Liverpool vs Chelsea
The marquee midweek Premier League fixture is set to play out on Thursday.
Chelsea will make the trip to Anfield, for a tie which could prove to be huge in the race for a Champions League spot.
The Blues will head into the match sitting 5th in the English top-flight.
However, they are unbeaten in nine outings across all competitions under Thomas Tuchel, and currently sit just a point adrift of 4th place.
As for Liverpool, their win over PL basement dwellers Sheffield United on Sunday ended a four-game losing streak in the league.
And, should the Merseysiders beat Chelsea on Thursday, they too could overtake West Ham in 4th.
As a result, this tie is, of course, of huge importance to both sides.
Check out 101’s betting tips for the match below:
Jurgen Klopp on Fabinho, Alisson and Jota
Ahead of the meeting between two of the Premier League’s heavyweights, Jurgen Klopp held his latest pre-match press conference on Wednesday afternoon.
During said press conference, Jurgen Klopp would provide an update on several players.
The German confirmed that Alisson, who recently lost his father, will return against the Blues.
Elsewhere, Fabinho looks ready to be in the squad to take on Chelsea whilst Diogo Jota’s involvement is still not 100 per cent confirmed:
Klopp says Alisson will return against Chelsea.
Will make a decision on Fabinho but says “he looks ready for the squad, for sure.”
Jota partially trained yesterday. “We will see.”
— Paul Gorst (@ptgorst) March 3, 2021
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