Date: 8th November 2015 at 12:46pm
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Liverpool welcome Crystal Palace to Anfield with Jurgen Klopp still undefeated after six matches in charge.

The German’s latest match was in Russia on Thursday as Jordon Ibe’s goal sealed a 1-0 win against Rubin Kazan in the Europa League.

That was the Reds’ third victory in a row and Klopp is steadily building momentum at Anfield as they target a top-four finish.

The trip to Kazan and back was a whopping 5,000 miles, but it would be a surprise if James Milner complained of fatigue following the journey.

The England midfielder seems to have endless supplies of energy and has run 134.7km in the league this season, more than any other player.

Milner will again start in this game and Christian Benteke should lead the line after scoring three in his last four league games.

Despite sitting just a point behind their hosts, Palace have stuttered a little recently but if there is one team they enjoy playing, it’s their opponents on Sunday.

The Eagles have lost only one of their last five top-flight meetings with Liverpool, and did the double over them last season, most recently a 3-1 win at Anfield in Steven Gerrard’s last match in front of the Kop.

The problem for Alan Pardew’s side this season has been a lack of goals. No Palace striker has scored in the league and the whole team have only struck four times since August; three of which were penalties.

The Eagles are a confident team on their travels though, with only Arsenal bettering their 28 points picked up on the road in 2015.

Team News

Philippe Coutinho, Martin Skrtel and Lucas will all return to the side after being rested against Rubin Kazan, but Daniel Sturridge, Kolo Toure, Jordan Henderson and Danny Ings all remain out.

For the visitors, Pape Souare should be fit to play in defence but Dwight Gayle is a doubt with a hamstring problem.

Connor Wickham, Lee Chung-Yong and Marouane Chamakh all remain out.

League Position:  Liverpool – 9th (17 pts); Crystal Palace – 10th (16 pts)
Last Meeting: Liverpool 1-3 Crystal Palace, May 2015
Key Men: Liverpool – Philippe Coutinho; Crystal Palace – Yohan Cabaye
Form: Liverpool – DWDDDW; Crystal Palace – LWWLLD
Shoot Says: Liverpool 2-1 Crystal Palace

 
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