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Chelsea 2 - 1 Liverpool: Mourinho's men put two past Liverpool during home league win at Stamford Bridge

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29:  Samuel Eto'o of Chelsea controls the ball under pressure from Martin Skrtel of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Samuel Eto'o of Chelsea controls the ball under pressure from Martin Skrtel of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Cesar Azpilicueta of Chelsea and Luis Suarez of Liverpool compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Luis Suarez of Liverpool directs a header on goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Samuel Eto'o (R) of Chelsea celebrates with teammate Willian after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Lloyd Dyer of Leicester City is congratulated on his goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leicester City and Bolton Wanderers at The King Power Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Leicester, England, (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Samuel Eto'o of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Samuel Eto'o of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Samuel Eto'o #29 of Chelsea scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Samuel Eto'o of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Martin Skrtel of Liverpool closes in to score the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Martin Skrtel of Liverpool celebrates with teammates Luis Suarez (M) and Philippe Coutinho (R) after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: James Ward-Prowse of Southampton tangles with Sylvain Distin of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Southampton at Goodison Park on December 29, 2013 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Martin Skrtel of Liverpool celebrates fter scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Frank Lampard of Chelsea is tackled by Joe Allen of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on December 29, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Chelsea have beaten Liverpool 2 - 1 in a nail-biting home clash at Stamford Bridge.

Liverpool's Martin Skrtel opened scoring for the away side only three minutes into the first half.

But a strike from Chelsea's Hazard in the 17th minute brought things level.

A late first half goal from Eto'o ensured a home win for the London side.

Full match report to follow

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