Liverpool continues their quest to reclaim the top position in the Premier League when they host Aston Villa at Anfield on Saturday evening.
LIVERPOOL RESULTS, STATS, SQUAD
Liverpool is a joy to watch in the premier league. They have lost just one game in all competitions this season. After a dramatic 94th-minute winner against Wolves in their last Premier League outing, Jurgen Klopp ran out 2-1 winners over AC Milan at the San Siro despite making wholesome changes to his team. They are currently the only English side to win every group stage match in a champions league season. Liverpool has scored 2+ goals in all but one game in all competitions this season. Jurgen Klopp’s side has led at HT on ten occasions this Premier League campaign. Liverpool has scored 44 league goals so far – the highest in Europe. Harvey Elliott, Roberto Firmino, and Curtis Jones are still sidelined with injuries. Naby Keita and Joe Gomez returned to the pitch against AC Milan but will start from the bench. Divock Origi will battle Diogo Jota for a place in the middle of the attack after goals against Wolves and AC Milan
ASTON VILLA RESULTS, STATS, SQUAD
Liverpool’s third-highest appearance maker Steven Gerrard returns to Anfield manager of Aston Villa. He has won three of his first four Premier League games – doubling the club’s win tally from the first 11 games of the 2021-22 premier league season. They currently sit 15th in the premier league table with 19 points and are now five points off European places. The ‘Villains have lost their last three premier league trips to Anfield and have won just two away games this season. Attacking duo Leon Bailey and Bertrand Traore are ruled out with injuries. Danny Ings and Matt Target are a major doubt.
PREDICTION: LIVERPOOL WIN 2-0/2-1/3-0/3-1
ACCUMULATOR TIP: LIVERPOOL OVER 1.5 TEAM GOALS
ANYTIME GOALSCORER: MOHAMED SALAH