Liverpool vs Chelsea Head to Head > 25/11/2017 – in Nigeria0
On the other side, Chelsea are cruising towards their fifth Premier League title. The Blues were defeated by Tottenham two rounds ago, but showed a accurate champion attitude and bounced back with two convincing victories (three- vs Leicester City and -two vs Hull City).
Antonio Conte has players with adequate quality and expertise to see this season via and it would be a substantial surprise not to see them go on and lift the trophy.
The back line is the weakest hyperlink in Liverpool’s chain and it’s up to them to stop the Premier League’s major scorer Diego Costa. The Spaniard has located the net 15 occasions currently this season and unlike Harry Kane, Alexis Sanchez or Zlatan Ibrahimovic who had periods of games devoid of a goal, Costa has shown tremendous consistency and aim-scoring skills.
– Liverpool will be seeking to defeat Chelsea each dwelling and away in the identical Premier League season for the initially time given that 2011-12.
– Chelsea will be hunting for their 50th league victory against Liverpool in this match – a tally they have only achieved against eight opponents in their league history.
– Chelsea are unbeaten in their final four Premier League trips to Anfield (W2 D2 L0), last losing there in May 2012.
– Of players to have made 20+ Premier League appearances, Diego Costa has scored in the highest proportion of games (55.four% – 41/74).
– Antonio Conte has taken just 22 games to pick up 55 points in the Premier League a joint-record with Jose Mourinho for the highest points tally right after this quantity of games. In comparison, it took Jurgen Klopp 34 PL games to reach 55 points.
– Jurgen Klopp has lost just 1 of his 14 Premier League meetings with the other ‘big six’ teams (Man Utd, Man City, Chelsea, Spurs, Arsenal).
Danny Ings is a lengthy-term absentee for the Reds, though Ovie Ejaria is out with an ankle injury. Nathaniel Clyne is doubtful, but must be in the lineup, though Sadio Mane will possibly start the game on the bench due to his late arrival from the Africa Cup of Nations.