Liverpool vs Leeds United: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview
Liverpool look to continue their strong form when they welcome struggling Leeds United to Anfield on Boxing Day (12.30pm GMT). This fixture has been postponed, but you can find some of our other Premier League betting previews for this Gameweek here:
Though they were held to a 2-2 draw by Tottenham Hotspur last time out, Jurgen Klopp’s side remain unbeaten in nine matches.
In fact, that stalemate in north London ended a run of eight straight wins in competitions.
The Reds have also been strong on home soil, avoiding defeat in each of their last 18 games stretching back to March.
Therefore, it is a good time to be playing Leeds; a side they have found the net against in each of the last 16 meetings.
Marcelo Bielsa’s men have struggled to build on a solid return to the Premier League last season, and are hovering dangerous above the relegation zone.
They have lost their last three matches – conceding 14 goals along the way – and are one of the sides to have been most affected by COVID-19, with 15-year-old Archie Gray drafted to the bench for last weekend’s 4-1 defeat by Arsenal.
Liverpool vs Leeds United: Match Stats
The Premier League’s top scorer, Mohamed Salah has scored four times in three appearances against Leeds, including a hat-trick on the opening day of last season.
Liverpool enjoy playing on Boxing Day; winning each of their last five and scoring 15 goals without reply.
It is also a day that is very much to the liking of Roberto Firmino, who has appeared as a substitute in the Reds’ last two games. The Brazilian has scored four goals in his three most recent appearances on December 26.
September 12, 2021: Leeds United 0-3 Liverpool – Premier League
April 19, 2021: Leeds United 1-1 Liverpool – Premier League
September 12, 2020: Liverpool 4-3 Leeds United – Premier League
November 29, 2016: Liverpool 2-0 Leeds United – League Cup
September 22, 2009: Leeds United 0-1 Liverpool – League Cup
Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 11 meetings with Leeds, whose most recent victory over the Reds came back in April 2001.