Premier League champions Liverpool welcome Chelsea to Anfield on Wednesday night, with the Blues still chasing a top 4 spot.
For the hosts, they will get their hands on the Premier League trophy for the very first time, having ended their 30 year wait for a top flight title last month.
The Reds’ achievement could have been sweeter had they broken Manchester City’s 100 point record, but Jurgen Klopp’s side can now only amass 99 points should they win their remaining two fixtures.
Chelsea will travel to Anfield looking to spoil the party, knowing that a win is paramount for their own Champions League ambitions this season.
The Blues harbour 3rd spot going in to Wednesday’s action, and could kick off against Liverpool in 4th position should Manchester United leapfrog them by beating West Ham earlier in the day.
Frank Lampard’s side will be buoyed after beating United at Wembley on Sunday in the FA Cup semi final, meaning Chelsea will now face Arsenal on August 1.
However, despite having just 3 games left of the season, Lampard could still end the campaign empty handed should results not go his way.
In regards to team news, Liverpool have been without veteran midfielder James Milner in recent weeks due to a hamstring strain, but the 34-year-old could be amongst the substitutes versus Chelsea.
Reds skipper Jordan Henderson won’t feature on the pitch at Anfield as he continues to nurse a knock, but as Liverpool’s captain, he will be involved in the trophy lift post-match.
Defender Joel Matip is sidelined for the rest of the campaign with a foot injury.
For Chelsea, talented teenager Billy Gilmour misses out with a long-term knee issue, and the ubiquitous N’Golo Kante is unavailable due to a hamstring strain.
Lampard is expected to continue with Olivier Giroud leading the line, but does have Tammy Abraham waiting in the wings should he want to freshen things up.
Liverpool v Chelsea at Anfield is an 8.15pm kick off on Wednesday, July 21.