Chelsea vs Liverpool: Amidst the Champions League Round of 16 and race to top four heating up in England, two Premier League outfits are all set to battle it out for the Carabao Cup title. Ahead of the most awaited fixture of the week, here is our preview and prediction.
Chelsea registered a comprehensive 2-0 victory against Lille in the Champions League fixture. The two-goal lead in the first leg can be detrimental for the side’s aspirations in the elite European tournament. Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic were on target for the team in the midweek.
On the other hand, Liverpool mercilessly thrashed Leeds United in the Premier League fixture. With Manchester City losing the game against Tottenham Hotspur, the title race has opened up again. Jurgen Klopp’s men had four different goalscorers against the Whites midweek.
Match: Chelsea vs Liverpool
Date and Time: 27th February, 10:00 PM IST
Venue: Wembley Stadium
Chelsea vs Liverpool Head-to-Head
Both teams have played 190 games between each other. Chelsea have won 65 whereas Liverpool have dominated the opposition with 82 games.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Team News
Chelsea: Ben Chilwell is ruled out for the fixture whereas Callum Hudson Odoi and Hakim Ziyech are doubtful for Thomas Tuchel.
Liverpool: Roberto Firmino is the only absentee for Liverpool on Sunday.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Probable Playing XI
Kepa Arrizabalaga, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Marcos Alonso, Christian Pulisic, Mason Mount, Kai Havertz
Caoimhin Kelleher; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Virgil van Dijk, Andrew Robertson; Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara; Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Luis Diaz
Chelsea vs Liverpool D11 Team
Kepa Arrizabalaga, Antonio Rudiger, Trent Alexander Arnold, Andy Robertson, Thiago Silva, Jorginho, Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, Sadio Mane, Kai Havertz (VC), Mohamed Salah ©
Chelsea vs Liverpool Probable Winners
Both the teams are Premier League giants and we can expect an end-to-end game on Sunday. Liverpool have a boisterous attack whereas Chelsea have a rock-solid defense. We predict Liverpool to win the closely contested battle.
Prediction: Chelsea 0-1 Liverpool
Chelsea vs Liverpool Live Stream
The Chelsea vs Liverpool game is available on the Voot application and VIACOM 18 Network