Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Jurgen Klopp's Men Eye First Win of The New Season Ahead of EPL Cracker

Liverpool vs Crystal Palace: Jurgen Klopp's Men Eye First Win of The New Season Ahead of EPL Cracker

  • Liverpool are scheduled to host Crystal Palace in their second fixture of the new season on Monday night
  • The Reds will be hoping to use the clash to get their campaign back on track after they dropped points in their season opener
  • Jurgen Klopp's charges were held to a 2-2 frustrating draw by Fulham at Craven Cottage in a match that saw Mitrovic net a brace
  • Palace will take the trip to Anfield in hope of bagging their first points of the season, having lost their opener against Arsenal

Liverpool will be plotting for their first win of the new season on Monday night, August 15, when they host Crystal Palace at Anfield.

The Reds are among favourites to win this season's Premier League title after a scintillating run of form last term.

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Jurgen Klopp during the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Liverpool FC at Craven Cottage. Photo by Jacques Feeney.
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The Jurgen Klopp-tutored side narrowly missed out on the domestic crown by a single point as Man City stormed to glory.

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However, the Merseysiders faltered in their opening match of the new season as they were forced to settle for a 2-2 draw during their trip to Fulham last weekend.

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Alexandre Mitrovic was Fulham's match hero as he netted a brace to earn the Cottagers a precious point.

Liverpool facing injury crisis ahead of Crystal Palace clash

Liverpool are facing a major injury crisis, especially in their midfield department, with Thiago Alcantara ruled out for at least six weeks.

According to Sky Sports, the midfield maestro picked a hamstring injury during his side's encounter with Fulham.

Meanwhile, the trio of Naby Keita, Curtis Jones and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain missed the Fulham clash due to injury and illness.

Be that as it may, Keita is expected to be involved against Palace.