Liverpool will be welcoming Aston Villa for the Premier League game at Anfield on Saturday at 7:30 PM IST. The hosts have acquired the seventh position with 49 points while the visitors have acquired the ninth spot with 44 points.
Liverpool played 30 games, they won on 14 occasions, lost nine times and had a draw on seven instances while Aston Villa had 29 matches out of which they won 13 times, lost 11 games and drew on five occasions.
Liverpool was defeated by Real Madrid in the midweek by a scoreline of 3-1 and will be wanting to bounce back from that loss. If they win their Saturday’s game against Aston Villa they will break into the top four of the points table.
On the other end, Aston Villa is struggling at the moment and they haven’t managed to find their old form which kept them in the top four during the first half of the season. They are currently five points shy of Liverpool in the Premier League standings with a game in hand.
In the head-to-head competition between the two teams in the recent games, Liverpool has the upper hand as they beat Aston Villa on four occasions in their recent encounters. In the previous fixture between the two teams, Aston Villa beat Liverpool by a scoreline of 7-2.
Jordan Henderson won’t be available due to a groin injury while Divock Origi will also be sidelined due to a muscular injury. Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip are ruled out due to injuries.
Jack Grealish could make his return on Saturday after been out of action since February. Kourtney Hause and Wesley are also sidelined due to injuries.