LIVERPOOL and Chelsea face off for the 50th time in the Premier League.The pair are two of six ever-presents since the formation in 1992, but clashes in various other competitions make this the most-played fixture in that time.There have been League Cup finals, FA Cup semi-finals and epic ties in the Champions League. Keep up to date with ALL the Liverpool news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentaryWhile they are also the only teams in history from the same country to meet in the competition’s group stage.It’s been hard, but we’ve managed to whittle it down to seven classics — and here they are.Abramovich’s first matchPremier League: Aug 17, 2003 — Liverpool 1 Chelsea 2 ROMAN ABRAMOVICH’S takeover of the Blues in the summer of 2003 set in motion a revolution the likes of which had never been seen.Many of Chelsea’s big-money signings took to the field for the first time … [Read more...] about Seven classic Liverpool vs Chelsea clashes include Steven Gerrard’s famous slip, ‘Ghost Goal’, Jose Mourinho and epic Champions League knock-out ties
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STEVEN GERRARD seems to have put his rivalry with John Terry behind him as they sat down to discuss Tuesday's big game.The Liverpool legend's club take on Chelsea in the crunch clash that could see Terry's Blues move further away in the race for the title.But differences were put aside as Gerrard spoke with his former England colleague about past battles they had over the years. Keep up to date with ALL the Chelsea news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary BT Sport pundit Gerrard posted on Instagram: "Was great discussing all the battles we had over the years today with @johnterry.26 . before the big game on Tuesday."Thanks for taking the time mate . #btsport #lfcvcfc"Liverpool and Chelsea have had some memorable matches over the years and some that have been massive in the title race and Champions League.The Reds famously defeated the Blues over two legs to reach the 2005 final in Istanbul with the help of Luis … [Read more...] about Liverpool vs Chelsea: Steven Gerrard meets John Terry to discuss crunch Premier League clash
SADIO MANE returns to the Liverpool bench for tonight's Premier League clash against Chelsea.The Senegal star has flown back from the African Nations Cup after his country was knocked out in the quarter-finals by Cameroon on penalties.Adam Lallana is fit again after sustaining a minor injury but Nathaniel Clyne is doubtful after hurting his ribs.Blues boss Antonio Conte has no fresh injury worries for his side's Premier League trip to Anfield.Branislav Ivanovic will not be involved as the Serbian defender has travelled to Russia to complete his move to Zenit St Petersburg.Liverpool have won just one of seven games they have played since Mane left for African Nations Duty.Jurgen Klopp said: "Losing three home games [in a row] feels less than average. But losing in three competitions is better than losing three in just one."I really think we should try everything to make the best of the base we made. Stay positive. It's possible we could qualify for the Champions League."Conte … [Read more...] about Liverpool vs Chelsea team news and starting line-ups: Sadio Mane back on Reds bench after finishing Africa Cup of Nations duty
LIVERPOOL host Chelsea in a match which will have huge ramifications in regards to the title race.Victory for the visitors will effectively end the Reds’ challenge, while a win for Jurgen Klopp’s men could see seeds of doubt begin to grow in the runaway leaders' minds.The pair haven’t always been rivals for the trophy — but that all changed on August 17, 2003. Keep up to date with ALL the Chelsea news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentaryChelsea’s first match of the Roman Abramovich era was at Anfield, and saw the Blues record their first win at the home of the Reds in the Premier League.Juan Sebastian Veron opened the scoring on his debut for the Stamford Bridge side before Michael Owen equalised 14 minutes from time after netting from a penalty which had to be re-taken.But second-half substitute, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink had the final say on 87 minutes.Life has changed drastically … [Read more...] about Liverpool vs Chelsea 2003 kicked off the Roman Abramovich era but what were pair’s starting XIs?
A HOST of Premier League clubs are set for a manic Deadline Day as there are a whopping seven fixtures to be played that evening.January 31, 2017 will not only play host to the final day of the winter transfer window, but also a near full set of top flight fixtures, including Liverpool vs Chelsea.That means, no fewer than 14 Prem chiefs will need to juggle some last-ditch transfer moves as well as battling it out for three points, with the window closing at 11pm, just over an hour after the games finish. Keep up to date with ALL the football news, gossip, transfers and goals on our club page plus fixtures, results and live match commentary.With the Premier League table tightening up at both ends, with a only a matter of points celebrating the top half from the relegation zone and the battle for the top four truly heating up, it's the last thing clubs need.As well as what would currently be the battle between first and second at 8pm, there will be six 7.45pm starts, including Arsenal … [Read more...] about Premier League January transfer deadline: Window closes at 11pm on January 31 with Liverpool vs Chelsea among seven games that night