Jurgen Klopp’s men take on Brighton in their third game of the Premier League campaign. Liverpool have looked in top form in the first two games they played, scoring six and conceding none. Klopp’s men looked like title contenders even before a ball was kicked but look even sharper after their first two games where they cruised to comfortable victories. They now welcome Brighton to Anfield and will look to make it three wins in three but Brighton having already bloodied another title contender in the form of Manchester United will be hoping they can do the same against the high flying Reds.
📝 The gaffer…
💬 “An away game at Liverpool, it doesn’t come much tougher than that. We certainly need to show a lot of the qualities that we showed in last week’s performance."
— Brighton & Hove Albion ⚽️ (@OfficialBHAFC) August 24, 2018
Lovren will be usable again, but apart from the Croat, it looks like a clean bill for Liverpool. Joel Matip back in full fitness will be in contention for a starting spot. But with Joe Gomez pulling off stunning performances like last week, the England under 21 captain looks like Liverpool’s first choice centre back to partner Virgil Van Dijk come Sunday. Midfielder Fabinho too is fully fit and raring to go even though he was left out of the 18 man squad at Crystal Palace. It looks like Klopp is waiting for the right time to unleash his midfielder and give him enough time to adapt to the style of play in the Premier League. Brighton, however, have major concerns over the fitness of their defensive duo of Lewis Dunk and Bruno. Both of them are a doubt for Sunday’s clash along with winger Jose Izquierdo.
That turn. 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/5bPBPOj3np
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 24, 2018
If Liverpool pulls off a performance close to their best then they would be runaway winners in the game. However, the Reds will be wary of the capabilities of the Seagulls after what they did to Manchester United last week. But with the new fab four in the form of Salah, Mane, Bobby, and Keita, Liverpool look like the favorites to continue their winning streak at Anfield on Sunday.