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Liverpool vs Chelsea Predictions and Betting Tips

Well, the curtain is coming down on the 2019/20 Premier League season but we still have this mouthwatering fixture to look forward to on Wednesday evening (kick off 8.15pm).

Liverpool play Chelsea at Anfield and you would think with the title in the bag for Jurgen Klopp’s side and an FA Cup final appearance for Frank Lampard’s men around the corner that both sides will take it easy.

However, Liverpool’s form has dipped a bit since they won a first title in the 30 years and with the Premier League trophy making an appearance at Anfield on Wednesday as it is their last home game of the season, they will be determined to put on a show.

Chelsea, meanwhile, have probably exceeded expectations in Lampard’s first season in charge. They are still battling for a top four place and the Blues were superb as the beat Manchester Utd 3-1 in their FA Cup semi-final clash at the weekend.

This should be a cracking game with plenty to prove for both squads and it should be one to savour!

Liverpool vs Chelsea Predictions

Over the years, this fixture has been lauded as one of the finest in the Premier League. They are two of the biggest clubs in Europe and it is always eagerly anticipated. This will be no different.

Liverpool have taken their foot off the gas a little bit since winning the title a couple of weeks ago but Klopp will no doubt have his squad fully focused on the task ahead. After the game, they will be able to lift that coveted Premier League trophy. There is no way Klopp will want a loss under his belt ahead of that ceremony.

Chelsea will be happy to spoil the party, though. The race for the top four is getting closer and Chelsea need a result to keep pace with Leicester. However, you wonder if that FA Cup final win may have taken the edge off and Lampard will have to juggle his squad carefully.

We think Liverpool will bounce back to the heights of their early-season form and back them to beat the Blues!

Jurgen Klopp football manager

Liverpool vs Chelsea Betting Tips

  • Correct score – 3:1 – 14/1
  • First goalscorer – Sadio Mane – 9/2
  • Liverpool win and over 2.5 goals – 9/5

Liverpool vs Chelsea Betting Tips

  • Liverpool have won 17 of their 18 home matches this season.
  • Sadio Mane has never lost a home game when he has played at Anfield.
  • Chelsea last won at Anfield in the league in November 2014.

Liverpool Team News

James Milner, Jordan Henderson and Joel Matip are all out with long-term injuries but, other than that, Klopp has a fully-fit squad to choose from and you would think he would choose his strongest XI.

Possible team: Allison Becker, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joe Gomez, Virgil Van Dijk, Andy Robertson, Fabinho, Georginho Wijnaldum, Curtis Jones, Sadio Mane, Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino.

Chelsea Team News

It could be a bit of a selection poser for Lampard. He will want to try and rest players before the cup final but a top four place is at stake.

N’Golo Kante is a doubt with a hamstring injury but other than Billy Gilmour’s long-term injury, Lampard has a full list to select from.

Possible team: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Reece James, Kurt Zouma, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic, Mason Mount, Willian, Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic.

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