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Liverpool vs Salzburg Betting Preview | 2 Oct 2019

Liverpool vs Salzburg Betting Preview | 2 Oct 2019

Retaining their five-point buffer at the top of the Premier League, Liverpool will now turn their attention back to European duties when they welcome Salzburg to Anfield on Wednesday night.

While Jurgen Klopp’s side may have not have been at their best at Bramall Lane over the weekend, the Reds did secure a hard-fought 1-0 win and are the only Premier League outfit to boast a 100% start to the new season.

Despite their bright domestic form, Liverpool will be calling on an improvement from their Champions League opener a fortnight ago.

While Wednesday’s hosts may have opened their Group E opener with a 2-0 defeat away at Napoli, Salzburg opened their European campaign with a very eye-catching 6-2 win over Genk.

You might be interested to know that with 12 of the 16 domestic matches between Liverpool and Salzburg have seen both teams find the net within 90 minutes, a similar outcome can be found at 8/13 with Bet365 on Wednesday night.

Liverpool looking for a European bounce back

Although Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp may have seen his side manage to secure a hard-fought three points against Sheffield United last weekend, fans around Anfield will be calling on a response.

Opening their Champions League campaign with a 2-0 defeat against Napoli, the defending champions will undoubtedly be glad to make a return to Merseyside on Wednesday.

If the Reds are to pick up their first European victory of the season, then Klopp will be looking for Mohamed Salah to refined his goalscoring touch.

After failing to find the net in each of his last three appearances across all competitions, the former PFA Player of the Year can be found at 8/11 with Betfair to find the net at Anfield in midweek.

You might be interested to know that the former Borussia Dortmund boss sees his side currently priced at 13/2 with Ladbrokes to lift back-to-back European crowns this season, only behind Manchester City and Barcelona.

Elsewhere, first-choice goalkeeper Alisson Becker has begun training after suffering a calf injury on the opening weekend. However, the Brazil keeper will not feature on Wednesday.

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Salzburg’s free-scoring run

As for the defending Austrian champions, while Salzburg will rightfully make the trip to Merseyside as an overwhelming underdog, the mood in Jesse Marsch’s camp only continues to soar.

Putting four past Austria Wien over the weekend and already holding their own five-point buffer at the top of the Bundesliga standings, fans around the Red Bull Arena also have their sights set on securing a maiden spot in the knockout stage come December.

Opening their Group E campaign with a 6-2 win over Genk and climbing to the top of the standings, Salzburg can be found at 5/2 with Paddy Power to land a top-two finish.

Elsewhere, one starlet to keep an eye out for on Wednesday night is 19-year-old Erling Haaland.

Really spearheading Salzburg’s stellar start and gaining a long list of admirers from across Europe, he has already bagged a very impressive 17 goals in just 10 appearances this season, the forward also has two hat-tricks to his name, including one against Genk in his Champions League debut.

You might be interested to know that Haaland can be found at 2/1 with Betfair to extend his purple patch at Anfield in midweek.

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