Liverpool vs. Wolverhampton Match preview
English Premier League continues this Sunday when Liverpool host Wolves at Anfield in a late encounter. The Reds are second on the log despite experiencing a number of injuries and illnesses.
Liverpool is coming off Champions League’s duty where they defeated Ajax 1-0 at home ground, while Wolves grabbed a 2-1 win away to Arsenal.
The Blades are 5th placed in the League table standings if they win against the host, they can be temporary 2nd placed.
Wolves are just too big to ignore; they can end Liverpool’s club record unbeaten run at home.
- Liverpool has featured in ten EPL matches this season, won six times, drawn three times, and lost a single game.
- The Reds have registered six clean-sheets in the last eight matches in all competitions.
- Wolves have registered three clean-sheets in the last ten matches in all competitions this season.
- The Blades have featured in ten EPL matches this season winning five times, drawn twice, and lost three times.
- Liverpool has won five in the last six home matches in all competitions this season.
- Wolves have won twice out of four away matches in EPL this season.
Liverpool vs. Wolverhampton Head to Head
Wolves have won against Liverpool in FA encounters; 2017 won 2-1 away to the Reds and in 2019 won 2-1 as the host.
The last encounter Liverpool grabbed a 2-1 victory over the Blades in Premier League January this year.
Liverpool Team News
Alisson is on the sidelines for two weeks with a hamstring injury and Caoimhin Kelleher is likely to maintain his place in the side after he is selected in the midweek.
Virgil van Dijk will be missing in Reds clash for the remainder of the season after he underwent knee surgery.
Naby Keita is nursing a hamstring injury that he picked during their win against Leicester City and he is likely to miss a fourth consecutive game on Sunday.
Thiago Alcantara injury has become serious that was thought to be and Klopp confirmed last week that he is in a race against time to be fit again before Christmas.
James Milner is also likely to miss the clash; the utility player suffered a hamstring injury during their match against Brighton & Hove Albion last Saturday.
Joe Gomez is likely to miss the better of the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury while away on international duty.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is still recovering from a knee injury and may be returned to the action but not on this one for Sunday; this is according to the Reds boss.
Wolverhampton Team News
Raul Jimenez is still sidelined after fracturing his skull in a horror collision with Arsenal’s David Luiz on Monday. Wolves have no perfect replacement for Jimenez after selling Diogo Jota to Liverpool in the summer.
Liverpool vs. Wolverhampton Prediction
Despite Liverpool being hampered by illness and injuries they are showing real grit in the midst of their problems and demonstrated enthusiasm again in midweek in the Champions League 1-0 against Ajax their ability to record similar results at home. Wolves 2-1 defeat to Arsenal away may have created some confidence, but the Reds are a different approach entirely.
Goals- Over 2.5
These two teams have occasionally produced more than two goals in their previous encounter; therefore chances of scoring less than two goals are likely to be on the scoreboard.
We expect goals to be produced in this match therefore over 2.5 markets ascertained by our pundits
Betway is backing the goals with 1.74 while 1XBet is placing odds at 1.80.
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