Chelsea visit Liverpool in their one of the most important fixture of the season, which could possibly decide their top four fate.
Chelsea’s visit to Anfield not only decide the top four fate of Chelsea itself, but also the other two teams, Manchester United and Leicester City.
|Match:||Liverpool vs Chelsea|
|Date:||22 July, Wednesday|
|Time:||9:15 PM CEST | 7:15 PM GMT | 3:15 PM ET|
|TV Channels:||beIN Sports, Star Sports Select HD, Sky Sports|
How to watch Liverpool vs Chelsea ?
Sky Sports is the official broadcaster in UK and will be broadcasting Liverpool vs Chelsea live stream.
Similarly, BT Sport is broadcasting few selected match but doesn’t include Manchester United and Sheffield United match. beIN Sports and SuperSport will be broadcasting the match live in African nations.
DAZN and NBC Sports will give the coverage in North American territory. Star Sports Select HD will be broadcasting all the matches of the league in its different channels for the fans around in Asia.
In addition, to all those TV Channels, you can watch Liverpool vs Chelsea stream via online links.
Chelsea come up into the match with a foot in the FA Cup final and the other in the top four of the Premier League. The Blues is currently enjoying a single point lead over fourth placed Leicester City who has played a match more and two points ahead of fifth placed Manchester United.
Manchester United welcomes West Ham United on Tuesday. The final day of Premier League will see more drama with Manchester United playing Leicester City and Chelsea playing Wolves. The top four race will continue until the final whistle on the final day of the league.
Chelsea defeated Manchester United 3-1 at Wembly to confirm their FA Cup final clash with Arsenal. On the other hand, Liverpool will look to bounce back from 2-1 defeat to Arsenal last week.
Liverpool has won just two of their last five fixtures, losing two of them. One of them is a heavy 4-0 lost to Manchester City. Meanwhile, the Blues have won four of their last five fixtures.
Chance for Chelsea to equal win vs Liverpool
Chelsea and Liverpool has played 55 times with both of the teams going with neck-to-neck competition. Liverpool have won 21 times and Chelsea have won twenty.
A win for the Blues on Wednesday could make it 21-21. However, beating the Champions in their own ground isn’t an easy task. However, to secure their Champions League spot, Chelsea will try their best to snatch point for the Champions.
In the last five matches played between these two sides, Liverpool have won twice, Chelsea once and the rest two matches ended in draw. Chelsea defeated the Reds 2-0 in FA Cup back in March. Their league meeting in September went in the favor of Liverpool.
Players to Watch
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool): Mohamed Salah has been one of the important player for Liverpool in their Campaign. He has already bagged 19 goals in the league this season. Though Liverpool are under-performing after the corona virus break, the Egyptian has 3 goals and 3 assists in his name after the football resumed in June. Salah could be the headache for the sloppy defense line of the Blues. Chelsea boss Frank Lampard must figure out something to stop the Liverpool attack line, led by Salah.
Christian Pulisic (Chelsea): Christian Pulisic is obviously the main man at Chelsea currently. He was given a quite late start by the Chelsea boss Lampard and now he has stand himself as one of the important player for Lampard’s side. After the restart, the American international has already scored 3 goals, provided two assists and has won two penalties. This shows the Captain America has been involved in 7 goals after the football restart. Pulisic was unused sub against Manchester United in the FA Cup semi-final and will be fresh for the clash against Liverpool.
James Milner is doubtful for the match against Chelsea due to Hamstring injury. Jordan Henderson will lift the trophy after this match, but he will play no part in the game itself having been ruled out for the remainder of the campaign with a knee injury. Joel Matip is also among the injury list for the home side.
For the visitors, they will be hoping to get their main man Kante back after he picked up injury last week. He missed last couples of matches and is expected to be back on Wednesday. Similarly, Tomori is back in the squad for the London side.
Predicted Line ups
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane.
Chelsea: Kepa; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Zouma; Rece, Kovacic, Kante, Alonso; Mount, Giroud, Pulisic.