Chelsea v Liverpool To Burst Into Life In The Second Half

Chelsea versus Liverpool almost always seems one to mark in your calendar, no matter what your allegiance, or the teams’ respective positions in the league. Champions League knock-out stage meetings and Gerrard’s slip still hold up in collective consciousness. This season, whilst Liverpool are milling around third, Chelsea still hold faint hope of obtaining a coveted Champions League spot, being currently five points off Spurs with three games left.

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The Blues are on a four league game unbeaten streak, with three wins in this period. However, they have certainly lost a lot of their sheen and goalscoring prowess. They have beaten an opponent by more than a single goal in the league since the beginning of February, and that coming against bottom side West Brom. Manager Antonio Conte and Chelsea didn’t do much to quell the critics with a rather mediocre 1-0 win against relegation battlers Swansea last week.

There is a shortage of superlatives to describe Liverpool forward line of Saido Mane, Roberto Firmino, and Mohamed Salah, having decimated most in both England and now in Europe. The recent passage into the Champions League final certainly brought the entertainment and a heap of goals, but also exposed Liverpool’s defensive frailties. Olivier Giroud may pose a threat to Liverpool’s questionable backline. Backing him in a 2-2 score cast is 40/1 (BetVictor). Better might be to back him to score with a header, which is at 16/5 with William Hill.
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Despite being Champions League finalists, Liverpool are not the favourites for the tie, around 23/10 to Chelsea’s 5/4 with BetVictor. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte may have noted that despite the jubilation following that triumph over Roma at Anfield in the first leg, they were stifled by a Championship-bound Stoke side in the intersecting Premier League fixture. At Stamford Bridge, there would be nothing more the Chelsea fans would like than to see them brought down to earth with a bump.

With weeks to prepare for their final in Kiev, it’s unlikely that too many Liverpool players will be rested, and Salah will certainly want to maintain his lead away from Harry Kane in the Golden Boot stakes, particularly as he will be aware that the Englishman has a habit of marauding to the accolade in the final games of the season. The Egyptian is shortest at 15/4 with bet365 as first goalscorer.

Chelsea v Liverpool - Head To Head and Odds.

In recent years this has been a tasty, feisty but relatively low-scoring fixture. 1-1 has been the result of six of the last 14 meetings, and only on one occasion has a team scored more than two goals against the other. 1-1 is best at 13/2 with William Hill. Backing 2-3 goals is offered at 21/20 with BoyleSports and with both teams have a preference to score most goals in the second half this season, you can support this with Betfred at 21/20.

Chelsea need and probably want this more, and if the team can emulate the enthusiasm of their fans at Stamford Bridge on the pitch then they should be able to snatch a win. With both teams to score this is 3/1 with Betfred.

Posted: Thursday, 3rd May 2018
Author: Jack Porter

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