Liverpool vs Genk Preview

Jon Wilde 04 Nov 2019
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Liverpool vs Genk Score Prediction

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Liverpool vs Genk Match Info

Date: Tuesday November 5 2019
Kick-off time: 8.00pm GMT
Venue: Anfield
Referee: Ivan Kruzliak (Slovakia)

Liverpool vs Genk Head-To-Head Record

1 previous match

October 23 2019: Genk 1-4 Liverpool

Liverpool vs Genk Stats

  • Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 23 European home matches (17 wins, six draws)
  • The Reds have won all five of their previous home games against Belgian clubs
  • Genk lost 5-0 away to Chelsea on their only previous visit to England

Liverpool vs Genk Match Preview

Liverpool remain second to Napoli in Champions League Group E, but should take another significant step towards qualification with an emphatic home victory against Genk.

The Reds’ only defeat in any competition this season was 2-0 away to Napoli, which is why they are trailing the Italian club in the table, and the match-day five reverse fixture at Anfield on November 27 may well decide who advances as group winners.

In the meantime, Liverpool would probably settle for a couple of home wins in this pool on Tuesday, with Napoli welcoming third-placed Red Bull Salzburg, although a draw at the Stadio San Paolo would also go down very nicely with Jurgen Klopp et al.

For their part, the reigning European champions need to again beat Genk, which they did pretty comfortably in Belgium two weeks ago 4-1 with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scoring a double and the other goals coming from Sadio Mane and Mo Salah.

Genk were unsurprisingly outclassed and the reigning champions of their country are struggling in the defence of their title, stuck in mid-table and having lost four of their six away matches – while they were also drubbed 6-2 at Salzburg in the Champions League.

With Liverpool facing Manchester City at the weekend, Klopp may decide to rest a few of his key players here in the confidence that his side can still beat Genk and with such a superb European home record of late (see stats above), a repeat of the scoreline from two weeks ago looks distinctly plausible.

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Liverpool vs Genk Betting Tips

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    Liverpool vs Genk Match Info Date: Tuesday November 5 2019 Kick-off time: 8.00pm GMT Venue: Anfield Referee: Ivan Kruzliak (Slovakia) Liverpool vs Genk Head-To-Head Record 1 previous match October 23 2019: Genk 1-4 Liverpool Liverpool vs Genk Stats Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 23 European home matches (17 wins, six draws) The Reds have…