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Mae Harvey
May 7, 2018

Liverpool are without Joe Gomez, who has an ankle injury, while Joel Matip, Emre Can and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are also out.

The Frenchman's header just after the half hour mark proved decisive as the Blues moved to within two points of fourth-placed Tottenham with two games of the season remaining. On Wednesday, Chelsea have a game in hand over the Merseysiders at home to Huddersfield Town as they bid to set up a thrilling final day next Sunday.

A Liverpool win this weekend would make it impossible for Chelsea to catch them, ensuring the Reds will qualify for next season's Champions League with a game in spare.

Antonio Conte will be hoping Chelsea can seize their moment against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge. The Egyptian is now level with Alan Shearer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez on 31.

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Trent Alexander-Arnold showed his versatility as he started in midfield for Liverpool but produced an up and down performance against a disciplined Chelsea midfield.

8 - There was a sense among Chelsea supporters that Conte's starting XI were auditioning for a place in the Italian's FA Cup side and judging by the committed way each man played it certainly seemed the case.

"Normally he can deal with the very physical teams, but today he didn't do so well".

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino has explained how Liverpool desperately want their main goalscorer Mohamed Salah to beat off Harry Kane to win the Premier League golden boot award. He said in a press conference, "I think there are many styles of football".

Antonio Conte's side are clinging to the remote possibility of a top-four finish, having belatedly found some form of sorts, with four wins in a row in all competitions.

Liverpool could need a win against Albion next Sunday to secure their Champions League place. We must be ready to get three points because it won't be easy.

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