It’s a prime v backside conflict within the Premier League at present as leaders Liverpool tackle relegation-threatened West Brom.
Liverpool are beginning to discover their highest kind and smashed Crystal Palace 7-Zero final day trip.
They’re prime of the desk and might lengthen their result in 5 factors at present.
West Brom, in the meantime, are searching for their first factors underneath new supervisor Sam Allardyce.
Allardyce’s reign as Baggies boss obtained off to a depressing begin final Sunday with a 3-Zero loss to West Midlands rivals Aston Villa.
Liverpool v West Brom: The way to watch
This match can be held at Anfield on Sunday, December 27 and can kick-off at 4:30pm.
It’s being broadcast on Sky Sports activities Important Occasion and Sky Sports activities Premier League from 4:15pm and follows their protection of West Ham v Brighton.
Sky Sports activities clients can reside stream this by way of the app utilizing their cellular, pill or pc gadgets.
If not, you should purchase a Sky Sports activities Day Cross from NowTV for £8.99.
Liverpool v West Brom: Staff information
Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Fabinho, Robertson, Jones, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Salah, Firmino, Mane.
Subs: Milner, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Minamino, Shaqiri, Origi, Rhys Williams, Phillips, Kelleher, Neco Williams.
West Brom: Johnstone, Furlong, Ajayi, O’Shea, Gibbs, Sawyers, Phillips, Robinson, Gallagher, Diangana, Ahearne-Grant.
Subs: Matheus Pereira, Grosicki, Austin, Harper, Krovinovic, Ivanovic, Edwards, Peltier, Button.
Referee: Kevin Pal
Liverpool v West Brom: What has been mentioned?
On going through Sam Allardyce once more, Jurgen Klopp mentioned: “It’s a tough one. We made the evaluation.
“It’s a mixture of when Sam was at Everton and the final sport – his first sport in opposition to Aston Villa.
“What I count on is a troublesome opponent, it’s at all times robust in opposition to Sam Allardyce groups: nicely organised, don’t make a giant fuss of possession and the scenario West Brom are in any method will probably be a correct struggle.
“Sam is a confirmed specialist for organising groups for these form of fights.
“We count on a troublesome sport clearly.”
Liverpool v West Brom: Match stats and information
- After profitable 10 of their first 11 Premier League conferences with West Brom (L1) by an mixture rating of 28-2, Liverpool have received simply 4 of their final 13 in opposition to the Baggies (D6 L3).
- All 4 of West Brom’s Premier League victories in opposition to Liverpool got here in a five-game spell between April 2011 and February 2013, with Roy Hodgson and Steve Clarke accountable for the Baggies for 2 wins every.
- Liverpool are unbeaten of their final 10 league conferences with West Brom, although six of those have ended degree (W4). The Reds have additionally received all 14 of their Premier League dwelling video games in opposition to promoted sides underneath Jurgen Klopp, scoring 41 objectives and conceding simply seven.
- West Bromwich Albion have misplaced 29 of their final 34 top-flight matches in opposition to the reigning champions (W2 D3), shedding 83% of their Premier League video games in opposition to such sides (P24 W2 D2 L20).
- This can be West Brom’s 18th Premier League match in opposition to a facet beginning the day prime of the desk (W1 D4 L12), with their solely win of their earlier 17 coming in opposition to Chelsea in Could 2015, who had already been topped champions.
- Liverpool have misplaced one among their final 52 dwelling Premier League matches in opposition to newly promoted sides (W42 D9), a 2-1 defeat to Blackpool within the 2010/11 season.
- Liverpool are unbeaten of their 10 Premier League video games since shedding 2-7 in opposition to Aston Villa in October (W6 D4), with the Reds conceding simply eight additional objectives in that run.
- West Brom supervisor Sam Allardyce is unbeaten in his final three Premier League away video games in opposition to Liverpool (W1 D2), having picked up simply two factors in his first 12 top-flight visits to Anfield (D2 L10). Certainly, Allardyce was the final opposition supervisor to win a Premier League sport at Anfield, doing so with Crystal Palace in April 2017.
- At Anfield, Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has been instantly concerned in 15 objectives in 10 Premier League appearances in opposition to newly promoted groups (9 objectives, 6 assists), scoring a hat-trick in opposition to Leeds earlier this season.
- Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino has been concerned in 4 objectives in his final two Premier League video games (Three objectives, 1 help), as many as in his first 12 appearances this season (2 objectives, 2 assists). His two objectives and help in opposition to Crystal Palace final day trip made him the primary Brazilian participant to achieve 100 purpose involvements in Premier League historical past.