Premier League 2018-19 – Chelsea vs Liverpool Preview

AT A GLANCE

When does Chelsea vs Liverpool kick off? Saturday 29th September, 17:30 (UK)

Where is Chelsea vs Liverpool being played? Stamford Bridge

What television channel is Chelsea vs Liverpool on? BT Sport 1

Where can I stream Chelsea vs Liverpool? BT Sport subscribers can stream the match online via the BT Sport website

Are tickets still available for Chelsea vs Liverpool?

Chelsea – https://www.chelseafc.com/en/tickets---membership/buy-tickets?pageTab=GENERAL%20ADMISSION

Liverpool – https://www.liverpoolfc.com/tickets/tickets-availability

HEAD-TO-HEAD
Last six meetings: Chelsea W1, Liverpool W2, D3
All-time meetings: Chelsea W62, Liverpool W77, D40

THE TEAM NEWS

CHELSEA

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Kepa; Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso; Kovacic, Kante, Jorginho; Willian, Giroud, Hazard

Unavailable: Van Ginkel (Injured)

Doubtful: Loftus-Cheek (Injured), Pedro (Injured), Rudiger (Injured)

LIVERPOOL

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Wijnaldum, Henderson, Milner; Salah, Firmino, Mane

Unavailable: Lallana (Injured), Oxlade-Chamberlain (Injured), Origi (Injured)

Doubtful: Van Dijk (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

The League Cup tie in midweek was merely a warm-up for this crunch league match. That game was incredibly open and there could easily have been more goals, and while this match is unlikely to be as wide open, it is difficult to see either defence keeping a clean sheet in this one.