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Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Match preview, prediction, team news, and more | Premier League 2018-19

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Liverpool vs Crystal Palace - The rivalry of two experienced coaches
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace - The rivalry of two experienced coaches

Crystal Palace has a mighty challenge ahead at Anfield as the Eagles are going to face Liverpool this weekend. Crystal Palace is well known for shocking the mighty clubs.

Crystal Palace stand at the 14th position where the Reds are at the top of the Premier League points table. Palace have earned 22 points from 22 Premier League matches, while Liverpool have bagged 57 points, after playing an equal number of matches.

Liverpool will be looking to seal a victory as there is only a difference of four points between them and 2nd placed Manchester City.


Match details

Venue: Anfield Stadium

Capacity: 54,074

Date: 19 January 2019

Time: 15:00 (GMT)

Referee: Jonathan Moss


Team news

Liverpool

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Mo Salah could make another start against The Eagles
Mo Salah could make another start against The Eagles

James Milner could play in the right-back position as The Reds' full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold is out of the squad due to his knee injury. Liverpool is going to face Crystal Palace without Dejan Lovren and Joe Gomez, as they are both out with injury.

Shaqiri could start again in the midfield with Henderson and Fabinho, while it is expected that Mo Salah could make yet another start for The Reds.

Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace could surprise Liverpool at Anfield
Crystal Palace could surprise Liverpool at Anfield

There are not as many injury concerns in the Crystal Palace camp. Their goalkeepers Wayne Hennessey and Vicente Guaita are doubts for this weekend, and their 3rd choice goalkeeper Julian Speroni could start under the bar for the Eagles.

Wan-Bissaka and Van-Aanholt could start with the fellow defenders Tomkins and ex-Liverpool defender Sakho. Zaha is the man who could be a threat to the Liverpool defence.


Predicted Lineups

Liverpool: Alisson; Milner, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Shaqiri, Mane, Firmino; Salah.

Crystal Palace: Speroni; Wan-Bissaka, Tomkins, Sakho, Van Aanholt; Kouyate, Milivojevic, McArthur, Meyer, Townsend; Zaha.


Did you know?

At Anfield, Crystal Palace have won three of their last four Premier League matches against Liverpool.


Prediction

Liverpool 2-1 Crystal Palace

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