Liverpool are 11 points behind their third-placed opponents with a game in hand, but the Reds boss will not concede just yet that his injury-hit side cannot overhaul them.
He said: "This game will be the key to whether we can catch Chelsea. We will see afterwards. For us it is the test."
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