I cannot explain it, I have no idea. But if the numbers are true then it's impressive. "Do or die in top-four race11:59, Alex YoungWith both Liverpool and Chelsea sitting a huge 19 points adrift of leaders Arsenal, defeat for either in today’s Anfield showdown would realistically spell the end of their top-four ambitions. Jurgen Klopp still clearly holds a lot of credit after inspiring the Reds to their historic title triumph but the outcome may be bleaker for Graham Potter, who is still to convince some of the more impatient elements of the Stamford Bridge support that he is the right man for the job. (PA)Mudryk on the bench11:49, Alex YoungIt's just the one change for Chelsea from the 1-0 win over Crystal Palace as Marc Cucurella comes in for Carney Chukwuemeka.
Straight at Kepa. 13:57, Alex Young67min: Mudryk looks to race clear from Milner, who flies in and takes then booking. Some introduction for the £88. 5m man. Milner surely needs to go taken off. 13:56, Alex Young65min: Almost a debut goal for Mudryk! Fantastic feet to find space in the area before firing into the side netting. That livened up the crowd. 13:53, Alex Young62min: Mudryk’s first real touch of note, and it’s a heavy one as the ball goes out of play. Nunez is on, replacing Keita. 13:50, Alex Young60min: Here comes Darwin Nunez. 13:46, Alex Young56min: Mudryk is playing on the left, Gallagher drops in at no6 with Mount the no10. 13:45, Alex Young55min: Lewis Hall makes way.
Fans will have to wait a little bit longer to see £88. 5m January signing Mykhailo Mudryk as the 22-year-old winger is on the bench. Mateo Kovacic is not involved. (Chelsea FC via Getty Images)Nizaar Kinsella t Anfield11:45, Alex YoungGraham Potter’s line up will again leave people guessing with Marc Cucurella the only change for Carney Chukwuemeka from the 1-0 win over Crysta Palace last time out. They have either crowbarred someone in at right wing back or Lewis Hall is playing in his preferred central midfield role. (Getty Images)Three changes for Liverpool11:42, Alex YoungJurgen Klopp makes three changes from the win over Wolves in the FA Cup.
5m), have added £38m PSV Eindhoven forward Cody Gakpo as their likely only January transfer. On whether Chelsea's spending made the challenge for the Premier League top four more difficult Klopp, who celebrates his 1, 000th match as a manager on Saturday, said: "Maybe. It may get probably even worse or better, I don't know exactly how you want to say it. "Interesting (the spending).
14:02, Alex Young73min: Trent is now on, replacing Milner. 14:02, Alex Young72min: Mudryk at the back post and looks certain to volley home but tries to control the fizzed pass the chance is gone. 14:00, Alex Young70min: Alexander-Arnold is coming on. 13:59, Alex Young69min: A smart turn and shot from Gakpo, which I think is Liverpool’s second shot on target and first of his second half.
13:44, Alex Young54min: Mudryk is getting some instructions from Potter. Debut imminent? 13:43, Alex Young52min: Chelsea can’t get out of their half! Gakpo and Elliott combine well down the left and look to find Salah in the area but the move breaks down. 13:40, Alex Young50min: Keita’s goalbound effort is blocked by Thiago Silva inside the area! Liverpool really pushing. 13:38, Alex Young49min: Free kick is floated to the back post, but Chelsea clear at the second attempt.
”12:53, Alex Young23min: Chance! Havertz is getting in great positions and finds himself in Liverpool’s area, back to goal. A little flick finds Mount, who play it out wide to Hall for a shot-cum-cross across the face of goal. Mount could have gone himself then. 12:52, Alex Young15min: Liverpool have handed Chelsea’s fast start well, and are starting to put some pressure on their visitors. Nizaar Kinsella at Anfield12:45, Alex Young“Havertz’s foot was ahead the ball when Thiago Silva shot against the post, leading to the offside. “If Alisson had saved it, he would have been onside because it wouldn’t have counted as a pass. ”Every day is a school day.
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