Norwich City vs Liverpool Prediction (15-02-2020)
Are there many games which scream “away banker” as much as this one does this weekend? Norwich City are in real danger of being cut away from the rest of the Premier League at the bottom while that’s exactly what Liverpool, this week’s visitors to Carrow Road, have done at the right end of the table.
This is the definition of a free hit for Daniel Farke’s side. Absolutely no one expects a Norwich side who have won once in their last 12 Premier League outings to get anything against a Liverpool outfit that last failed to win a Premier League in October 2019. It doesn’t like good for The Canaries.
Is there a crumb of comfort for Norwich? Maybe a very small one. They will look back very fondly on a famous result at the beginning of this season’s top flight campaign which saw them stun the current Premier League champions Manchester City at a raucous Carrow Road. Teemu Pukki was on fire that day and they will need him and their stand out player Emiliano Buendia to be on song once again when they welcome the champions elect.
As for Liverpool, they will be supremely confident of continuing their outrageous run of form. A victory will see them extend their lead to a monstrous 25 points ahead of Manchester City’s re-arranged fixture next Wednesday. Ridiculous.
With the question being “when” the title will arrive at Anfield as opposed to “if”, this should just be another step along the way for Klopp’s machine.
An away win seems a no brainer. Roberto Firmino also seems to score when Liverpool are on the road. If you fancy an obscure tip, Norwich will surely look to take the game to Liverpool (they have little choice), meaning they will fancy themselves to get on the score sheet against what the odds may predict.
Buendia and Pukki combined to score at Anfield back in August and they may fancy themselves to do the same again against a Liverpool side that will go out to rack up the goals themselves.