Nottingham forest vs Liverpool FC predicted starting xi; preview, H2H, team news, injury update, prediction and kickoff
The reds will travel to face Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup quarter-finals as they look to keep their quadruple bid alive.
The Reds strengthened their Premier League title hopes with a 2-0 win over Arsenal in midweek, moving to within a point of Man City at the top.
Head to Head (H2H)
In 115 head-to-head encounters between the two sides, Liverpool had the clear advantage. The reds have won 56 games, lost 30 and drawn 29.
However, this is the first time the two clubs are facing each other since 1999.Nottingham Forest form guide in the EFL Championship: W-W-D-W-D
Liverpool form guide in the English Premier League: W-W-W-W-W
Team news and injury update
In Jurgen Klopp pre-match press conference, The reds boss revealed a new injury blow, along with other concerns:
Trent Alexander-Arnold out with hamstring injury; to miss weeks
Mo Salah “felt his foot a bit” after Arsenal game.
James Milner and Kostas Tsimikas could miss out again with illness.
Alisson to start over Caoimhin Kelleher – “FA Cup is Ali”
“I want to have a team that is fresh enough, physically and mentally, for the game and really is going for it.” klopp added.
However, while Alisson is confirmed to start, Alexander-Arnold is injured and Salah, Milner and Tsimikas are all doubts, leaving fewer options to consider:
Liverpool FC predicted starting XI (4-3-3):
Alisson; Gomez, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Jones, Keita; Minamino, Origi, Firmino
Nottingham Forest predicted starting XI (3-4-1-2):
Ethan Horvath, Joe Worrall, Tobias Figueiredo, Scott McKenna, Djed Spence, James Garner, Ryan Yates, Jack Colback, Philip Zinckernagel, Brennan Johnson, Sam Surridge
Prediction: Nottingham Forest 0-2 Liverpool
kickoff; Sunday, 20th march, 2022.