Liverpool vs. Watford: Basic Info, Team News, Statistics and Others

Liverpool on Saturday afternoon will slug it out with Watford at the Anfield Stadium in game week 17 of 2019/2020 season of the English Premier League.

The match kickoff time is 1:30PM West Africa Standard Time, same as Nigeria time (12:30 UK Time).
Liverpool are 8 points clear on the log after 16 games and are favourite to win this season English Premier League title. The Reds currently have 46 points and are looking good to clinch the title.

TEAM NEWS

- Liverpool
Fabiano is out with an ankle injury and will not be available for the game.

• Liverpool may be without Dejan Lovren who has a minor problem with his thigh from the injury he sustained in Liverpool's 2-0 win over Red Bull Salzburg. He's expected to return by December 14.

Adam Lallana is also doubtful following a thigh injury and he's expected to return by December 14.

Joel Matip is out with knee injury. Possible return date is December 29.

Nathaniel Clyne is out out with knee injury.

- Watford

• Reports revealed that Craig Dawson is now available for selection after some moment of injury layoff.

Adam Masina and Roberto Pereyra will undergo late fitness test ahead of Anfield trip.

Jose Holebas is out with ankle injury, Sebastian Prodl, Tom Cleverley and Danny Welbeck remain sidelined with injury.
STATISTICS
• Liverpool have won six of their last seven games against Watford, drawing just one, scoring 25 goals and conceding just four goals from their last seven meetings.

• Liverpool have also won their last three home games; 6-1, 5-0 and 5-0 against Watford.

• After the 0-1 away win for Watford since August 1999, they have not won any other game at Anfield, and they have lost their last five away game to Liverpool by 20-1 goal aggregate.

• Liverpool remains unbeaten after 16 games and they have not lost in the Premier League this season.

• Watford have won just one game in the Premier League this season.

The new Watford boss will hope to turn things around for his new club who are currently at the bottom of the table.

By Emmanuel Oladele

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