Liverpool, seeks third consecutive win vs Leicester

Liverpool, seeks third consecutive win vs Leicester

Liverpool is aiming to get their third consecutive win in the Premier League when they lock horns with Leicester City. Liverpool host this match against Leicester on December 31, 2022, at 4:00 AM (GMT+8). The hosts will be looking to continue their hot this season in the league, in an important match against Leicester. Their two consecutive wins is more than enough to bring them at the 6th spot of the league table with 25 points. The visitors on the other hand are at the 13th spot of the league table with 17 points. Additionally, they are coming from a win against Newcastle on their last match.

These two teams meet each other for 18 times already, and it was the hosts who has the clear advantage from their meetings. They won 11 games from those 18 meetings, where the visitors only won five times, while the remaining two games ended in draw. Although a win in this match would retain the hosts’ place in the fifth of the league standings, they can have four points difference from the 7th place. As for the visitors, if they are lucky enough to win in this match, they could go up to the 10th of the league table with 20 points.

Liverpool

Premier League" Liverpool

Liverpool is coming into this game from a 3-1 win against Aston Villa, scoring their third consecutive win. This squad comes into this game with hopes of continuing their good momentum in the league. On their last match, goals from Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk, and Stefan Bajcetic. This squad is currently at the sixth in the league table, and are five points behind the fourth placer. With their current run, this team is still a possible contender for the Champions League. Although the title in the league seems to be taken by other team, they still have their chances for the Champions League if they ended up in the top four.

Liverpool is luck because the arrival of Gakpo at a time where they are still without Arthur, Diogo, Jota, and Luis Diaz. Roberto Firmino on the other hand is still suffering from his calf injury. James Milner and Curtis Jones on the other hand will likely come back on early January.

Leicester City

Premier League: Leicester City
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This team on the other hand is from a 3-0 loss against Newcastle on their return to the Premier League. They are currently at the 13th of the league table, and are still lucky that they won three of their last five matches. Additionally, before their World Cup break, they are lucky that they managed to win their last few matches before their break. They finally turned over events after their poor start this season. Coming into this game, they are just hoping that they will not get the same result they had on their last match. A win could bring them in the `0th of the league table with 20 points.

Dennis Praet was added to the list of injured players for Leicester. He suffered a knee injury during their match against Newcastle. He will be with Bertrand, Pereira, Justin, Evans, and Maddison who are all on their recovery room.

Prediction:

Liverpool (2.0)
Odds: 0.82

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