Fulham vs. Liverpool Prediction, Tips and Odds – Aug. 06, 2022 13:30 CET
Six games of the first round of the new edition of the English Premier League are scheduled for Saturday. Fulham and Liverpool meet at Craven Cottage Stadium at 1:30 p.m.
After one season spent in the Championship, the hosts have returned to the company of the best and want to save themselves from another relegation. On the other hand, Liverpool has a clear goal – winning the title.
We found the best odds for this game at the popular STSbet sportsbook. You will get an attractive Welcome Bonus for all newly registered customers if you register today. Read our article if you wonder how to claim this STSbet Welcome Bonus.
Too strong for the Championship, too weak for the elite. This is the sentence that best describes the quality of this team in the last few seasons. They were relegated from the Premier League in 2018/19 and 2020/21, but after one second league season, they managed to immediately secure their return.
Fulham’s current roster is of enough quality that they can hope to be in the elite next season. The main option for scoring goals is still Aleksandar Mitrovic, who excelled last season in the Championship. The Serbian striker achieved an incredible performance and scored 43 goals, which is the record of one season in this competition.
This summer, the team’s management agreed to cooperate with several proven players. Defensive midfielder Joao Palhinho from Sporting, offensive midfielder Andreas Pereira from Manchester United and experienced goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Arsenal arrived at the club. All these players have been playing at the top level for several years and will certainly be significant reinforcements for the team led by coach Marco Silva.
The Reds started the new season with a 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Manchester City in the Community Shield. Jurgen Klopp is satisfied with the way his team won this season’s first trophy because Liverpool players were better for the whole 90 minutes and showed that they will be the main contenders for the title this season as well.
The departure of Sadio Mane to Bayern did not affect this team too much. In his place came talented goalscorer Darwin Nunez from Benfica, who scored right from the opening and demonstrated his quality. Luis Diaz and Mohamed Salah will be the starting wings, while the trio of Henderson, Thiago Alcantara and Fabinho will do a huge job in midfield.
This team has the best wing back tandem in the world. Alexander-Arnold and Robertson are the most dangerous duo in these positions, while defensive commander Virgil van Dijk guards their backs.
All in all, this team will be well organized on both sides of the pitch, so they will be favorites in all the competitions they play in this season.
The two teams last met in the 2020/21 season. It is interesting that Fulham won four points in two league matches. There was no winner at Craven Cottage, 1-1, as Mario Lemina shocked Anfield to give his side a 1-0 win.
Fulham (4-2-3-1): Leno; Robinson, Ream, Tosin, Mbabu; Palhinha, Reed; Kebano, Dercordova-Reid, Pereira; Mitrović
Liverpool (4-3-3): Alisson; Robertson, Van Dijk, Matip, Alexander-Arnold; Fabinho, Henderson, Thiago; Diaz, Salah, Firmino
We expect the Liverpool players to start the new season dominantly. Every line of their team is stronger than the opponent’s, especially the defensive line. We are of the opinion that Fulham’s attack will not burden the guests much, so we expect a sure victory of Jurgen Klopp’s team.
Prediction: Liverpool To Win And Total Goals Under 3.5 – Yes