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Liverpool vs. Watford: Match Preview, Team News, and Ways to Watch

The Premier League season comes down to one week and three matches, the first being a home clash against Watford on Sunday.

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One week and three games are all that remain of Liverpool's league season. First up, Watford travels to Anfield on Sunday afternoon. Liverpool hearts and minds are on the Europa League final against Sevilla in a week and a half, but before then they need to take care of business in the league. Liverpool currently sit 8th in the league, and they have one week to improve their final placement.

The last time Liverpool played Watford back in December was not an affair for Reds fans to remember. Watford battered them 3-0, with back-up keeper Adam Bogdan having an absolute howler of a game before being all but ousted from the first team in response. Since the beginning of 2016, though, their strong start waned, and the team has settled into 12th place by beating the teams below them such as Crystal Palace, Newcastle, and Aston Villa.

For this game, Watford will be without Valon Behrami and Etienne Capoue for this game. They will otherwise have a full squad at their disposal, and unlike Liverpool, only have these last three games to focus on.

With an eye on the Chelsea game on Wednesday, as well as on the Europa League final next Wednesday, Klopp will likely be heavily rotating his team in all three of these upcoming matches.

For Liverpool:

Randall, Lucas, Skrtel, Flanagan
Stewart, Allen
Ibe, Teixeira, Ojo

The strongest line ups will be reserved for Chelsea and then, of course, Sevilla, so we'll likely see the reserves get big chances for this game and the last game against West Brom. It's unknown whether Flanagan is ready to play again, since Klopp has kept him off the pitch as a precaution, despite needing rotation in the fullback positions.

Brad Smith is serving his suspension during this game and won't be available. Jordan Henderson and Divock Origi are still not ready to rejoin the team. Same goes for Danny Ings and Joe Gomez, but they're both inching closer to fitness.

Kickoff is set for 4:00PM BST / 11:00AM EST Sunday. Television coverage will be on NBC Live Sports Extra for the US. Elsewhere, Foxtel Play in Australia, Sportsnet World in Canada, Star Sports 2 Asia in India, SuperSport 7 Africa in Kenya, and Fox Sports in Malaysia are carrying the match. There will be no live airing in the UK. You can find other listings at LiveSoccerTV. For Online radio, fans worldwide can check out LFCTV GO.

We'll be keeping you updated with all the buildup to the game, including team news as it's released, our live matchday thread and post-match recaps from The Liverpool Offside staff. If you want to join the discussion, sign up for an SB Nation account to have your say on all the action as it happens.

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