Liverpool’s scintillating run hit a massive setback last weekend when they suffered a defeat to bitter rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford and their lack of planning as well as creativity got exposed in front of Jose Mourinho’s masterplan.
The Reds, however, are vowed to bounce back this Saturday evening when they will host Watford at Anfield and strengthen their place further in the ‘top four’ race.
Liverpool vs Watford Injuries and Suspensions:
Liverpool do not have any significant injury absentee but unlikely to field Nathaniel Clyne who, despite being back to full training, has not appeared all season due to a long-term back injury.
Watford will be without a several of their stars for the weekend trip to Merseyside. Craig Cathcart, Molla Wague, Younes Kaboul, Tommie Hoban, Christian Kabasele, Gerard Deuloefu, Nathaniel Chalobah, Jerome Sinclair and Tom Cleverley – all are set to be ruled out for the Liverpool game due to their injury concerns.
Liverpool vs Watford Probable Lineups:
Subs: Simon Mignolet, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Dejan Lovren, Danny Ings, James Milner, Adam Lallana.
Subs: Daniel Bachmann, Miguel Britos, Kiko Feminia, Andre Gray, Stefano Okaka, Marvin Zeegelaar, Andre Carrillo.
Liverpool vs Watford Head-To-Head Stats:
Liverpool Win: 20
Watford Win: 5
Liverpool vs Watford Last Meeting:
Their last meeting at Anfield last season ended in a gigantic 6-1 win for the hosts. Sadio Mane scored a brace and Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino, Emre Can and. Georginio Wijnaldum scored once each for the Merseysiders. Daryl Janmaat scored one consolation goal for the Hornets.
Liverpool vs Watford Key Players:
Liverpool’s esteemed front trio of Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, and Mohamed Salah had a quiet afternoon at Old Trafford last week but will be determined to bounce back from a shocking defeat and run the show against their Saturday evening opponents.
Watford’s Richarlison had his Premier League debut against Liverpool and left his mark with consecutive top-notch performances. The Brazilian, however, faded of lately but will be focused to regain his lost form. Skipper Troy Deeney is having a decent run of form, so are Abdoulaye Doucouré and Will Hughes in the middle of the park. New gaffer Javi Gracia will be demanding another inspiring display from his star performers on Saturday evening.
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Liverpool vs Watford Live Streaming:
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