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Jon Wilde 24 Jan 2020
  • Shrewsbury Town vs Liverpool predictions for their FA Cup fourth-round tie on Sunday

  • We are backing Liverpool to win narrowly at Montgomery Waters Meadow

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Shrewsbury Town
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FA Cup
17:00
26 Jan
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Liverpool
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Odds correct at the time of writing
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Shrewsbury Town vs Liverpool Score Prediction

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Shrewsbury Town vs Liverpool Match Info

Date: Sunday January 26 2020
Kick-off time: 5.00pm GMT
Venue: Montgomery Waters Meadow
Referee: Andre Marriner

Shrewsbury Town vs Liverpool Head-To-Head Record

1 previous competitive match

February 18 1996 (FA Cup 5th round): Shrewsbury Town 0-4 Liverpool

Shrewsbury Town vs Liverpool Stats

  • Liverpool have conceded only one goal in their last eight matches…
  • …but Shrewsbury have scored in all of their latest 13 home games
  • Excluding the Carabao Cup quarter-final tie which their entire first-team squad missed, Liverpool have won 16 of their latest 17 domestic away games

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Shrewsbury Town, who enter the weekend 60th in the English football league pyramid, have a wonderful opportunity to write their name into FA Cup folklore on Sunday by beating the mighty Liverpool.

Normally, especially considering the Merseysiders are carrying all before them this season, the chances of an upset in such a match-up would be slim. But the bookmakers are giving Shrewsbury a sniff of an upset – and it is easy to understand their logic.

Essentially, the FA Cup is not a priority for Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, this term or seemingly in any other. He has never been past this fourth-round stage and there are much bigger fish to fry just now, what with a huge lead in the Premier League title race and the defence of the Champions League resuming in a few weeks’ time.

Klopp named a distinctly second-string side against a powerful Everton line-up in the third round and yet they still won 1-0.

He is likely to rotate his squad considerably again here, resting key players for next week’s league games against West Ham and Southampton and giving chances to the likes of third-round goalscoring hero Curtis Jones, Joel Matip, Takumi Minamino and Divock Origi.

And yet players of that quality should still be able to conquer Shrewsbury, who did superbly to knock out Bristol City at home in a replay but are 16th in League One, albeit only seven points outside the play-off zone with a game in hand.

Sam Ricketts’ side will never get a better chance to take such a momentous scalp, but Liverpool are simply unstoppable and whoever Klopp sends out should be able to get the job done at the first time of asking.

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Shrewsbury Town vs Liverpool Betting Tips

Liverpool to win and under 4.5 goals in the match @ 10/11 with Coral
Draw (Liverpool -1 on the handicap) @ 14/5 with Unibet

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    Shrewsbury Town vs Liverpool Match Info Date: Sunday January 26 2020 Kick-off time: 5.00pm GMT Venue: Montgomery Waters Meadow Referee: Andre Marriner Shrewsbury Town vs Liverpool Head-To-Head Record 1 previous competitive match February 18 1996 (FA Cup 5th round): Shrewsbury Town 0-4 Liverpool Shrewsbury Town vs Liverpool Stats Liverpool have conceded only one goal in…