Liverpool – Fulham SOCCER PICKS
Liverpool and Fulham meet at Anfield, in a match for the 12 th round of the Premier League. There is no recent record of direct confrontations between these two teams, who have not played any matches in the last 3 years. The last time they met was on 02-12-2014, in a match that ended with the final score: Fulham (2-3) Liverpool. The Fulham presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this game the home factor may be decisive.
After 8 wins and 3 draws, the home team is currently in the 3rd position, with 27 points won. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Cardiff City, by (4-1). In the last match, they tied in a away match against Arsenal, by (1-1). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches he has 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses as a visitor; against 11 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses at their stadium. In the last match they played, for the UEFA Champions League, they lost with Crvena Zvezda away by (2-0).
For this competition, he does not lose 11 games. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. The team usually has no problems opening the scoring: it scored the first goal in 9 of the last 11 matches for the Premier League, of these 9 came to the break in advantage in 8 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90 ‘in 8 In the last 20 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have suffered 8 of their 12 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Liverpool come to this game with a snub, by 2-0, in the displacement to the field of Red Star, in A game for the Champions League. In the last match for the championship, the LOCAL tied a ball against Arsenal. The whole of Liverpool has enormous competition in the offensive sector and, in addition, the defensive line has acted with great quality: Virgil van Dijk is the patron of the defense. It is inevitable to highlight the ” marathon runner ” Sadio Mané, this being THE responsible FOR doing much of the left flank. On the other hand, the Egyptian Mohamed Salah is the great highlight of Liverpool, with 5 goals and 4 assists. Apparently, coach Jurgen Klopp has in doubt Keita, Henderson, Alexander-Arnold and Gomez, all with physical complaints.
The away team is currently in the 20 th position of the league, with 5 points won, after 1 win, 2 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against AFC Bournemouth, by (0-3). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Huddersfield Town, by (1-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 4 wins, 1 draw and 10 losses in away matches; against 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium. For the league, Fulham won 1 point out of 18 possible points, after 1 draw and 5 losses in the last 6 matches as a visitor.
In this competition, they have a sequence of 4 losses in the last away matches and they have not won any of the last 6 away matches. The team has not been very strong defensively, since it has suffered goals in the last 10 games which it disputed in this competition. In 11 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The Fulham comes to this game with a defeat, by 1-0, in the displacement to the terrain of the Huddersfield. It is worth noting that the visitors are going through a very complicated phase, as they register 8 consecutive games without tasting the victory in the English championship. In this game away from home, coach Slavisa Jokanovic must keep the team in a 4-3-3, favoring the defensive organization and counterattacks by the flanks. Striker Mitrovic is Fulham’s best scorer, with 5 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Joe Bryan and McDonald, both with physical problems.