Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp faces a number of selection dilemmas for his team’s Premier League opener against Fulham on Saturday.
The German has had to deal with a number of injury issues during pre-season which have not helped with preparations for the new campaign.
Despite this, Liverpool were impressive in beating Manchester City in the Community Shield on Saturday thanks to goals from Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohamed Salah, and Darwin Nunez.
While Liverpool would want to start their fight for the Premier League title with a victory, Fulham will hope to put up a strong fight at home against one of the title favourites. Ahead of what promises to be an interesting battle at Craven Cottage, GOAL has listed all the information you need below.
Fulham vs Liverpool date and kick-off time
Fulham vs Liverpool
Date August 6, 2022
Kick-off 12:30 BST / 07:30 ET
Liverpool team news
The big news from the Merseyside is the return of goalkeeper Alisson Becker in goal for Liverpool.
Jurgen Klopp will be delighted to have his No 1 back in goal for the season opener against Fulham as he is an integral part of the Reds’ title challenge this season.
Naby Keita remains doubtful for the game due to an illness but the midfielder. isset to be assessed before kick-off to see if he can play a part.
Liverpool have a long list of injured players who have all been ruled out for the season opener. Ibrahima Konate, Curtis Jones, Kostas Tsimikas, Diogo Jota and Caoimhin Kelleher are all out of the game against Fulham.
New signing Darwin Nunez, who scored on his debut to help Liverpool win the Community Shield, could be offered his Premier League debut on Saturday.
Fulham team news
Marcos Silva has confirmed a knee injury to Harry Wilson who is set to be sidelined for the immediate future.
“He got an injury in a behind closed doors game against Aston Villa, ”Silva revealed ahead of his team’s season opener against Liverpool. “It’s difficult to give a timeline.”
Former Chelsea midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah is also set to miss the start of the season with an injury. But aside fron the duo, Silva confirmed that the rest of the squad is fit and ready to go.