Liverpool travel to The Hawthorns to face a squad led by a manager who has been a thorn in their side on more than one occasion. Tony Pulis’ West Bromwich Albion are currently eighth just behind Arsenal in the table (albeit at a double-digit remove from the Gunners), and are in a good place health and fitness-wise, at least relative to Liverpool (though to be fair, Fredo from The Godfather is in a better place health and fitness-wise relative to Liverpool).
After the recent excitement against Bournemouth and Stoke City, Jürgen Klopp’s merry men will be hoping for a fuss-free encounter, ideally one that ends with Liverpool coming away with three points. The race for top four spots is tighter than ever, and with a number of their rivals holding serve on Saturday, Liverpool can ill afford to drop points against a side that is practically built to exploit the soft spots in the Reds’ armor.
Full Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs. Liverpool
Kickoff: 12:30PM GMT/08:30AM EST from The Hawthorns.
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Starting XI: Foster, Dawson, McAuley, Evans, Brunt, Fletcher, Yacob, Livermore, Phillips, Chadli, Robson-Kanu.
Bench: Myhill, M. Wilson, Nyom, Morrison, McClean, Rondon, Field.
Starting XI: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Matip, Lucas, Milner, Can, Wijnaldum, Coutinho, Firmino, Origi.
Bench: Karius, Moreno, Grujic, Sturridge, Alexander-Arnold, Woodburn, Gomez.
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