Premier League – Liverpool – Leeds United on Match-day 14
Liverpool at home against Leeds – Saturday – 7:45pm GMT – Anfield.
This clash sees eighteenth play eighth, as struggling Leeds visit Anfield to face Liverpool.
Liverpool have 16 points to their name, going into this tie
Liverpool will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Nottingham Forest and West Ham United. They will need this if they are to retain their run.
Also, Liverpool keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last eight games is astonishing this season. With 16 points, they currently sit eighth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 4 wins, 3 losses and 4 draws having won four meetings, drawn four fixtures, and lost three matches.
When Liverpool host Leeds, they will do so on the back of four victories and two darts on their own ground.
A win in this fixture, would take Liverpool’s points from 16 to 19, so far this season.
Good Attacking Performance
Liverpool will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (22). This is largely down to the efforts of their stand-out attackers – Roberto Firmino (6), Mohamed Salah (3), and Luis Diaz (3). Liverpool have conceded 13 goals.
Liverpool are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Jurgen Klopp is concerned that Saturday’s fixture could see him without seven of his key players.
Nervous Leeds United take relegation battle to Anfield to face Liverpool
It was a humbling defeat at the hands of Fulham for Jesse Marsch’s men in their last match, they will be hoping to get something out of this game for sure.
Also, with relegation a real prospect for Leeds, Jesse Marsch must stop the poor run of form that has produced four losses in four matches. With nine points (2W, 6L and 3D), they are established in eighteenth position in the League having won two matches, drawn three games, and lost six fixtures.
Leeds will travel to Liverpool with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with one draw and four losse.
Leeds United will see 12 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Injury and illness have depleted Jesse Marsch’s Leeds and they will likely be missing nine key personnel for Saturday’s match.
Liverpool v Leeds United – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels Liverpool and Leeds have faced each other 28 times in the past, with the balance of wins sitting in Liverpool’s favour (18 – 6). Additionally, Liverpool recent form against Leeds has been outstanding, winning on twelve out of the last 20 meetings. The last time they played each other in this competition Liverpool secured a 6-0 home win.
Other players of note for Liverpool are Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah with six goals both and for Leeds are Rodrigo Moreno and Luis Sinisterra with five goals each.