In the 21st round of the Premier League, one of the main contenders for the championship will meet.
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Chelsea London will face off against Liverpool on Sunday 2 January as part of the 21st round of the English Football Championship. The game will take place at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London.
In this fight, one of the main contenders for the championship title in the Premier League will meet. “Liverpool” in case of victory over “blues” will be able to bypass them in the championship standings and come out on the second position.
Read alsoStar football player of Manchester City was beaten and robbed (photos)Both teams have minor staffing problems before the match. Chelsea’s defenders Rhys James, Thiago Silva and Ben Chilwell will not be able to play against the Reds. Also questionable is the participation of striker Timo Werner, defender Andreas Christensen and midfielder Loftus-Chick. Jurgen Klopp, in turn, in a duel with the “pensioners” will not be able to count on the goalkeeper Adrian, defender Andrew Robertson and midfielder Harvey Elliot. The participation in the duel of strikers Minamino and Origi, as well as the Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara, is questionable.
Chelsea – Liverpool: where to watch the match
The confrontation between the giants of English football will be shown live on the TV channel “Setanta Sports”.
Also, the broadcast of the match of the 21st round of the Premier League will be available on the MEGOGO media service.
The meeting starts at 18.30.
Chelsea – Liverpool: prediction for the match
The bookmakers consider guests to be the favorite of this confrontation.
Liverpool win 2.58, draw 3.54 and Chelsea win 2.81.
The bookmakers set the odds of 1.58 to ensure that Thomas Tuchel’s charges won’t lose, while the odds for the guests not to lose is 1.47.
Read alsoLegendary ex-England captain officially returns to ChelseaBookmakers are confident that the match between Chelsea and Liverpool will be productive: total over 2.5 goals goes for 1.79, and total under 2.5 goes for 2.15. If the home team scores, the odds will play 1.29. The guests’ goal is available in bookmakers with the odds of 1.25. You can bet on “both will score” for 1.64.
Chelsea v Liverpool: before the match
- Chelsea are on the 2nd position in the Premier League standings before the 21st round match with 42 points earned.
- Liverpool are in third place with 41 points in the asset.
- The duel of these teams in the first round at Liverpool stadium ended in a 1: 1 draw.