Preview: Liverpool vs Bournemouth

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Liverpool will host Bournemouth at Anfield in the Premier League and this is what you should know before the game.

Liverpool will seek to bounce back from a big disappointment following a defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford.

The Reds have endured a disappointing start to the season after they picked up 2 points from three games in the Premier League.

Jurgen Klopp side wouldn’t have thought their season would be like this after they struggled against Fulham and also Crystal Palace.

The Reds pushed to get a point at Old Trafford after Salah 81st minutes goal in the game but unfortunately for the Ten Hag’s men held to claim three points.

Meanwhile, newly promoted side have also struggled in their recent games to top six side despite having a strong start in the Premier League.

Bournemouth defeat Aston Villa in their first game but since then suffered huge defeat in the hands of Manchester City and Arsenal.

The Cherries will enter the match off the back of a win, having overcome Norwich City on penalties in the EFL Cup on Tuesday night.

Team News.

Liverpool will be without their striker Darwin Nunez due to his red card against Palace, while the team’s injury problems are showing no signs of easing.

Thiago Alcantara, Diogo Jota, Joel Matip, Curtis Jones, Naby Keita, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ibrahima Konate and Calvin Ramsay will again be absent, while Caoimhin Kelleher remains a doubt.

Fabinho started on the bench against Man United but should be back in the starting XI here; Klopp does not have many other options for change, though, so it is expected to be close to the same side that took to the field at Old Trafford despite the disappointing performance.

As for Bournemouth, Joe Rothwell, Ryan Fredericks, David Brooks and Junior Stanislas will again be absent, but Jamal Lowe should be back with the squad after recovering from illness.

Parker also revealed during his press conference that Dominic Solanke is pushing to be available following an ankle issue, with the forward expected to start on the bench.

There were a number of changes for the team’s EFL Cup contest with Norwich on Tuesday, but those rested should be back in the side here, with Kieffer Moore expected to operate at the tip of the attack.

Liverpool possible starting lineup:

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Elliott, Fabinho, Henderson; Salah, Firmino, Diaz

Bournemouth possible starting lineup:

Travers; Mepham, Senesi, Kelly; Smith, Pearson, Lerma, Zemura; Tavernier, Moore, Christie

Sportscliffs prediction

Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth

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