That’s the decision of former Arsenal and England superstar Paul Merson, who says the Blues will get pleasure from the night kick-off.
Chelsea trip to Anfield off the again of four-zero wins over West Brom and Qarabag within the Premier League and Champions League respectively.
Liverpool, in the meantime, confirmed their defensive fragility in Tuesday evening’s cave in towards Sevilla and are 3 issues and two puts worse off than Chelsea.
Merson reckons Chelsea have the capability to place Jurgen Klopp’s aspect to the sword this weekend.
And he says the five.30pm kick-off is perfect within the wake in their midweek travel to Azerbaijan.
“They [Liverpool] might be in trouble against a Chelsea team in this form,” Merson advised the Daily Star.
“The lengthy flight again from Qarabag would possibly have an effect on them however let’s face it, that sport used to be over after 30 mins.
“Chelsea most definitely labored more difficult in coaching than they did in that sport.
“The handiest wonder used to be they left such a lot of in their best gamers on for goodbye.
“Liverpool will have had the additional leisure however the reality it’s a five.30pm kick-off is helping Chelsea they usually haven’t precisely needed to come in the course of the hardest take a look at on this planet towards Qarabag.
“If they get in the course of the early onslaught at Anfield then I fancy them to win.
“Liverpool will cause them issues however at the opposite finish I believe Chelsea will cause them mayhem.”
Chelsea can leapfrog Manchester United into 3rd within the Premier League in the event that they beat Liverpool and the Red Devils fail to take greater than some degree towards Brighton.