Liverpool are back in Premier League action at Anfield on Saturday, hoping for a repeat againStill, while this has been a difficult summer for the Reds, this is a huge test for new Bournemouth boss Andoni Iraola.
The last time the Cherries visited, Jurgen Klopp’s side ran out 9-0 winners, albeit they lost on the south coast earlier this year.
There were certainly elements of Liverpool’s performance at Chelsea that improved on last season, although the lack of a defensive midfielder is real worry.
Here’s everything you need to know…
Date, kick-off time and venue
Liverpool vs Bournemouth is scheduled for a 3pm kick-off time on Saturday August 19, 2023.
Anfield in Liverpool will host.
Where to watch Liverpool vs Bournemouth
TV channel and live stream: The game will not be broadcast in the UK as it takes place behind the 3pm blackout imposed across English football at the time.
Highlights: Match of the Day, however, will show highlights when it airs at 10.30pm on Saturday on BBC One.
Liverpool vs Bournemouth team news
Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Konate, van Dijk, Robertson, Szoboszlai, Mac Allister, Gakpo, Salah, Jota, Diaz
Subs: Endo, Gomez, Nunez, Elliott, Tsimikas, Matip, Bajcetic, Doak, Kelleher
AFC Bournemouth: Neto, Aarons, Zabarnyi, Senesi, Kerkez, Billing, Rothwell, Semenyo, Christie, Anthony, Solanke
Subs: Kelly, Mepham, Brooks, Kluivert, Andrei Radu, Moore, Traore, Hill, Kilkenny
Liverpool vs Bournemouth prediction
This is certainly a test for Liverpool, particularly as no one is quite sure what to make of Bournemouth yet.
Still, the Anfield factor is hard to ignore.
Liverpool to win 2-1.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Liverpool wins: 14
Bournemouth wins: 2
Liverpool vs Bournemouth latest odds
Liverpool to win: 1/5
Bournemouth to win: 12/1
Odds via Betfair and subject to change.