Premier League: Liverpool vs Norwich City| Match Preview and Prediction
Liverpool will kick-start their first Premier League game against Norwich City on Saturday.
Premier League: Match Details
Liverpool vs Norwich City
Date: 14 August 2021
Location: Carrow Road
Timing: 5:30 pm (BST)
Liverpool had a season to forget after their key players were sidelined for a good part of the year and it looked like the team will not finish in the top four. However, they managed to win the last few games which saw them finish third on the table.
Liverpool had satisfactory pre-season draws against Wacker Innsbruck and VfB Stuttgart, and then a win against Mainz 05 before losing to Hertha Berlin. The match against Athletic Bilbao ended in a 1-1, before registering a 3-1 win over Osasuna.
Meanwhile, for Norwich city, this will be a fresh chapter as they have been newly promoted side to Premier League, having won EFL Championship to claim promotion to the Premier League title. They will be looking to pull off an upset in their first match against Liverpool.
in 66 encounters, Liverpool holds the upper hand with 37 wins, while Norwich City has won only 14 games, and the other 15 games have ended in a stalemate.
Norwich City form guide (pre-season): W-W-W-W-L
Liverpool form guide (pre-season): D-W-L-D-W
Norwich City Predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Tim Krul, Max Aarons, Grant Hanley, Ben Gibson, Dimitris Giannoulis; Billy Gilmour, Kenny McLean, Mario Vrancic, Milot Rashica, Todd Cantwell, Teemu Pukki
Liverpool predicted XI (4-3-3): Alisson Becker; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Virgil van Dijk, Konstantinos Tsimikas; Fabinho, Naby Keita, Thiago Alcantara; Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah
Liverpool vs Norwich City: Prediction
Last season Liverpool lost their half of the star player to injuries, this time the team will be in full strength and can pull off an easy win.
Prediction: Liverpool 2-0 Norwich City