Liverpool FC vs Norwich predicted starting XI; prediction, team news, Time, H2H, injury updates, and suspension
The Reds will head into the weekend game on the back of a 2-0 victory over Inter Milan in the Champions League. Liverpool will host Norwich City at Anfield in a matchday 26 Premier League fixture on Saturday.
What’s the latest team news at Liverpool?
Elsewhere, van Dijk will surely start if he’s indeed available considering how much Liverpool struggled defensively without him last season, conceding nine more goals than in the previous campaign, while Trent Alexander-Arnold is undisputed as the first-choice right-back and Alisson is guaranteed to feature as the reigning No.1.
In midfield, with Henderson and Thiago not quite up to speed, Naby Keita and Fabinho have been tipped to start instead.
In the attacking department, Mo Salah will be looking to start with Sadio Mane on the other flank and Bobby Firmino due to Diogo jota’s injury in their champions league clash with inter Milan.
Liverpool injury list and suspension;
The captain sustained a knock to his back in the Emirates FA Cup win over Cardiff City.
Jürgen Klopp on Henderson: “Hendo, yes, definitely will be back. That’s the plan, was the plan before the game and is still the plan now. If nothing happens, he will play on Sunday.”
Divock Origi last appeared for the Reds on December 7 against AC Milan in the Champions League.
Jürgen Klopp on Origi: “Div is not too long back in training after his injury.”
Jurgen Klopp’s remarks on Diogo jota; “I’m really happy with everything, apart from that Diogo had to go off with something around the ankle ligament,”
It has been confirmed that Liverpool’s star forward will be out and will also miss the game again Norwich due to an ankle injury he suffered in the champions league round of 16 in San Siro against inter Milan.
Curtis Jones is out with a concussion.
No Liverpool players are currently suspended.
Liverpool vs Norwich H2H;
Both sides have clashed on 68 occasions in the past and Liverpool have been mostly the superior with 39 wins to their name. Burnley were victorious on 14 occasions, while 15 matches in the past ended in a share of the spoils.
Their most recent meeting came in the third round of the 2021-22 EFL Cup when Liverpool secured progress with a 3-0 away victory.
The Reds are currently on a 10-game unbeaten run in all competitions, winning the last seven consecutively. They have also won their last six home league matches on the bounce, conceding just one goal in the process. Norwich City have won just one of their 12 Premier League games at Anfield.
Predicted Liverpool starting XI vs Norwich:
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Konate, Tsimikas; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Fabinho, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Mane
Liverpool vs Norwich Prediction;
The reds are still trying to close the gap with Manchester City at the summit of the Premier League table. In light of this, the Reds cannot afford to drop too many points and are heavy favorites to triumph against a struggling Norwich City.
Liverpool 3-0 Norwich
Date and kick-off time
Liverpool vs Norwich is scheduled for a 3 pm GMT kick-off on Saturday, February 19, 2022.