Liverpool club was keen to celebrate the appearance of the 50th Spanish star, Thiago Alcantara, after the German Jurgen Klopp chose him in the official line-up for the Leeds United match, in the confrontation scheduled to take place at ten o’clock in the evening, Wednesday, at “Anfield”, the stronghold of the Reds, in the postponed match of the round. Nineteenth of the English Premier League competition “Premier League”.
The Reds enter tonight’s match and are in second place in the English Premier League table with 57 points, collected from winning 17 matches, drawing in 6 matches and losing only two matches, scoring 64 goals and receiving 20 goals.
On the other hand, Leeds United occupies fifteenth place in the Premier League standings with 23 points, with only 5 wins, 8 draws and 11 defeats in the competition.
The Liverpool lineup was as follows:
Goalkeeper: Alisson Becker.
Defence: Arnold, Matip, Van Dyck, Robertson.
Midfield: Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara, Jones.
Forwards: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Luis Diaz.
Liverpool is seeking to continue its victories after overcoming its guest Norwich City, in the match that was held at “Anfield” in the twenty-sixth round of the Premier League.
The Reds, led by coach Jurgen Klopp, are seeking to win against Leeds United and win the three points, in order to reduce the difference with Manchester City, the leader, to only 3 points, which brings Liverpool closer to the title, especially if it wins the summit that brings it together with coach Pep Guardiola’s battalion this season.
Egyptian star Mohamed Salah seeks to continue his brilliance with the Reds and his scoring record in various tournaments this season, having contributed 26 goals, scoring 17 and making 9 other goals.
Mohamed Salah is the top scorer in the English Premier League with 17 goals, 5 goals behind Diogo Jota, who is the top scorer in the Premier League.
Salah scored his 150th goal with Liverpool during his recent victory over Norwich City, becoming the second fastest player to achieve this scoring record in the history of the Reds, after Roger Hunt to their record in 226 games compared to 233 meetings for the Egyptian star.