Fulham vs Liverpool Prediction: Potential Scoreline and Current Form

As Fulham prepare to host Liverpool at Craven Cottage this Saturday, the stakes couldn't be higher in this intriguing Premier League matchup.

With the Reds in the midst of a tense title race and Fulham looking to secure a position in the top half of the table, this game promises to be more than just a routine fixture.

Both teams, armed with their own ambitions and backed by recent form that tell tales of resilience and struggle, are set for a tough afternoon tie that could have significant implications for their respective seasons.

Current Form

Liverpool: The Recent Struggles

The Reds' form has, of course, seen a dip recently, with the team unfortunately winning just one of their last five matches in all competitions. This includes a 1-0 loss to Crystal Palace and a 2-2 draw against Manchester United in recent weeks.

However, their need to bounce back is more than urgent if they aim to keep their title hopes alive. With Man City two points ahead on 73, they can't afford any further slip-ups in Klopp's last season as manager.

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Fulham: Mid-Season Stability

Fulham, managed by Marco Silva, have shown resilience and the capacity to upset bigger teams this season, as evidenced by their recent 2-0 victory over West Ham.

At Craven Cottage, they have been particularly strong, winning three of their last five home games, meaning that this won't be as simple a tie as some Liverpool fans might think.

Players to Watch

Liverpool: Salah Again The Key Man

As always, Mohamed Salah remains the linchpin of their attack, with 26 goal contributions in 26 league matches this season. His ability to turn games around will be crucial for Liverpool in this match, even if he has been off the boil at points this season.

Mohamed Salah Liverpool

Mohamed Salah Liverpool

Fulham's Standouts

Fulham’s Rodrigo Muniz has been in fine form, with three goals in his last five league appearances. His performance could be key in testing Liverpool’s defence, which is among the best in the league.

Potential Scoreline

Liverpool: The Potential Goalscoring Prowess

Despite recent stumbles, the Reds' overall firepower suggests they can overcome Fulham’s mid-table defence, which has conceded slightly over 1.5 goals per game.

Fulham's Defensive Challenges

Predicting a scoreline for such a clash, taking into consideration both teams' forms and historical contests between the two, we think that a 2-1 victory for Liverpool could be a realistic outcome.

For all of the analysis of Fulham vs Liverpool as it happens live, you can check out the Preview and Live Update page for the game over on FootballCritic

FAQ

  • What time does the match start?
    • The match kicks off at 4:30 PM on April 21, 2024.
  • Where can I watch the match?
    • The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League.
  • What are the betting odds for Liverpool to win?
    • Liverpool is currently favoured with odds of winning at 7/1 for a 2-1 scoreline.
  • How has Fulham performed at home this season?
    • Fulham has an average of 1.75 points per game at Craven Cottage this season.
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