Carabao Cup Final Preview: Chelsea vs Liverpool (Current Form/Head to Head, Team News & Predictions).
Chelsea face Liverpool at Wembley in the Carabao Cup final tomorrow as they seek to add to the two trophies already won this season.
Liverpool meanwhile are in red-hot form as they’ve really upped the ante in chasing Man City in the premier league title race and a win against Chelsea tomorrow would hand them their first silverware of the season.
Tomorrow’s game comes in the midst of heated tension in the international climate following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has admitted that the recent happenings has served as a distraction to his team as Club owner Roman Abrahmovic who is a Russian national has been under severe criticism and scrutiny due to his alleged involvement with the Putin led government.
Current Form/Head to Head
Chelsea head into this one on the back of a 2-0 win over Lille in the champions and their last premier league game was a hard fought 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park and the world champions would be heading into this one believing they could grab a win.
Liverpool meanwhile are on fire especially in the premier league and they beat Leeds 6-0 at Anfield in their last premier league game which came after a 3-1 comeback win over Norwich at Carrow Road.
Chelsea have already played Liverpool twice this season with both meetings ending in draws and tomorrow’s final presents a great opportunity to for one team to get one over the other as a winner must surely emerge when all is said and done at Wembley.
Chelsea have everyone fit for tomorrow apart from Ben Chilwell with Thomas Tuchel having a very large squad to choose from.
Liverpool meanwhile could still be without Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota as both players are in a race against time to get fit for the final.
Chelsea Predicted xi: Mendy; Rudiger, Silva, Christensen; Azpilicueta, Kanté, Kovacic, Alonso; Pulisic, Havertz, Mount
Liverpool Predicted xi: Allison; Robertson, Matip, Van Dijk, Alexander-Arnold; Fabinho, Henderson, Thiago; Diaz, Mané, Salah
It promises to be a very entertaining game for the neutrals tomorrow as recent games between both sides have served the spectators nothing else but intrigue and suspense.
One could easily tilt to Chelsea given their record in recent finals while it’s also easy to see Liverpool winning as they seem to be the most in form premier league team right now but Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea have a way of edging it out in finals
Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool