Albion clash at Anfield is looking like a must-win for Liverpool


Arsenal Legend, Thierry Henry has reacted to striker, Olivier Giroud's goal after Chelsea's clash with Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday.

Their revered first-choice attacking trio of Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane all start, as they did in Wednesday's 4-2 Champions League defeat at Roma, despite the latter suffering a slight knock.

Chelsea remain in fifth but move within three points of third-placed Liverpool.

"We don't have a big squad and we had injury problems, so when the boys come back [they] don't have rhythm".

Adam Lallana is back in training after recovering from a hamstring problem. Other absentees include Emre Can, Joel Matip, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Joe Gomez. Victories over Newcastle and Leicester in their final two matches (both at Wembley) will guarantee them Champions League football next season.

The match finished goalless, which effectively ended Chelsea's title hopes, and Mourinho reportedly tore into Salah after the game.

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Antonio Conte is happy that Chelsea are still "fighting until the end" after a hard season for last season's champions. "Usually when you have to play a must-win game, it's not easy".

Salah has already collected a host of prizes on his debut season, with the Egypt global becoming the first ever player to win the Player of the Month three times in a single season. But first the Reds have to ensure they feature in next season's Champions League.

"Luck is always important in every competition, but when you have the possibility to play 38 games you can show you are the best. They eliminated Manchester City and deserve to play the final".

"Chelsea is a similar situation to the [Roma] game - fighting with all they have, they don't have anything to lose", Klopp told"If we draw it's not good for them; if we win it's not good for them".

"We have two semis again against Chelsea and Brighton and then we have two weeks".

On a scorching afternoon in the capital it required a great deal of commitment to ensure Chelsea saw the game out, and the players responded by giving their all, with eight of the 11 starters covering over 10 km in the Bank Holiday heat. "We have to try to get three points to put pressure on the teams ahead of us".