Liverpool vs Red Bull Salzburg – Betting Tips and UCL Preview

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Form:
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  • Venue: Anfield Road
  • Wednesday: October 2nd, 20:00
  • Referee: Andreas Ekberg
Form:
WWDWW
Home 3/10
Draw 5/1
Away 15/2
Bookie's rating
6/6
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Liverpool wants to bounce back after a slow start in the Champions League. The Reds suffered another defeat in Naples and need to notch all three points in this one to get back in the race for the quarterfinals and continue their quest towards the title defence. On the other side are the fired-up Bulls from Austria. The undisputed force in Austrian football is keen on making some noise on the international stage. A sensation at Anfield Road is the best way to do it.

The Reds have pulled themselves together after the loss against Napoli and posted three straight wins. During that time, Klopp’s team allowed just one goal and was pretty much preserving the energy for the upcoming matches. In all those events, Liverpool looked confident but wasn’t flamboyant as they used to do before. They did have some execution issues, but overall, the team didn’t insist on a high tempo and aggressive throughout the entire 90 minutes. However, all three home games in the Premiership, saw them scoring at least three times, and all ended with both sides scoring and with over 3.5 goals. Having in mind that Red Bull attacks no matter the opponent, it seems that this trend might continue.

Salzburg had two big games in the last five days, both against the rivals from Vienna. At first, they eliminated Rapid from the Austrian Cup, scoring a goal in the ultimate minute of the extra times. After that, the Bulls smashed Austria Vienna in the championship with 4-1, although they conceded an early own goal. In nine games of the Austrian Bundesliga, Red Bull scored 40 goals and allowed just nine. Now this gives you a clear picture of their attacking potential. Meanwhile, they have humiliated the Belgian champions Genk in the opening round of the UCL with 6-2. So, despite what many believe, this team deserves respect.

Team News

Nathaniel Clyne won’t play, but he is long gone from Liverpool’s lineup. Xherdan Shaqiri is also unavailable. Alisson might be in the protocol but is highly unlikely for Klopp to let him start this match.

Marin Pongracic and Alexander Walke are not available for the guests.

Prediction

We will be pretty straightforward here and go for high efficiency. Liverpool’s style of play is already known, and despite their recent slowdown, we expect a lot of goals here. That is mostly because of Red Bull’s mentality, which will force the Reds to respond with the same measure. Plus, Klopp’s side is very lethal at home, as we mentioned. Over 3.5 goals are the first choice. William Hill offers 4/5 odds on this one, which is a perfect situation for us.

The other pick is also about the efficiency, only here we are backing up over 1.5 goals in the opening 45 minutes. There won’t be any calculations here; there won’t be any tactics, just a plain old gunfight, which is why we chose to recommend this in the first place. You’ll see an attacking mode, right from the kick-off. Be sure that the guests aren’t going to be afraid of the atmosphere. Betway gives 4/5 for this pick.

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