Liverpool v Chelsea: UEFA Super Cup Tips & Betting Preview

It will seem awfully early in the time to be considering European soccer (unless you’re a Wolves fan), but Liverpool’s face-off together with Chelsea in the UEFA Super Cup has a great feel to it an interesting curtain-raiser into the continental football season.
Champions League champions Liverpool really much picked up from where they left off campaign, placing newly-promoted Norwich to the sword in the Premier League opener. Chelsea, that of course maintained the Europa League title, were very far on the receiving end of a demolition project at Old Trafford, in what was a serious regarding opening display for Frank Lampard to digest. The barefaced stats look OK as far as Chelsea are worried, but a 2.18-1.33 xG deficit tells a more damning narrative; Chelsea had lots of efforts, but David de Gea was seldom stretched. ??
It ought to be pretty fascinating on Wednesday, however, the outcome is beyond any doubt in my opinion; Chelsea defended badly against Manchester United, and while they did endanger the hosts early on, it’s not sufficient to convince me they’ll lay much of a glove on Jurgen Klopp’s men.
There are simply not enough aims within this Chelsea side. Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud will not cut the mustard at a top six centre-forward needs to, although the loss of Eden Hazard will even have some time to get over.
You know exactly what you get with Liverpool at this point, and it is going to be a lot for Chelsea.
In 17/10, Liverpool to acquire using a -1 disability looks a very good bet. The final meeting between those two ended 2-0 in the Reds’ favour, and Liverpool look so much more powerful in most sections than Wednesday’s adversaries. ??
We were treated to our talk of VAR-fuelled controversy in Europe last year, and with UEFA’s interpretation of what constitutes a punishment being much stricter than the Premier League’s, I am backing a spot-kick to be awarded.
We saw Chelsea concede a penalty against Manchester United this weekend–Kurt Zouma the guilty party–and considering only three sides received more penalties from the Premier League than Liverpool last year, I would suggest the probabilities of the referee pointing to the spot are rather high, particularly since it is a cup final (or types ).
Needless to Say, Chelsea could also win a punishment, but in Any Event, it’s not outlandish believe VAR will take centre stage. ??
I have gone a little rogue on this previous tip, but it is for Virgil Van Dijk to score .
Hear me out here…
Although his goalscoring record at the early part of his Liverpool career was strangely paltry for a person of such stature, VVD has now scored seven goals in his last 23 looks for club and country, which can be a very solid return from centre-back.
Needless to say, Liverpool have a whole number of players that will (and probably will) score on Wednesday, but Van Dijk has opened his account for the season with a goal from Norwich, and 25/1 for the Dutchman to get the web against what looks like a pretty porous Chelsea is probably worth a nibble.

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