Leeds United-Liverpool FC: Preview, head-to-head, prediction, odds

Leeds United host Liverpool FC in their English Premier League match on April 18 (IST) at Elland Road in Beeston, Leeds. Liverpool will be looking to climb the ladder from their current position of eight place in the league while Leeds will only be looking to stay away from the relegation zone. The latest match will take place at Elland Road on Monday (IST).

Leeds United-Liverpool FC

Bost sides have fairly inconsistent in recent matches, not securing enough points to push them up the table. The Reds will be hopeful of defeating Leeds United and at least look for a top 5 finish by the time the season is over.

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After their recent loss, Leeds will be keen on salvaging at least a point against the favourites. Playing at home means they will have a slight advantage although that may not make much of a difference against a side like Liverpool. Nevertheless, the outcome of the match will largely influence either side’s position in the standings.

Liverpool have won 12 games in the EPL this season, but have also suffered nine losses while Leeds have only won seven, losing 15. The race for this season’s Premier League crown seems to be between Arsenal and Manchester City who are only four points apart from each other although the latter have a match in hand.

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Leeds United-Liverpool FC preview

Leeds have a narrow buffer over the relegation places in 16th place, and are a mere two points ahead of Nottingham Forest. However, a win for the latter could see them move ahead provided they produce something magical against Manchester United on Sunday.

Liverpool go into Monday’s match still stuck  in eighth place, and following Brighton & Hove Albion and Aston Villa’s victories on Saturday, they don’t have a chance of moving up despite a win on Monday.

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Leeds United possible starting lineup:

Meslier; Kristensen, Koch, Cooper, Firpo; McKennie, Roca; Harrison, Rodrigo, Gnonto; Bamford

Liverpool FC possible starting lineup:

Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Konate, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago; Salah, Gakpo, Nunez

Head-to-head record

Liverpool’s record against Leeds United shows them winning 62 out of the 122 matches played between the two teams, while Leeds United have managed to secure 29 victories.

  • Leeds United: 29
  • Liverpool FC wins: 62
  • Draws: 31
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Leeds United-Liverpool FC prediction

Liverpool have been inconsistent this season and need points in quick time. They have star players in their ranks and must do everything in their power to earn those three crucial points.

Leeds United have not found form this season and will be looking to stay away from the relegation zone. Liverpool are expected to walk away with a comfortable win in the upcoming match.

Prediction: Leeds United 1-3 Liverpool

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Date, kick-off time, venue

The English Premier League match between Leeds United and Liverpool FC will be played at 8 pm (BST) | 3 pm (ET) | 5 am (Tuesday, Apr 18, AEST), and 12:30 am (IST) at Elland Road in Leeds, England, on April 18, 2023.

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