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Chelsea vs Liverpool, Premier League 2020-21, Match Prediction

The defending champions Liverpool travel to Stamford Bridge to take on rivals Chelsea in the Premier League 2020-21

Match Timing: Sep 20, 9 PM IST 

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Chelsea hosts their title rivals Liverpool in their second affair of Premier League 2020-21. Frank Lampard’s side edged past Brighton & Hove Albion in their opening clash at the Amex Stadium. Jorginho netted the opening goal in 23rd minute through a penalty. Trossard produced an equalizer in the second half before double strikes from James and Zouma to lead Chelsea 3-1 victory. German internationals Timo Werner and Kai Havertz both made their debut on the first game and they were clinically great at the field. 

The Blues has the big concern in their defense but Liverpool’s defense was not up to the mark in their 4-3 victory against Leeds. Werner and Havertz can easily crack the defense if the situation remains the same in the second game. Since the resumption of Premier League after COVID-19, Liverpool was below their top performance. In community shield, they lost against Arenal in a penalty shootout this month. In the opening encounter, Leeds gave them a tough time and Liverpool clinched three points through the winning goal in 88th minute from Salah. Both sides met last time in the previous season back in July, Liverpool had the final laugh with 5-3.

Possible Lineups & Current Form 


Lineup: Kepa; James, Rudiger, Zouma, Azpilicueta; Kante, Kovacic; Hudson-Odoi, Havertz, Mount; Werner

Premier League form: W


Lineup: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane

Premier League form: W

Key Players 


Mohammed Salah

3 goals in Premier League 2020-21 

Sadio Mane 

18 goals in Premier League 2019-20 


Kai Havertz 

12 goals in Bundesliga 2019-20 

Timo Werner

4 goals in Champions League 2019-20


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