Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(67) 43 Goals 27 (45)
(46) 28 Assists 18 (31)
(6.8) 7.1 Average Ratings 6.8 (6.7)
31.9 Average Age 37.5
182.4 Average Height (cm) 184.2
(1.4) 1.6 Shots pg 0.9 (0.8)
(52%) 56% Aerial Duel Success 59% (54%)
(0.8) 0.8 Dribbles pg 0.7 (0.4)
(1.8) 1.5 Tackles pg 1.6 (1.3)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in Premier League.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Martin Kelly Out 6.47
Fabio Borini Out 6.36
José Enrique Doubtful 7.01
Nuri Sahin Doubtful 6.84
Player Reason Status Rating
Bryan Ruiz Out 7.28
Simon Davies Out N/A
Mahamadou Diarra Out 6.96
Steve Sidwell Out 7.11
Sascha Riether Doubtful 6.83

Team News

  • Brendan Rodgers has hinted that Raheem Sterling will be rested over the Christmas period at some point, so Suso may hope to come into the side.
  • A decent performance against former club Villa should ensure that Stewart Downing keeps his place in the side, though he may hope to play further upfield this time out.
  • Jose Enrique and Nuri Sahin could both be back in contention, with the former more likely to feature if he can recover from a hamstring problem.
  • Sascha Reither is a doubt with a back injury but should be fit to feature, though Bryan Ruiz will be joined on the sidelines by Mahamadou Diarra once again.
  • Fulham are therefore very short in midfield as Steve Sidwell is suspended having picked up his fifth booking of the season last time out.
  • There could be a rare start for veteran Giorgios Karagounis, while positive impacts from the bench from Dejagah and goalscorer against QPR Mladen Petric could see the duo return to the starting XI.


  • Fulham did the double over Liverpool last season with two 1-0 wins, with the victory at Anfield in May breaking a 10-game winless streak against the Reds on their home turf.
  • This game pits the league's most accurate shooters, Fulham, against the league's least accurate shooters, Liverpool, and profligacy in front of goal will continue to cost Rodgers' side as it did against Villa last time out.
  • The hosts, however, will be strong favourites against a Fulham side that have won just once away from home all season, and Suarez and co. should just edge this one.
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User Predictions

Comments (4)


  • Liverpool will not lose twice. Victory. 2-0

  • 2-1 to liverpool, lucas leiva to make the difference in midfield for this match and get motm.

  • Fulham don't travel well but this is exactly the kind of game liverpool could screw up. 1-2