Chelsea – Liverpool : Preview & Prediction
Liverpool, a solid Premier League leader with 22 points ahead of Manchester City, will clinch a 19th national crown, 30 years after their last title of Champion of England. The Premier League almost in pocket, the formation of Jurgen Klopp aims for a double by winning a new European coronation in the Champions League. Therefore, the German technician will send the club youth team as in previous rounds in national cups because this FA Cup is not one of his priorities. Humiliated at Watford (3-0) this weekend, the Premier League leader needs to breathe after a short failure on the lawn of Atlético Madrid (1-0) in the 1/8 final of this C1. Chelsea, 4th, should stop in the 1/8 knockout round of the Champions League after their rout at home against Bayern Munich (0-3) on February 25. The Blues therefore place all their hopes in this FA Cup after 2 successes in its two rounds played against Nottingham Forest (2-0) and Hull City (2-1).
Klopp could line up his youth team on this round as he did in the League Cup.
The Reds’ priority remains the Premier League and the Champions League.
Chelsea is a member of the Big Four and makes this competition their priority.
Balanced results during the last 3 visits of the Reds at Stamford Bridge: 1 victory, 1 draw and 1 defeat.
Liverpool is 2 defeats in its last 3 outings.
Winner of 10 of his last 11 FA Cup rounds, Chelsea is the logical favorite of this opposition against a Reds team which should be completely overhauled.
Chelsea – Liverpool : Betting Tips
Liverpool – Win Odds: 2.85
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70