Daniel Sturridge stunned Chelsea with a late goal to rescue a point for Liverpool.
Despite late drama, victory was well deserved for Liverpool who dominated throughout and bounced back from blowing a 2-0 first-half lead.
Mohamed Salah got Liverpool up and running as they comfortably dispatched West Ham in their first Premier League fixture of the season.
The win over Stoke City allowed Liverpool to move to within six points of Premier League leaders Chelsea as they moved back above Manchester City
Chris Smalling, Daniel Sturridge and Dele Alli are expected to be dropped by Sam Allardyce for England's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying clash vs Slovakia
Daniel Sturridge was the star for Liverpool, scoring two goals against Burton Albion while Michy Batshuayi also scored a brace for Chelsea against Bristol Rovers in the League Cup
Slovakia must now wait to see if they qualify as one of four best third-place best teams after their goalkeeper Matus Kozacik pulled off a string of save.
England hope to extend their perfect record versus Slovakia. Live streaming of England vs Slovakia Group B Euro 2016 match will be available on all digital platforms like web and mobile. Catch live action through NDTV live blog too
England manager Hodgson has an embarrassment of riches up front, but Harry Kane, who started in the 1-1 draw against Russia and win over Wales, has struggled to make an impact in France
Daniel Sturridge scored a dramatic late goal after Jamie Vardy had cancelled out Gareth Bale's free-kick opener to help England beat Wales 2-1
Liverpool opened the scoring in the Europa League final but failed to build on it as Sevilla blasted three goals past them in the second half
Liverpool reached their first European final since the 2006-07 Champions League. They take on defending Europa League champions Sevilla in the final
Daniel Sturridge went into the 2014 World Cup in Brazil as Roy Hodgson's first-choice striker, but missed the entirety of England's successful Euro 2016 qualifying campaign due to a succession of injuries.
Daniel Sturridge made a dream return to Liverpool F.C. starting line-up after injury with a 16th-minute opener that set the visitors on course for a crushing 6-0 victory over Aston Villa.
Striker Daniel Sturridge last featured for Liverpool in the 2-0 away loss to Newcastle United on December 6, but could come back into contention for the West Ham clash at the Upton Park.
Daniel Sturridge, apparently has sustained a hamstring problem and is most likely to sideline him for a few weeks.
Liverpool F.C. beat Southampton 6-1 as Divock Origi smashed a hat-trick while Daniel Sturridge scored twice in the League Cup quarters.
Daniel Sturridge was hoping to feature in the Anfield game against Bordeux, which Liverpool won 2-1 to reach the last 32 of the Europa League, as he looked to get back to action following a knee injury which has kept him out since early October.