Liverpool vs West Bromwich Albion


After derby day frustration, can Liverpool get again to successful methods as they welcome West Brom to Anfield for this Premier League conflict?
The Baggies arrive in determined kind, no wins of their final 15 video games and solely two within the league all season.
Alan Pardew's arrival, as but, has not triggered an enchancment. Or perhaps a purpose.
The Reds had been left aggravated after dropping two factors in opposition to Everton on Sunday, however are sturdy favourites to return to the highest 4 with a win right here.
Workforce information
Liverpool have considerations over Daniel Sturridge and Mo Salah (each hamstring) and are already with out Alberto Moreno and Joel Matip by harm.
They've Adam Lallana again accessible, with Jurgen Klopp prone to shuffle his pack.
West Brom wingers Matt Phillips and Nacer Chadli stay doubts with respective hamstring and hip issues.
Craig Dawson, Gareth Barry and James Morrison are nonetheless unavailable.

Final season

So Alan Pardew’s West Brom for the Reds tonight then...
Final season’s go to from the Baggies noticed the Reds run out 2-1 winners in October, however in fact it ought to have been much more comfy than that.
Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho gave Jurgen Klopp’s aspect a 2-Zero lead on the break after dominating the primary half.
Nonetheless, Tony Pulis’ aspect weathered the storm after the break, dug in and ultimately stole a late comfort by Gareth McAuley.
 
McAuley’s purpose arrange a nervy last few moments for the Reds earlier than they ultimately noticed it out to say the factors.
Count on Alan Pardew to comply with an analogous path to his Albion predecessor tonight.


 
 
 
However will he get the prospect so as to add to that this night?

Welcome to Anfield

Effectively welcome to Anfield.
The standard climate report on the stroll throughout Stanley Park is that it’s chilly however not fairly as chilly because it has been.
My nostril is unlikely to achieve Rudolph proportions tonight however I’ve nonetheless gone for the 5 layers and two pairs of socks.
This recreation in opposition to WBA feels very very like the forgotten one on this busy interval.
Why?
Effectively there’s at all times a sure trepidation round away journeys, even to Brighton and definitely to the likes of Bournemouth this weekend (been burned there earlier than) and naturally Arsenal.
The house video games have had loads on them, whether or not Chelsea, Spartak or Everton.
This although hasn’t had a lot build-up in any respect, one thing which annoyed Jurgen Klopp in his press convention yesterday.
Many of the speak has nonetheless been about Everton however Klopp mentioned his gamers’ minds and that of the teaching workers had already turned to WBA.

Gini is prepared

Gini is prepared for tonight.

 

Workforce Selector

Kristian Walsh, Joe Rimmer and Neil Jones have all picked their Liverpool sides for this night’s recreation.
As educated a trio as you might be prone to discover - however must you disagree with any of their picks, you too can identify your individual Reds XI.
Have at it under.

 

Welcome

Good day and welcome to our reside weblog for Liverpool’s internet hosting of West Bromwich Albion at Anfield.
Has that derby disappointment left you but?
The Reds dropped out of the highest 4 final night time after Burnley (sure, actually) beat Stoke 1-Zero to maneuver into the ultimate Champions League place.
Nonetheless a win tonight sees Jurgen Klopp’s males again into fourth - and it’s a victory many will probably be anticipating in opposition to a struggling Baggies aspect.
Let’s get underway...

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