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EPL 2016/17: Swansea City Vs Liverpool - Preview, team news, expected line-ups

London, Oct 1: Liverpool visit London to take on Swansea City in an English Premier League game week 7 encounter.

The Reds are on a high at the moment as they picked up 3 back to back wins on the trot. They defeated title contenders Chelsea FC and defending champions Leicester City and thrashed Hull City last week 5-1.

Francesco Guidolin (left) and Jurgen Klopp (Image courtesy: Swansea City and Liverpool Twitter handle)

Swansea City, on the other hand, are struggling so far in this season. They have just managed to win 1 match and drew 1. They are at the 17th position in the league table.

Kick-off: 5:00 PM (IST)

Venue: Liberty Stadium, London

The match will be telecasted LIVE on Star Sports Select HD 1

Team News

Jurgen Klopp is likely to field the same starting XI who had thumped 5 goals against Hull City last weekend. Loris Karius, who had impressed on his EPL debut last week, will be entrusted with the responsibility of protecting the Reds' goal.

Belgian striker Divock Origi has a bit of fitness problem but he will be included in the match day squad.

For Swansea City, their record signing Spanish striker Borja Baston might get his much-awaited league debut today. Otherwise, the manager is likely to keep his starting XI unchanged.

Predicted XIs

Swansea City (4-2-3-1)

Goalkeeper: Lukasz Fabianski

Defenders: Kyle Naughton, Jordi Amat, Mike van der Hoorn, Stephen Kingsley

Midfielders: Leroy Fer, Jack Cork; Modou Barrow, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Jefferson Montero

Striker: Borja Baston

Swansea City predicted line-up formation

Liverpool (4-3-3)

Goalkeeper: Loris Karius

Defenders: Nathaniel Clyne, Joel Matip, Dejan Lovren, James Milner

Midfielders: Jordan Henderson, Georgio Wijnaldum, Adam Lallana

Strikers: Phillipe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane

Liverpool predicted line-up formation


Swansea City 0-3 Liverpool

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Story first published: Saturday, October 1, 2016, 15:28 [IST]
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