The former Premier League champions Chelsea are set to host Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in the Premier League fixture.
Both the teams started the season in a devastating manner, as Liverpool won all of their six fixtures and Chelsea won the first five and drew one against West Ham in their last Premier League fixture. But The Reds’ dream run came to an end in their last meeting against The Blues on Wednesday in the Carabao Cup fixture at Anfield. In addition to that, Liverpool manager expressed his frustration with few of the decisions went against his side. So, Liverpool will be desperate to secure none less than a victory at Stamford Bridge.
Meanwhile, Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri also will be keen on securing three points from the fixture to climb up on the table. Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard’s form and the team’s mentality to clinch victory at the end of the game will definitely raise the Italian manager’s confidence up to a few extents.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Team News:
Although Chelsea man-in-charge Maurizio Sarri made a few changes in the starting line-up against Liverpool in the midweek fixture, the majority of the first team players were present in the squad. So, only a few changes can be expected including Marcos Alonso, Jorginho, Olivier Giroud and Kepa Arrizabalaga. On the other hand, for Liverpool, Virgil van Dijk will make into the starting XI. Apart from that, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firminho are also expected to make a return in the starting XI.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Possible Starting Line-ups:
Chelsea vs Liverpool Key Players:
The previous match hero Eden Hazard is definitely the man to watch for this match. The Belgian sensation has been phenomenal since the commencement of the new season and now can be considered as one of the bests in the world. Reportedly, his individual brilliance in the 85th minute has secured his side’s progress to the next round. Apart from that, the Brazilian winger Willian and the Italian midfielder Jorginho can have an impact in the game. On the other hand, for The Reds, Mohamed Salah is definitely the key man. Apart from that, the Brazilian forward Roberto Firminho can also cause danger to the Chelsea defence.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Last Meeting:
These two sides have met each other in their last fixture in Carabao Cup on Wednesday, where Liverpool tasted a 2-1 defeat at their home ground. Apart from that, in the last season, these two giants locked horns. In the first clash, Chelsea edged a 1-0 victory and the reverse fixture ended in a 1-1 settlement.
Chelsea Latest Form (All Competitions): W-W-W-D-W
Liverpool Latest Form (All Competitions): W-W-W-W-L
Chelsea vs Liverpool Betting Odds (Bet365):
Chelsea – 2.80
Draw – 3.60
Liverpool – 2.54
Chelsea vs Liverpool Live Streaming Link:
The game is scheduled for Saturday, 29th September 2018 from 10:00 PM IST and will be telecast on Star Sports Select 1 and Star Sports Select HD1 for Indian viewers. However, for online streaming links send us a message on our official Facebook page.