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Liverpool vs Chelsea – Premier League: Live score, lineups and updates

Liverpool welcome Chelsea to Anfield for their final home game of the season as Jurgen Klopp’s men get ready to lift the Premier League trophy after ending their 30-year wait to become champions.

The Reds will be hoping for a double celebration this evening with a win over the Blues that will ensure they finish the league campaign unbeaten at home.

Meanwhile, Frank Lampard’s men will try to continue the winning momentum from their FA Cup semi-final victory last weekend as they look to get the three points that would secure a Champions League finish.

Sportsmail’s MAX WINTERS will provide live Premier League coverage of Liverpool vs Chelsea including score, lineups and build-up. 

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Naby Keita replaces Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain as the one change from the defeat at Arsenal for Liverpool’s Premier League trophy party.

A fit-again James Milner has been named on the bench, as is Adam Lallana – a personal reward for the final home match of the season from manager Jurgen Klopp with the midfielder set to leave the club at the end of the season.

Chelsea, looking to secure Champions League qualification, also make one change from their victorious FA Cup semi-final with Kepa Arrizabalaga replacing goalkeeper Willy Caballero.

ADRIAN KAJUMBA: Chelsea need one more win from their final two games to guarantee the Champions League football their staying power deserves.

They have been in the top four since October, defying the pre-season doubts to force themselves into the Champions League picture and remain there.

Though in Liverpool and then Wolves on the final day the Blues have not been handed the most straightforward of matches to claim the points they need.

Their last game and Liverpool’s, though, will have offered some encouragement.

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The players are all at Anfield now with just under an hour until kick off. Chelsea stars were pictured in conversation on the turf while Jurgen Klopp looked happy as he underwent his pre-match media duties on the touchline.

Here’s tonight’s 11 for #LIVCHE! 👊 pic.twitter.com/Qm6oHuA6qd

Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Keita, Salah, Firmino, Mane.

Liverpool and local officials have been pleading with fans to stay away from Anfield this evening due to the strict regulations in place.

But it seems a few have come out to support Jurgen Klopp’s team and provided them with a rousing reception as the team bus made its way into the belly of the stadium.

Kick off is at 8:15pm so team news should be out in 10 minutes or so.

Hello and welcome to Sportsmail’s live coverage of the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield.

It is the day Liverpool fans have been waiting 30 years for as the Reds will finally get their hands on the Premier League trophy at full time, almost a month after they were crowned champions.

Chelsea will be out to spoil the party though and are in desperate need of a victory themselves in the race to secure Champions League qualification.

It promises to be a fascinating night at Anfield so stick with us for all the action.

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