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David Luiz urges Chelsea to ‘keep fighting’ in wake of Liverpool loss

Chelsea will fight back from the weekend's defeat to Liverpool, according to centre-back David Luiz.

The Blues were beaten 2-1 by the Reds at Stamford Bridge on Friday night after first-half goals from Dejan Lovren and Jordan Henderson.

Luiz, who was on his second debut for the West London club, admitted it was the Chelsea defence that could have done better during the encounter but is confident Antonio Conte's men have the mettle to bounce back quickly.

"Liverpool controlled the game in the first half with a lot of possession, changing position," the Brazilian told Chelsea TV.

"Their second goal was amazing, the first one was a quick free-kick and we must pay attention to this sort of thing because they started better than us.

"The second half we controlled the game, almost scored a second goal to draw and of course it is not a good night for us but we'll keep fighting for the next games."

Andrew Slevison
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