|Follow Sportstar’s protection of the Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea on the Anfield stadium.|
13′ Salah goes to floor attempting to play a 1-2 with Wijnaldum however the referee does not purchase it.
11′ Chelsea having fun with the lion’s share of possession up to now.
10′ Less then ten minutes into the sport and the commentators point out the sport the place Steven Gerrars slipped. Looks like nobody is letting that reminiscence fade away!
8′ Willian will get the higher of Robertson, cuts again to James. The right-back’s cross is headed over by Mount.
4′ Willian cross left supposed for Mason Mount is overhit and Trent Alexander-Arnold is ready to protect the ball out of play.
2′ Liverpool with an excellent begin, in all probability trying to make an announcement after the defeat at Arsenal. Firmino and Salah mix 30 yards from aim. The Egyptian tries to launch Mane however Zouma intercepts.
KICKOFF Chelsea will get the match underway.
— Starting XIs
Liverpool: Alisson Becker, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joe Gomez, Virgil Van Dijk, Andrew Robertson, Naby Keita, Fabinho, Georginio Wijnaldum, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino
Chelsea: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Kurt Zouma, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta, Reece James, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Marcos Alonso, Olivier Giroud, Mason Mount, Willian
This would be the fourth assembly between these two sides this season, with Liverpool having crushed Chelsea within the UEFA Super Cup remaining and at Stamford Bridge within the league, however Chelsea having knocked Liverpool out of the FA Cup in March.
Liverpool has not completed the Premier League double over Chelsea since 2011-12 however has additionally not misplaced a league sport to the Blues at Anfield since 2014.
In all, these two sides have confronted off 185 instances earlier than, with Liverpool main the general head-to-head file 80 wins to 64.
— Liverpool’s defeat to Arsenal ended any hope the Reds had of breaking the all-time factors file, with 99 now the restrict heading into the ultimate two video games of the marketing campaign. There are nonetheless just a few landmarks up for grabs although.
Klopp’s facet might nonetheless file the most important title-winning margin – its lead of 18 factors is one quick of the present file – whereas victory towards CHelsea would see it equal the data for many home factors and most home wins in a single season.
— Team information
James Milner is anticipated to be again in competition for Liverpool on this match after nursing a hamstring harm in latest weeks. Henderson and Joel Matip are nonetheless sidelined.
Klopp named arguably his strongest potential XI towards Arsenal final outing and will do the identical once more right here, though Naby Keita is amongst these pushing for a recall.
For Chelsea, N’Golo Kante is out with a hamstring harm whereas Billy Gilmour stays sidelined by a knee drawback.
Olivier Giroud will definitely expect to steer the road as soon as extra, having netted on Sunday and in addition scored in his final three Premier League begins.
— Form information
The Merseysider membership had the possibility to file the perfect single season in English top-flight historical past having dropped solely two factors from its opening 27 video games, however since then it has gained 4, drawn two and misplaced three.
In all competitions Liverpool has now misplaced extra video games (six) than it has gained (5) over its final 13 outings, the latest defeat coming by the hands of Arsenal on the Emirates courtesy of uncharacteristically sloppy errors from Virgil van Dijk and Alisson Becker.
The 58-game unbeaten home run, throughout which it has scored 150 objectives, continues, however except the champion can enhance on its latest type it might be below menace from a Chelsea workforce with way more to play for.
The Blues have one of many worst defensive data away from home this season, and will they fail to maintain a clear sheet at Anfield – one thing no workforce has managed since October 2018 – then they’ll set a brand new membership file for many away objectives conceded in a single Premier League marketing campaign.
Back-to-back triumphs over Norwich City and Man United since then be sure that they journey to Merseyside in encouraging type.
Liverpool’s Premier League type: WLWWDL
Chelsea’s Premier League type: WLWWLW
— While the principle occasion for the hosts will likely be after the sport, the match itself is of paramount significance to Chelsea because it appears to safe a top-four spot with a sport to spare.
Frank Lampard’s facet stays in pole place to assert one of many two remaining top-four spots, however there’s little margin for error. It is a tough season-ending double-header for the Blues: Liverpool tonight and at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Leicester City’s defeat at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday implies that Lampard’s facet wants only one win from these remaining two video games to ensure a top-four end.
— Liverpool welcomes Champions League-chasing Chelsea to Anfield in its remaining home sport of an unforgettable season. It may even get its palms on the Premier League trophy for the very first time tonight.
The final Liverpool captain to life the English top-flight trophy? Alan Hansen 30 years in the past, earlier than the Premier League was even in existence!
Jordan Henderson is about to develop into the 10th Liverpool skipper to take action, including his identify to an illustrious record which incorporates Hansen, Graeme Souness, Phil Thompson, Emlyn Hughes, Tommy Smith, Ron Yeats, Willie Fagan, Donald McKinlay and Alex Raisbeck.
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