Football enthusiasts are in for a riveting clash as Liverpool FC faces off against Fulham on December 3 at their fortress, Anfield. The match kicks off at 7:30 PM IST.
Liverpool, currently seated at the third spot in the Premier League, will leave no stone unturned to surge ahead, while Fulham, grappling with the challenge of Anfield's fervent crowd, sits at the 14th position.
Despite the ranking difference, Marco Silva's squad is poised for a fierce battle, determined not to grant Liverpool an effortless dominance. The stage is set for a thrilling encounter in the Premier League arena.
Liverpool have scored more than 2 goals in their last 3 home games They are a very difficult side to beat at their home ground.
The betting tip is...
Liverpool to score the first goal
Of the elite teams in the English Premier League, Liverpool is the name that people anticipate. In the EPL, it is regarded as one of the big six.
Currently leading their scoring is Mohammed Salah, the magician from Egypt. He has scored ten goals and contributed six assists thus far. Darwin Nunez has followed in his footsteps, contributing four assists and four goals. He received a lot of criticism at first, but it appears he is returning to his former form.
Liverpool invested in adding quality players to the team, and these players—Luis Diaz, Coady Gakpo, Alexis Mac Allister, and Dominik Sbozoszalai—have shown promise. With the tactical master class of Jurgen Klopp, who is one of the elite managers, Liverpool can dominate the upcoming games and reclaim their space in UCL.
We don't expect any major changes in Liverpool's lineup.
Predicted Lineup: Caomihin Keller, Virgil Van Dijk, Joel Matip, Trent Alexander Arnold, Kostas Tsimikas, Curtis Jones, Alexis Mac Allister, Dominik Szoboszalai, Diogo Jota, Darwin Nunez, Mohammed Salah
In the English Premier League, Fulham is ranked fourteenth. They have four wins, six losses, and three draws for a total of fifteen points. They have made 13 goals and conceded 22.
Willian leads the team in goals scored with three, followed by Bobby De Cordova-Reid and Joao Palhinha, who each have two goals. With two assists, Antoniee Robinson leads the team in assists so far. Adama Traore's absence from Fulham's attacking lineup appears to be felt.
Moreover, Fulham is not playing at its best. In their last five games, they have lost three, drawn one, and won one. Marco Silva and his team must perform to the best of their abilities to make their season worthwhile. Despite the injuries, it's imperative to use the squad depth to its fullest potential and start the best players.
Adama Traore won't be playing for Fulham, as he's still injured.
Predicted Lineup: Marek Rodak, Timothy Castagne, Calvin Bassey, Tim Ream, Antoniee Robinson, Joao Palhinha, Alex Iwobi, Harrison Reed, Andreas Peiera, Willian, Raul Giminez
Witnessing Liverpool strategically integrating young and seasoned midfield talents like Dominik Szoboszalai, Ryan Gravenberch, and Alexis Mac Allister is truly captivating.
Their inclusion has provided essential stability to the midfield, compensating for Thiago's injury and Jordan Henderson's departure. However, there's room for improvement in both offensive and defensive aspects.
Fulham faces the challenge of elevating their offensive prowess to thwart Liverpool's dominance. The historical face-to-face matchups reveal a balanced rivalry, with Liverpool securing two victories, Fulham matching with two, and one encounter concluding in a draw.
As the teams prepare for their upcoming clash, the dynamics of this encounter promise an intriguing battle between two formidable sides