Title third-favourites, Liverpool, welcome title second-favourites, Chelsea, to Anfield on Saturday afternoon for round 3 of the 2021/22 Premier League campaign, in what could be, at a minimum, a top-four six-pointer.
Liverpool, as expected, have had a good start to their Premier League season, although they’ve had what could be considered two fairly, not easy, but certainly winnable fixtures. They put three past Norwich City at Carrow Road and two past Burnley at Anfield without conceding a goal.
This upcoming fixture against Chelsea, who are looking much stronger than they have done over recent years, will be a true test to see where they really stand in terms of the Premier League title. Following this match, it’s two more winnable fixtures against Leeds United and Crystal Palace.
Chelsea’s opening fixtures weren’t quite as easy, but they’ve also still yet to concede, seeing off Crystal Palace 3-0 at Stamford Bridge before frustrating Arsenal 0-2 at The Emirates.
Chelsea’s upcoming fixtures are fairly difficult following this match. They face Aston Villa at home, Tottenham away, then Villa again in the EFL Cup third round. After surviving this, they welcome Manchester City to Stamford Bridge in their next league match.
Head to head, each of these teams happened to win their away fixture last season, with The Reds winning 0-2 at Stamford Bridge, before The Blues managed a 0-1 away win at Anfield Stadium towards the end of the season.
The encounter between these two sides at the end of the previous campaign was a goal-fest, with Liverpool winning 5-3 at Anfield. Let’s hope for another eight goals in this match, too.
Odds For Liverpool v Chelsea
Six points each, five goals each and both teams yet to concede, this is set up to be a tight, thrilling affair.
The odds, however, are slightly in favour of Liverpool on this occasion, which could simply come down to the home advantage.
The current odds for a Liverpool win are around 6/4, while a draw is priced at 12/5 and a Chelsea win is around 19/10. To keep things simple, here are the live odds at the sites offering the best odds for the result of this fixture:
Each of these sides has scored five goals in their first two games, so we know they’ve both got goals in them. They may have also both yet to concede, however this is due to change at some point. Here are the current odds for the ‘match result and both teams to score’ market:
As previously mentioned, Liverpool and Chelsea are second and third-favourites behind Manchester City for the title this year. If you already have a hunch, now’s the time to bet on this campaign’s Premier League winner:
Liverpool v Chelsea Teams
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has conducted his transfer business rather well this summer, with a net spend of just £-11.25 million so far – a much better figure than most of their fellow title contenders.
Arrivals include centre-back Ibrahima Konate from RB Leipzig for a fee of £36 million, four players returning from loan spells – Takumi Minamino, Marko Grujic, Loris Karius and Taiwo Awoniyi – and the promotion of 18-year-old academy right-winger Harvey Elliott.
Departures include four loan transfers, as well as the free transfer of Georginio Wijnaldum to PSG, then three cash sales – Harry Wilson to Fulham for a fee of £12.6 million, Taiwo Awoniyi to Union Berlin for a fee of £5.85 million and Xherdan Shaqiri to Lyon for a fee of just £5.4 million.
Chelsea have had a very busy summer transfer window, with 16 arrivals and 17 departures.
Having spent £103.5 million on bringing centre-forward Romelu Lukaku back to the club, you’d think their net spend would be looking a little worse than £-26.69 million.
Through the £36 million sale of Tammy Abraham to AS Roma, the £26.28 million sale of Fikayo Tomori to AC Milan, the £8.1 million sale of Davide Zappacosta to Atalanta, the £4.5 million sale of Victor Moses to Spartak Moscow and the £900k sale of Olivier Giroud to AC Milan, Thomas Tuchel has managed to claw back a large chunk of the Lukaku fee.
Other arrivals at Chelsea include the free transfer of goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli from Fulham, the promotion of centre-back Trevoh Chalobah from the academy, and 14 players returning from loan spells, although some of these have since departed again.
Betting Tips For Liverpool v Chelsea
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Liverpool v Chelsea is scheduled to kick off at 17:30 on Saturday the 28th of August 2021.