Liverpool vs Sheffield United Prediction: Lineup, ODDs & H2H

The Premier League title race heats up on Thursday, April 4th, as high-flying Liverpool vs Sheffield United to Anfield. The Reds, currently in 1st place,…

Liverpool vs Sheffield United

The Premier League title race heats up on Thursday, April 4th, as high-flying Liverpool vs Sheffield United to Anfield. The Reds, currently in 1st place, are on a mission to secure their second Premier League title in three years. Jurgen Klopp’s men are in scintillating form, having won their last five league matches. A convincing victory against Sheffield United would be a crucial step towards their title aspirations.

Here’s a look at this intriguing matchup:

  • Fixture: Liverpool vs Sheffield United
  • Date: Thursday, April 4th, 2024
  • Time: 8:00 PM UTC (3:00 PM PST)
  • Venue: Anfield, Liverpool, England
  • Competition: Premier League – Round 31
  • Current Standings:
    • Liverpool: 1st place
    • Sheffield United: 18th place

Prediction:

Liverpool are the overwhelming favorites for this match. Their current top-of-the-table position, home advantage, and in-form squad make them a formidable opponent for Sheffield United. However, the Blades will be determined to avoid defeat in their fight against relegation.

Here are two possible scenarios:

  • Convincing Liverpool Win: Liverpool dominates possession and creates numerous chances, ultimately winning comfortably with a scoreline like 3-0 or 4-1.
  • Hard-Fought Liverpool Win: Sheffield United puts up a strong defensive display, making it difficult for Liverpool to break through. However, Liverpool’s attacking quality eventually shines through, securing a narrow 1-0 or 2-0 victory.
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Lineups (Predicted):

Liverpool (Possible 4-3-3):

  • Alisson (GK)
  • Alexander-Arnold (RB)
  • Van Dijk (CB)
  • Konate (CB)
  • Robertson (LB)
  • Fabinho (DM)
  • Henderson (CM)
  • Thiago (CM)
  • Salah (RW)
  • Jota (ST)
  • Diaz (LW)

Sheffield United (Possible 5-3-2):

  • Ramsdale (GK)
  • Baldock (RWB)
  • Egan (CB)
  • Ampadu (CB)
  • Basham (CB)
  • Lowe (LWB)
  • Norwood (CM)
  • Fleck (CM)
  • Berge (CM)
  • McBurnie (ST)
  • Ndiaye (ST)

Odds:

Expect the odds to heavily favor Liverpool. Here’s a general idea:

  • Win: Liverpool (-700 or lower), Sheffield United (+1200 or higher), Draw (+600 or higher)
  • Over/Under Goals: Over 2.5 goals might have lower odds as a Liverpool win with some goals is predicted.

H2H (Head-to-Head):

  • Liverpool historically dominates this fixture, winning 8 out of the last 10 encounters. Sheffield United has only managed 1 win, with 1 draw.
  • Interestingly, the last time these two teams met at Anfield, Sheffield United held Liverpool to a surprising 0-0 draw in 2021. This shows that the Blades can sometimes pull off unexpected results.
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