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Chelsea vs. Liverpool Preview: Kick-Off Time, Team News, and Predicted Lineups

Chelsea vs. Liverpool Preview: Kick-Off Time, Team News, and Predicted Lineups

Carabao Cup Final Preview: Chelsea vs. Liverpool

This weekend promises a thrilling encounter as Chelsea and Liverpool clash in the Carabao Cup final at Wembley Stadium. Despite Liverpool’s recent 4-1 victory over Chelsea, the magic of cup finals adds an unpredictable element to this showdown.

Match Preview

Chelsea, led by manager Mauricio Pochettino, seeks redemption after their recent defeat. Players like Gallagher and Palmer must find their form, and the defense needs to withstand Liverpool’s potent attack. In contrast, Liverpool, topping the Premier League, aims for another triumph. Salah and Diaz, in exceptional form, hold the key to unlocking Chelsea’s defense.

Chelsea vs. Liverpool Preview: Kick-Off Time, Team News, and Predicted Lineups

In brighter news, Chelsea brings a three-game unbeaten run, facing Liverpool after wins against Aston Villa and Crystal Palace, followed by a hard-earned draw with Manchester City.

Kick-off Time

Set for 4:00 pm (GMT+1) on Sunday, the match will be broadcast live on various sports channels.

Chelsea vs. Liverpool Preview: Kick-Off Time, Team News, and Predicted Lineups

Team News

Chelsea’s defensive display at the Etihad showcased resilience despite injuries. The availability of key players like James, Fofana, and Silva remains uncertain. Petkovic is likely to continue in goal.

Chelsea vs. Liverpool Preview: Kick-Off Time, Team News, and Predicted Lineups

Liverpool grapples with an injury crisis, ruling out Becker, Matip, Alexander-Arnold, Jota, and Jones. Salah and Nunez’s fitness is questionable. Gakpo, a standout in the EFL Cup, and Elliott, a force against Luton, are poised to play vital roles.

Chelsea vs. Liverpool Preview: Kick-Off Time, Team News, and Predicted Lineups

Possible Lineups

Chelsea:

Petrovic; Gusto, Disasi, Colwill, Chilwell; Caicedo, Fernandez; Palmer, Gallagher, Sterling; Jackson

Liverpool:

Kelleher; Bradley, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Gravenberch, Endo, Mac Allister; Elliott, Gakpo, Diaz

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