- Liverpool vs Chelsea are set to do battle in the UEFA Super Cup final in an all-English showdown
- Both Premier League sides will be contending for honours at the continental stage in Istanbul
- The Blues and the Reds won the Europa League and Champions League respectively last season
Liverpool vs Chelsea will for the first time play an all English UEFA final in the Super Cup after both sides won the Europa League and Champions League respectively last season.
The Premier League season kicked off last weekend and it was a contrasting performance between the Reds and the Blues.
Jurgen Klopp's side got off to a flying start following a 4-1 thrashing of newly-promoted and Championship winners, Norwich City.
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On the other hand, Frank Lampard's league debut against Manchester United at Old Tafford saw his side torn apart in a 4-0 defeat.
And going into the Super Cup match, Liverpool are favourites based on current form and Chelsea will be looking to improve on their last result on the local scene
The Merseyside team will be without goalkeeper Alisson Becker who picked an injury in their opening day fixture to Norwich at Anfield.
But the Stamford Bridge outfit will also be without Rueben Loftus-Cheek, Callum Hudson-Ndoi and Antonio Rudiger.
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Possible line ups
Chelsea starting XI: Arrizabalaga; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Zouma, Emerson; Jorginho, Kovacic; Pedro, Mount, Pulisic; Giroud
Liverpool startign XI: Adrian; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Milner; Salah, Origi, Mane
Match: Chelsea vs Liverpool (UEFA Super Cup)
Venue: Istanbul, Turkey
Date: Wednesday, August 14
Time: 8pm (Nigerian time)
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Paul Pogba has moved to give fans his assurances regarding his Man United future after shining in the Red Devils' 4-0 victory over Chelsea.
Earlier this summer, Pogba made clear his desire to leave United, claiming he wants a new challenge.
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