Premier League 2021-22: Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Match Preview

Premier League 2021-22: Liverpool vs Crystal Palace Match Preview

Back from the European nights to Premier League afternoons, Liverpool welcomes Crystal Palace at Anfield on Saturday after competing in an enthralling contest against AC Milan on Wednesday.

The former Premier League champions will be looking forward to carrying on their winning momentum. Meanwhile, the Eagles will be eyeing for yet another impressive victory as they did last week by defeating Tottenham by 3-0.

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Match Preview

The Reds will be coming into this match from an impressive 3-2 win over AC Milan during the mid-week. Moreover, Jurgen Klopp’s side have started their 2021-22 campaign on high notes. Winning 4 out of their last 5 fixtures, Liverpool are sitting at the apex of the Premier League table alongside Manchester United and Chelsea.

Adding on, the Reds have won their previous 8 meetings with Palace in the Premier League. Moreover, Liverpool are having the longest current league unbeaten run in the top 4 tiers of English football. Being undefeated in the 14 league games, Liverpool are having an impressive run yet again after recovering from an injury crisis.

Meanwhile, Palace will be high on their confidence levels coming into this match following their first win this season. However, they have failed to get anything in their last four visits to Anfield.

While the Merseyside is looking dangerous going forward. Thus, the Reds have more shots than any other side in the Premier League this season (100).

It could be a goal feast for Liverpool as they have scored 24 goals and conceded just 5 in their last 8 meets with Palace.

Team News

The Reds have confirmed that their young prodigy has undergone ankle surgery successfully earlier in this week. Thus, with the inclusion of Harvey Elliott, Liverpool’s injury list is prolonged to 3 players. As Roberto Firmino and Neco Williams will also be missing out concerning their respective injuries.

Apart from this, there are no more injury concerns for Liverpool. While the new signing Ibrahima Konate still waits for his opportunity. Thus, Jurgen Klopp will be having a lot of options to choose from this weekend.

Moreover, we will have to wait and see if their will be any surprise inclusions just like the mid-week.

Liverpool probable starting lineup:

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Matip, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Thiago; Salah, Jota, Mane.

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Prediction

Looking at the current form of the Reds it could be a walk in the park for Liverpool. Thus, it could end up as Liverpool 3-0 Crystal Palace at Anfield.

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