Liverpool vs Leeds: Preview, team news, key facts and predicted lineup

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Liverpool will look to put more pressure on league leaders Manchester City as they take on Leeds United in the Premier League at Anfield on Wednesday.

Liverpool comes into the game after a fantastic 3-1 win over relegation contenders Norwich City. The reds are currently 2nd in the Premier League table, they have picked up 57 points from 25 league games so far. Liverpool are now just six points away from the league leaders Manchester City with one game in hand.

Liverpool Premier League Form: D W W W W W

While Leeds come into the game after a dissipating 4-2 loss against rivals Manchester United. The club have picked up 23 points from 24 league games so far this term. Leeds currently sit 15th in the league table.

Leeds United Premier League Form: W W L D L L

The reds will be hoping to get another victory and put more pressure on the Premier League leaders Manchester City. While Marcelo Bielsa will be hoping for his side to get back to winning ways after a disappointing loss against their rivals.

Key facts

  • The reds have won their last three home league games against Leeds United in the Premier League.
  • The reds have failed to score in one of their last 23 meetings against Leeds United in all competitions.
  • Liverpool remain the only side to be unbeaten at home this term in the Premier League.
  • Marcelo Bielsa’s side is without a win in their last four league games.
  • While Jurgen Klopp’s side is on a five-match winning steak in the league.

Team news

Sam Greenwood, Patrick Bamford, Kalvin Phillips, and Liam Cooper still remain on the sidelines and are ruled out of the clash. Raphinha will be looking to start after getting a goal off the bench against Manchester United. Koch remains a major doubt after he was substituted due to an injury against Manchester United.

Roberto Firmino is likely to miss the clash due to a muscular issue. While Diogo Jota still remains a minor doubt ahead of the clash. While Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson will certainly hope to be back in the starting lineup after missing the last league game. Divock Origi will also be hoping to get a rare start in the league.

Predicted lineup

Liverpool predicted lineup:

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Elliott, Fabinho, Henderson; Salah, Mane, Diaz

Leeds predicted lineup:

Meslier; Ayling, Llorente, Struijk, Dallas; Klich, Forshaw; Raphinha, Rodrigo, Harrison; James

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