Liverpool host Crystal Palace for his or her first Premier League recreation of the season at Anfield on Monday night time.
Alongside Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool had been one in all solely two golf equipment in Europe’s high 5 leagues to go unbeaten at residence throughout your complete home marketing campaign final season, profitable 15 of their 19 fixtures on acquainted soil.
This is the XI Jurgen Klopp could deploy to increase that unbeaten streak.
GK: Alisson – The Brazilian primary has overwhelmed Palace extra usually than another membership in his senior profession (eight victories out of eight conferences).
RB: Trent Alexander-Arnold – After claiming the Group Defend final month, Alexander-Arnold has received each membership trophy obtainable to Liverpool – aged simply 23 and whereas residing at residence.
CB: Joel Matip – Liverpool’s roaming centre-back has received extra Premier League Participant of the Month awards (one) than his highly-vaunted defensive associate Virgil van Dijk (zero).
CB: Virgil van Dijk – Aleksandr Mitrovic grew to become the primary participant in nearly 4 years to lure Van Dijk into the concession of a Premier League penalty final weekend.
LB: Andrew Robertson – Scotland’s skipper has created seven objectives in his final eight appearances in opposition to Palace (although is but to attain in opposition to the Eagles himself).
CM: Harvey Elliott – Together with his future tethered to Liverpool for the approaching years, Elliott’s silk-lined contact could also be known as upon within the current.
CM: Fabinho – Liverpool’s “Lighthouse” regarded like he want a change of bulb throughout an uncharacteristically poor exhibiting in opposition to Fulham.
CM: Jordan Henderson – As captain, Henderson had the accountability of publicly insisting his “torpid” staff “should enhance rapidly”.
RW: Mohamed Salah – Palace could not need to face their everlasting foe Sadio Mane – who scored in a record-breaking 9 consecutive appearances in opposition to the Eagles – however Salah has had a hand in 11 objectives in his final ten outings on this fixture (seven objectives, 4 assists).
ST: Darwin Nunez – So long as he does not attempt the identical back-heel flick with each try at objective, Nunez could nicely reside as much as the lofty billing James Milner has given him.
LW: Luis Diaz – Whereas the winter arrival’s adaptation to the Premier League has undoubtedly been swift, Teemu Pukki has scored extra top-flight objectives (5) than Diaz (4) for the reason that Colombian’s debut within the competitors.