Liverpool vs Chelsea Preview

Liverpool vs Chelsea

Competition – Barclays Premier League

Stadium – Anfield

Date: 25th November 2017

Kick-off time – 17:30 GMT

Liverpool capitulated in a typical manner in midweek as they relinquished a 3-0 lead to draw 3-3 at Sevilla.

The Reds have been poor at the back in recent seasons and that game showed that they have not improved that part of their game.

They are currently unbeaten in their last five games in all competitions and are 5th in the league table, 12 points behind top of the table Manchester City.

The only top side the Reds have beaten this season is Arsenal and they have dropped points against Watford, Burnley, Newcastle, Manchester City and Manchester United.

This should give Chelsea the confidence they need to go for all three points.

However, with Mo. Salah in blistering form, he could be the game changer here for Liverpool.

Chelsea enter this game off the back of three Premier League wins in a row and hammered Qarabag 0-4 in their own European game in midweek.

The last time they were in action in the Premier League, they ran riot at the Hawtorns beating West Brom 0-4 leading to the sacking of Tony Pulis.

They have six wins from their last seven games in all competitions and 4 consecutive wins in the Premier League.

They have won all but one of their away league games this season including at Tottenham and they could pull off another famous win here.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

Liverpool

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
W Liverpool 3-0 Southampton 18 Nov, 2017 English Premier League
W West Ham United 1-4 Liverpool 4 Nov, 2017 English Premier League
W Liverpool 3-0 NK Maribor 1 Nov, 2017 UEFA Champions League
W Liverpool 3-0 Huddersfield Town 28 Oct, 2017 English Premier League
L Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 Liverpool 22 Oct, 2017 English Premier League

Chelsea

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
W West Bromwich Albion 0-4 Chelsea 18 Nov, 2017 English Premier League
W Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United 5 Nov, 2017 English Premier League
L AS Roma 3-0 Chelsea 31 Oct, 2017 UEFA Champions League
W AFC Bournemouth 0-1 Chelsea 28 Oct, 2017 English Premier League
W Chelsea 2-1 Everton 25 Oct, 2017 English Carabao Cup

H2H

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea 31 Jan, 2017 English Premier League
Chelsea 1-2 Liverpool 16 Sep, 2016 English Premier League
Chelsea 1-0 Liverpool 28 Jul, 2016 International Champions Cup
Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea 11 May, 2016 English Premier League
Chelsea 1-3 Liverpool 31 Oct, 2015 English Premier League


Other fixtures taking place this week in the Premier League Fixtures:

Premier League Table

# Team MP W D L F A G P
1 Manchester City 27 23 3 1 79 20 +59 72
2 Liverpool 28 16 9 3 65 32 +33 57
3 Manchester United 27 17 5 5 51 19 +32 56
4 Chelsea 27 16 5 6 49 23 +26 53
5 Tottenham Hotspur 27 15 7 5 52 24 +28 52
6 Arsenal 27 13 6 8 51 36 +15 45
7 Burnley 28 9 10 9 22 25 -3 37
8 Leicester City 28 9 9 10 40 41 -1 36
9 Everton 28 9 7 12 32 47 -15 34
10 Watford 28 9 6 13 38 47 -9 33
11 AFC Bournemouth 28 8 8 12 33 43 -10 32
12 Brighton & Hov… 28 7 10 11 26 37 -11 31
13 West Ham United 28 7 9 12 35 50 -15 30
14 Huddersfield Town 28 8 6 14 25 48 -23 30
15 Newcastle United 28 7 8 13 27 38 -11 29
16 Southampton 28 5 12 11 29 41 -12 27
17 Crystal Palace 27 6 9 12 25 42 -17 27
18 Swansea City 28 7 6 15 21 41 -20 27
19 Stoke City 28 6 8 14 28 54 -26 26
20 West Bromwich Albion 28 3 11 14 22 42 -20 20

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