Football tips today for Liverpool – Shrewsbury
Liverpool hosts Shrewsbury Town at the Anfield in a game from the third round of the FA Cup. Stay with us and these football tips today for this fixture. Here we go!
Liverpool look certainly better compared to the disappointing 2020/21 season. The Reds are not in their best shape at the moment, though – Jurgen Klopp’s team didn’t win neither one of its last four matches in all competitions. Because of this Liverpool are now 9 points behind Manchester City in the Premier League, but they also have a game in hand.
Last weekend Liverpool missed a great opportunity to win against Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge. The Reds had two goals advantage in the capital, but conceded twice and lost it. Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane gave the visitors a solid advantage, but at the end of the halftime Chelsea managed to equalise.
Against Chelsea Liverpool had some important players missing because of injuries and COVID-19. Alisson, Roberto Firmino, Thiago Alcantara and Joel Matip all missed the game. The good news is that Andrew Robertson should return in the line-up after being suspended against Chelsea.
Before facing Shrewsbury Town Liverpool will go head to head against Arsenal in the Carabao Cup. This could leave them with some tired legs on Sunday.
Shrewsbury Town reached the third round of the FA Cup after a 2-1 win over Carlisle United away from home. Steve Cotterill’s team snatched the win with goals from Tom Bloxham and Ryan Bowman.
That’s the football tips today for the FA Cup fixture between Liverpool and Shrewsbury Town on Sunday. Everyone expect to see the Reds making a step forward, but it’s never easy for the big teams in the FA Cup – Klopp’s boys must be fully focused on the job. Let’s see how they will do.