After disappointing campaigns final time round, each Chelsea and Liverpool will likely be hoping for higher as they meet on the opening weekend of the Premier League season.
The Mauricio Pochettino period begins for Chelsea as the previous Tottenham and PSG supervisor units about reworking a squad that completed within the backside half.
Another barely scattergun summer time leaves Pochettino with loads of choices at his disposal, however forging a profitable aspect rapidly could also be powerful, notably after the harm to Christopher Nkunku.
Liverpool’s funding has been extra focused, with Dominik Szoboszlai and Alexis Mac Allister introduced in to refresh the midfield.
Here’s every thing it’s essential know.
When is Chelsea vs Liverpool?
Chelsea vs Liverpool is because of kick-off at 4.30pm on Sunday 13 August at Stamford Bridge in London.
How can I watch it?
Viewers within the United Kingdom can watch the match reside on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League, with protection on the channels from 4pm. Subscribers can stream the sport through the Sky Go app.
Chelsea have confirmed that Christopher Nkunku will likely be out for “an extended period” after present process knee surgical procedure. Mauricio Pochettino continues to chase midfield reinforcements, however centre-half Axel Disasi has been secured to supply the supervisor with one other defensive choice. Reece James has been appointed as captain.
Jurgen Klopp’s aspect are additionally mentioned to nonetheless be within the combine for an additional high-price midfield recruit regardless of including Alexis Mac Allister and Dominik Szoboszlai, who may make aggressive Liverpool debuts at Stamford Bridge. Thiago Alcantara and Stefan Bajcetic proceed to work their approach again from harm lay-offs and could also be absent.
Chelsea XI: Kepa; James, Silva, Colwill, Chilwell; Gallagher, Fernandez; Sterling, Chukwuemeka, Mudryk; Jackson.
Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Szoboszlai, Mac Allister, Gakpo; Salah, Nunez, Jota.
Chelsea win 83/41
Liverpool win 7/5
An entertaining rating draw to begin the season. Chelsea 2-2 Liverpool