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Liverpool are going up against visiting side Crystal Palace at Anfield in this Premier League game on Saturday.
All Liverpool v Crystal Palace game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Liverpool will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 3-2 Champions League victory vs AC Milan.
In that match, Liverpool had 61% possession and 23 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. For Liverpool, the goalscorers were Mohamed Salah (49') and Jordan Henderson (69'). AC Milan got 7 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. Fikayo Tomori (9' Own goal), Ante Rebić (42') and Brahim Díaz (44') scored for AC Milan.
Their latest results highlight the fact that not much more can be done by the Liverpool rearguard. Liverpool have been miserly, seeing the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their last 6 matches standing at 3. That kind of trend might not be carried forward into this next game, of course.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Liverpool:
- haven't lost in the league to Crystal Palace in their previous 8 games. A decent run, indeed.
- are unbeaten in their previous 6 home league matches.
Crystal Palace will go into this clash following a 3-0 Premier League win vs Tottenham Hotspur in their most recent game.
In that match, Crystal Palace managed 62% possession and 18 attempts at goal with 4 on target. For Crystal Palace, the goalscorers were Wilfried Zaha (76') and Odsonne Édouard (84', 93'). Tottenham Hotspur had 2 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target.
The trend of at least one side getting a clean sheet in games involving Crystal Palace has been apparent in recent matches. Looking at their last 6 meetings reveals that this has occurred 5 times. In those clashes, their opponents have managed a goal tally of 8 and Crystal Palace have scored 5.
Their prior results show that Crystal Palace:
- have left without a victory over Liverpool when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. They'll be keen to stop this run.
- are without an away win for the past 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 20/08/2018 reveals that these encounters have not been kind to Crystal Palace. They have not been able to come away with any wins whatsoever while Liverpool have remained in the ascendancy, beating them in 100 per cent of those match-ups.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 25 in all which averages out at 4.17 goals per meeting.
The previous league match between these sides was Premier League match day 38 on 23/05/2021 when it ended Liverpool 2-0 Crystal Palace.
In that match, Liverpool managed 69% possession and 19 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Sadio Mané (36', 74').
On the other side, Crystal Palace had 5 shots at goal with 4 on target.
The referee was Craig Pawson.
Team News: Liverpool
Takumi Minamino (Thigh Problems) and Harvey Elliott (Ankle Injury) won’t be playing for Liverpool gaffer Jürgen Klopp.
Team News: Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira has not got a full squad to pick from. Eberechi Eze (Achilles tendon problems) and Nathan Ferguson (Achilles tendon surgery) are those who can’t be considered.
We’re thinking that Crystal Palace will manage to put a goal past this Liverpool lineup, although it realistically won’t be as many as they’ll concede.
Our selection here is for a 2-1 winning score for Liverpool after the 90. Let’s see what happens here.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Anfield (53,394)
Captain: Jordan Henderson
Chairman: Tom Werner
Manager: Jürgen Klopp
Competitions: Premier League position 3, EFL Cup (Third Round), Champions League (Group B)
⭐ Star Player: Sadio Mané
Typically deployed in the Left Wing position, Sadio Mané was born in Sédhiou, Senegal. Having played his first senior match for FC Metz in the 2011 - 2012 season, the goalscoring Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 season to date in 4 appearances.