Virgil van Dijk a doubt for Liverpool v Chelsea, admits Klopp

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That's worked so far and we will go to Chelsea and try our best again, but in games like this you can never be sure you will get the result you want to have - we have to work for it and that's what we'll try.

Over at Chelsea, Sarri has taken to life in England well with Sunday's goalless draw at West Ham the first time the Blues have dropped points this term. Definitely not in the Premier League.

Sarri has repeatedly insisted his side can't yet be compared to City or Liverpool in their third full seasons under Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp. "I don't personally think he's at his peak yet".

"I don't want to bother him and fill him up with information about the way we play, the way he has to defend, the way he has to run". He must do so against a genuine title-challenger.


"The biggest change I ever saw in such a short space of time. Wow".

The Reds lost their first game of the season after coming up against Chelsea at Anfield in the Carabao Cup.

Klopp said: "Trent trained (on Thursday) completely normal".

"This team is really experienced". That he doesn't think about anything, just plays football.


Chelsea superstar Eden Hazard has jokingly revealed the real motivation behind his stunning solo match victor in the Carabao Cup third round against Liverpool this week, suggesting he scored it so that a nervous N'Golo Kante wouldn't have to take a penalty in a potential shootout. Before the Belgian could even touch the ball, Liverpool were ahead through Daniel Sturridge's acrobatic goal. Eden Hazard is a special player, obviously, and he enjoys these one-on-one situations or one versus two or three situations, he enjoys it.

Cristiano Ronaldo sits on three goals in Serie A this season, and has joined an illustrious club of just five players in history, who scored more than 400 league goals in Europe, while his long-standing rival Lionel Messi is still some goals short.

Both teams are undefeated in the league.

Although Manchester City's 2017-18 record-smashing vintage may have something to say about it, there is an argument for claiming Chelsea's 2009-10 season was the most impressive in Premier League history. What will we learn from Saturday's game? Having already won at Tottenham a fortnight ago, another big win on the road will be a strong statement of intent.


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