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L'POOL VS CHELSEA: Team news, probable lineup & prediction

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 12/04/2019

Liverpool will entertain Chelsea in their next Premier League game on Sunday at the Anfield, with Jurgen Klopp's men aiming to clinch the league title, here facts you need to know before the commencement of the game.

TEAM NEWS

LIVERPOOL:

The Reds will miss the services of defender Joe Gomez and midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for the clash against Chelsea at the Anfield.

Chamberlain has not really enjoyed the season with Liverpool, but according to various report, his is nearing his full fitness to make a return to help the team in the last rounds of matches this season.

CHELSEA:

The Blues will be Ethan Ampadu when they face Liverpool on Sunday, though he is not really a big miss for Chelsea and Maurizio Sarri.

Sarri has his full squad at his disposal to choose from in the clash against Liverpool.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Liverpool had a better head to head result when the two teams are placed side by side, the Reds have won 71 times out of 171 games and suffered 59 defeats while 41 ended in a draw.

RECENT FORM:

LIVERPOOL:

Jurgen Klopp’s men have been in a tremendous form since the start of the season, they are still in the race to win the Premier League and the Champions League this season.

Liverpool has won all their last five games including ties against Bayern Munich and FC Porto in the Champions League.

CHELSEA:

The Blues arrived at their best form last, having blown the season up in terms of the race to win the Premier League, Chelsea is still in the race to clinch the Europa League.

Sarri’s men have won four games in their last five games including the victory against Slavia Prague in the Europa League, the only defeat was the 2-0 against Everton in the Premier League.

PREDICTION:

Liverpool 2-1 Chelsea

PROBABLE LINEUPS

LIVERPOOL:

Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Matip, Robertson, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Keita, Mane, Salah, Firmino

CHELSEA:

Kepa, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Emerson, Kante, Jorginho, Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi, Higuain, Hazard
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