Welcome to the Evening Standard’s FA Cup match coverage of Chelsea vs Liverpool LIVE.

Frank Lampard and Jurgen Klopp face off at Stamford Bridge with a place in the quarter-finals at stake.

Kick-off: 7:45pm GMT – follow all the latest action LIVE!

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Team news and starting lineups

Chelsea: Kepa Arrizabalaga returns after being dropped for the last six matches.

Lampard employed a back four in their two previous meetings with Jurgen Klopp’s side this season, and does so again here,


Meanwhile, Andreas Christensen (knock), N’Golo Kante (adductor), Tammy Abraham (ankle), Christian Pulisic (adductor) and Callum Hudson-Odoi (hamstring).

Chelsea XI: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Zouma, Alonso, Gilmour, Kovacic, Barkley, Willian, Giroud, Pedro

Subs: Caballero, Tomori, James, Jorginho, Mount, Anjorin, Batshuayi

Liverpool: Sadio Mane, Adrian, Andy Robertson and Virgil va Dijk all start in a surprisingly strong lineup from Klopp.

Liverpool XI: Adrian, Williams, Van Dijk, Gomez, Robertson, Fabinho, Lallana, Jones, Minamino, Mane, Origi

Subs: Lonergan, Matip, Chirivella, Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Firmino, Salah​

Where to watch the match

TV channel: The match will be televised live for free on BBC One.

Live stream: Viewers with a valid TV licence will be able to stream the match for free online via the BBC iPlayer.

Prediction: Chelsea 1-1 Liverpool – penalty shootout

Expect a tight contest with little to separate the sides – a shootout could well be on the cards.


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