Liverpool vs Wolves: The Reds will try to recover from their Champions League embarrassment when they host Wolves at Anfield on Saturday (watch live, 10 am ET on USA Network and online via NBCSports.com).
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The 4-1 drubbing, dictated by Napoli, saw the Liverpool defense under immense pressure due to the backline and midfield’s inability to retain the ball. He was a long way from Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool top teams, partly due to injuries but also serious doubts about the long-term suitability of one or two key players.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Liverpool vs Wolves.
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How to watch Liverpool vs Wolves live, stream link and start time
Start: 10 a.m. ET, Saturday
Television: USA Network
Online: Broadcast via NBCSports.com
Key stories and star players
Already six points behind leaders Arsenal (five behind Manchester City) after just six games, these are likely to be increasingly worrying times for Klopp, who built in his own image the team that won the Champions League and the Premier League. League in consecutive seasons. but he finds it much harder to stay on top as the core of the team has changed and continues to change, either by transfer or by Father Time. When these notable, perhaps iconic, sides inevitably hit the bottom on their way to the top, the drop is often far more sudden and surprising than anyone could have imagined.
As for Wolves, the 2022-23 season has taken a familiar path to start, with Bruno Lage’s side giving very little at one end of the pitch (four goals conceded in three games) and creating even less at the other end. (three goals). I note). Last time out, they claimed their first win of the season, a 1-0 win over Southampton despite taking just seven shots for an xG tally of 0.7. It was his lowest production of the season, in both categories. Striker Sasa Kalajdzic was signed by Stuttgart for $18m just before the transfer deadline, but the 33-year-old Austrian tore his ACL on his Wolves debut, in the win against Southampton.
Liverpool team news, injuries, line-up options
OUT: Ibrahima Konate (knee), Jordan Henderson (thigh), Naby Keita (undisclosed), Curtis Jones (calf), Calvin Ramsay (undisclosed), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring) | QUESTIONABLE: Fabio Carvalho (thigh), Caoimhin Kelleher (groin)
Wolves team news, injuries, lineup options
OUT: Sasa Kalajdzic (torn ACL), Chiquinho (knee) | QUESTIONABLE: Raúl Jiménez (groin), Boubacar Traore (international clearance)