Hazard warns Liverpool that 'Chelsea can beat anyone.'

Hazard and Berbatov

Hazard and Berbatov

Liverpool are under pressure as they bid to end a 29-year wait for an English league trophy but can help themselves by embracing the challenge in the home stretch of the campaign, Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has said.

"The way we play now, after six years at the club, is completely different to what it was then", said the Belgium worldwide, who will watch this weekend's game from the substitutes' bench having been deposed by Alisson Becker this season.

I go back to a game between Liverpool and Chelsea a couple of years back that finished 2-2 and Hazard turned in a performance that was one of the best I have ever seen at Anfield.

"But they are still fighting for a top-four spot, Chelsea are a great team, regardless of who they may have lost to recently".

City's desperation to win the Champions League means they can not go out against Tottenham on home soil on Wednesday night, so it wouldn't surprise me if Guardiola holds a few of his ace cards back at Selhurst Park today with that game in mind. But we are Chelsea, we can beat anyone.

Asked how he plans to stop the brilliant Belgian this weekend, Klopp joked: "We will take 13 players, and two will play only against Eden".

"The best way to try to make sure that he can not shine is to avoid passes to him", he added.

Arsenal have the kindest remaining fixtures out of the other candidates, as they do not play any of the "big six" in the run-in. I hope we can do our best, achieve our goals, and that I can continue helping my team.

"I like footballers like this".

"It's not easy, because when he has the ball it's already too late". You try to read the game, read the passes, but in the end, in a one versus one situation you can not defend him.

If you're hoping to see Joe Gomez play for Liverpool again this season you may be left disappointed, with Jurgen Klopp describing the situation as "very hard".

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