Chelsea hosts Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on September 22, 2019 as the English Premier League continues.
Chelsea was founded in 1905 and are one of five English football clubs to win all three major UEFA competitions and the only club from London to win the Champions League. They finished third in the league last season and they look to improve on their finish this time around. The Blues head to this contest as the soccer betting underdogs against Liverpool.
As one of the most successful football clubs in England, Chelsea has won a total of six Top Flight titles, 8 FA Cups, 5 League Cups, 2 UEFA Cup Winners Cup, 2 UEFA Europa League titles, 1 UEFA Super Cup and 1 UEFA Champions League title. Five of their Premier League/First League titles have come in the last two decades, the last
Chelsea is tied for 6th in the league in Goal Difference. The Blues rank third in the Premier League with a total of 11 goals scored on the season. However, they are 19th overall in goals conceded at 11 on the year. Chelsea is also tied for 5th overall with six assists on the season.
Tammy Abraham has scored a total of seven goals on the season, including a hat trick in their last match against Wolverhampton. Mason Mount has added three goals on the year while Fikayo Tomori also has a goal for Chelsea. Mateo Kovacic and Christian Pulisic each have one assist for the Blues. Goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has 11 saves but has conceded 11 goals this season.
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Liverpool was founded in 1892 and the Reds joined the Football League the following year. Liverpool is one of the most successful and popular football teams in the world. They have won six European Cups which is more than any English team in history. Liverpool has also won three UEFA Cups, three UEFA Super Cups, 18 League titles, seven FA Cups a record 8 League Cups, 15 FA Community Shields and one Football League Super Cup title .
Right after he took charge, Jurgen Klopp led the Reds to runner-up finishes in the Football League Cup and in the UEFA Europa League. Liverpool finished second behind Manchester City during the 2018-19 term with 97 points, a record for a second-placed squad. They have made the Champions League final in two consecutive seasons and they defeated Tottenham 2-0 to win the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final.
Liverpool ranks first in the EPL in Goal Difference at +11. They have scored a league-2nd best 15 goals on the season while only conceding an-EPL best four goals so far this term. Liverpool also ranks 2nd in assists with a total of 11 on the season.
Mohamed Salah has four goals and two assists on the season. Sadio Mane also has four goals and one assist while Roberto Firmino leads the team with three assists while also scoring two goals this year. Goalkeeper Adrian has seven saves on the season while conceding four goals so far.
Liverpool leads the Premier League with an unbeaten 5-0 SU record. The Reds have given up just four goals in a total of five matches while scoring 15 of their own. It has been an impressive start for Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane so far. On the other hand, Chelsea ranks 6th in the EPL with a record of 2-2-1 SU. The Blues are coming off a 5-2 win over Wolverhampton in their last outing.
Head to head, these teams have played in a total of 62 matches. Chelsea has a total of 25 wins while Liverpool has 20 victories against the Blues. These two teams have played to a draw in 17 matches. These teams have played to a draw in four out of their last eight meetings.
These two teams have been competitive against each other and have played to a draw in half of their last eight head to head matches. However, I think Liverpool is playing the best football among the Premier League teams right now and their offense has been on full display. Defensively, Liverpool is also showing its brilliance and when you have a club playing that well on both ends of the field, you really can’t say no to them. Prediction: Liverpool