Liverpool started their Premier League title defence with a thrilling 4-3 triumph over newly promoted Leeds at Anfield, and while the Reds’ sparkling attacking football made for an exhilarating watch, their performance at the other end was a worry. With the usually dependable Virgil van Dijk uncharacteristically off his stride, Liverpool were opened up all too often by Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds, and with last season’s climax included, the Reds’ defensive record now shows just two clean sheets in 16 competitive fixtures.
Chelsea, The blues snare Timo Werner, Kai Havertz and Hakim Ziyech among others, big things are expected of Chelsea this season, Lampard has confirmed that fellow new signings Ben Chilwell, Hakim Ziyech and Thiago Silva remain unavailable, though. Chelsea have won each of their last seven domestic home games and Over 2.5 goals were scored in three of the last four meetings between Chelsea and Liverpool.
Chelsea possible starting lineup:
Kepa; James, Rudiger, Zouma, Azpilicueta; Kante, Kovacic; Hudson-Odoi, Havertz, Mount; Werner
Liverpool possible starting lineup:
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane
League: England premier League
Match Prediction: Both teams to score