Eden Hazard inflicted Liverpool’s first loss of the season with a dazzling goal sending Chelsea into the fourth round of the League Cup.

Liverpool players react after Chelsea’s Eden Hazard scoring his side’s second goal during the English League Cup soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

With Juergen Klopp still awaiting his first trophy after three years as Liverpool manager, the 2-1 loss at Anfield ends one path to glory for the early Premier League leaders.

Liverpool players react after Chelsea’s Eden Hazard scoring his side’s second goal during the English League Cup soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Daniel Sturridge gave Liverpool the lead in the 58th minute, but Emerson Palmieri leveled and Hazard came off the bench to secure the victory. The Belgium winger played a one-two on the right before going past three players, cutting inside, and sending a shot across goalkeeper Simon Mignolet and into the net.

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during the English League Cup soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side’s second goal during the English League Cup soccer match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Arsenal cruised through with a 3-1 victory over second-tier side Brentford with a double from Danny Welbeck and Alexandre Lacazette netting in stoppage time.

Brentford’s Moses Odubajo, left, and Arsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi battle for the ball during the English League Cup Third Round soccer match between Arsenal and Brentford at the Emirates Stadium, London, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)

West Ham routed fourth-tier side Macclesfield 8-0.

Brentford’s Alan Judge celebrates scoring his side’s first goal of the game during the English League Cup Third Round soccer match between Arsenal and Brentford at the Emirates Stadium, London, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
Brentford’s Moses Odubajo, left, and Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi battle for the ball during the English League Cup Third Round soccer match between Arsenal and Brentford at the Emirates Stadium, London, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)

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Brentford’s Sergi Canos, right, has a shot on goal past Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi during the English League Cup Third Round soccer match between Arsenal and Brentford at the Emirates Stadium, London, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)

Source: The Associated Press