Liverpool vs Chelsea official line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture tonight

Bella Butler
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Thomas Tuchel embraces N’Golo Kante (Getty)
Thomas Tuchel embraces N’Golo Kante (Getty)

Liverpool host Chelsea on Thursday night, with both teams trying to push themselves into the top four in the Premier League table.

Jurgen Klopp’s side returned to winning ways last time out when they beat Sheffield United 2-0, but they remain in sixth place in the table, one point and place behind Chelsea.

Thomas Tuchel’s outfit have yet to lose in any competition since he took over as head coach, though goals have been hard to come by - 10 scored in his nine games.

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That difficulty in turning possession into scoring chances was exemplified in the weekend’s 0-0 draw with Manchester United, which leaves the Stamford Bridge side a point behind West Ham.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the game.

When is the match?

The game kicks off at 8:15pm on Thursday 4 March.

Where can I watch it?

The match will be shown live on Sky Sports’ Main Event and Premier League channels, and Sky Sports subscribers can live stream the game online via the SkyGo app.

If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

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Confirmed line ups

LFC: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Kabak, Fabinho, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Jones, Thiago, Mane, Salah, Firmino

CFC: Mendy, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger, James, Jorginho, Kante, Chilwell, Ziyech, Mount, Werner

Prediction

Fabinho’s return would be a major boost for Liverpool and Klopp knows they cannot afford another defeat if they are to make it into the top four. For Chelsea, a draw would be a decent result. Liverpool 1-1 Chelsea.

Odds

Liverpool – 6/5

Draw – 13/5

Chelsea – 21/10

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