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Fulham vs Liverpool Tips - Comfortable Reds victory over EPL new boys

By Ralph Staniforth
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  • The match is being played at Craven Cottage (13:30 SAST)
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Fulham vs Liverpool Preview


Fulham struggled for consistency in pre-season. They are likely to be on the back foot against a Liverpool side that showed quality in their Community Shield win.
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  • Head-to-Head
  • Fulham Form
  • Fulham Team News
  • Liverpool Form
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  • Fulham vs Liverpool Live Stream FAQ

  • Fulham have seen over 3.5 goals in 4 of their last 6 matches
  • Fulham have lost 6 of their last 8 matches against Liverpool (Premier League)
  • Fulham have seen over 2.5 goals in 3 of their last 4 home matches against Liverpool (Premier League)
  • Liverpool have won 16 of their last 18 matches (Premier League)
  • Liverpool have seen over 2.5 goals in 6 of their last 9 matches
  • Liverpool have scored 2+ goals in 7 of their last 9 away matches (Premier League)

Head-to-Head


Liverpool have a 41-13 advantage against Fulham in 71 meetings with 17 draws.

Fulham Form


Fulham were patchy in pre-season and they finished their round of friendlies with a 1-1 home draw with Villarreal. The Cottagers conceded in the first half and Aleksandar Mitrović struck a late equaliser.

The result followed a 5-1 defeat at Benfica and wins over Nice (2-0) and Estoril (3-1). Fulham were promoted to the Premier League as Championship winners last season.

Fulham Team News


Defender Joe Bryan and Harry Wilson are ruled out.

Midfielder Nathan Chalobah is in contention following a recent knock.

Liverpool Form


A makeshift Liverpool side lost 3-0 to Strasbourg on Wednesday. The defeat followed a 3-1 win over Man City in the Community Shield. 

Liverpool created chances against City with 15 shots. Trent Alexander-Arnold struck early before Mo Salah and Darwin Núñez extended the lead late on. 

It was Liverpool’s third win from pre-season. The Reds previously beat RB Leipzig (5-0) and Crystal Palace (2-0).

Liverpool Team News


Midfielders Curtis Jones and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlin are out.  

Forward Diogo Jota and goalkeeper are Caoimhin Kelleher are also unavailable. 

Fulham vs Liverpool Live Stream FAQ

What time does Fulham vs Liverpool Start?

The match starts at 13:30 BST on Saturday, August 5

GB

Verdict

Fulham struggled to keep clean sheets in pre-season and  saw some high-scoring results. Liverpool showed goal scoring quality against City last time out and the Reds can secure an opening day victory.

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06 Aug 2022