Place: England. London. Selhurst Park.
Date: on the 20th of August, 2018 (Monday)
Match start: 20:00 (GMT+1)
Tournament: Championship of England. Premier League. 2nd round.
Liverpool (the head coach Jürgen Кlopp)
The five-time champion of Europe Liverpool became the most successful club in frames of the starting round of the new English season. On well-known Anfield stadium the team of Jürgen Klopp has scored four unanswered goals to West Ham.
The beginning of goal spectacle created by the grandee was laid by the top scorer of the Premier League last season Mohamed Salah (1:0). The Egyptian forward has scored his first goal in new championship on the 19th minute. Then, at the end of the first half and in the beginning of the second the double was scored by the Senegalese winger Sadio Mané. After the third scored goal only one team was playing on the field of Anfield. Liverpool completely controlled the course of events and could score to the Hammerers many times. But, as a result only at the end of the game Daniel Sturridge who came off the substitutes’ bench has established the final result (4:0). Having won over the football club from London with a difference in four goals, the team of Jurgen Klopp thanks to the best difference at once became the leader of the new champion race.
Crystal Palace (the head coach Roy Hodgson)
Crystal Palace will be the next rival of the grandee. In the starting round and it was the first match in the new London derby season, Roy Hodgson’s team has won over Fulham. The Red and Blues didn’t own an initiative in that match and sometimes time on the ball of the hosts was only 70%. But, such tactics of the most experienced British expert has brought double success to the club from the Southern London.
The score in the first London derby on the 40th minute was opened by the left winger Jeff Schlupp (0:1). And already in the end of the match Wilfried Zaha has established the final result (0:2). But, despite excellent football of the authors of two scored goals and also the center forward Christian Benteke, the goalkeeper from Palace Wayne Hennessey and the right wingback Wan-Bissaka Aaron have been called the best players of the match with the mark 8.60. After the victory that was gained on Craven Cottage the team of Roy Hodgson was also included into the group of leaders.
Bookmaker coefficients on the match Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool
Already at the beginning of the new English season the team of Jurgen Klopp is demonstrating magnificent combinational and productive football. And therefore the grandee by right is a favorite of the forthcoming away match: Crystal Palace – 7.50, Liverpool – 1.45.
We will remind you that after a long break the hosts of Selhurst Park have returned to the Premier League in summer 2013. Since then five last meetings of the current rivals in London have ended with the following results: 3:3, 3:1, 1:2, 2:4 and last time 1:2. As we see, only once Palace has managed to won over the famous rival. But three last matches have ended with three victories of the grandee from Manchester with the final score – 4:8.