Liverpool get their Carabao Cup campaign underway on Wednesday night when they welcome Leicester City to Anfield.
At the weekend Liverpool made it six wins on the bounce in all competitions, beating West Ham United 3-1.. It was already the fifth game this season that Reds have scored three goals in a game, with Mohamed Salah, Darwin Nunez and Diogo Jota getting on the scoresheet.
Next up is Leicester, at the third-round stage of the competition, with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp expected to make wholesale changes to his side, like he did against LASK in the Europa League last week.
Liverpool faced Leicester in the Carabao Cup two seasons ago, coming from 3-1 down to dramatically draw 3-3 before winning on penalties. Will there be a repeat this evening?
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To complete this simulation, we used EA FC 24 and updated the squads with the latest injuries and suspensions.
We predict that Liverpool could line up in a 4-3-3 formation, with their line-up as follows: Kelleher; Bajcetic, Quansah, Konate, Tsimikas; Endo, Elliott, Gravenberch; Doak, Gakpo, Jota.
We predict that Leicester could set up in a 4-3-3 formation, with their line-up as follows: Hermasen; Justin, Faes, Coady, Doyle; Choudhury, Winks, Casadei; McAteer, Iheanacho, Mavididi.
A nervy start at Anfield saw Leicester grow in confidence in the opening stages, with Harry Winks almost opening the scoring when his long-range effort fizzed off the outside of the post. Liverpool were struggling, but a moment of magic from youngster BenRead on liverpoolecho.co.uk