Liverpool were the defending champions at the start of last season’s Premier League campaign but they were unable to defend their title due to a number of reasons including the defensive woes faced over the course of the season. In the end, the Reds were displaced by Manchester City.
The loss of Dutch international Virgil Van Dijk to injury was a big blow to Liverpool and their quest to retain the Premier League title last season. Liverpool manager Klopp would be hoping for a clean bill of health this season as he attempts to lead his club to glory once again starting from the game with Norwich City.
Liverpool face a potentially tricky game against a Norwich City who won the English Championship last season. The Reds are huge favourites to get the three points on offer when they take on the Canaries this weekend according to the soccer betting odds on sites that cater to soccer betting. The Reds were also huge favourites in their last Premier League clash with Crystal Palace at the end of last season as per the soccer betting odds from different soccer betting sites.
Merseyside giants Liverpool were able to live up to the expectation for the aforementioned Palace. Liverpool beat Palace 2-0 at home courtesy two goals from Sadio Mane to secure Champions League qualification. Liverpool fans would be hoping for something similar against Norwich City.
Liverpool will have to navigate the Norwich City clash this weekend without first choice left-back Andy Robertson. He sustained an injury in the recent friendly draw with Athletic Bilbao from the Spanish La Liga and will miss the Norwich City encounter.