Liverpool will play their final Pre Season Friendly against the Bundesliga side Leverkusen to get themselves set for the league.
It will be Sami Hyypia ‘s emotional return to the Anfield as former Anfielder will visit Liverpool to play the friendly match with the club he manages. Hyypia has 10 years of memories at Anfield played as the defender for the reds.
It will be two teams meeting after 8 years when last time Liverpool showed commanding performance against Leverkusen, keeping the game into their hand y 3-1. It was the same match when current Leverkusen coach played against the team he manages now.
Liverpool will be hosting the Bundesliga club at Anfield on August 12 when these two teams will come up in a friendly match before they start their season. Both these teams will look for a fine combination which might help either of them to start better in their respective league to get them ahead of the mid tables.
Liverpool played their last match against Gomel registering 3-0 win in the second leg of the third qualifying round in Europa League while It was Napoli who registered 2-1 win against Leverkusen in their last match which was a friendly game.
The match occurs soon after three days from the FC Gomel second leg match and 5 days before they start the ir pursuit in the league. It is likely that Rodgers will not come up with his full strength squad to prevent injuries as the match is Sandwiched between Liverpool’s Europa League and Premier League fixtures.
Reina, Johnson, Enrique, Carragher, Kelly, Adam, Henderson, Shelvey, Spearing, Borini, Carroll
Liverpool might play a 4-4-1-1 formation as Leverkusen might be playing 4-2-3-1 formation at Anfield.
Having an home advantage, it is certain that Liverpool might present themselves strongly but considering the league matches, Liverpool might rest some of their key players in the match. So we expect match to be draw.
Liverpool 1-1 Leverkusen