It’s another matchday preview as Liverpool Vs Chelsea will be going head to head later today with everything at stake as the Blues will be hoping to climb into the top four while the Reds also need a desperate win tonight.
It will be another uphill task for Thomas Tuchel who have managed so far not to lose a game since taking over, as his recent encounter with Manchester United ended in a draw which the Blues almost won as they dominated the game till the end.
Both Liverpool and Chelsea need this win to keep their top four hopes alive as they sit sixth and fifth respectively which a win will take them up to fourth on the table if West Ham United fails to win their next game.
Liverpool Vs Chelsea Team News
It has been the Reds all the way when it comes to who is the better sides in the head to head game as they have managed to beat the Blues multiple times for the past three seasons which the London side only managed one victory.
Chelsea have manage to beat Liverpool just once in their past six English Premier League encounter which the Reds have won four times and their famous 5-3 victory back in 2020 which was another exciting game the London side tried but didn’t succeed.
Later tonight Thomas Tuchel will be hoping his side can break that jinx which has seen them lose back to back against the Reds, although Jurgen Klopp’s side might be struggling their last game was good as they beat Sheffield United 2-0.
Liverpool Vs Chelsea Injuries Update
Tuchel confirms that Silva is still not but he is back to full training with the rest of the team – ‘Thiago made his first training with the team but did not finish the last exercise, not because of any pain but just to be aware of taking a risk,’ said the boss.
Meanwhile the boss also confirms Tammy Abraham facing some minor injury – ‘Tammy had some problems yesterday on his ankle again. Let’s see how this works out today.’
‘It’s my job to push him to his limits. We will not stop doing this and supporting him. It was a tough decision, but we have to make these decisions. It’s a part of my job I do not like, but at the same I like it because it means everybody is available.
Every other players look fit and it will be another squad rotation for the German International to make as their next game comes up subsequently after just going up against Manchester United during the Sunday English Premier League game.
Liverpool Vs Chelsea Lineup And Formation (3-4-2-1)
The Chelsea manager might be looking to make some changes which is due to fatigue and making sure his players are not overused so they don’t come down with any injury as he will be making more rotation with more games to come.
Many players will be looking to retain their start spot with the likes of Cesar Azpilicueta and others who have been a regular since Thomas Tuchel took over from Frank Lampard who didn’t gave them much playing time.
Edouard Mendy (Goalkeeper); Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger, Christensen (Defenders); Reece James, NGolo Kante, Jorginho, Ben Chilwell (Midfielders); Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech (Attackers); Timo Werner (Striker).
This are the expected lineup but u can check back to see if anything changes as it is still possible Tammy Abraham makes the starting XI and also Ben Chilwell which the manager might drop Marcos Alonso depending on their fitness.
The English Premier League game will be a late kick off as it will be the last game to be played for the day as they both will be looking to grab that needed win.
20:15 UK Time And 9:15 PM Nigerian Time
KTN Correct Scoreline Betting Tips
Based on their past meetings the odds favors Liverpool the most with them beating Chelsea four times in their last six Premier League games.
Liverpool 1-0 Chelsea
Liverpool 0-0 Chelsea
Liverpool 1-2 Chelsea