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WAT vs LIV Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Watford vs Liverpool Premier League Live Score 16 October

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WAT vs LIV Dream11: Premier League returns to action as the International break comes to an end. Newly promoted Watford take on Liverpool in Saturday’s early kick-off. The Hornets have a new man in charge in Claudio Ranieri. Watford are in 15th place with two wins under their belt in seven games. They head into this game following a 1-0 loss to Leeds United. Diego Llorente scored the only goal of the match.

On the other hand, Liverpool remains the only unbeaten side in the league. They sit in the second spot behind Chelsea. Liverpool were held to a 2-2 draw by Manchester City in a thrilling contest last time out. Mo Salah scored one of the goals of the season and Sadio Mane also got on the scoresheet.

Date: 16 October, Saturday
Kick-Off: 05:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Vicarage Road

Premier League Table

Watford| 15th; Liverpool| 2nd

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Recent Form
Watford: LDLWL
Liverpool: DWDWW

Head to Head 

Liverpool have won four of the last five scoring 15 goals in the process and conceding none. Watford won the last tie 3-0.


WAT vs LIV Today Match Prediction Details

Watford News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Peter Etebo, Nicolas Nkoulou, Francisco Sierralta, and Christian Kabasele are unavailable for this game.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Watford could lineup in a 4-4-2 formation.
  • B Foster will start between the sticks.
  • K Femenia, W Troost-Ekong, C Cathcart, and D Rose are expected to be the back four.
  • M Sissoko and J Kucka should occupy the center of the park with K Sema and I Sarr out wide.
  • J King will partner E Dennis up top.

    Watford XI (Probable)

Ben Foster
Kiko Femenia
William Troost-Ekong
Craig Cathcart
Danny Rose
Moussa Sissoko
Ismaila Sarr
Juraj Kucka
Ken Sema
Josh King
Emmanuel Dennis

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Liverpool News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

Ilkay Gundogan and Oleksandr Zinchenko are doubtful for this game.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Liverpool will lineup in their usual 4-3-3 formation.
  • C Kelleher will start between the sticks.
  • T Alexander Arnold, J Matip, V van Dijk, and A Robertson are expected to be the back four.
  • J Milner, N Keita, and J Henderson should occupy the midfield slots.
  • R Firminho should start this game flanked by M Salah and S Mane.

Liverpool XI (Probable)

Caoimhin Kelleher
Trent Alexander Arnold
Joel Matip
Virgil van Dijk
Andrew Roberston
James Milner
Naby Keita
Jordan Henderson
Sadio Mane
Roberto Firminho
Mohammed Salah

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LIV vs MCI Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Mohammed Salah is in the form of his life and has blanked only once this season. He is also on penalties. He has nine goals and three assists this season.

Goals 9
Assists 3
Shots on Goal 21
Chances Created 22
Interceptions 3
Tackles 3

Sadio Mane’s form has improved of late. He has scored five goals and created 11 chances this season.

Goals 5
Assists 0
Shots on Goal 10
Chances Created 11
Interceptions 4
Tackles 4

Differential Pick

Ismaila Sarr will have an important role to play if Watford need anything from this game. He is their Talisman. He has scored four goals and created nine chances this season.

Goals 4
Assists 0
Shots on Goal 11
Chances Created 9
Interceptions 4
Tackles 1

WAT vs LIV Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – C Kelleher
Defenders – V Van Dijk, A Robertson, T Alexander Arnold
Midfielders – M Sissoko, S Mane, J Kucka, K Sema, I Sarr
Forwards – M Salah, R Firminho

Likely Winner:

  • This is the first Premier League encounter between the two sides since Watford beat Liverpool 3-0 in February 2020, ending Liverpool’s club-record 44-game unbeaten run.
  • In their last 17 Premier League games, Watford has failed to keep a clean sheet. In each of their four league losses this season, the Hornets have failed to score a goal.
  • This season, Liverpool remains the Premier League’s only unbeaten team (W4 D3). The Reds’ current unbeaten streak of 17 league games, which spans two seasons, is the longest in England’s top four divisions (W12 D5).
  • Claudio Ranieri has won four of Liverpool’s previous five home league games. Ismaila Sarr has scored four Premier League goals for Watford this season, including the last three.
  • We are predicting a narrow win for the Reds in this fixture.

Match Odds: 

Watford: 17/2
Liverpool: 3/8

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Devashish Pant

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