Premier league arch rivals Liverpool and Chelsea will be looking to start their International Champions Cup campaign on high when they face off each other. The match is scheduled on Wednesday July 27, 2016 on 20:00 EDT at Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA in the USA/Europe leg of International Champions Cup.
Chelsea will come into the match as the overwhelming favorites as they enjoyed a stupendous start to the pre season under their new boss Antonio Conte but the Reds will be looking to spoil the Blues rise from the poor Campaign last year. This will be not a walk in the park for Chelsea as they will face a quality opposition this time.
Liverpool vs Chelsea International Champions Cup 2016 TEAM NEWS
Chelsea Team – Thibaut Courtois, Asmir Begović, Jamal Blackman, Nathan Baxter, John Terry, Branislav Ivanovic, Gary Cahill, César Azpilicueta, Kurt Zouma, Baba Rahman, Ola Aina, Matt Miazga, Michael Hector, Fikayo Tomori, Nemanja Matić, Cesc Fàbregas, Oscar, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Nathaniel Chalobah, Eden Hazard, Willian, Pedro, Diego Costa, Loïc Rémy, Michy Batshuayi, Bertrand Traoré, Kenedy, Victor Moses, Juan Cuadrado, Tammy Abraham
Manager – Antonio Conte.
The 30 man squad of Chelsea looks very strong on the cards blessed with the services of some star players. Conte can test the preparations of some of his team’s star players like Hazard and Costa.
Liverpool Team – Simon Mignolet, Andre Wisdom, Lucas Leiva, Emre Can, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, Lazar Markovic, Philippe Coutinho and Daniel Sturridge, Nathaniel Clyne, Joe Gomez, Alberto Moreno, James Milner, Danny Ings and, Joel Matip, Loris Karius, Marko Grujic and Georginio Wijnaldum.
Manager – Jurgen Klopp
The Liverpool comes with some very young players and they have also bought their latest additons on the US tour. Joel Matip is likely to miss the match and Loris Karius can be handed an opportunity to showcase his talents against Chelsea.
Mamadou Sakho sent back
In as series of controversial issues, the reds management has sent French defender Sakho home after some behavioral issues. The French defender joined Liverpool After being cleared of the Doping charges.
Chelsea on cards looks better than Liverpool, who has mix of youth in their team. The news signings from both the teams will be looking to impress their new boss.
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