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Watch: Steven Gerrard's reaction to Liverpool's equaliser against Chelsea shows how much he loves the club


Steven Gerrard confirmed his passion for Liverpool has not faded now that he has joined the ranks of former players, with his excitement as Georginio Wijnaldum fired the Reds equaliser against Chelsea captured on camera.

Gerrard jumped from chair and banged the window of the BT Sport studio at Anfield as Jurgen Klopp’s men avoided a fourth successive home defeat with a second half equaliser in an improved performance.

Gerrard praised the Reds display against title favourites Chelsea, as Klopp’s side ensured they did not become the first Liverpool team to lose four successive games at Anfield since 1923.

“There were a lot of positives,” said Gerrard. “I thought Liverpool were really good and they probably deserved the three points.

“But the reason why Chelsea did well under (Jose) Mourinho and why they are doing well under (Antonio) Conte, is they come to places like Anfield and without shining or playing attractive football, they get big positive results. That’s why the win the title a lot.

"What I would say about this Chelsea team is they are vulnerable to crosses and we saw that again with the Liverpool equaliser."

Gerrard also critcised keeper Simon Mignolet for failing to prevent David Luiz’s first half free-kick that flew past him while he was still organising his wall.

“Simon has got to take responsibility for that goal,” added Gerrard. “You can’t blame the wall and he needs to keep that out.”

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