Jurgen Klopp: How Chelsea and Roma games are similar for Liverpool

Lawrence Cooper
May 6, 2018

Done. Happy, yes, but Chelsea on Sunday.

Liverpool looked to be holding on pretty comfortably at the Stadio Olimpico, but two late goals from Nainggolan meant the Reds only won the game 7-6 on aggregate.

Roma took up the option before selling Salah on to Liverpool for £34m last summer, and the Egyptian has blossomed into one of the world's deadliest goalscorers at Anfield, scoring 43 goals in 49 appearances to lead the club to their first Champions League final since 2007.

Meanwhile, Liverpool have some notable players unavailable for selection with the likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Emre Can and Joel Matip out. This created two large spaces where Liverpool only needs one to inflict fatal damage. We can not play players who are not available. Watching Roma's performances against Liverpool will have only increased their sense of disappointment at what might have been. In almost any game, Liverpool's offence determines the outcome - if the opponent does not shut them down, they win. "So if you talk about experience, they are experienced". Chelsea denied those opponents room to slice through the midfield and opportunities to get behind the defence.

N'Golo Kante, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Cesc Fabregas are all expected to start in central midfield. But individual errors turned the result. Given his squad at the time and the position Liverpool found themselves in under Brendan Rodgers, he can claim to have moved the club forward in a significant way.

Chelsea ready for Sunday's showdown with Liverpool within the sunshine as Antonio Conte put his aspect via their paces.

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For sure we must pay great attention, especially to their first game against Roma. You must be ready to fight, prepared to play against them. I think they're on the verge of something really really good'. The right decision would be to join us in the future.

Liverpool are much more risky on the break than they are in sustained possession. "It won't be easy against Manchester United, but we want to try to do our best until the end".

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Chelsea want the points to keep in the hunt for fourth place and will want to avenge their two home defeats against Klopp in the previous two seasons. Zinedine Zidane's side have proved in the competition how tough they are to beat and will take advantage of any vulnerability.

Key men for Liverpool: Sane and Firmino.

Victory for Chelsea would be their 50th top-flight win over the Reds. His ability to wring out every last drop from players who often start matches as inferiors but finish them on top. Of course it helps that he plays in a team set up to highlight his strengths and hide his weaknesses, but that's just good coaching. His players must be prepared to suffer with and without the ball.

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