If you had told me last August that Liverpool would be above Chelsea come the end of this season, I would have thought that the Reds would be challenging for the Premier League title. Instead, the Reds currently lie 8th in the table with Chelsea lingering at 9th.
While Liverpool have compensated for their domestic form with their performances in Europe, this season has simply been a failure for Chelsea.
For a team that has nothing left to look forward to this season, Chelsea will travel to Liverpool in a bid to elicit the last hurrah of their season. As suggested by their position in the Premier League table, this has been a horrendous season for the Blues.
However, if they want to end their season on a positive note, nothing would make their fans more glad than beating fierce rivals, Liverpool.
After earning a hard-fought draw with Tottenham a fortnight ago, it was expected that the worst is behind Chelsea. However, as epitomized by their performance at Sunderland on Saturday, the current patch of bad form might make its way to the start of next season.
Looking at the team news for Chelsea- John Terry will serve the first of his two-game ban. The Chelsea skipper picked up two yellow cards against Sunderland and is ruled out for the remainder of this season.
Apart from him, both Zouma and Remy have been ruled out due to injuries whereas Ivanovic might make his return.
Here is the Probable Chelsea line-up to face Liverpool …