The Premier League 2020/21 is on fire and, this Sunday, there will be a great match between candidates for the title. Liverpool, last champion of the contest, will receive Leicester City, which reached the ninth date as the current pointer. With Chelsea’s triumph this Saturday, the ‘Blues’ rose to the top. The match at Anfield will begin at 4:45 p.m., Argentina time, and will be televised by ESPN.
How is the fight for the top
With 17 units, the ‘Reds’ stalk the leadership that, today, is under the domination of those led by Frank Lampard, who have 19. The ‘Foxes’ are also a shot from the top, with 18 points. In fact, the Dean Smiths ended the previous date looking at everyone from above. If Tottenham (17) beats Manchester City, they will overtake Chelsea, and Southampton (16) can also catch fire in the fight.
So they arrive
The Liverpool arrives with a large number of casualties to the game this Sunday. Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez will be out for a long time; Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jordan Henderson will not be available to participate this weekend. Likewise, Jürgen Klopp will evaluate the condition of Fabinho and Thiago Alcántara to determine if they can play or not. Mohamed Salah, who tested positive for covid, will not give the present either.
For its part, Leicester City drag a devastating streak. Between Premier and Europa League, he has six consecutive victories. At the local level, they defeated three tough rivals such as Arsenal (1-0), Leeds United (4-1) and Wolverhampton (1-0). Jamie Vardy, who had missed a couple of games due to injury, returned and continues to be one of the stars in the English tournament’s scorers table.
The Liverpool he would train with Alisson Becker; Neco Williams, Joel Matip, Nathaniel Phillips, Andy Robertson; James Milner, Georginio Wijnaldum, Naby Keita; Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mané. For its part, Leicester City iría con Kasper Schmeichel; Wesley Fofana, Jonny Evans, Christian Fuchs; James Justin, Youri Tielemans, Nampalys Mendy, Marc Albrighton; Dennis Praet, Jamie Vardy and James Maddison.