Carabao Cup Final 2022: Chelsea vs Liverpool H2H Preview | Prediction | Past Results

The 2022 Carabao Cup final is set for a big showdown between Chelsea and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium on Sunday evening. Sportco brings you an in-depth preview, team news, past results and score prediction for the final.

Chelsea vs Liverpool: Carabao Cup Final Preview

Chelsea will battle for the first trophy of the season against formidable Liverpool. The Blues have performed admirably under Thomas Tuchel and will have another shot at winning the second trophy of this month, as they won the Club World Cup recently. 

Chelsea have expanded their trophy cabinet in recent years and will be hoping to add the Carabao cup when they play Liverpool. 

While the Reds have become a force to be reckoned with under Klopp, they look dominating from every angle and will be competing on all fronts. 

Liverpool are just three points behind the leader’s City and look optimistic to claim their second Premier League title in two years. However, their main focus would be on tomorrow’s final. 

Chelsea vs Liverpool: Last 5 H2H Results  

Date Result Competition
02 Jan 2022Chelsea 2-2 LiverpoolPremier League  
28 Aug 2021Liverpool 1-1 ChelseaPremier League  
04 Mar 2021Liverpool 0-1 ChelseaPremier League  
20 Sept 2020Chelsea 0-2 LiverpoolPremier League  
22 Jul 2020Liverpool 5-3 ChelseaPremier League  

Chelsea vs Liverpool: Form Guide

Chelsea form guide: W-W-W-W-W

Liverpool form guide: W-W-W-W-W

Chelsea vs Liverpool: Carabao Cup Final Trivia 

- The Blues will be the first team in Premier League history to compete in one of the major domestic cup finals (League Cup/ FA Cup) in six consecutive campaigns.  

- Chelsea have finished runners up in their last three domestic cup finals (2019 League Cup, 2020 & 2021 FA Cup)

- Under Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool have won 35% of games against Chelsea in all competitions (6/17). 

- Liverpool have failed to win either of their last two domestic cup final fixtures (FA Cup & League Cup) losing the FA Cup final against Chelsea in 2012, and League Cup against Manchester City. 

Chelsea vs Liverpool: Flashback 

Chelsea vs Liverpool: Carabao Cup Final Team News

For the Blues, Ben Chilwell has been sidelined with a long-term injury but the return of Reece James will be a major boost for Chelsea. 

In midfield, Mason Mount has also returned from an ankle injury. Callum Hudson-Odoi, Hakim Ziyech and Mateo Kovacic remain doubtful for this fixture.

Great news for the Reds as Diogo Jota is fit to play the game after suffering an ankle injury, while Roberto Firmino is likely to miss out on the match. 

Jurgen Klopp is expected to start Caoimhin Kelleher ahead of Alisson Becker, while the front trio are expected to be Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, and Luis Diaz

Chelsea vs Liverpool: Carabao Cup Final Predicted XI

Chelsea Predicted (3-4-2-1): Kepa Arrizabalaga, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger, Cesar Azpilicueta, Jorginho, N'Golo Kante, Marcos Alonso, Christian Pulisic, Mason Mount, Kai Havertz

Liverpool Predicted (4-3-3): Caoimhin Kelleher; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Virgil van Dijk, Andrew Robertson; Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara; Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Luis Diaz

Chelsea vs Liverpool: Carabao Cup Final Prediction 

It's hard to predict this contest as both the clubs have been stronger than ever. Tuchel's side have a great defence, and it will be tough to find their weak spot. However, Klopp has a solution to everything, and his men are capable of finding their way past anything of late. 

Chelsea vs Liverpool Carabao Cup Prediction

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