In the FA Cup Final, Liverpool appeared bereft of all creativity and go-forward in the first half.
Chelsea were attacking them from all sides. Liverpool couldn't get going in attack and the Blues were simply dominating in the midfield.
But after the interval and especially after Andy Carroll was introduced, Liverpool looked to have new life and finished all over Chelsea in the second half, but couldn't quite find the equalizer.
Kenny Dalglish must make sure that the Reds start with full intensity in their Premier League clash.
They will want to finish ahead of Everton, and know that Chelsea will be largely preoccupied with the Champions League—giving them every chance at success at Anfield to give the home fans a win.
Without intensity, the match may well fizzle out in to a meaningless 1-1 draw.
Yet with intensity, the Reds could not only move up in the Premier League table, but also exact their revenge on Chelsea for their recent FA Cup loss and prove that they are still a top side in the English Premier League.
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