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Match Preview : Liverpool vs Swansea

Friday, January 20th, 2017

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Liverpool secured their spot in the next round of the FA Cup with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Plymouth on Wednesday night. The Reds have won their last four home league meetings with the Swans and should be confident of a return to winning ways in Saturday’s early kick off.

Swansea won their last away league outing against Crystal Palace, though that was only their second away win of the season. They have attained just seven points on their travels this term and are tipped to struggle at Anfield.

Indeed, Liverpool have what it takes to secure a comfortable home win.

Team News

Liverpool – Joel Matip is still awaiting international clearance to play and is expected to sit this one out.

Danny Ings is sidelined while Marko Grujic is a doubt for the hosts.

Sadio Mane is away with Senegal at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Swansea – Modou Barrow is a doubt for the Swans, while Paul Clement is again without Jefferson Montero and Neil Taylor, but Luciano Narsingh could feature following his recovery from injury.

The Swansea boss could hand a debut to new arrival Martin Olsson, while Tom Carroll is in line for a second debut following his signing from Tottenham.

Clement could bring Leroy Fer into the starting XI in place of Nathan Dyer, whil Borja Baston is also hoping for a start.

Match Fact

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Swansea’s last 9 games in Premier League.

Liverpool are undefeated in their last 17 home Premier League matches.

Liverpool have won their last 5 home matches against Swansea in all competitions.

Swansea have conceded at least 3 goals in 5 of their last 6 matches (Premier League).

Swansea have lost 5 of their last 6 matches in Premier League.

NaijaBet Odds

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As at this post Liverpool has 1.19 odd to win the match on NaijaBet while Swansea has 15.64 odd to win the match also, while the odd to draw the match is 7.33.

Who wins this?