Carabao Cup Finals: Jota, Kovacic and The List of Players Injured Ahead of Carabao Cup finals.



Chelsea play Liverpool for the first domestic trophy of the season in England on Sunday at Wembley stadium.

Both teams dispatched Tottenham and Arsenal respectively to reach the finals of the campaign. However, the teams have a dilemma at hand, key players of their respective squads are injured for this match which indicates that having the game to change often times in the match might be in a low end.

Both teams have met twice this season with both Chelsea and Liverpool drawing hoping that this time they will win it.

Liverpool are without both Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino, while Chelsea are without Reece James, Ziyech, Mateo Kovacic and Mason Mount ahead of the fixture.

Although both teams could see their key players feature in the final of they recover quickly, but it might be a tough call.

Diogo Jota

The 25 year old Liverpool striker have been immense for Liverpool. He filled in the space of Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah when they were away for the AFCON tournament.

His goals against Arsenal were okay to see Liverpool go through in the semi finals.

Roberto Firmino

Despite falling short of expectations this year, the Brazilian have not failed to impress. His goal against Inter Milan showed that he still has a lot in his game.

Reece James



The blues right back has been sidelines for a while and it is disturbing. The right back, was instrumental to Chelsea staying at the top of the table earlier in this.

Mateo Kovacic



The former Real Madrid man has proven himself in Chelsea and has made himself an irreplaceable player in the midfield. His displays recently, shows that he can be counted upon when reached out too.

Hakim Ziyech

The Moroccan has shown that he can play through the flanks and has been a handful in the league this season. His injury obtained from the match against Lille is a blow for Chelsea.


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