Liverpool vs. Leicester City Match Analysis and Prediction

Liverpool looking forward to keeping its 2019/2020 record clear this weekend when they host Leicester City. This comes a week after their hard-fought 0-1 win at Bramall Lane against the newly-promoted Sheffield United. This match is scheduled for Saturday 5th October 2019 at Anfield Stadium starting from 15:00GMT.

The Reds are not ready to keep their eyes off the trophy after they missed it by a whisker last season. With 7 matches played in the Premier League, the Reds have managed to scoop all the 21 possible points. Sadio Mane was more than unfortunate to add a goal to his name in the 0-1 win over Sheffield but we are positive he is likely to pose an impeccable threat to the opposition visitors.

Leicester City, on the other hand, managed to rain goals on the 10-man New Castle United in their 5-0 win in their last Premier League action. The Foxes have also proven to be a tough team to beat especially when it plays against the big clubs. We believe they are not going to go down without a breathtaking fight.

This is likely among the most entertaining match of Saturday’s fixtures owing to the fact that most Liverpool haters are praying for them to lose and end their unbeaten record. However, Jurgen Klopp is likely to field his best team possible. The German tactician knows it well not to underrate any team this we believe his experience has shown him what to do best. No doubt the League leaders are going to keep their 2019/2020 record 100% intact.

Liverpool vs. Leicester City Head to Head

Teams Liverpool and Leicester City have played each other 20 times. Of the 20 matches between the two, Liverpool has won 11 direct matches while Leicester has managed 5. 4 of their meetings ended in a draw. Here is a sneak peek into the two sides’ 8 most recent meetings and how things played out for each:

  • Liverpool 1-1 Leicester
  • Leicester 1-2 Liverpool
  • Liverpool 2-1 Leicester
  • Leicester 2-3 Liverpool
  • Leicester 2-0 Liverpool
  • Leicester 1-2 Liverpool
  • Leicester 3-1 Liverpool
  • Liverpool 4-1 Leicester

Team News

Leicester City is going to miss the services of Matthew James and James Maddison due to Achilles tendon and ankle injuries respectively.

Liverpool is likely to miss the services of Alisson due to a calf injury. Others who will miss the Saturday action are Xherdan Shaqiri, Joel Matip and Nathaniel Clyne due to various injuries.

Prediction and Odds

You can get the latest odds here.

In their last Premier League action, the two sides’ held each other 1-1 at Anfield. Perhaps Liverpool will do something this time round to show its fans that they are the bigger team. However, any slight mistake can put them totally off-track. Here are our best bets for the outcome of the match:

  • Liverpool to win
  • Both teams to score
  • Sadio Mane to score
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