Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Injuries and Suspension List

Liverpool will be looking to find their first EPL win of the season against crystal palace amid a few injuries in the squad.

Source: CaughtOffside

Liverpool will be looking to find their first EPL win of this season against Crystal Palace amid a few injuries in the squad.

Liverpool will be looking to record their first Premier League victory of the 2022–23 campaign when they host Crystal Palace at Anfield on Monday night.

Aleksandar Mitrovic’s header and penalty against Fulham sent the Reds two goals behind. This was until Darwin Nunez, and Mohamed Salah went on to level the score.

Now, Jurgen Klopp’s team travels back to familiar surroundings in an effort to make up for last weekend’s mistakes. They go up against a Palace team whose first match went in a 2-0 loss to Arsenal.

Before the match against the Eagles, here are the most recent injury and suspension updates for Liverpool.

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Injuries

Thiago Alcantara

Status: Out
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: September 18 (vs. Chelsea)

Due to the unfortunate Thiago Alcantara’s major hamstring injury sustained in the weekend’s tie with Fulham, the Spaniard may now be out for up to six weeks.

Diogo Jota

Status: Out
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: August 22 (vs. Manchester United)

Diogo Jota also had a recurrence of a preseason hamstring injury. But there is optimism that the Portuguese forward will be able to play before the end of the month.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Status: Out
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: Unknown

The Anfield squad also lacks Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain due to a hamstring injury. And the former Arsenal player will be out for at least a few more weeks.

Ibrahima Konate

Status: Out
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: Unknown

Due to a knee injury, he got in a preseason match against Strasbourg, Ibrahima Konate was unable to play against Fulham. And Klopp knows that the Frenchman will be out for “a while.”

Naby Keita

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Illness
Possible return date: August 15 (vs. Crystal Palace)

Klopp is sure that Naby Keita will be ready for selection on Monday. This despite that the Guinean international was unable to recover from an illness in time to face Fulham.

Curtis Jones

Status: Out
Type of injury: Calf
Possible return date: August 27 (vs. Bournemouth)

Curtis Jones completes Liverpool’s midfield injury list as he nurses a calf complaint. And the Englishman will spend at least another couple of weeks in the treatment room.

Caoimhin Kelleher

Status: Out
Type of injury: Groin
Possible return date: August 22 (vs. Manchester United)

Caoimhin Kelleher’s groin issue won’t go away in time for him to be ready on Monday. But there’s a chance the Irish goalkeeper might be able to play for the team the following week when they travel to Old Trafford.

Kostas Tsimikas

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Knock
Possible return date: August 15 (vs. Crystal Palace)

Kostas Tsimikas’ injury kept him from participating in the match against Fulham because it was serious enough. But there is a potential that the left-back may try to make the bench on Monday.

Joel Matip

Status: Major doubt
Type of injury: Groin
Possible return date: August 15 (vs. Crystal Palace)

It’s unclear if Joel Matip would be given consideration for a spot here after reports on Friday night said he was questionable for the game against Palace owing to a groin issue.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.