Chelsea vs Liverpool
Chelsea will be hoping to beat Liverpool even though they have already won the Premier League titleReuters

Newly crowned English champions Chelsea take on Liverpool at Stamford Bridge as the look to get maximum points from their remaining Premier League fixtures.

The Blues ended their five-year-long wait for the Premier League crown as they wrapped up the title race, following their narrow 1-0 win over Crystal Palace last weekend.

The Blues have been truly excellent this season, remaining unbeaten in their first 14 Premier League fixtures (11 wins and three draws), before finally losing to Newcastle United in December.

Chelsea momentarily lost their focus towards the end of 2014 as Manchester City nearly caught them in January.

However, the Blues again managed to reopen a formidable lead at the top of the Premier League after City's form began dropping in 2015.

Now Chelsea will be a little relaxed as they have already managed to secure the Premier League title, with Liverpool set to give them the traditional guard of honour.

And Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says his side will be accepting the guard of honour with the same respect that Liverpool will be giving it with.

"Liverpool is a giant club and if they want to do that, my players are going to accept that with the same respect as Liverpool have by wanting to do it," the Portuguese told Chelsea's official website.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will be playing his final game at Stamford Bridge on Sunday and Mourinho took time to shower the midfielder with praises, insisting that the 34-year-old is one of his favourite enemies.

"It is my time to honour Steven Gerrard and to say that because of opponents like him, I am the manager I am," he added.

"Steven Gerrard is one of my favourite enemies, with all the good feeling I can express with that word in football. To try to stop him has been very difficult."

"I tried to bring him to Chelsea, Inter and Real Madrid but he is always a dear enemy. I want to honour him and I hope Stamford Bridge has the same feeling I have - that we need people like him as opponents."

Meanwhile, Liverpool will have more than just sentiments on their minds as they are still fighting to secure a place in next season's Champions League.

Manchester United's victory against Crystal Palace on Saturday means that the Reds are now seven points behind Louis van Gaal's men, who are currently fourth in the Premier League.

Victory against Chelsea would reduce the deficit to four points, but getting three points at Stamford Bridge would certainly be a very difficult task considering the Blues have not been beaten at home this season.

And Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel, despite admitting that Sunday's clash against Chelsea will be very difficult, insists that his side will be trying their best to win.

"It'll be the same as any other game for them and that's why it is not going to be easy. It's also Liverpool against Chelsea, which are always massive games. There is a big rivalry between the teams, so it'll be a good game," Skrtel told Liverpool's official website.

"We will go there, try to beat them and get the three points. We need the points, that's the main thing, but it'll be difficult - it'll be a hard game as always against Chelsea, but we're confident."

Expected Line-ups:

Chelsea: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Fabregas, Matic; Willian, Cuadrado, Hazard; Remy

Liverpool: Mignolet; Can, Skrtel, Lovren, Johnson; Gerrard, Allen, Henderson; Sterling, Coutinho, Ibe

Where to Watch Live

The EPL match is scheduled for 4pm BST (8:30pm IST, 11am EDT), starting with live coverage in India on Star Sports 4 and Star Sports 4 HD in India. The game can also be watched via live streaming online in India on

Catch the action live in UK live on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 1 HD. Viewers can also watch the game online via live streaming on Sky GO. Catch the game live in the US on NBCSN; the action can also be live streamed online on NBC Sports Extra.

Audiences in the Middle East and North Africa can watch the game via live streaming online on Bein Sports Connect, while South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa viewers can do the same on SuperSport online. Australia viewers can watch the game on Fox Sports and live stream it on Fox Sports On Demand.

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