All eyes will be on a crumbling Anfield fortress in Gameweek 23
There is only one place to start in GW23 and that is at Anfield where league-leaders’ Chelsea will be the visitors. The cracks are really starting to show and Jürgen Klopp will be desperately hoping that his Liverpool side can avoid a fourth home defeat in 11 days.
If Chelsea were to prevail at Anfield on Tuesday evening, it would be the Reds’ worst run of home losses since 1923. On a more positive note, Senegal’s penalty shoot-out loss to Cameroon in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final does mean that Sadio Mané, who missed his spot-kick, will be returning to England, sooner than perhaps anticipated and the attacker still remains Liverpool’s top-scorer in the Premier League.
Manchester United squeezed past Hull City in the EFL Cup semi-final to book their place in the final at Wembley and the two sides meet again at Old Trafford on Wednesday. However, the latest Premier League goal projections indicate that the Red Devils will make short work of the Tigers this time.
Middlesbrough versus West Bromwich Albion promises to be one of the lowest scoring games of the season and could be a good place to start for any Fantasy Premier League managers that are seeking those elusive clean sheet bonus points.
Arsène Wenger will be buoyed by the return to fitness of Danny Welbeck and Theo Walcott and the duo plundered all 5 goals in Arsenal’s 5-0 4th round FA Cup victory over Southampton. It gives them plenty of options in attack and the latest English Premier League betting odds suggests that the Gunners will not disappoint against Watford at the Emirates on Tuesday.
Arsenal will be hoping that Liverpool can do them and the rest of the chasing pack a favour by taking some points off the runaway leaders.
Can Liverpool rekindle that Anfield fear factor or will more cracks show as the Reds’ season crumble beyond repair?