Liverpool FC Team News, Starting XI Prediction vs Brighton

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Liverpool are entering the festive period fixture congestion firmly in the driver’s seat for the Premier League title. Eight points clear now, of second place Leicester City, the title is definitely theirs to lose. Up next is a home clash against Brighton & Hove Albion, a match where they will have some selection problems in the midfield.

Naby Keïta is a doubt for this match, due to an illness, while Fabinho’s ankle injury is likely to keep him out of commission until after the new year. Even if fit, he wouldn’t be able to feature in this one as he’s suspended. Finally, The Reds are also without the services of defenders Joel Matip and Nathaniel Clyne; both of whom are out indefinitely with knee injuries.

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In flipping over to Brighton & Hove Albion team news, Aaron Connolly is out long term with a groin injury. Bernardo is recovering from a knee injury, but this match will come too soon for his inclusion. Mean Jose Izquierdo is out indefinitely with a knee injury.

Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction vs Brighton & Hove Albion  

   Mane  Firmino    Salah

Wijnaldum       Henderson    Oxlade-Chamberlain 

  Robertson     Van Dijk     Lovren      Alexander-Arnold  

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Liverpool vs Brighton & Hove Albion FYIs

Kickoff: Anfield Stadium, Saturday Nov 30, 3pm

Odds: Liverpool 2-9 Brighton 16-1 Draw 6-1

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Google Result Probability: Liverpool win 79%, Draw 14%, Brighton & Hove Albion win 7%

Form Guide: Liverpool WWWWD  Brighton & Hove Albion LLWWL

Prediction: Liverpool 2, Brighton 0

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