Chelsea vs Liverpool: Match Preview, Team News and Prediction

Antonio Nusa

Chelsea will host Liverpool on Tuesday at Stamford Bridge. Both teams faced terrible defeat last weekend in Premier League.

The 2:0 defeat to Aston Villa dropped Chelsea to 11 spot in the Premier League table. After the defeat, Graham Potter’s tenure came to an end and Bruno Saltier will take charge as an interim manager.

However on the other hand, Liverpool lost to Manchester City 4:1 and Klopp described the defeat as “unacceptable”. This is there third consecutive defeat in all competitions.

The two sides drew 0:0 in the reverse fixture at Anfield, earlier this year. This fixture marked Klopp’s 1000th game of his managerial career.

Chelsea Premier League Form: L D W W L

Liverpool Premier League Form: L L W W D


Chelsea team news:

Both the senior defenders of Chelsea, Cezar Azpilicueta and Thiago Silva are out due to injury. Striker Armando Broja is a long absentee and will miss the clash against Liverpool.

Chelsea’s possible line-up:

Kepa Arrizabalaga; Marc Cucurella, Kalidou Koulibaly, Reece James; Ben Chilwell, Enzo Fernandez, Mateo Kovacic, Ruben Loftus-Cheek; Mason Mount, João Felix

Liverpool team news:

However for Liverpool, Stefan Bajcetic, Naby Keita and Thiago Alcantara are on the treatment table. But the positive news is long-term absentee Luis Diaz might be back in the matchday squad since October, last year.

Liverpool’s possible line-up:

Allison; Trent Alexander Arnold, Ibrahima Konate, Virgil Van Dijk, Andrew Robertson; Fabinho, Harvey Elliott, Jordan Henderson; Cody Gakpo, Darwin Nunez, Mohamed Salah


Chelsea 0:0 Liverpool

Chelsea and Liverpool will both fail to score and match will end in a draw. The Blues will urge their players to be more clinical in front of their goal whereas Klopp will be desperate to improve Liverpool’s defensive errors.

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