Before a stalemate against Tottenham, Liverpool had a six-match winning streak over Aston Villa, Arsenal, Southampton, Everton, Wolves, and Newcastle. They are second in the standings with 41 points from 18 games, with 11 victories, five ties, and one loss. They are three points ahead of Chelsea and three points behind Manchester City. They hold the league’s third-best home record with 21 points in nine games. They have 50 goals scored and only 15 goals conceded, making them the most goal-scoring team in the league. Mohamed Salah leads Liverpool’s goal scorers with 15 goals, while Diogo Jota has 10 goals. Andrew Robertson will miss the match against Leeds United due to a ban, while Virgil Van Dijk, Fabinho, Thiago Alcantara, Divock Origi, Nathaniel Phillips, Adrian, and Curtis Jones are all doubtful.
In the English Premier League, Leeds has only won one of their last five games. They’ve just suffered thrashings at the hands of Manchester City and Arsenal. As a result, they’ve dropped to 16th place in the points table. So far, they’ve won three, drawn seven, and lost eight of their 18 games, totaling 16 points. They now have a five-point lead against relegation. They have a dreadful road record, with only six points in eight games. In their first 18 games, they have only scored 18 goals while allowing 36. Eight different players have contributed to the 17 goals scored this season, with Raphinha leading the way with eight. They have as many as nine players on that injury list for Leeds including some of the key players like Patrick Bamford, Rodrigo, Diego Llorente, Daniel James, Liam Cooper, and Kalvin Phillips.