Looking to build on Man United humiliation, Reds love facing Cherries – Kick-off time, team news and how to follow

Liverpool will be looking to build on their incredible win over Manchester United when they take on Bournemouth this Saturday midday.

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds have endured a difficult season but struck back in style by beating seven former rivals United last Sunday.

Liverpool defeated Bournemouth 9-0 at Anfield in August


Liverpool defeated Bournemouth 9-0 at Anfield in August

It was a stunning win and Liverpool will want to back it up against Bournemouth this weekend as they continue to chase Tottenham in the race for a top-four finish.

The Merseysiders were in brilliant form when they took on the Cherries in August and celebrated a brilliant 9-0 win at Anfield.

And Gary O’Neil may be fearing another long afternoon as his side move to last place in the Premier League.

The south coast side threw away a two-goal lead to lose to Arsenal last weekend and have won just once since mid-November.

Bournemouth vs Liverpool: talkSPORT coverage

This Premier League clash takes place on Saturday 11 March.

Kick-off at Vitality Stadium is scheduled for 12:20 p.m.

talkSPORT will be covering the game in full with Reshmin Chowdhury, your host.

Exclusive commentary from the south coast then comes from Sam Matterface and former Chelsea defender Scott Minto.

To set up talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2 via the website, click on HERE for the live stream.

You can also listen via the talkSPORT app, via DAB digital radio, via your smart speaker and via 1089 or 1053 AM.

Klopp's Liverpool beat Man United 7-0 last time out

Klopp’s Liverpool beat Man United 7-0 last time out

Bournemouth v Liverpool: team news

Jefferson Lerma remains a doubt for Bournemouth while Marcus Tavernier is not yet ready to return.

Lloyd Kelly and Junior Stanislas are also unavailable this weekend but close.

Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino are pushing for starts for Liverpool.

Joe Gomez is almost ready to make a comeback but is unlikely to make the squad this weekend.

Luis Diaz and Thiago Alcantara remain absent while Naby Keita is expected to be absent again.

Bournemouth vs Liverpool: what was said?

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson: “Hopefully we can capitalize on the win against United but you certainly can’t get overconfident or overconfident.

“There are various tests on the road from now to the end of the season that will come and you have to stay positive, stay ready and stay hungry.

“It gives us a good chance to end the season well.

“To win games you have to keep a clean sheet and we’ve kept quite a few of those in the Premier League in recent weeks which has been crucial and we need to continue that.

“When you do that you always give yourself a chance to win games, especially with the players and the quality that we have in the team to hurt the opponent.

“Hopefully we can build on that and get some momentum to end the season well.”

O'Neil will need all the help he can get to keep Bournemouth going


O’Neil will need all the help he can get to keep Bournemouth going

Bournemouth vs Liverpool game facts

  • Bournemouth have lost three Premier League games this season in which they held a two-goal advantage (against Spurs in October, Leeds in November, Arsenal this month), the most in a single season in the competition. Overall they have lost 17 points from the winning positions in 2022-23 and are only behind Leicester (19) in the Premier League this season.
  • Liverpool have kept a clean sheet in each of their last five Premier League games, as many as in the previous 24 combined. Between December 2019 and January 2020 they last stayed longer without conceding a goal (7).
  • Liverpool have drawn 2-2 at Fulham and lost 1-0 at Nottingham Forest so far this season – only in 2010/11 (3rd loss) and 2003/04 (2nd loss, 1 loss) have they managed to beat everyone away from home three promoted teams failed to win only Premier League campaign.
  • Liverpool won the second leg against Bournemouth 9-0 at Anfield in August – the most goals they have ever scored against an opponent in a single top season was 11, and that five times, most recently against Ipswich Town in 2001. 02
  • Bournemouth have won just one of their 11 Premier League games against Liverpool (U1 L9) and have lost the last seven games in a row by a 28-1 aggregate score.
  • Mohamed Salah has been involved in 10 goals (5 goals, 5 assists) in his last eight games in all competitions. The Liverpool forward has both scored and assisted in five different games in all competitions this season, with no Premier League player doing the more.
  • Philip Billing is Bournemouth’s top scorer in the Premier League this season with five goals – he had netted just three goals in his three previous campaigns in the competition combined. His opener against Arsenal last time out was the second fastest goal since the start in Premier League history (9.11 seconds).
  • Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino was directly involved in 12 goals in the Premier League against Bournemouth (5 goals, 7 assists), only in the competition against Arsenal (13) he recorded more goals. In fact, the Brazilian was involved in five of the Reds’ goals in their 9-0 win in the second leg (2 goals, 3 assists).
  • Since (and including) Bournemouth’s first Premier League defeat under Gary O’Neil in October, the Cherries have lost more Premier League games than any other side (11). In fact, they won more points in their first six league games under O’Neil (10 – S2 U4) than in the following 15 (8 – W2 U2 U11).
  • Having lost three of their first four Premier League games of 2023 (D1), Liverpool have now won four of their last five (D1). They scored as many goals in their last eight league games combined in the 7-0 win against Man Utd last time out.

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