Liverpool 12-5 to lose perfect record at Chelsea
Blues expected to succumb to defeat first
Liverpool will be looking to maintain their perfect start to the season when Southampton head to Anfield on Saturday before a critical set of fixtures for Jurgen Klopp’s free-flowing side.
The Reds have already passed a couple of significant tests with flying colours – Liverpool beat Tottenham 2-1 at Wembley before a 3-2 victory over Paris St Germain on Tuesday – but after Saints have visited Merseyside the big assignments will just keep on coming.
Liverpool welcome Chelsea, the only other team in the Premier League to have a 100 per cent record, in the EFL Cup on Wednesday before a trip to Stamford Bridge next Saturday.
Then Liverpool are away to Napoli and host Manchester City before the October international break, a rest that will surely be needed after such an intense run of fixtures.
BoyleSports offer 5-2 they don’t lose until after the City match and go 12-5 that Liverpool’s first defeat of the campaign will come in the top-of-the-table contest against Chelsea next week.
In all of the current Reds mania it is easy to forget that Chelsea are the Premier League leaders on goal difference from Liverpool, a position they will be hoping to sustain after Sunday’s tricky trip to tackle London rivals West Ham.
Betway offer 4-5 that Chelsea fail to win in the Premier League first, with Liverpool 6-4 and the tie an 11-2 shot. Despite the strong starts of their rivals Manchester City remain 8-11 title favourites.
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