Chelsea faces Liverpool on Tuesday in the fifth round of the FA Cup and Frank Lampard will be looking to take advantage of Liverpool’s recent slump after having lost their first Premier League match of the season.
Liverpool have won only one of their previous 3 games in all competitions with Watford bringing an end to their undefeated streak in their Premier League clash which happened on Saturday.
Jurgen Klopp will have his eyes focused on remaining in the Champions League after losing the first leg to Atletico Madrid 1-0. The second leg takes place on Wednesday 11 March.
Joe Gomez who missed out on Saturday’s game against Watford will be available today, as well as James Milner who returns after missing Liverpool’s last two matches.
Neco Williams and Ki-Jana However may also make appearances in the FA cup match having been involved in the training leading up tot he game.
The wounds left by Watford’s victory over Liverpool are still fresh and the smell of their defeat has got other clubs hankering to take a bite out of the Premier League leaders.
Chelsea will be going into the match without centre back Andreas Christensen as he joins Tammy Abraham, N’Golo Kante, Christian Pulisicand Callum Hudson-Odoi who are still out due to injury.
Chelsea will be looking to improve on their last seasons’ performance which saw them being knocked out of the FA cup tournament at this stage of the competition.
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With Chelsea having won only one of their previous 4 games across all competitions, Frank Lampard will need a win here to at least have a shot of getting Chelsea some silverware this season.
Watch Chelsea take on Liverpool in the fifth round of the FA Cup.