Premier League – Match-day 2 Sees Liverpool take on Crystal Palace
Liverpool, currently sitting tenth, host sixteenth placed Palace on Monday.
Liverpool’s campaign so far has seen them accrue one point this season
Having dropped a total of four points in their past two games, Jurgen Klopp won’t be devastated by those results, but will be eager to secure a consistent run of form.
Also, a draw statistic of one in one game is not all bad, but unfortunately will not bring the success Jurgen Klopp’s men wishes for ultimately. With one point (0W, 0L and 1D), they are established in tenth position in the League having drawn one game.
A victory for Liverpool would put them on 4 points.
Good Attacking Performance
Liverpool will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (2). Their stand out attacking players have been Mohamed Salah (1), Darwin Nunez (1), and Alisson. Jurgen Klopp will know the risks of constantly leaking goals throughout the season, with two goals conceded so far. He needs to find a way to shore-up the defence, in order that opponents are unable to take advantage of this.
Liverpool’s squad will likely be depleted of seven of their key players when they start on Monday, due to injury or illness.
This season’s Premier League campaign, has so far seen Crystal Palace achieve no points
It was a humbling defeat at the hands of Arsenal for Patrick Vieira’s men in their last match, they will be hoping to get something out of this game for sure.
Also, Palace will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose one game this Premier League season. They currently stand sixteenth in the League, with no points for a total of 0 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws having lost one game.
Patrick Vieira will be forced to make changes to the plans for his squad, as injury or illness has depleted him of five of his Palace players.
Liverpool v Crystal Palace – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels Liverpool and Palace have faced each other 28 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Liverpool’s favour (20 – 6). Also, Liverpool recent form against Palace has been outstanding, winning on twelve out of the last 20 fixtures. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was July 2022, when The Reds walked away as 2-0 winners.
Players to watch
For Liverpool, Mohamed Salah, one of their best scorers, has nettedone goal in one League matches this season, while Marc Guehi contributed withone goal in one League matches this Premier League Season for Palace.