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Liverpool vs Chelsea highlights: Mason Mount stars in Thomas Tuchel masterclass at Anfield

Two of the Premier League big boys face off in Merseyside this evening as Liverpool play host to Chelsea at Anfield

Good evening and welcome to live coverage of Chelsea’s visit to Liverpool in the Premier League as Thomas Tuchel looks to maintain his unbeaten start as Blues boss.

Tuchel has yet to taste defeat in nine games in charge of the club since replacing Frank Lampard six weeks ago but that record will face its toughest examination at a ground where Chelsea haven’t won in the league since 2014.

Liverpool have had their injury woes this season and lost four Premier League games on the spin prior to their success over Sheffield United at the weekend. They also haven’t won at home since mid-December as they seem set to relinquish their Premier League crown to Manchester City.

Chelsea meanwhile head into the game unbeaten in nine but having drawn their last two league games against Southampton and Manchester United as Tuchel is in the midst of a tough run of games that will determine if they have progressed since he took charge.

Liverpool can leapfrog the Blues in the table with a victory this evening and get their top four chase firmly back on track after what, by their standards, was a horrendous run of form.

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Thiago Silva will not make the trip to Merseyside tonight as he still continues his recovery from a thigh injury sustained against Spurs a month ago. Tammy Abraham is also a doubt for the game with an ankle problem.

Other than those two, Tuchel has a fully fit squad to choose from for the encounter at Anfield.

Jurgen Klopp could welcome back Fabinho to proceedings this evening after injury. Allison is also available after missing the Sheffield United win following the death of his father back in Brazil, while Diogo Jota will be assessed after suffering from an illness.

We will bring you all the build up, the confirmed team news, match action and all of the post-match reaction from the big game in Liverpool this evening so stay tuned for the next few hours, we have got you covered.

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