Liverpool: Frustrated Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers accused Chelsea of time-wasting and defensive tactics after his side's Premier League title challenge was compromised by a 2-0 home defeat on Sunday.
Liverpool could have ended Chelsea's title bid with victory at Anfield, but goals in injury time at the end of each half from Demba Ba and Willian enabled the London club to close to within two points of the leaders. (Latest EPL standings)
The visitors employed delaying tactics from the start, riling the home crowd, and manager Jose Mourinho instructed his side to mass 10 players behind the ball whenever Liverpool had possession. (Also read: Mourinho happy with Liverpool F.C. derailment)