Liverpool will look to steer their Premier League title charge back on track this Saturday when they play host to a Swansea City side aiming to eatablish themselves under new manager Paul Clement. Liverpool vs Sawansea : Team News, Predicted Lineups, Betting Odds, Predictions
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are fresh from a victory over Plymouth Argle in the 3rd round of the FA Cup and will now turn their attention to the Premier League this week when they face Paul Clement’s Swansea side at Anfield. Swansea were thrown apart in the last game by the Gunners and this weekend’s clash wil be not be any easier for the visitor to the Merseyside.
Liverpool vs Sawansea : Team News, Predicted Lineups, Betting Odds, Predictions
Jurgen klopp will be happy to see star player Philippe Coutinho back to full fitness and he is expected to start this game for the Reds. Sadio Mane who is busy at the AFCON and Danny lngs who is out injury the only absentees for this fixture as Nathaniel Clyne, who missed the previous game is also expected to be fit. However, the Reds will learn the fate of defender Joel Matip who is fit, but not yet eligible to play.
Expected lineup Liverpool (4-3-3):
Mignolet; Clyne, Lovren, Klavan, Milner; Henderson, Can, Wijnaldum; Lallana, Firmino, Coutinho
Modou Barrow, Luciono, Narsiagh, Jefferson Montero, are the long term absentees for Swansea this season. They will also miss Neol Taylor, who fractured a bone in training recently. Clement is expected to stick with the side that lost to Arsenal a week ago.
Expected lineup Swansea (4-2-3-1):
Fabianski; Naughton, Fernandez, Mawson, Kingsley; Ki, Cork; Dyer, Sigurdsson, Routledge; Llorente
Swansea : 12/1
Deaws : 11 /2
The two teams are at the opposite ends of the table. The visitors are at the bottom of the points table, n desperate search of some result but a trip to Anfield will not be easy for Clement’s side who will have to play out of their skins even for a points against Klopp’s side. Playing at home, Liverpool are hot favorites, but their trouble against the lower sides might give Swansea a ray of hope in this game.
Our Prediction : Liverpool 2-1 Swansea.