CRY vs LIV Dream11: Liverpool will be looking to consolidate their position at the top of the Premier League table when they lock horns with Crystal Palace. Liverpool moved to the top of the table for the first time since October following their last-minute winner over previous leaders, Spurs and extended their unbeaten run to nine games. Top spot is something Klopp and his players will be eager to keep but remaining there will be no easy feat. Palace have experienced a rather inconsistent season thus far, with five wins and five losses, plus three draws, but have proven that, on their day, they can compete. A 4-1 win over Leeds and a 5-1 victory over West Brom have proven this, but their test against Liverpool is a different kettle of fish and Palace will do well to get a result out of this one.
Crystal Palace vs Liverpool, Premier League
19th December, 6:00 pm (IST)
Selhurst Park, London
CRY – W-D-D-W-D
LIV – D-D-W-L-L
Head-to-head: Liverpool have won 31 of their 56 previous games against Crystal Palace. The Reds have lost 14 times, while 11 games have ended in draws.
Last meeting: Liverpool 4-0 Crystal Palace
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CRY vs LIV Prediction, Team News, Starting XI
A) Crystal Palace Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability: Connor Wickham, Martin Kelly, Nathan Ferguson, Wayne Hennessey and Mamadou Sakho, all are injured and out. Christian Benteke is suspended.
Doubtful: No one is in major doubt to feature in this CRY vs LIV Dream11 Prediction.
Expected changes: Nathaniel Clyne missed out against West Ham in midweek and will be desperate to face former club Liverpool. Mamadou Sakho may not get the chance to do the same.
CRY Playing 11 (probable):
Guaita; Clyne, Kouyate, Cahill, Van Aanholt; Schlupp, Milivojevic, McArthur, Eze; Zaha, Ayew
B) Liverpool Team News
Injury Report, Unavailability: Joe Gomez, Virgil van Dijk, Thiago Alcantara, Xherdan Shaqiri, James Milner, Diogo Jota and Kostas Tsimikas are out of this clash due to injury.
Doubtful: Thiago Alcantara is a doubt in this game against Aston Villa.
Expected changes: One or two mistakes aside, Rhys Williams did well on his Premier League debut in midweek but Joel Matip was back in full training on Thursday and should return here.
LIV Playing 11 (probable):
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Fabinho, Robertson; Henderson, Wijnaldum, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane
CRY vs LIV Today Match Prediction:
The Reds' away form is on the verge of evolving from a curiosity to a concern and Klopp will know that anything other than a win at Selhurst Park would undo much of the good work they did against Spurs just three days earlier. Crystal Palace showed in their most recent home game that they are capable of taking points off the league's top teams, but they have a poor record here against Liverpool recently and we expect that to continue on Saturday. We predict a 2-1 win for Liverpool in the CRY vs LIV Today Match Prediction .
DEF: Kouyate, Van Aanholt, Alexander-Arnold, Robertson
MID: Fabinho, McArthur, Henderson, Mane
FW: Salah, Zaha
CRY vs LIV Dream11, Captain & Differential Picks
Captain Options –
Aston Villa –
Wilfried Zaha – Zaha has 7 goals and a total of 11 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 24.14%. He had a total of 10 big chances.
James McArthur – McArthur has a total of 1 assists, 2 key passes and he created a total of 3 chances. He has a pass completion rate of 84.2 % and a rate of 33.33% for passes into the box.
Mohamed Salah – Salah has 10 goals and a total of 18 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 25.64%. He had a total of 15 big chances.
Sadio Mane – Mane has 4 goals and a total of 15 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 12.5%. He had a total of 16 big chances.
Differential Picks –
Jordan Henderson – Henderson has a total of 1 asssists, 2 key passes (these are passes leading to a shot on goal) and he created a total of 3 chances.
Andros Townsend – Townsend has 1 goals and a total of 5 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 8.33%. He had a total of 3 big chances.