LIVERPOOL. Liverpool and Chelsea didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday..
The match was played at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was Michael Oliver with the support of Stuart Burt and Simon Bennett. The 4th official was Darren England. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 2.1 degrees Celsius or 35.73 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 91%.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. Liverpool was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Chelsea that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Liverpool was more pushing with 62 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, that was not enough Liverpool to win the match.
Liverpool shot 15 times, 3 on target, 12 off target. Regarding the opposition, Chelsea shot 11 times, 2 on target, 9 off target.
Liverpool received 3 yellow cards (Stefan Bajčetić, James Milner and C. Jones). Regarding the opposition, Chelsea received 1 yellow card (T. Chalobah).
After playing this encounter, Liverpool will have 29 points like Chelsea to hold in the 9th place. Regarding the opposition, Chelsea will have 29 points like Liverpool to sit in the 10th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, Liverpool will play away with Leicester City on the 13th of May with a 11-5 head to head stats in favor of Liverpool (3 draws).
Chelsea will host Nottingham Forest on the 13th of May with a 4-0 head to head statistic in favor of Chelsea (1 draw).
Liverpool – Formation
Liverpool started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Jürgen Klopp decided to play with the following team: Alisson, James Milner , Ibrahima Konaté , Joe Gomez , Andrew Robertson , Naby Keïta , Stefan Bajčetić , Thiago Alcântara , Mohamed Salah , Cody Gakpo and Harvey Elliott .
The home team had on the bench: Caoimhin Kelleher, Curtis Jones, Fabinho, Joël Matip, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Konstantinos Tsimikas, Jordan Henderson and Darwin Núñez .
Liverpool made 5 changes: Naby Keïta for Darwin Núñez (63′), James Milner for Trent Alexander-Arnold (72′), C. Gakpo for Jordan Henderson (82′), H. Elliott for C. Jones (82′) and Stefan Bajčetić for Fabinho (82′).
Best player: Joe Gomez
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Liverpool was Joe Gomez.
His rating iswith 47 passes (87% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 4.
Chelsea – Formation
Chelsea started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Graham Potter played with: Kepa Arrizabalaga, Trevoh Chalobah , Thiago Silva , Benoît Badiashile , Hakim Ziyech , Jorginho , Lewis Hall , Marc Cucurella , Conor Gallagher , Mason Mount and Kai Havertz .
They had on the bench: David Datro Fofana, Carney Chukwuemeka, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mykhaylo Mudryk, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Kalidou Koulibaly, Marcus Bettinelli, César Azpilicueta and Bashir Humphreys.
Chelsea could not rely on the presence of César Azpilicueta (injured).
Chelsea made 4 changes: L. Hall for Mykhaylo Mudryk (55′), Kai Havertz for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (81′), T. Chalobah for César Azpilicueta (81′) and Mason Mount for C. Chukwuemeka (82′).
Best player: Jorginho
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Chelsea was Jorginho.
His rating iswith 54 passes (81% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 10.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.