Liverpool are set to host Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League this coming weekend as the Reds hope to continue their march at the top of the table.
Should Jurgen Klopp’s men do the job, the Reds will remain atop of the pile and will head into December with their heads held high. By that I mean we’d quite possibly be heading into the final month of the year with a lead over the reigning champions by more than ten points.
Winger Mohamed Salah is expected to return to the squad this week, against Napoli, after sitting out of Liverpool’s 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace in the week so it remains to be seen if he’ll be rested again at the weekend.
And Fabinho has totted up enough yellow cards to be suspended from our fixture against Brighton. With that said, here is how we predict Klopp will line up against the Seagulls…
In net we’ll have Alisson, and to support him a back line of Trent Alexander-Arnold, Dejan Lovren, Virgil van Dijk and Andrew Robertson.
In midfield, the aforementioned Fabinho will be unavailable so I expect Jordan Henderson will play in the #6 role.
And, if he’s not used against Napoli, I think Naby Keita will be given a chance, but Gini Wijnaldum or James Milner will have to be used to balance the Fabinho-less midfield trio.
Up top, I think we’ll have a hungry Salah with his partners in crime Bobby Firmino and Sadio Mane.