CHE Vs LIV Dream11 Team, Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Hurting Liverpool set to put Chelsea to the sword today.
Liverpool’s dream run in the Premier League finally came to an end in the weekend. Undefeated in the ongoing edition of the showpiece league as they looked to become only the second side ever to win a golden Premier League trophy, the side were shocked by Watford to fall to their first defeat of the season.
It was a harrowing result, a scoreline which not even the most ardent and vociferous of Watford supported would have envisaged. Playing against the 19th placed side in the Premier League, a languid Liverpool unit was outplayed and outclassed on every front to be decimated 3-0, a result which sent shockwaves across the marquee league.
While the result does nothing in the larger complexion with Liverpool still guaranteed of their first ever Premier League trophy courtesy of their 22 points lead atop of the points tally, the result is bound to have hurt the unit. It was snatched from them the opportunity of writing their name in the golden chapters of the Premier League, a ramification which will see them come hot out of the bocks when they take on Chelsea in the FA Cup today.
It was something Klopp emoted towards as well with the Liverpool manager talking about how his side was looking to treat this contest seriously. Elsewhere, the encounter is equally if not more important for Lampard’s home side with this being the only trophy the club can win this season, a match they’ll thrust massive importance to on the day.
CHE Vs LIV Probable Winner
Althouhg Liverpool have defeated Chelsea on both the occasions these two have clashed heads this season, both the ties have been contested extremely levelly and closely. Today’s fixture promises to be no different given the recent set of events unravelling for either side with us set to be regaled in an edge of the seat thriller.
What could end up working in Chelsea’s favour is the identity of their playing 11, one which we see helping take the side to the quarter-finals by the finest of margins.
Probable Playing 11
- Pulisic, Kante, Abraham and Hudson-Odoi all fail to recover in time from their injuries for today’s encounter for Chelsea.
Caballero, Azpilicueta, Zouma, Rudiger, James, Jorginho, Kovacic, Marcos Alonso, Barkley, Willian, Batshuayi
Adrian, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Jones, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Salah, Origi, Minamino
FA Cup 2019-20
Match: Chelsea Vs Liverpool Fifth Round
Date And Time: 4th Match, Wednesday- 1:15am IST
Venue: Stamford Bridge, London
Telecast: Sony Ten 2/HD
- Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Jorginho, Kovacic
- Gomez, Milner, Salah, Firmino
Top Goal Scorer
- Abraham: 13 Goals, 3 Assists
- Salah: 15 Goals, 6 Assists
Freekick And Corner Taker
Chelsea Vs Liverpool: 1-2
CHE Vs LIV Dream11 Goal-Keeper
Be it Willy Caballero or Kepa, shuffling around with goal-keepers has hardly been beneficial to Chelsea’s cause this term. Both have been abysmal, giving Lampard a massive headache on whom to instil in between the sticks as he looks to bolster a waning defensive unit.
Willy Caballero looks likely to hold his spot down at the moment though and given the way this Liverpool outfit will pepper his goal with a slew of shots, the saves he’s set to pull off given his ability sees us make him our shot stopper for the day.
CHE Vs LIV Dream11 Defenders
With just one more assist needed to eclipse his own figure of 12 assists in the bygone season, we’ll be beginning this docket of our side with Trent Alexander-Arnold. His vulnerable defensively were brought to the fore against Watford but he’s been articulate when marauding his way towards providing unstinted support to his side’s attacking sorties.
Andrew Robertson comes into our side as well owing to his akin attacking penchant while after his two goal show against Bournemouth to help Chelsea salvage a draw from the tie, Marcos Alonso is our pick from the home side.
CHE Vs LIV Dream11 Midfielders
With the four goals this season, we’ll be venturing into this component of our Dream 11 contingent with the selection of Willian from Chelsea. The four goals for midfielder Jorginho see him earn a place in our outfit as well with the player set to play a pivotal role for the side as he looks o stall Liverpool from crafting attacking plays in the middle.
Elsewhere, after his goal against Everton in the tournamnet to take Liverpool to a 1-0 win in the encounter, Curtis Jones is our pick from Liverpool along with Takumi Minamino.
CHE Vs LIV Dream11 Strikers
With Klopp having asserted that he’ll be doling out a relatively strong side to face Chelsea today, Mohammed Salah looks set to be a part of the side’s playing 11. And with him being their leading scorer with 15 goals and 6 assists this season, the player becomes our first selection in this component.
Divock Origi comes in as well from the outfit while from Chelsea we’ll be dwelling in the services of Olivier Giroud. With Lampard having finally understood Giroud’s calibre as a player, the striker has reposed the faith earmarked in him over the last couple of ties with tenacious performances.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Liverpool are relentless in attack and with Chelsea prone to conceding, we’ll be making Salah our captain while Alonso is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Caballero, Trent, Robertson, Alonso, Jones, Minamino, Jorginho, Willian, Giroud, Salah, Origi
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Updated Team after Line Up Came out
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.