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Liverpool vs Chelsea live score, updates, highlights & lineups from Premier League match

Liverpool currently sit top of the Premier League table and welcome familiar rivals Chelsea to Anfield for what should be a high-octane midweek clash.

Following Jurgen Klopp’s shock announcement that he will be departing the club this summer, Liverpool secured a convincing victory over Norwich City at the weekend, firing them into the FA Cup fifth round.

As well as having league ramifications, their meeting with Chelsea also serves as an early taster for when the two sides go head-to-head in the EFL Cup final on February 25.

Wednesday’s encounter could be a huge test of Liverpool’s claim to the Premier League title, as both Manchester City and Arsenal are in hot pursuit of Klopp’s men.

Liverpool have maintained an impressive record at home, having not suffered a Premier League defeat at Anfield in the past 15 months. On the flip side, Chelsea have just one victory in their last five away league matches.

The Sporting News is following the match live and providing live score updates and commentary. Check back here for the latest updates.

MORE: English Premier League table 2023/24: Updated EPL standings as Liverpool leapfrog Arsenal

Liverpool vs Chelsea live score

  Second half Scorers
Liverpool 2 Jota 23′, Bradley 39′
Chelsea 0

Starting lineups

Liverpool XI: Alisson (GK) — Bradley, Konate, Van Dijk, Gomez — Mac Allister, Szboszlai, Jones — Jota, Nunez, Diaz.

Chelsea XI: Petrovic (GK) — Disasi, Thiago Silva, Badiashile, Chilwell — Caicedo, Fernandez — Madueke, Gallagher, Sterling — Palmer.

Liverpool vs Chelsea live score, updates, highlights from Premier League

60th minute: Nkunku is flagged offside after finding bags of space in behind. Another wasted chance for the away side.  

50th minute: What a waste of money Mykhailo Mudryk is turning out to be. Gusto bursts down the right and picks him out beautifully at the far post. The $100 million signing skied his effort, despite being under no pressure. 

46th minute: We’re back underway for the second half. Can Chelsea find a way back into this match?

HT: What a first half for Liverpool, that couldn’t have gone more to plan. Other than Nunez converting the penalty, of course. 

47th minute: MISSED! It’s been a bright half from Nunez but that with leave him with a bad taste in the mouth going into the interval as he smashes the right post. 

45th minute: PENALTY! Jota is brought down in the box and the referee immediately points to the spot. 

44th minute: “ONE CONOR BRADLEY! THERE’S ONLY ONE CONOR BRADLEY” is the chant from the Kop. That’s got to feel special for the young right-back. 

39th minute: GOAL! 2-0! Just as we were talking about his goal contributions, he finds himself on the scoresheet! Conor Bradley doubles Liverpool’s lead with a neat finish. 

34th minute: Chilwell booked for diving. Initially, it looked as though Konate had conceded a penalty but the referee saw it perfectly for what it was. 

26th minute: Conor Bradley now has four assists in the last four games, he’s been sensational. 

23rd minute: GOAL! 1-0 to Liverpool! Diogo Jota bundles his way through Chelsea’s defence before poking the ball into the back of the net. It’s a deserved lead for Klopp’s men. 

18th minute: Surely he’s going to turn these chances into a goal at some point tonight? Nunez has his fifth effort on goal and forces Petrovic into a good save after peeling away from his defender once again. 

14th minute: Nunez again finds himself in space and tries his luck but he drags the effort this time and it’s well wide of the goal. Chelsea are creating their own problems in these early stages. 

9th minute: Nunez skims the bar! The Reds striker takes a touch and then lets rip from some way out and he briefly caught Petrovic off guard.  

6th minute: An appeal for a penalty as Van Dijk brings down Gallagher in the box. There was a brief check by VAR but it’s complete and no penalty is the decision. 

1st minute: We’re underway at Anfield. 

5 minutes until kick-off: The players are out and the atmosphere is building nicely. 

15 minutes until kick-off: Liverpool are looking to build on their great form recently. They’ve won their last three Premier League games, scoring four in each of their last two. 

30 minutes until kick-off: Each of the last seven meetings between the two sides have finished as a draw. What do you think will happen tonight?

1 hour until kick-off: Team news is here and it’s a Jota-Nunez-Diaz front three for the hosts this evening. Meanwhile for the Blues, Sterling starts against his former side.

Liverpool XI: Alisson (GK) — Bradley, Konate, Van Dijk, Gomez — Mac Allister, Szboszlai, Jones — Jota, Nunez, Diaz.

Chelsea XI: Petrovic (GK) — Disasi, Thiago Silva, Badiashile, Chilwell — Caicedo, Fernandez — Madueke, Gallagher, Sterling — Palmer.

1 hour 30 minutes until kick-off: It could be a historic night for Klopp at Anfield this evening.

2 hours until kick-off: Liverpool’s top scorer Mo Salah is missing another game after his injury suffered at the Africa Cup of Nations, and it’s unknown as to when he could return. A boost for Chelsea’s hopes this evening…

Build-up: Welcome to our live coverage of Liverpool vs Chelsea. Keep checking here for the latest updates in the build-up and then as we follow all the action.

What time is Liverpool vs Chelsea today?

The match kicks off at Anfield at 8:15pm local time in the UK, here’s how that translates to various regions around the world:

  • US/Canada (ET): 3:15 p.m.  
  • Australia (AEDT): 7:15 a.m.
  • India (IST): 1:45 a.m. (Thursday, Feb 1)

Liverpool vs Chelsea starting lineups

Klopp will still be without Mo Salah, despite Egypt being knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations. He is recovering from an injury suffered at the tournament. 

Kostas Tsimikas is still out injured and Wataru Endo is unavailable due to him being on international duty with Japan at the Asian Cup.

Liverpool (4-3-3, right to left): Alisson (GK) — Bradley, Konate, Van Dijk, Gomez — Mac Allister, Szboszlai, Jones — Jota, Nunez, Diaz.

Liverpool subs (9): Kelleher, Robertson, Alexander-Arnold, Quansah, Elliott, Gravenberch, Gakpo, Clark, McConnell.

Mauricio Pochettino’s Chelsea injury list remains extensive with Romeo Lavia, Christopher Nkunku and Malo Gusto all still out with various injuries. 

Ben Chilwell is fit enough to start but Armando Broja makes the bench for the Blues.

Chelsea (4-2-3-1 right to left): Petrovic (GK) — Disasi, Thiago Silva, Badiashile, Chilwell — Caicedo, Fernandez — Madueke, Gallagher, Sterling — Palmer.

Chelsea subs (9): Bergstrom, Gilchrist, Gusto, Casadei, Chukwuemeka, Mudryk, Washington, Nkunku, Broja.

How to watch Liverpool vs Chelsea

Here’s how to watch this Premier League match across selected TSN regions:

Region TV Streaming
USA NBC USA Network, Telemundo Fubo, NBC app/website, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo

Fubo Canada

UK Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League Sky GO, Now TV
Australia Optus Sport
India Star Sports Select 1, Star Sports Asia 3 JioTV, Hotstar

USA: This game is available on the NBC USA Network with streaming options on Fubo. Telemundo is the place to go for Spanish speakers.

Canada: Every Premier League game this season is live streaming exclusively via Fubo in Canada.

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream every match live and on demand on Optus Sport.

UK: This match is available for live broadcast via TNT Sports with streaming options on discovery+.

India: The game is available to telecast on Star Sports, while it can be streamed on JioTV and Hotstar.

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