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Liverpool vs Brentford confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture today

The Independent
The Independent
 2022-01-16

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Brentford will be travelling to Liverpool this weekend, hoping for a much-improved performance from their disappointing 4-1 defeat at the hands of Southampton .

Liverpool will be without key attackers Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane, who are at the Africa Cup of Nations, but will still be looking to condemn Brentford to a similar score line as they try and keep pace with Manchester City.

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Jurgen Klopp will be back on the touchline, following his Covid related absence from Liverpool’s last league game.

The German will be hoping to inspire his side back into form with his team only picking up one win in their last four outings.

Here’s all you need to know ahead of the game.

When is the match?

The game kicks off at 2:00pm GMT on Sunday 16 January at Anfield.

Where can I watch it?

Unfortunately, the match is not being televised live in the UK, but highlights will be available shortly after full-time and later on Match of the Day on BBC 1.

Confirmed line-ups

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Jones; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Firmino, Jota

Brentford XI: Fernandez; Ajer, Jansson, Pinnock; Roerslev, Janelt, Norgaard, Baptiste, Henry; Mbuemo, Toney

Odds

Liverpool 10/29

Draw 19/4

Brentford 10/1

Prediction

Brentford will be going to Anfield full of belief, knowing the home side are without some of their key players. However, Liverpool’s know-how should prove enough to edge a closely fought encounter. Liverpool 2-1 Brentford

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