Mohamed Salah shortlisted for Premier League Player of Season award

Tyler Owen
May 7, 2018

Antonio Conte's side are clinging to the remote possibility of a top-four finish, having belatedly found some form of sorts, with four wins in a row in all competitions.

After their Champions League heroics in midweek, it was anticipated that Jurgen Klopp's side could have been suffering with physical and mental tiredness - but they started the better of the two sides and fashioned a couple of chances from Sadio Mane.

"Now we have to prepare the game on Wednesday against Huddersfield - another tough team who are playing to avoid relegation and drew at Manchester City - but we want to try and get three points".

Chelsea kept their hopes of pipping the Reds alive as Olivier Giroud's first-half header earned a 1-0 win in their showdown at Stamford Bridge.

Liverpool will come into the game on the back of their entry into the finals of the Champions League following their win over Roma in the semi-finals, 7-6 on aggregate.

It has been a good week for Liverpool.

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Liverpool will host Brighton & Hove Albion in their final game of the season. The Blues were also dumped out of the League Cup and Champions League at crucial intervals of the tournaments by Arsenal and Barcelona respectively.

Marcos Alonso returns for Chelsea after serving his three-game suspension and Danny Drinkwater is available again after recovering from a groin injury.

"Usually we prepare every game in the tactical aspect, but things can change, but today we played a good game and I'm very happy for our fans because they deserve this win".

Attention to detail will be hugely important if Chelsea want to get anything from this match, with Conte highlighting the explosiveness of Salah, Mané and Firmino, together with the opportunities they can create in behind.

Adam Lallana is back in training after recovering from a hamstring problem. Victories over Newcastle and Leicester in their final two matches (both at Wembley) will guarantee them Champions League football next season. When it became clear that we could sell him in the window then we had to do the deal and find other solutions.

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