Saturday, 26 August 2017

Liverpool vs Arsenal :- Sunday’s predicted starting XI and Key Stats

Liverpool vs Arsenal :- Sunday’s predicted starting XI and Key Stats

Ahead of this weekend's Premier League action, Sportsmail will be
providing you with all you need to know about every fixture, with team
news, provisional squads, betting odds and Opta stats. Here is all the
information you need for Liverpool's home clash with Arsenal.
Liverpool are again without Philippe Coutinho for Arsenal's visit to
Anfield on Sunday.
Reds boss Jurgen Klopp confirmed the Barcelona target is still 'on our
injury list' with a back problem, even though he looks set to join up
with Brazil next week.

Provisional squad: 
Mignolet, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Lovren, Moreno,
Henderson, Wijnaldum, Can, Mane, Firmino, Salah, Karius, Gomez,
Klavan, Robertson, Milner, Grujic, Origi, Solanke, Sturridge.


Alexis Sanchez is in line to make his first Arsenal appearance of the
season when they face Liverpool in the Premier League at Anfield on
The Chile international has been absent with an abdominal strain but
is set to be involved, as is defender Laurent Koscielny who returns
from a three-match ban.

Key match stats (supplied by Opta)
Liverpool won both of their Premier League meetings with Arsenal in
2016-17 – they haven't won three in a row versus the Gunners since May
1998 (four in a row).
Games between these two clubs in the Premier League have produced 17
goals in the 90th minute or later; more than any other fixture.
Arsenal won the fewest points in matches between the top six sides in
2016-17 (9) and lost half of their 10 matches against fellow top six

The Gunners last won a Premier League away game against a side that
finished in the top six last season back in January 2015 (2-0 at Man
City) – they've since lost seven and drawn five of their matches on
the road against these clubs.
Liverpool won 20 points from 10 Premier League matches against the
rest of the top six in 2016-17; more than any other side.
Arsenal have lost eight of their last 13 Premier League away matches
(W4 D1 L8) – their previous eight away defeats in the competition came
over a period of 41 games

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