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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(67) 43 Goals 35 (45)
(45) 24 Assists 26 (32)
(6.8) 7 Average Ratings 6.7 (6.6)
30.8 Average Age 33.4
182.1 Average Height (cm) 182.2
(1.4) 1.6 Shots pg 1 (0.9)
(52%) 55% Aerial Duel Success 44% (47%)
(1) 0.8 Dribbles pg 0.6 (0.5)
(1.7) 1.5 Tackles pg 1.6 (1.5)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Premier League.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Lucas Leiva Out 7.24
Martin Kelly Out 6.47
Fabio Borini Out 6.36
Daniel Agger Doubtful 7.06
Martin Skrtel Doubtful 6.96
José Reina Doubtful 6.67
Jonjo Shelvey Doubtful 6.45
Player Reason Status Rating
Antolin Alcaraz Out 7.03
Albert Crusat Out N/A
Shaun Maloney Doubtful 7.01
Ryo Miyaichi Doubtful 6.15
James McArthur Doubtful 6.84

Team News

  • Brendan Rodgers is likely to return to four at the back after starting against Chelsea with 3 centre backs before switching to a back four with some success.
  • Jose Enrique impressed in an advanced role on the left ahead of Glen Johnson and Andre Wisdom at right back, so Rodgers may consider starting as they finished last time out.
  • Liverpool could have defensive worries, with Skrtel and Agger both doubts, though they, along with Jonjo Shelvey are expected to recover in time to start.
  • James McArthur has missed the last two games through injury and is rated as having a 50% chance of returning in time to play at Anfield.
  • Shaun Maloney withdrew from the Scotland squad for the friendly against Luxembourg in midweek, but that was probably merely a precautionary measure and he should be fit to play.
  • Miyaichi remains a doubt, while Alcaraz and Crusat are both still out.


  • Liverpool are slowly but surely improving as the season goes on, and have no gone six Premier League matches without tasting defeat, after losing three of their opening five games. They have, however, drawn four of those six games, and need to start picking up victories.
  • Wigan suffered a setback last week, going down 2-1 at home to West Brom after deservedly winning tough games against West Ham and Tottenham prior to that game. They continue to be inconsistent in their results and performances, and it is anybody's guess which Wigan side will turn up this week.
  • Liverpool's rather unconvincing 1-0 win over Reading remains their only home win of the season, and home results simply have to improve. They will be hopeful of beginning to do so with three points here, though they will be made to work hard for the win.
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Comments (1)

  • liverpool to win this match... hoping for some decent signings in january transfer window.. YNWA <3