It's usually a major game when Liverpool and Chelsea compete against one another.

frequently in reference to the championship race or the top-four contest

But it's hardly ever referred to be a mid-table matchup.

That is exactly what will happen on Saturday at Anfield.

During the midway point of the Premier League season, both teams have drastically underperformed.

Recently, neither of these two teams has been in the greatest of sorts.

and are in critical need of the victory as they both aim to compete for spots in the top four in the second half of the season.

For example, the Reds enter this match in ninth place on the table.

Chelsea and you are tied on points, but Chelsea has the game in hand.

They are 10 points behind Newcastle for the last Champions League position, which is more significant.

They recently were on the verge of attaining a quadruple, thus their fall from grace has been dramatic.

In their most recent game, Liverpool was able to win to go back on the winning track.

a 1-0 victory against Wolves in their Wednesday night FA Cup Third Round rematch.

When Chelsea pays a visit to a boisterous Anfield this weekend, Jurgen Klopp will be hoping it will give his team some confidence back.