With the title hopes a reality more than ever for the Reds, Liverpool will be looking to maintain a record-breaking title run as they host side Norwich City at Anfield. The match schedules for 15th February, with kickoff at 20:30 GMT.
After returning from a deserved winter break, Liverpool players were quick to hit the training ground. Despite a spanner thrown in the Red’s plans as failure to secure a result over Shrewsbury in the FA Cup called for a replay during the winter break.
Jurgen Klopp expressed his discontention with the scheduling but chose to stick to his senior figures as they took time off from Melwood after 39 first team fixtures to date. Now, Klopp fixes on a Premier league unbeaten run against relegation side Norwich.
Coach Daniel Farke made a ceremonious come back to the Premier League after a long spell in the Championship side. But at the end of the half-season, things seemed to be a miss for the Canaries as they found themselves at the bottom of the table.
The side has struggled to find consistency, especially with the running form. Despite pulling off a late winner against second-placed Manchester City, Coach Farke will need more than luck to end the three years unbeaten home run at Anfield.
Liverpool vs. Norwich City Head to Head
Both sides have met nine times in league with Liverpool taking home seven wins while two games ending in a draw. Here is a look at their past encounters:
Liverpool 4-1 Norwich
Norwich 4-5 Liverpool
Liverpool 1-1 Norwich
Norwich 2-3 Liverpool
Liverpool 5-1 Norwich
Liverpool 5-0 Norwich
Norwich 2-5 Liverpool
Norwich 0-3 Liverpool
Liverpool Team News
After picking up a hamstring injury, African Player of the Year, Sadio Mane has been in training sessions alongside skipper Milner. There are still controversies surrounding the contract obligation of midfielder Wijnaldum, who is yet to sign a contract. Goalkeeper Alisson has been in form with a goal conceding an average of 244 minutes per goal.
Norwich City Team News
Central defender Ben Godfrey will be returning from a suspension bringing a defensive problem of whether to pair with Zimmerman or go for Grant Hanley. Long term injury of center back Timm Klose, who picked up a knee injury last year, is set to return to full training in March.
Prediction and Odds
Liverpool has won 24 of their last 25 matches, and are highly likely to pull off a comfortable win over the Canaries, especially with their current form.
Goals Over 2.5
Salah to Score
Most Goals Second Half