Chelsea vs Liverpool Soccer Predictions and Betting :
Chelsea and Liverpool football teams will travel to Stamford Bridge on Sunday to face each other in their second EPL match of this season. Both the teams have won their opening matches but the last EPL champions Liverpool did struggle to beat new EPL entrant Leeds United in their first EPL match.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Soccer Predictions and Free Betting Summary
Chelsea vs Liverpool Soccer Predictions and Betting : Recent Form
Both the teams started the new season with victories. Liverpool are defending champions while Chelsea have to put in some efforts but they can surely upset the defending champions on their home soil.
Chelsea played against Brighton on Monday and registered a 3-1 win against them at Amex Stadium.
Liverpool literally had to battle to keep Leeds United at bay in an opening-day thriller at Anfield before registering a win with 4-3. Mo Salah the Liverpool star scored a hat trick in the match.
Defensively, in the match with Leeds United, Liverpool looked shaky with the defence. The new entrant to EPL did make the champions sweat hard till the final whistle was blown.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Soccer Predictions and Betting : Team News and Buzz
Liverpool Football Club have completed a deal for the permanent transfer of Thiago Alcantara from FC Bayern Munich. The Spanish mid-fielder is expected to be on a long term contract with Liverpool.
Liverpool's young player Kina Jana Hoever is allowed to leave the club. He is expected to be signed by Wolves.
Frank Lampard gushes over 'incredibly talented and robust' former Reds target Timo Werner
Konstantinos Tsimikas is back to training after injury but it is doubtful that he will play against Chelsea.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Soccer Predictions and Betting : Offensive and Defensive stats
Liverpool are expected to go with a 4-2-3-1 formation while Chelsea usually goes with 1-2-4-3 format.
Line up for Liverpool against Chelsea (Expected): Firmino, Mane, Salah, Keita, Handerson, Fabinho, Robetson, Van Dijk, Gomez, Arnold.
Line up for Chelsea against Liverpool (Expected) : Werner, Mount, Havertz, Alonso, Kante, Kovacic, James, Zouma, Silva, Azpilicueta.
Chelsea has been on a shopping spree during this summer's transfer window. The Blues have completed the signings of Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell, Malang Sarr, Thiago Silva and Kai Havertz and are still eyeing more deals.
Jurgen Klopp’s Reds made signing so far this summer, full-back Kostas Tsimikas, and Bayern Munich's midfielder star Thiago Alcantara. However both are not expected to be part of Sunday's clash.
As far as current side is concerned, Mohamed Salah is surely a player to watch out for, as he can punish his former club.
For Chelsea, Chilwell the £50m arrival from Leicester City wasn't available for the match against Brighton due to an Achilles problem that made him sit out the final few games of the 2019-2020 campaign.
It still remains to be seen if Chilwell can make his first Chelsea appearance against Liverpool or not.
With the addition of German Timo Werner and German attacking midfielder Kai Havertz as part of Chelsea, Frank Lampard tried his best to make sure that in this season his team has the best guns to guarantee the Blues the Premier League title.
In this season, Chelsea’s offense will be lead by Tammy Abraham and new addition Timo Werner. With 15 goals in last season, Tammy will be looking forward to carry on his good form. Timo Werner is a new addition to Chelsea. He scored 28 goals in his last Bundesliga season.
In midfield, for Chelsea N’Golo Kante will be accompanied by the German, Kai Havertz. In defence for Chelsea, Marcos Alonso and Reece James will handle the matters.
The Liverpool attack is one of the best in the world with Sadio Mane, Firmino, Mo Salah and Henderson making up the attack for the team. Mane has been at his best with 21 goals and 8 assists in 53 appearances.
On the other hand, one of the world’s best forward, Mohamed Salah has netted on 23 occasions with 12 assists and 76.4% success in passes. They will be assisted by the duo of Firmino and Henderson who will play the attacking mid-fielder role.
The Liverpool defense needs no introduction with Virgil van Dijk leading from front. He is the best in the world controlling the proceedings. He has 89% success in passes and 4.3 clears per match.
He will be assisted by the Premier League Young player of the year, Trent Alexander-Arnold who is known for his exemplary performances. Joe Gomez will play as the right center back who has 88% pass success, 0.5 tackles per match and 1.5 interceptions per game.
Chelsea vs Liverpool Soccer Predictions and Betting : Head-to-head Stats
The Reds and the Blues have played so far 65 matches against each other. Chelsea had 40% success rate while Liverpool had 33.85% success rate. Of 65 matches, Chelsea have won 26 matches while Liverpool stood victorious on 22 occasion. 17 matches between the two teams ended in a draw.
The last time the two English Premier League giants met was back in July 2020. Liverpool hammered 5 goals against Chelsea's 3 goals. The final result was victory for Liverpool with 5-3 goals.
In Sunday's match the fans expect both teams to score.