Jurgen Klopp’s decision of not bringing in a centre-back in summer has hit Liverpool severely who suffered a shambolic 4-1 Wembley defeat against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend and now hoping to avoid further misery on Saturday afternoon when they will host Premier League new boys Huddersfield Town at Anfield who are upbeat prior to the trip following a historic 2-1 win over Manchester United on last weekend.
Liverpool vs Huddersfield Town Injuries And Suspensions:
Liverpool are still without Sadio Mane, Adam Lallana and Nathaniel Clyne who are out with their respective thigh and back strains. Their latest blow has been Philippe Coutinho’s adductor injury who is ruled out for the Huddersfield Town game and young custodian Danny Ward is also unavailable with a back injury. But midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has recovered from a minor knee injury and will be available against the Terriers at Anfield.
Huddersfield Town, too, have a few major injury absentees. Philip Billing and Kasey Palmer, they young midfield duo, are ruled out with ankle and thigh injuries. Jon Stankovic and Michael Hefele, two of their defenders, are unavailable with their respective knee and calf injuries. But both of Elias Kachunga and Collin Quaner are fit again and expected to make it to manager David Wagner’s travelling squad.
Liverpool vs Huddersfield Town Probable Lineups:
Subs: Simon Mignolet, Dejan Lovren, Ragnar Klavan, James Milner, Daniel Sturridge, Dominic Solanke, Marko Grujic.
Subs: Joel Coleman, Martin Cranie, Florent Hadergjonaj, Scott Malone, Elias Kachunga, Steve Mounie, Collin Quaner.
Liverpool vs Huddersfield Town Last Meeting:
These two sides last league outing at Anfield occurred back in 1971 when the Reds were victorious by a 2-0 margin.
Liverpool vs Huddersfield Town Key Players
Liverpool’s defensive frailty will cause anxiety but Klopp will rely on his front duo of Mohamed Salah and the Brazilian forward Roberto Firmino to bag goals.
Huddersfield Town have earned huge appreciation following some stellar displays and Aaron Mooy, the former Manchester City midfielder, has been their biggest influence from the middle of the park. Laurent Depoitre is expected to trouble the Reds vulnerable backline with his physicality up front.
Liverpool vs Huddersfield Town Head-To-Head Stats ( In All Competitions):
Liverpool vs Huddersfield Town Current Form ( In All Competitions):
Huddersfield Town: W-L-L-D-L-D
Liverpool vs Huddersfield Town Betting Odds ( Subject to Change):
Huddersfield Town: 13/1
Liverpool vs Huddersfield Town Live Streaming:
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