Liverpool vs Chelsea Predictions and Odds
The Premiership has teams that at the mere mention of the competition, we can visualize them as favorites… Almost always. It is rare for them to disappoint but no club escapes this possibility. In this Liverpool vs Chelsea game we will see two great teams facing each other, both going through not so happy moments. Which of the two will be able to win and prove that they still have life in them?
Liverpool vs Chelsea Odds and Statistics
Liverpool vs Chelsea EPL Betting tips: The season so far.
There is a version of Liverpool that we have failed to see this season. Yes, they have given us good soccer and excellent games but not what we are used to. Going into their 14th game, two of their last games would have been defeats. They know they must get the points in Liverpool vs Chelsea if they want to do more than just stay up.
Chelsea are still struggling to dig themselves out of the hole they found themselves in at the start of the competition. With fourteen games played, they had almost as many defeats as wins. And although not much separates them from their opponents, they will surely find Liverpool vs Chelsea difficult.
Liverpool vs Chelsea Preview Games and History
The most recent Liverpool vs Chelsea was played on May 14, 2022 and was the final of the FA CUP. It was played at Wembley. Both teams had a pitched battle that day, neither team would allow their opponents to approach their gates. The defensive ranks were well positioned on both sides of the pitch. The match ended goalless in regulation time and in extra time, so it would be decided by penalties. A bad memory for Chelsea, which in fact they repeated, Liverpool vs Chelsea would have a 0 (5) – 0 (6) aggregate score.
The ball was distributed throughout the 90′ minutes, Liverpool kept it a little more, with 53% of the match having the ball in their favor, while Chelsea controlled the ball in 47%. Both teams had a good range of the passes they created, the Reds were 82% accurate, while the Blues were able to achieve 81% of their combined moves among the squad. As we mentioned, both the Reds and the Blues had only two shots each, but without any positive result.
The match lasted 120 minutes with practically no excitement other than passes in the middle of the field. Chelsea would go to the penalty shootout with Chelsea kicking first. It would be in charge of Marcos Alonso Mendoza, who got it right. Followed by James Milner, who also hit his shot. The second, kicked by César Azpilicueta would miss, followed by a well-taken goal by Thiago Alcántara, making it 2-1 Liverpool vs Chelsea.
Race James would kick the third penalty for the Blues, sending it into the back of the net, on the other side Roberto Firmino would do his part for the Reds, but he would not get the ball in the net. Ross Barkley would finish off the fourth shot with a good result, in turn Tren Alexander – Arnold would score and make things tight, if they scored the next one, they would keep the title.
Jorge Luiz Frello would net Chelsea’s fourth, while Sadio Mané would miss his and leave Liverpool on level terms with their opponents. But Mason Mount would be unlucky with his shot, while Kostas Tsimikas would net the sixth and glory, the Reds were crowned champions.
Upcoming games Matchday 22 Premier League
On matchday #22, Wolves vs Liverpool, a golden opportunity for the Reds to get three points, and Chelsea vs Fulham.
Prediction for Liverpool vs Chelsea in January 2023
These two clubs bring a similar season slowed by some defeats that kept them at the 14th date, outside the top five. They are quite evenly matched and it is possible that the result will reflect that situation, Liverpool vs Chelsea could end in a 2 – 2 or a 3 – 1 victory for the Reds.
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