Arsenal vs Liverpool prediction: Arsenal completed their goal in the first leg semi-final when they held Liverpool at Anfield to give them the upper hand for the second leg at home.
- Match date: 07:45 p.m – 2022/01/20
- Event: EFL Cup
- Stage: Semifinals
- Location: Emirates Stadium
ARSENAL VS LIVERPOOL PREDICTION: TEAM COMPARISON & TIPS
Arsenal completed their goal in the first leg semi-final when they held Liverpool at Anfield to give them the upper hand for the second leg at home. It is worth mentioning that in the last leg, coach Mikel Arteta’s students were at a disadvantage from the very beginning with Granit Xhaka’s red card in the 24th minute, but in the end, they stood firm. The Emirates Stadium team is in very impressive home form when they won the last 7/8 matches on all fronts, the other match was a close 1-2 loss to Manchester City.
The jubilant victory with a 3 goal difference in the reception to Brentford in the last 21 round helped Liverpool surpass Chelsea to occupy 2nd place in the Premier League table, currently, they are 11 points behind the leading team Manchester City. but played less than 1 match. However, the Anfield team has continuously disappointed in big matches in recent times. Specifically, coach Jurgen Klopp’s students only drew Tottenham, Chelsea, and lost to Leicester City in 3 consecutive matches in the English Premier League.
Receiving a red card in the 24th minute, but holding Liverpool back at Anfield, showed the effectiveness as well as the extremely resilient spirit of Arsenal. Compared to the beginning of the season, the Emirates Stadium team has made a lot of progress in recent years, which is clearly shown in the fact that they have step by step entered the top 5 and have a great opportunity to compete for the Champions League spot next season. Therefore, the Gunners will be the name that receives higher trust.
Select: Arsenal FT.
In the last leg, despite playing with 10 men from 24, only holding the ball 23%, but Arsenal kept a clean sheet, even Liverpool only had 1 shot on target. In addition, in all 4 recent confrontations against The Kop, the Gunners did not score once, moreover, Liverpool played more effectively on the defensive front when both of the last 2 matches they kept a clean sheet. Therefore, the ability to be Over in this war is said to be unlikely.
Select: Under 2 3/4 FT.
Arsenal is showing fearsome efficiency whenever they are playing at home, as evidenced by the fact that they have won 10, drawn 1 and lost only 0-1 to Manchester City in the last 12 home matches in all competitions. Meanwhile, Liverpool’s recent away form is very poor when they have never won in the last 3 matches, in which they drew with Tottenham and lost to Leicester City. Therefore, it will not be easy for the Anfield team to win.
Select: Draw FT.
In addition to being held back by the opponent at home in the first leg, Liverpool’s head-to-head record against big rivals in recent times is very bad. Specifically, the Red Brigade only drew Tottenham, Chelsea, and lost to Leicester City in 3 consecutive matches in the Premier League, in addition, they also lost to West Ham United not long ago with a score of 2-3 also on the away field. So, this is a match that is expected to have a draw after 90 minutes.
Arsenal vs Liverpool Prediction: Arsenal 1-1 Liverpool FT (0-0 H1).
Arsenal: Aaron Ramsdale, Kieran Tierney, Benjamin William White, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Gabriel Dos Santos Magalhaes, Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey, Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Teodoro Martinelli Silva, Alexandre Lacazette.
Liverpool: Caoimhin Kelleher, Virgil van Dijk, Konstantinos Tsimikas, Trent Arnold, Ibrahima Konate, Jodan Henderson, Fabio Henrique Tavares, Mohamed Salah Ghaly, Diogo Jota, Fabinho, James Milner, Sadio Mane.
Above is the information about Arsenal vs Liverpool prediction in the Semifinals match of EFL Cup on 2022/01/20 of the CMD368 bookie.