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Chelsea logo
EFL Cup | Final
Feb 25, 2024 at 3pm UK
Stamford Bridge
Liverpool logo

Chelsea
0 - 1
Liverpool


Chilwell (45+3'), Palmer (120+2')
FT
(aet)
van Dijk (118')
Bradley (45+3'), Mac Allister (81'), Konate (82'), McConnell (107'), Gomez (120+3')

The Match

Match Report

Virgil van Dijk scores an 118th-minute winner as Liverpool record a 1-0 victory over Chelsea to win the 2024 EFL Cup.

Team News

Sports Mole rounds up all of the latest injury and suspension news ahead of Sunday's EFL Cup clash between Chelsea and Liverpool.

Preview

Sports Mole previews Sunday's EFL Cup clash between Chelsea and Liverpool, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Predicted Lineups

Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at how Liverpool could line up for Sunday's EFL Cup final against Chelsea.

Injuries & Suspensions

Sports Mole rounds up all of Liverpool's latest injury and suspension news ahead of Sunday's EFL Cup final with Chelsea.

Form, Standings, Stats

Last Game: Man City 1-1 Chelsea
Saturday, February 17 at 5.30pm in Premier League
Last Game: Liverpool 4-1 Luton
Wednesday, February 21 at 7.30pm in Premier League

Data Analysis

Our analysis of all available data, including recent performances and player stats up until an hour before kickoff, suggested the most likely outcome of this match was a Chelsea win with a probability of 42.38%. A win for Liverpool had a probability of 34.16% and a draw had a probability of 23.5%.

The most likely scoreline for a Chelsea win was 2-1 with a probability of 8.84%. The next most likely scorelines for that outcome were 1-0 (7.08%) and 2-0 (5.94%). The likeliest Liverpool win was 1-2 (7.83%), while for a drawn scoreline it was 1-1 (10.53%).

Result
ChelseaDrawLiverpool
42.38% (0.030999999999999 0.03) 23.46% (0.0030000000000001 0) 34.16% (-0.034999999999997 -0.03)
Both teams to score 62.95% (-0.021999999999998 -0.02)
Goals
Over 2.5Under 2.5
61.29% (-0.024999999999999 -0.02)38.71% (0.025000000000006 0.03)
Over 3.5Under 3.5
38.98% (-0.027000000000001 -0.03)61.02% (0.028000000000006 0.03)
Chelsea Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
81.34% (0.0030000000000001 0)18.66% (-0.0030000000000001 -0)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
50.01% (0.0040000000000049 0)49.99% (-0.0050000000000026 -0.01)
Liverpool Goals
Over 0.5Under 0.5
77.39% (-0.030000000000001 -0.03)22.61% (0.030000000000001 0.03)
Over 1.5Under 1.5
43.78% (-0.046999999999997 -0.05)56.22% (0.046999999999997 0.05)
Score Analysis
    Chelsea 42.38%
    Liverpool 34.16%
    Draw 23.46%
ChelseaDrawLiverpool
2-1 @ 8.84% (0.0050000000000008 0.01)
1-0 @ 7.08% (0.0089999999999995 0.01)
2-0 @ 5.94% (0.008 0.01)
3-1 @ 4.95% (0.0030000000000001 0)
3-2 @ 3.68% (-0.00099999999999989 -0)
3-0 @ 3.33% (0.0049999999999999 0)
4-1 @ 2.08% (0.0020000000000002 0)
4-2 @ 1.54% (-0.0010000000000001 -0)
4-0 @ 1.4% (0.002 0)
Other @ 3.55%
Total : 42.38%
1-1 @ 10.53% (0.0099999999999998 0.01)
2-2 @ 6.57% (-0.0030000000000001 -0)
0-0 @ 4.22% (0.0049999999999999 0)
3-3 @ 1.82% (-0.002 -0)
Other @ 0.31%
Total : 23.46%
1-2 @ 7.83% (-0.0040000000000004 -0)
0-1 @ 6.27% (0.0019999999999998 0)
0-2 @ 4.66% (-0.0030000000000001 -0)
1-3 @ 3.88% (-0.0050000000000003 -0.01)
2-3 @ 3.26% (-0.0049999999999999 -0)
0-3 @ 2.31% (-0.0030000000000001 -0)
1-4 @ 1.44% (-0.0029999999999999 -0)
2-4 @ 1.21% (-0.0029999999999999 -0)
Other @ 3.29%
Total : 34.16%

How you voted: Chelsea vs Liverpool

Chelsea
25.6%
Draw
10.7%
Liverpool
63.6%
503
Head to Head
Jan 31, 2024 8.15pm
Gameweek 22
Liverpool
4-1
Chelsea
Jota (23'), Bradley (39'), Szoboszlai (65'), Diaz (79')
Nunez (47'), Konate (76')
Nkunku (71')
Caicedo (11'), Fernandez (33'), Chilwell (35'), Disasi (41')
Aug 13, 2023 4.30pm
Gameweek 1
Chelsea
1-1
Liverpool
Disasi (37')
Chukwuemeka (4'), Fernandez (32'), Jackson (85')
Diaz (18')
Jota (32'), Alexander-Arnold (68'), Mac Allister (89')
Apr 4, 2023 8pm
Jan 21, 2023 12.30pm
May 14, 2022 4.45pm
Final
Chelsea
0-0
Liverpool
Liverpool win 6-5 on penalties
James (77')
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