After both teams lost their first champions league matches to both valancia and Napoli respectively, they will be looking to bounce back in this fixture and truth be told, both team needs a win in this match.
Liverpool currently tops the premiership table, using a five points to gap its nearest rival which is Manchester city. They will be looking to claim another three points against Chelsea after already defeating them in the supercup clash earlier this season.
Chelsea on the otherhand will be looking to make amends for that supercup loss and Try to overcome Liverpool in this fixture. Chelsea deserved to win the supercup but they were wasteful in front of goals and Liverpool made them pay.
premiership form so far
So far so good, Liverpool have won all their premiership games this season and even defeated Arsenal 3-1. Liverpool have maximum points from all their games and a win against Chelsea will make them tighten their case of being a contender for the premiership trophy.
Chelsea on the other hand have had a kind of stop start season but are beginning to find consistency in the premier league. Having lost their first game of the season against Manchester united, a Contest that ended four nil. The morale of the Chelsea team was down and they later drew the following match also. But since then, they have claimed seven points from a possible nine.
Players that won't play
A number of high profile players will be out for this game and some are doubtful.
For Liverpool, their star goal keeper Alison is going to seat this game out, origi featuring in the game is a doubt for this match. Nathenial clyne is a doubt too also, keita is still Injured and won't feature also..
Chelsea on the other hand have a lot of players who are doubtful to feature in this match. Loftus cheek is still a out injured, callum Hodson odoi just came back from injury and he won't play any part of this match, Mason mount is also a doubt for the match.
Prediction : Due to the loses both teams suffered in mid week, they will be looking to bounce back immediately and both team will want to win this match. Liverpool currently are in top form but Chelsea have picked themselves up and will be willing to put up a fight for this match. I predict the match to end with a scoreline of Liverpool 2:1 Chelsea