The English Premier League this weekend has a number of mouth-watering matches and the weekend’s first match is a huge one between Chelsea and Liverpool. The clash is not just between two English giants but also a fight between two different minds in Jurgen Klopp and Jose Mourinho. Klopp recently secured his first Liverpool victory and will be going into the game with a bit of confidence.

Chelsea, on the other hand, were thrown out of the League Cup by Stoke City thanks to a missed penalty from Eden Hazard in the shoot-out. This article is a preview of the game between the two sides. It also includes Team News, Expected Lineups and Predictions.

The Chelsea vs Liverpool game will be played at on Saturday the 31st of October. The Stamford Bridge is the venue and the kick-off is scheduled at 12:45 pm BST (6:15 pm IST).

Liverpool team news: 

Liverpool have been suffering from injuries all this month. Their club skipper Jordan Henderson, Daniel Sturridge, Danny Ings, Jordan Rossiter and Joe Gomez are injured and not available for the game. Kolo Toure picked a hamstring injury and will be out for a month.

Christian Benteke, who was not available for the League Cup clash against Bournemouth is back for the game which as confirmed by Klopp and the player himself. James Milner, however, will come back into the team after serving his ban in the mid-week game. 



Expected Liverpool starting XI:

Goalkeeper: Simon Mignolet

Defence: Nathaniel Clyne, Martin Skrtel, Mamadou Sakho, Alberto Moreno

Midfielders: Lucas Leiva and Emre Can

Attacking midfielders: James Milner, Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho

Striker: Christian Benteke


    Snehanjan Banerjee closely follows English Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga and Serie A along with other world football events.

    Related Posts

    English Premier League 2017/18: Round Up – Round 17

    Total no.of goals scored Round 17 = 21 Tuesday (12/12/2017) Barnes’ late strike provided a home victory for Burnley Burnley 1 (Ashley Barnes 89’) – Stoke...

    Messi has done lot of damage to me, Mourinho, Ramos: Xabi Alonso

    Madrid, Dec 14: Former Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso recalled his time at Real Madrid and said Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi had caused a lot of...

    Ashes Test: Malan ton takes England to 305/4 on Day 1

    Perth, Dec 14: Dawid Malan's brilliant ton helped England score 305/4 in their first innings against Australia on the opening day of the Third Ashes...

    New Zealand’s Bracewell replaces Grandhomme in ODI squad against West Indies

    Wellington, Dec 14; New Zealand medium pacer Doug Bracewell replaced all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme for the three-match One-day International (ODI) series against West Indies starting...

    ISL: Dynamos defender Ralte likely to play against FC Goa

    New Delhi, Dec 14: Delhi Dynamos are likely to include left-back Sena Ralte in the squad for their forthcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season four...