As Tuchel seems to be to carry onto his unbeaten run in his tenth sport as Chelsea supervisor, Klopp’s struggling Liverpool aspect enter the conflict having misplaced their final 4 dwelling matches in Premier League.
What will probably be astonishing to look at is Liverpool lose their fifth consecutive dwelling sport – an undesirable and never-seen-before report. On the identical time, Chelsea are undefeated in 7 video games within the top-flight since Tuchel’s appointment. (whoscored.com)
Forward of the match, Tuchel spoke extremely of Liverpool and their boss Jurgen Klopp, with whom Tuchel has an extended oblique historical past.
Talking to Chelsea TV in an unique interview, Tuchel mentioned:
“I’ve the utmost respect for him. He left his footprints within the three golf equipment he managed – Mainz, Dortmund and Liverpool. He constructed a robust group, robust membership and obtained the profitable mentality. That’s an incredible achievement. He is among the finest coaches in Europe.
It brings me away from bed early to play towards him and his workforce. He’s excellent. He remodeled any membership he labored in right into a unit and Liverpool right into a profitable machine. Much like Atletico & Diego Simeone.” (chelseafc.com)
On taking part in at Anfield for the primary time within the Premier League, he mentioned:
“To reach in Anfield with a robust aspect is the very best feeling. We’re excited, it’s going to be a troublesome battle.”
Chelsea sit one level forward of Liverpool in fifth place.