Liverpool 5-2 to sustain run until next break

LIVERPOOL will be looking to maintain their perfect start to the season when Southampton head to Anfield on Saturday before a critical set of fixtures for Jurgen Klopp’s free-flowing sid.

The Reds have already passed a couple of significant tests with flying colours – Liverpool beat Tottenham 2-1 at Wembley before a 3-2 victory over Paris St Germain on Wednesday – but after Saints have visited Merseyside the big assignments just keep on coming.

Liverpool welcome Chelsea, the only other team in the Premier League to have a 100 per cent record, in the EFL Cup on Wednesday before a trip to Stamford Bridge next Saturday.

Then Liverpool are away to Napoli and host Manchester City before the October international break, a rest that will surely be needed after such an intense run of fixtures.

BoyleSports are 5-2 they don’t lose until after the City match with the bookmaker offering 12-5 Liverpool’s first defeat of the campaign will come in the top-of-the-table contest against Chelsea next week.

In all of the Reds mania it is easy to forget that Chelsea are the current Premier League leaders on goal difference from Liverpool, a position they will be hoping to sustain after Sunday’s tricky trip to tackle London rivals West Ham.

Betway are 4-5 that Chelsea fail to win in the Premier League first with Liverpool at 6-4 and the tie is an 11-2 shot. Despite their strong starts Manchester City remain 8-11 title favourites.

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Aston Villa v Derby

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  • Tammy Abraham has scored in five of his last seven starts for Aston Villa.
Expert verdict
Aston Villa have lost just two of their last 15 matches and valid excuses can be made for both defeats. Dean Smith made wholesale changes with the playoffs in mind for their 2-1 loss to champions Norwich on the final day, while they lost the second leg of semi-final at West Brom despite having 73 per cent possession and winning the shot count 24 to ten. They are full of confidence and should be more determined than ever after last season’s playoff final heartbreak.



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