Reasons for betting on Liverpool vs Sevilla tip
After a disaster against Manchester City, Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp have only one thing on their minds. They have to beat Sevilla in the opening match of the Champions League adventure. Humiliation at Etihad Stadium will be out of the picture if Liverpool puts down all 3 points. But the Spanish team isn’t coming to Anfield without any plans. They are a strong, experienced team who knows how to handle matches like this.
Anfield is going to burn, Liverpool is back to the Champions League.
Klopp said before this game that the humiliation at Etihad has to be forgotten fast. To be honest until the moment when Sadio Mane lost his mind off Liverpool even had better chances. The final result is not realistic, but when Manchester City has one player more on the field, something like this is normal. After 5 matches this was the first defeat for Liverpool. 6 of the past 7 events were Liverpool participated, ended with over 2.5 goals. What is interesting is the fact that latest 3 games ended with over 3.5 goals. That is, after all, the main characteristic of Liverpool, high efficiency. When playing at Anfield Liverpool is unstoppable, and they had all three victories this season. Two of them finished with clean sheets and the same number with Reds scoring 4 goals. There haven’t been any changes on the injury list, and Adam Lallana and Nathaniel Clyne are out of the picture.
In 5 competitive matches since the season started the guests haven’t suffered one single loss. 3 wins and 2 draws, and latest two games without a conceded goal. Los Nervionenses are participating in high efficient matches. In 7 previous games, 5 ended with over 2.5 goals. The same games ended with both teams scoring and this is something we haven’t seen from this team in the recent seasons. Their trademark was hard defense and a slow tempo, with a high percentage of ball possession. Coach Eduardo Berizzo decided to change the legacy of Jorge Sampaoli.
Head to head matches
The only encounter was back in 2016 when Liverpool and Sevilla met in the finals of Europa League. After the first half the Reds had one goal advantage, but in the end, the Spanish team won this trophy after a fantastic come back, 1-3.
Jurgen Klopp still remembers that match because that was his first chance to win a trophy as a Liverpool coach. We are sure that he wants to get even.
Prediction for Liverpool vs Sevilla tip
If you read the first paragraph, everything is clear to you. Liverpool simply needs to win, and because of the form and the current situation, we think that they are going to manage that. Anfield is their turf, and with the possibility of Philippe Coutinho’s start in this match, the chances are increasing.
For the second bet, we would go with Liverpool scores at least two goals here.