Jurgen Klopp’s injury embattled Liverpool team takes on high flying Arsenal at Anfield stadium on Matchday 21 of the 2015/2016 English Premier League on Wednesday night.
LFC will be looking for their 2nd league victory in two games at Anfield, after they stopped another high flying side at the famous ground on Boxing Day. The big Belgian forward “Christian Benteke” scored the only goal as they lipped pass Leicester City on that faithful day.
However, Arsenal is currently top of the league with 42 points, 12 points ahead of their Wednesday night opponent. The London club as picked up form since their awful 4-0 defeat to Southampton on boxing day, playing 3 games and coming out victorious in all three with just a goal conceded.
Liverpool vs Arsenal : Team Form Guide
Jurgen will be definitely looking for that perfect formula for a consistent performance in his time as the manager of the Red team. The Anfield side can only boast of 3 victories in the last 5 league games with the most recent being the 1-0 victory over Stoke at the Britannia stadium last week. Arsenal stays top and have gathered 12 points from possible 15 in their last 5 games.
Liverpool vs Arsenal : Head-to-Head Stats
Since Arsenal suffered a heavy defeat from the hand of then Brendan Rodger lead reds on 8th of February 2014. The Gunners as picked up pace and some great results against the Anfield side, with famous one being the 4-1 thrashing of the Liverpool Side during the second half of the 2014/2015 EPL season. Moreover, the the London side will be looking for their first victory against Liverpool at Anfield stadium since 2012.
Liverpool : Team News
Liverpool currently sits 8th on the log with 30 points gathered from 20 games. Jurgen Klopp is hit with the plagues of injury, as most of his top team players are sidelined due to one issue or the other. Coutinho is reported to be hit by an Hamstring Injury, and could be out for a month, Origi Danny Ings, Dejan Lovren, Skrtel just to mention a few are also out injured.
However, Jurgen kloop now has in his fray Steven Caulker, a 26 years old British defender signed on loan from Queens Park Rangers.
Liverpool : Predicted Line-up
Arsenal : Team News
Arsene Wenger will be without the services of top man Alexis Sanchez, who is in the injury list alongside fellow Arsenal lads Danny Welbeck,Santi Cazorla, Wilshere, Rosicky, and Francis Coquelin.
Moreover, the French boss is still scanning for players to add to his squad in January and Wenger is reported to be close on the acquisition of striker Nolito from Celta Vigo and Egyptian midfielder Mohammed Elneny from Basel.
Arsenal : Predicted Line-up
Liverpool vs Arsenal : Prediction
Jurgen Klopp was brought in to steady the ship and play to the strength of his players and he has managed to bring the winning spirit that was once lost under the tutelage of Brendan Rodgers.
However, playing Arsenal will be real test for is team especially against a very creative team with Eagle eye Ozil at the top of his form. A draw will be fair result for the host considering the recent injury plague on the team.
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