Normal for title-chasing Liverpool to feel heat - Chelsea's Sarri

Normal for title-chasing Liverpool to feel heat - Chelsea's Sarri

However, the Blues have also found a little bit of form of late - which largely coincides with the introduction of English dream team Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi to the side.

Sunday's visit of Chelsea, nearly exactly five years since Jose Mourinho's team derailed the Reds' title bid with a 2-0 win at Anfield, has resulted in parallels being drawn with the last time the Merseysiders were in contention for the Premier League.

Liverpool go into Sunday's match against Chelsea at Anfield with their greatest chance of winning the league since that 2013/14 season. Veteran star James Milner drops out to the bench.

Mo Salah was a member of the Chelsea team that day.

Liverpool led Manchester City by two points heading into their respective fixtures against Chelsea and Crystal Palace.

Every game is a mini-Cup Final for Liverpool and Manchester City in what has developed into a thrilling race for the Premier League title and today's action has the potential to be pivotal in where this story ends.

It's a busy Sunday where the Reds will aim to not overlook this important match ahead of a midweek trip to Porto in the Champions League quarterfinals.

With Liverpool keeping pace at the top, Man City can't afford a slip on on the road, but Roy Hodgson and his side will be hoping to pick up at least a point at Selhurst Park. Could Crystal Palace secure six points over the title-favorites? You try to read the game, read the passes, but in the end, in a one-vs-one situation, you can not defend him.

Meanwhile for Man City, Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane could inject some freshness back into the squad after sitting out the past couple of games.

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