Chelsea and Liverpool meet for the 181st time in competitive football on Saturday when the pair go head-to-head in the English Premier League at Stamford Bridge.

The South West Londoners’ record in these fixtures is much inferior to Liverpool but The Blues were 2-1 winners at Anfield in the Carabao Cup in midweek.

Ahead of the latest meeting between these two English Premier League giants, we take a look back at the history books to see how the two sides have fared in the last three fixtures.

25 November 2017 – Liverpool 1 Chelsea 1 

Liverpool and Chelsea recorded a second consecutive 1-1 draw in their first English Premier League meeting of the season at Anfield.

After some wasteful finishing from both sides, Mo Salah fired the home side into the lead from close range.

Chelsea looked to be beaten until Willian’s looping cross somehow found its way into the net after deceiving home keeper Simon Mignolet. The equaliser came at a controversial point in the match when Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was keen to make a substitution.

6 May 2018 – Chelsea 1 Liverpool 0

Chelsea kept their slim hopes of UEFA Champions League qualification alive with a 1-0 win over Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.

The only goal of the match came just after the half hour mark when Victor Moses crossed for Olivier Giroud to score.

Liverpool bossed the possession but were unable to find a way back into the match as Chelsea made it three games unbeaten against The Reds.

26 September 2018 – Liverpool 1 Chelsea 2

Eden Hazard struck a Goal of the Season contender as Chelsea advanced to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with a 2-1 victory over Liverpool at Anfield.

Daniel Sturridge’s acrobatic finish gave the home side the lead just before the hour mark but Emerson Palmieri nudged in an equaliser with 11 minutes left on the clock.

The match looked destined for penalties until Hazard danced his way through the Liverpool defence before lashing in a stunning winning goal for The Blues.

The latest meeting at Stamford Bridge is scheduled to kick-off at 5.30pm on Saturday evening and will be screened live on BT Sport 1.

About Author

I am Dan Pentland and I am a York City season ticket holder and volunteer for men's health charity Prostate Cancer UK. In May 2015, I completed my childhood dream of visiting all 92 Football League grounds. Follow me on Twitter @DanPentlandpcuk and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dpentlandawaydayspcuk/

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