Klopp To Make 1 Key Change: Predicted Liverpool XI vs Watford

By on April 30, 2017

adam lallana liverpool

Liverpool will be looking to give their top four challenge a major boost when they take on Watford at Vicarage Road on Monday night.

Here is the side I think Jurgen Klopp will select for the game:


Goalkeeper: Simon Mignolet has performed well in recent games so I don’t see any reason to think Klopp will change his goalkeeper tomorrow. Therefore, I expect the Belgian international to keep his place ahead of Loris Karius.

Defence: Joel Matip recovered quickly from a muscle injury and came through the defeat to Crystal Palace last weekend unscathed so he should once again start alongside Dejan Lovren – who’ll be looking to celebrate his new contract with a positive result.

I don’t think there will be any changes in defence so Nathaniel Clyne and James Milner should retain their places in the full-back positions.

Midfield: Adam Lallana returned to full training last week after finally recovering from a thigh injury that kept him out for over a month. The midfielder may be lacking match fitness but I’m sure Klopp will be tempted to throw him straight back in to action against Watford.

Jordan Henderson is still out with a foot injury and might not play again this season so Emre Can could move in to the holding role with Lucas Leiva dropping out while Gini Wijnaldum should keep his place in midfield.

Liverpool roberto firmino

Attack: Daniel Sturridge could be back in the squad after making a swift recovery from a recurrence of a hip injury that kept him out against Palace last weekend. However, I think Klopp will stick with Divock Origi through the middle.

Sadio Mane is out for the rest of the season with a knee injury so Roberto Firmino is expected to continue on the right side of the Liverpool attack while Philippe Coutinho is certain to keep his place on the left.

Here is how we think Liverpool will line up:

football formations


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *