Premier League champions Liverpool host Sheffield United this night as they appear to hit again from their damage woes.
A lot of the speak this week as revolved across the nasty knee damage that Virgil van Dijk suffered in final weekend’s 2-2 Merseyside derby.
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Jurgen Klopp’s facet are already with out key man Alisson Becker and want a morale-boosting efficiency this weekend.
In the meantime, Chris Wilder’s United picked up their first level of the season with a 1-1 residence draw with Fulham final day out.
The Blades should begin bettering and will see a glimmer of hope this weekend with Liverpool nonetheless licking their wounds.
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Liverpool v Sheffield United: Learn how to pay attention
This match will get beneath manner at 8pm on Saturday, October 24.
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Liverpool v Sheffield United: Crew information
Fabinho will possible proceed to deputise for Virgil van Dijk following his good efficiency within the Champions League in midweek
No timescale has been positioned on Van Dijk’s restoration from his knee damage however he might miss the remainder of the season.
Joel Matip and Thiago Alcantara will want late health take a look at for their very own issues however Naby Keita and Konstantinos Tsimikas must be alright to return.
Rhian Brewster, who left Liverpool for £25million over the summer time, might make his first Premier League begin for Sheffield United on his return to Anfield.
John Fleck and Lys Mousset are out for the Blades by way of damage whereas Jack O’Connell just isn’t match to return but.
Max Lowe’s top-flight debut was minimize brief final weekend after he suffered a concussion and he might be assessed earlier than this recreation.
Liverpool v Sheffield United: Match stats and info
- Liverpool have received their final three Premier League video games in opposition to Sheffield United with out conceding a single objective, profitable by an combination rating of 3-Zero final season.
- Sheffield United have misplaced 19 of their final 23 away top-flight matches in opposition to Liverpool (W3 D1) with their final win at Anfield coming again in April 1994 (a 2-1 victory courtesy of a brace from Jostein Flo).
- Since having their league title win confirmed final season, Liverpool have conceded 25 objectives in 12 Premier League video games – no facet has conceded extra. Their earlier 25 league objectives conceded had come throughout a interval of 38 video games.
- Liverpool haven’t did not win three consecutive Premier League video games since Could 2018 (D2 L1), with the Reds at present winless of their final two within the competitors (D1 L1).
- Liverpool are unbeaten of their final 61 Premier League residence video games, profitable 27 of their final 28 at Anfield. They’ve netted 162 objectives in these 61 video games (2.7 per recreation), whereas conceding simply 40 in return (0.7 per recreation).
- Sheffield United have misplaced 16 of their final 17 away league matches in opposition to the reigning top-flight champion, profitable the opposite 1-Zero in 1971-72 at Highbury in opposition to Arsenal by way of a objective from Stewart Scullion.
- Sheffield United are the one facet but to be forward in a Premier League match this season, selecting up their first level of the marketing campaign in opposition to Fulham final day out.
- Sheffield United haven’t scored greater than as soon as in any of their final 13 Premier League away video games (W2 D3 L8), netting simply six objectives in complete since beating Norwich 2-1 in December 2019.
- Liverpool have did not win consecutive league video games by which Mohamed Salah has scored for the primary time, dropping to Aston Villa and drawing with Everton. Certainly, the Reds had solely did not win two of the final 46 Premier League video games by which the Egyptian discovered the web.
- Liverpool might be with out Virgil van Dijk on this match, ending a run of 94 consecutive Premier League video games the Dutch defender had began. Since his league debut for the Reds he’s solely missed one Premier League match – a 3-Zero victory over Huddersfield in January 2018.