Liverpool host Chelsea in a mouth-watering clash on Sunday afternoon at Anfield Road. The hosts somehow managed to steal a 1-3 victory over Southampton in spite of conceding the first goal of the game in the previous round at St. Mary’s Stadium. They went on to beat Porto 2-0 at home in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday night and will generally come into this high on confidence.
Chelsea the Blues have only lost twice in their last 16 meetings with the Reds in all competitions, and both of those defeats came at Stamford Bridge.Chelsea have already tasted victory at Anfield this season, winning 2-1 in the EFL Cup third round. They have never won twice away to Liverpool in the same season.
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Liverpool possible starting lineup:
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane
Chelsea possible starting lineup:
Kepa; Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Emerson; Kante, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek; Hudson-Odoi, Higuain, Hazard
Liverpool vs Chelsea: Head-to-head
Liverpool are winless in last five head to head clashes with the Blues and this might be a big concern for Jurgen Klopp ahead of Sunday’s outing.Just one of these five fixtures saw three or more goals scored, meaning Chelsea’s defensive line usually did well against Liverpool in recent head to head clashes.
Teams shared spoils in a 1-1 draw when they locked horns in this term of the Premier League at Stamford Bridge.Three of last four league matches between these two likes ended with an identical 1-1 scoreline.
Last matches: LIVERPOOL
05.04.19 PL Southampton Liverpool 1 : 3
31.03.19 PL Liverpool Tottenham 2 : 1
17.03.19 PL Fulham Liverpool 1 : 2
14.03.19 CL Bayern Munich Liverpool 1 : 3
10.03.19 PL Liverpool Burnley 4 : 2
Last matches: CHELSEA
08.04.19 PL Chelsea West Ham 2 : 0
03.04.19 PL Chelsea Brighton 3 : 0
31.03.19 PL Cardiff Chelsea 1 : 2
17.03.19 PL Everton Chelsea 2 : 0
14.03.19 EL Dyn. Kyiv Chelsea 0 : 5
Head-to-head matches: LIVERPOOL – CHELSEA
29.09.18 PL Chelsea Liverpool 1 : 1
26.09.18 EFL Liverpool Chelsea 1 : 2
06.05.18 PL Chelsea Liverpool 1 : 0
25.11.17 PL Liverpool Chelsea 1 : 1
01.02.17 PL Liverpool Chelsea 1 : 1