Liverpool v Chelsea match report

Taking a look at line-ups, goals, assists, clean sheets and anything else we could highlight that could have implications for FPL managers. We cover the Liverpool v Chelsea match report. Covering eye test and key moments through-out the match with the help of the Fantasy Football Scout members area.

Overviewing the Liverpool v Chelsea match report can be helpful in identifying key moments in the match. This can then give FPL managers a good insight into which players and teams looked good, key injuries, fitness and even more to help us make decisions in FPL.

Liverpool line-up

Defender Trent Alexander-Arnold (£7.3m) and striker Darwin Nunez (£8.8m) both fail to start the match due to injuries. Many could be hoping midfielder Mohamed Salah’s (£12.8m) form improves after three back-to-back blanks.

Chelsea line-up

New signing and midfielder Mykhailo Mudryk (£7m) fails to start for his debut but makes the substitute bench. Midfielder Lewis Hall (£4.4m) makes his third consecutive start in the Premier League because of his good performances.

Key moments – first half

  • The match gets underway.
  • Chelsea striker Kai Havertz’s (£7.8m) goal is ruled out by VAR as offside after he poked home from a corner.
  • Chelsea have started the game really well here.
  • Lewis Hall loses the ball near his own box which Liverpool midfielder Cody Gakpo (£8m) pounces on but lashes his shot over the bar.
  • Chelsea are becoming increasingly dangerous after Conor Gallagher (£5.7m) hits a half volley straight at the Liverpool goalkeeper.
  • CHANCE! Chelsea midfielder Hakim Ziyech (£5.5m) whips in a fantastic ball from the free kick which finds defender Benoit Badiashile (£5m) who looks dead set to score but its a huge save from Alisson (£5.5m).
  • Liverpool midfielder Stefan Bajcetic (£4.4m) picks up a yellow card for his foul.
  • CHANCE! Liverpool midfielders Naby Keita (£4.7m) and Mohamed Salah link up and the Egyptian cuts into the box, unleashes a shot on his left foot, but its a poor one and it goes well over.
  • The whistle blows for halftime.

Key moments – second half

  • It has been a slow start to the second half.
  • There has been a significant change as Chelsea’s new signing and midfielder Mykhailo Mudryk takes to the field.
  • CHANCE! Hakim Ziyech makes a surging run into the Liverpool box but his finish flies over the bar.
  • CHANCE! Mykhailo Mudryk has a fantastic opportunity to score but his shot whistles just left of the post.
  • Liverpool midfielder James Milner (£4.4m) picks up a yellow card for his challenge.
  • Chelsea defender Trevoh Chalobah (£4.6m) receives a yellow card for his foul.
  • CHANCE! Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold cuts inside his opponent in the Chelsea box but hits his shot over the bar.
  • The match finishes 0-0.

Standout FPL performances

  • Kepa Arrizabalaga (£4.6m) picked up a huge nine points for his clean sheet and two bonus.
  • Alisson matched Kepa as he picked up all three bonus and secured the clean sheet.
  • Liverpool defender Joe Gomez hit seven points due to his clean sheet and bonus.

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