Liverpool welcome Chelsea to Anfield on Wednesday evening for their last home game of the 2019/20 season.

LIVERPOOL TEAM NEWS

Starting XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Keita, Salah, Firmino, Mane.

Subs: Adrian, Lovren, Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jones, Lallana, Shaqiri, Minamino, Origi.


CHELSEA TEAM NEWS

Starting XI: Kepa, James, Rudiger, Zouma, Azpilicueta, Jorginho, Willian, Mount, Kovacic, Alonso, Giroud.

Subs: Caballero, Christensen, Tomori, Emerson, Loftus-Cheek, Pedro, Hudson-Odoi, Pulisic, Abraham.

  • PROMOTION: Brentford  promoted; WBA, Fulham into play-offs
  • PLAY-OFFS: Cardiff, Nottingham Forest into play-offs; Swansea miss out
  • RELEGATION: Charlton, Barnsley, Hull relegated; Wigan*, Luton, stay up
    *Wigan to be deducted 12 points after full-time

1 min

KICK-OFF! Referee Andre Marriner blows his first whistle, the players take a knee, and then Chelsea get the game under way!

5 min

Firmino looks to send Salah through on goal, but Alonso does well to track the Egyptian’s run.

10 min

Salah plays a quick one-two with Wijnaldum but his route to goal blocked as he collides with Rudiger and the Liverpool appeals are waved away.

15 min

James has a go from 20 yards but his drive veers wide of the top corner. Alisson looked to have that one covered.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 1-0 CHELSEA (Keita, 23)

29 min

Salah slips Firmino in behind who opts to square to Mane instead of taking the shot on himself, and that allows Rudiger to intervene.

33 min

Mount latches onto James’ through ball and produces a nice finish past Alisson, but the offside flag goes up.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 2-0 CHELSEA (Alexadner-Arnold, 38)

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 3-0 CHELSEA (Wijnaldum, 43)

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 3-1 CHELSEA (Giroud, 45+3)

HT: LIVERPOOL 3-1 CHELSEA

46 min

KICK-OFF! The players are back out at Anfield, where Liverpool get the second half under way!

52 min

The corner reaches Salah in the area but his fame effort towards the near post is kept out by Kepa.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 4-1 CHELSEA (Firmino, 55)

60 min

SUBS! Triple change for Chelsea. Abraham, Pulisic and Hudson-Odoi come on, replacing Giroud, Willian and Mount. 

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 4-2 CHELSEA (Abraham, 61)

66 min

SUBS! Double change for Liverpool as goalscorers Keita and Wijnaldum depart.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 4-3 CHELSEA (Pulisic, 73)

78 min

SUB! Oxlade-Chamberlain replaces Salah, who is not got on the scoresheet.

GOAL! LIVERPOOL 5-3 CHELSEA (Oxlade-Chamberlain, 84)

87 min

SUBS! Minamino and Origi replace Firmino and Mane for Liverpool, while Emerson come on for Chelsea in place of Alonso.

90 min

Five minutes added on.

90 + 5 min

LIVERPOOL 5-3 CHELSEA

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