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Crystal Palace vs Liverpool: Premier League preview

Liverpool secured a late 2-1 win over Tottenham at Anfield in midweek, with Roberto Firmino’s header sending the Reds three points clear of Spurs at the top of the table.

As for Palace, the secured a 1-1 draw at London rivals West Ham to make it three games unbeaten – but this will be another tough test at home after drawing with Spurs at Selhurst Park last weekend.

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool prediction: 1-2 away win

Palace showed real determination to fight back for a point against Spurs the last time they were at home, but you would expect Liverpool to play a more expansive game at Selhurst than Jose Mourinho did.

If Palace show the same dogged determination, they could make life really difficult for Klopp’s team – but you’d bank on Liverpool leaving with three points.

Date, kick-off time and venue

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool is scheduled for a 12:30pm GMT kick-off on Saturday, December 19, 2020.

The game will be played behind-closed-doors at Selhurst Park, with London under Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions.

How to watch Crystal Palace vs Liverpool

TV channel: The game will be televised on BT Sport 1, with coverage starting at 11:30am.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online.

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool team news

Christian Benteke is suspended for Palace following his red card at West Ham.

Elsewhere for Hodgson, Martin Kelly, Wayne Hennessey, Nathan Ferguson and Connor Wickham are out injured, while Mamadou Sakho is unlikely to be fit.

As for Liverpool, Diogo Jota, Joe Gomez, Xherdan Shaqiri, James Milner, Thiago Alcantara, Virgil van Dijk and Konstantinos Tsimikas sidelined – though Joel Matip could be back in defence.

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool h2h Premier League results

Last meeting: Liverpool 4-0 Palace (June 24, 2020)

Crystal Palace vs Liverpool odds and betting tips (subject to change)

This weekend get a £10 free bet with Betfair, when you bet £10 on a Same Game Multi on the Premier League.

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