Expect drama at the top and bottom of the Premier League table on Matchday 21.
Title favourites Arsenal entertain Manchester United in a meeting of old foes and West Ham will look to distance themselves from Frank Lampard’s Everton when they welcome the Toffees to the London Stadium.
Bournemouth host Nottingham Forest in another crucial fixture while Liverpool and Chelsea meet at Anfield both eager to kick-start their seasons.
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Liverpool have lost just two of their last 15 Premier League matches against Chelsea (W6 D7), although one of those was at Anfield in March 2021. The home team has won just three of the last 17 Premier League games between Liverpool and Chelsea (D7 L7), though two of those have come at Anfield (2-0 in April 2019, 5-3 in July 2020).
Liverpool have lost both of their league games in 2023 so far, going down 3-1 at Brentford and 3-0 at Brighton & Hove Albion. They have not lost their first three league matches in a calendar year since 1953.
Chelsea have won just two of their last 10 Premier League games (D3 L5), though they did beat Crystal Palace 1-0 last time out. Away from home, the Blues are winless in five Premier League games (D2 L3), their longest run since September to December 2015 (7).
Liverpool have conceded at least once in each of their last eight Premier League games, last doing so in nine in a row between May and October 2016. They have shipped three goals in each of their last two league games, last shipping 3+ in three in a row in the top-flight in December 1953.
Excluding own goals, 10 of Liverpool’s last 11 goals at Anfield in all competitions have been scored by either Darwin Nunez or Mohamed Salah (5 each). Between them, the pair had scored just one of the Reds’ first 16 home goals this term (excluding own goals)