It’s been a perfect start for both Chelsea and Liverpool. But now only one can remain perfect. Tuchel called it a “stress test”. Let the stress begin.
The head coach has made just one change from last weekend, with Kanté coming in for Kovačić.
Here we go.
Liverpool starting lineup (4-3-3):
Alisson | Robertson, Van Dijk, Matip, Alexander-Arnold | Elliott, Henderson, Fabinho | Mané, Firmino, Salah
Substitutes from: Kelleher, Konaté, Thiago, Keïta, Gomez, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Minamino, Jota, Tsimikas
Chelsea starting lineup (3-4-3):
Mendy | Rüdiger, Christensen, Azpilicueta (c) | Alonso, Kanté, Jorginho, James | Havertz, Lukaku, Mount
Substitutes from: Arrizabalaga, Chilwell, Chalobah, Thiago Silva, Kovačić, Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi, Ziyech, Werner
Date / Time: Saturday, August 28, 2021, 17.30 BST; 12:30pm EDT; 10pm IST
Venue: Anfield, Liverpool, England
Referee: Anthony Taylor (on pitch); Chris Kavanagh (VAR)
On TV: Sky Sports Main Event (UK); NBC, Telemundo (USA); Star Sports Select HD1 (India); SuperSport MaXimo 1, Canal+ Sport 3 (NGA); elsewhere
Streaming: Sky Go (UK); Peacock, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo (USA); Hotstar (India); DStv Now (NGA)
Be excellent to each other, and party on, dudes!