While Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was answering questions about if his latest side are going be like the "Invincibles" and go the whole season undefeated, Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was coming in for criticism after his side's third loss in a week.

The mood in both camps cannot be more different as Chelsea's 2-1 win at Liverpool put them on pole position for the title race as the "autumn champions", Liverpool (last season's runners-up) are struggling to halt a slide that has seen them already lose the same number of games (five), they lost in the entire last season.

The last time Chelsea came to Anfield, on the 27th April 2014, it ended Liverpool's 11 match winning streak which had took them to the edge of the league title on the back of world-class Football and fan frenzy.

Since that day things have never quite been the same for Brendan Rodgers side, whilst Mourinho corrected the flaws in his side, and restored them to title favourite's this season.

Liverpool lost their talisman and world-class striker Luis Suarez, as he joined the Catalan giants for a staggering £75 million, whilst Chelsea struck early and decisively in the transfer market to bring in two top targets Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid and Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona.

Rodgers used the £75 million to bolster his squad and took a big gamble on the £16 million capture of Mario Balotelli, and the current policies of the two clubs contrasted starkly at Anfield on Saturday.

Chelsea looked like a team united, a term that begged the quote "same as last week" from Mourinho. On the other hand Liverpool looked disjointed and a team that had lost its way and intensity that pressed so many opponents into an early submission last season. Also, whilst Costa and Fabregas have slipped seamlessly into the Chelsea set-up, Liverpool's new signings have struggled to gel; the Southampton trio of Lovren, Lallana and Lambert have taken a while to settle, Emre Can scored via the help of a deflection while Mario Balotelli is firing blanks.

Can Chelsea become the new "Invincibles" is a question that is being asked with regularity and a pattern of denial is emerging from the Chelsea boss. When asked in the post match interview he said "No"; he thinks they'll lose at some point this season. Can Chelsea emulate Arsenal's Invincible season of 2003-4? The Gunners ended that season with 26 wins and 12 draws.

We are only 11 games into the season, but it is easy to see why the point is being raised. Chelsea have now supposedly played their toughest 4 away games of the season and have passed the tests with flying colours, thrashing Everton 6-3, beating Liverpool 2-1, and drawing 1-1 with both Manchester teams, twice being denied wins by late equalisers. Chelsea were unfazed by going down 1-0 in the early stages of the match, responding quickly through Gary Cahill and Diego Costa got the winner with his 10th of the season early in the second half after great work down the left flank by Azpilicueta.

Mourinho seems to be constantly waving off the question, but this looks like the complete Premier League team with not many teams looking capable of beating Chelsea.

They will be feeling particularly confident with their main rivals Manchester City stumbling lately securing a late draw at QPR thanks to a brace from the league's top scorer Sergio Aguero.

Liverpool made their intentions evident when they fielded 7 changes at the Bernabeu. The Chelsea game became the priority all along, and was a must-win if Rogers was to avoid further questions about his team.