



Chelsea suffered a narrow defeat to Premier League leaders Liverpool this weekend (Picture: Getty)
Paul Merson is backing Chelsea to secure a top-four finish in the Premier League after their spirited performance against Liverpool.
First-half goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold and Roberto Firmino saw the Reds seize control of the clash at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
But Frank Lampard’s side rallied after half-time and halved the deficit through the returning N’Golo Kante.
While Chelsea failed to find an equaliser, Merson was impressed by the Blues’ performance and says they should be buoyed by how they fared against the Premier League leaders.
More: Coronation StreetIs Shona leaving Coronation Street and is actress Julia Goulding pregnant"The Chase contestants bag huge 75k win after defeating Beast Mark LabbettSam Smith lives it up in the sun in wake of backlash after coming out as non-binary ‘People know I’m a Chelsea fan, and I was pleased with their performance on Sunday – not the result, but there’s a lot of positives to come out of that game,’ Merson told Sky Sports.
‘Look at Chelsea now and you think they could get in the top four. They’ve given a lot of people heart, and it’ll give Frank heart.
‘I think expectations have gone up now. After that performance, you’re looking at top four. When you see what’s around, you’re looking at top four.
‘With losing the game, itR...
source: metro-liverpool
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