Bournemouth vs Liverpool Preview: Premier League Round 27
Prediction for Bournemouth vs Liverpool in round 27 of the 2022/23 English Premier League on March 11.
Form of Bournemouth vs Liverpool
Liverpool have earned 13 out of a possible 15 points from their last 5 Premier League matches (4 wins, 1 draw) after a difficult start to the year 2023 with only 1 point from 4 matches (1 draw, 3 losses) in the country’s top competition. While much attention is focused on Liverpool’s current attacking form, their defensive record is also very impressive.
Statistics show that Jurgen Klopp’s team have kept a clean sheet in their last 5 Premier League matches, equaling their record from…24 previous matches in this campaign. The last time they had a longer run of clean sheets in competitions was from December 2019 to January 2020 when they kept a clean sheet for 7 consecutive matches.
So far, Liverpool have only earned 12 points from 12 away matches in the 2022/23 Premier League season, equaling the record of Southampton and Leicester. Even if they win all 7 remaining away matches in this season, Liverpool’s maximum away points total in the 2022/23 season is 33, lower than every season in the last 4 seasons and 10 points lower than last season (43).
On the other hand, Bournemouth, the home team, have earned 21 points from 25 matches this season. This is The Cherries’ worst record at this stage of the Premier League campaign, 4 points lower than in the 2019/20 season (25 points), a campaign in which they were relegated. Moreover, since the top English league returned after the 2022 World Cup, Bournemouth have only earned 5 points from 10 matches, the lowest points total of any team.
Latest squad news for Bournemouth vs Liverpool
Bournemouth manager Gary O’Neil confirmed that both Jefferson Lerma and Hamed Traore missed the match against Arsenal due to minor injuries. However, both players can return for the match against Liverpool. However, long-term absentees such as David Brooks, Junior Stanislas, and Matías Vina are still not ready.
Meanwhile, Liverpool have no new injury concerns at this stage. This means that Jurgen Klopp will have the best options for this match, in addition to long-term absentees Calvin Ramsay, Luis Diaz, and Thiago.
Expected lineups for Bournemouth vs Liverpool match:
- Bournemouth (5-4-1): Neto; Zemura, Senesi, Stephens, Mepham, Smith; Traore, Billing, Lerma, Quattara; Solanke
- Liverpool (4-3-3): Alisson; Alexnader-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Elliot; Salah, Gakpo, Nunez
Score prediction: Bournemouth 0-3 Liverpool.
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