Liverpool vs Chelsea : Hello and welcome to Cobham where, in a slight change to usual, Gianfranco Zola is speaking to the press to preview Chelsea’s Carabao Cup match at Liverpool on Wednesday night.
The Blues make the trip to Anfield tomorrow for the third round clash and there is an expected to be a lot of changes for both teams, with the side’s coming together once again on Saturday in the Premier League.
Liverpool vs Chelsea Live
This will be a good chance to see what the assistant head coach has to think about the start the Blues have made to the campaign and his reasons for returning to the Blues.
Two of England’s best teams are going to get to know each other really well this week. Liverpool and Chelsea meet this weekend in Premier League, but before that, they will square off in the opening match of the 2018-19 Carabao Cup on Wednesday. Anfield will host the League Cup showdown against two teams who are arguably considered as favorites to win the competition.
The scheduling overmind has decided that this is Liverpool Week. First Chelsea play them in the third round of the League Cup on Wednesday, and then the real battle is joined on Saturday at Stamford Bridge, when Premier League points and top of the table will be at stake.
Both Maurizio Sarri Gianfranco Zola and Jurgen Klopp have paid the requisite lip service to the importance of the Carabao Cup. The truth, of course, is that both teams are going to rest players ahead of the weekend rematch. The only question is, how many? Both are being cagey about it, as you’d expect.
Chelsea own five League Cups, tied for second most all-time, the last won under Mourinho Mk.2 in 2015 against Tottenham. Unbeaten in the league, the rampant Reds have won the trophy a record eight times.