Premier League: Liverpool vs Bournemouth live
Liverpool seek their first of the season win against Bournemouth in a Premier League showdown on Saturday. After a 1-1 draw with Chelsea, Liverpool aim to secure all three points. Bournemouth, also drawing 1-1 with West Ham, face a challenging encounter at Anfield, especially after the last result in their most recent visit. The match starts at 2pm GMT.
Liverpool made a swift start to their Premier League opener with Mohamed Salah’s precise pass leading to Luis Diaz’s opening goal. However, Chelsea’s Axel Disasi exploited a defensive lapse to level before halftime. Liverpool managed to secure a respectable point from the game where they had only 35% possession. The absence of a defensive midfielder was evident at Stamford Bridge.
With Chelsea hijacking proposed transfers for Caicedo and Lavia, The Reds signed Stuttgart’s Endo to help fill the void. Anfield remains a fortress for Liverpool, unbeaten in 12 home top-flight matches.Liverpool will be eager to maintain that form as the pressure is on to win against teams like Bournemouth in order to reclaim their Champions League spot.
Andoni Iraola’s Premier League campaign began with a draw against West Ham United, as Dominic Solanke’s late goal leveled the score after Jarrod Bowen’s strike. The streak of four consecutive Premier League losses from the previous season was broken.
Iraola’s philosophy has already had an impact on his players, resulting in more possession for Bournemouth, especially in the second half. Solanke’s goal ended a goal drought for the Cherries, who seek redemption after last season’s 9-0 loss to Liverpool. A 1-0 victory over Liverpool at The Vitality subsequently, offers hope as they meet again.
Bournemouth’s recent 1-0 victory against Liverpool ended a seven-match losing streak against them, during which they managed only one goal while conceding 28 times.
Liverpool boasts a strong record against Bournemouth with 5 wins in their last 6 encounters, including a dominant 9-0 victory in their previous meeting at Anfield. The hosts’ home advantage and overall quality suggest they are likely to secure another comfortable victory. Despite Bournemouth’s potential and apparent improvement under Iraola, Liverpool’s strength makes them the favorites for their home opener.