A history of Chelsea v Liverpool in pictures

Chelsea host Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday.

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds travel to Stamford Bridge top of the table following a 100 per cent start to the season, while Maurizio Sarri’s Blues are just two points behind.

The London club came from behind to win 2-1 at Anfield on Wednesday when the two sides met in the Carabao Cup.

Here, we take a look back at a selection of previous encounters and memorable moments in Press Association pictures.

High Flier Bonetti
Chelsea goalkeeper Peter Bonetti saves Chelsea during the 1965 FA Cup semi-final at Villa Park, although he could not prevent Liverpool recording a 2-0 victory (PA)

Soccer – FA Cup – Third Round – Liverpool v Chelsea – Anfield
Liverpool keeper Tommy Lawrence sprawls on the line after failing to keep out Peter Osgood’s effort in Chelsea’s 2-1 FA Cup win in January 1966 (PA)

Soccer – Football League Division One – Chelsea v Liverpool – Stamford Bridge
Chelsea’s Ron ‘Chopper’ Harris tackles Liverpool’s Roger Hunt at Stamford Bridge in January 1969, a game the Reds won 2-1 (PA Photos)

Ray Wilkins
Chelsea’s Ray Wilkins, left, is unable to beat Liverpool goalkeeper Ray Clemence during a goalless draw in March 1979 (PA Photos)

Kenny Dalglish
Goalscorer Kenny Dalglish, left, and Ian Rush are all smiles after pipping Everton to the Division One title following a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge in 1986 (PA Photos)

Neil Shipperley
Neil Shipperley, pictured holding off Mark Wright, earned Chelsea’s first Premier League win over Liverpool with the only goal in September 1993 (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

Eventual FA Cup winners Chelsea celebrate after coming from two goals down to beat Liverpool 4-2 in the fourth round in January 1997 (Adam Butler/PA)

Patrik Berger
Patrik Berger completes his hat-trick in Liverpool’s 4-2 win at Anfield in October 1997 (Dave Kendall/PA)

Jamie Redknapp
Jamie Redknapp curls home a late free-kick in a 1-1 draw in October 1998, a game remembered for Liverpool defender Phil Babb’s unfortunate collision with a post (Dave Kendall/PA)

Jesper Gronkjaer
In the final game before the Roman Abramovich era, Jesper Gronkjaer ensured Chelsea a place in the Champions League at Liverpool’s expense with the decisive goal in a 2-1 success at Stamford Bridge in May 2003 (Matthew Fearn/PA)

Liverpool v Chelsea
Juan Sebastian Veron, right, scored on his league debut for Chelsea to give new owner Roman Abramovich victory at Anfield in August 2003 (Phil Noble/PA)

Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho, second left, celebrates his first trophy in English football after Chelsea beat Liverpool 3-2 in the 2005 League Cup final in Cardiff (Nick Potts/PA)

Luis Garcia
Luis Garcia’s ‘ghost goal’ decided the Champions League semi-final between the sides in 2005 as Liverpool went on to lift the trophy in Istanbul (Phil Noble/PA)

Rafael Benitez
Former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez, left, and ex-Chelsea manager Mourinho, pictured in October 2005, have a long-running rivalry dating back to clashes between the two clubs (Martin Rickett/PA)

Soccer – UEFA Champions League – Semi-Final – Second Leg – Liverpool v Chelsea – Anfield
Liverpool enjoyed another Champions League semi-final success in 2007 after Dirk Kuyt converted the decisive penalty past Petr Cech to win a dramatic shoot-out (Peter Byrne/PA)

Didier Drogba
Didier Drogba’s double put Chelsea in the 2008 Champions League final as they overcame Liverpool 4-3 on aggregate after extra-time (Peter Byrne/PA)

Soccer – UEFA Champions League – Quarter Final – Second Leg – Chelsea v Liverpool – Stamford Bridge
A thunderous free-kick from Alex, centre, was the pick of the goals during a thrilling 4-4 draw at Stamford Bridge in the 2009 Champions League quarter-final. Chelsea progressed 7-5 on aggregate (Rebecca Naden/PA)

Soccer – Barclays Premier League – Chelsea Press Conference – Fernando Torres Unveiling – Cobham Training Ground
Striker Fernando Torres, right, upset the red half of Merseyside by joining Carlo Ancelotti’s Chelsea for around £50million in January 2011 (Nick Potts/PA)

Jordan Henderson
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson, right, picked up the Premier League goal of the month award in September 2016 for his fine strike from distance at Stamford Bridge (Scott Heavey/PA)

Eden Hazard
Eden Hazard’s superb solo goal earned the Blues victory at Anfield in the midweek Carabao Cup tie (Martin Rickett/PA)

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