Liverpool looks to get back to winning ways with a visit from struggling Bournemouth at Anfield on Saturday (Watch Live at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).
The Reds have lost three-in-four across all competitions, but are a point from breaching the 80-point marker
Bournemouth is one of three teams on 27 points, but the bottom of the bunch on goal differential.
The Cherries managed a point against Chelsea last time out. Can they manage another?
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Liverpool: Adrian, Robertson, Van Dijk, Matip, Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Milner, Salah, Firmino, Mane.
Bournemouth: Ramsdale, Smith, Ake, S. Cook, Stacey, L. Cook, Lerma, Billing, King, Fraser, C. Wilson
What they’re saying
Jurgen Klopp on bouncing back from defeats: “Winning gives you confidence, losing costs you confidence. That’s normal. One defeat feels like two defeats, it’s not a massive difference it’s about how you immediately get back on track. You can’t do that by hoping that things are now clicking better than before but by working really hard and you have to fight back on track. That’s what we have to do all together on Saturday. We have to do that as a unit with our supporters together. Not just waiting for the perfect moment but working to get them.
Bournemouth’s Philip Billing on facing Liverpool: “It’s always fun, it’s a challenge and you look forward to playing these games. Even though it’s Liverpool, you know everybody is going to doubt you and think it’s an easy win but anything can happen in football and we just have to believe in ourselves, go to Anfield and just express ourselves. What have we got to lose? Obviously they have been unbelievable this season. But it’s 11 v 11 at the end of the day.”
Bournemouth will give Liverpool its wobbles, but the Cherries won’t have enough to seize a result. Big game for Roberto Firmino in a 3-1 win.Follow @NicholasMendola