Stamford Bridge will be the venue for a fierce battle between two (2) English Premier League top clubs. Chelsea Football Club will be hosting Jurgen klopp’s men at the famous London ground.
Jurgen Klopp is in search of his first English Premier League win since he got the Anfield Job. The German bagged his first victory in charge of the Reds in their mid-week capital one cup encounter against AFC Bournemouth.
Klopp is however optimistic of his side chance against the London club tomorrow. “It’s a big match but I’ve been in football many years and I’ve had some big matches. Yes! It’s difficult to play against Chelsea but it’s not impossible to win” Klopp told the press.
However, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has a boast going into this game, after his players gave a wonderful account of themselves in their midweek defeat to Stoke, and Ramirez extended his stay with the London based club. “Ramirez is a player who is ready to play, be on the bench, it’s his mentality as a group man” Jose said about the Brazilian.
The blues have given a below the par performance since the beginning of the season. The defending champion has only been able to gather 11 points from the first 10 games of the 2015/2016 campaign.
Liverpool on the other hand produced five (5) straight draws before they narrowly edged pass Bournemouth in Capital One Cup round of 16 encounters on Wednesday.
The last five(5) encounter between the two side as produced 10 goals, three(3) victories and two(2) draws, With Chelsea getting three(3) of the three(3) victory.
The Reds are without a win on their last five(5) Premier League visit to the Bridge. Mourinho is hoping his team will continue their great run against the Anfield side “We are going to try and play as well as we did last season against Liverpool’ he told the press”.
Injuries are the worry for both managers going into this game, while Chelsea will be without Courtois, Ivanovic, Pedro and Diego Costa. And for Liverpool, Henderson, Gomez, Danny Ings and Sturridge are the ones who will be forced to watch the match from the sidelines this weekend.
The match on Saturday, also mark the beginning of the much awaited rivalry between two highly rated managers of the modern footballing era. It is first of the series of the battle – ‘The Special One vs The Normal One’.