Crystal Palace vs Liverpool
Round 2 of the new Premier League season comes to a close on Monday night as Crystal Palace host Liverpool at Selhurst Park.
Liverpool were one of the best attacking teams in the world last year and they have kept hold of the main instigators in Mane, Firminio and Salah. They main downfall though was their poor defensive display, as shown in the Champions League final. Jurgen Klopp has tried to improve this area by bringing in the Brazilian no.1 goalkeeper Alisson from Roma. Also with Virgil van Dijk starting his first full season in a Liverpool shirt, the Reds are suddenly real contenders for the Premier League title this season.
As for Palace, Roy Hodgson did a great job last season in turning their fortunes around and helping them achieve a respectable league position. They haven't strengthened much in the summer so it's unlikely they'll be challenging the top teams this season.
Liverpool have won 5 of the last 6 encounters and if they click against Palace we should see this become 6 from 7.
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Crystal Palace vs Liverpool prediction
|Liverpool -1AH||Bet365||1.65||8||0-2 WON (+5.2 units)|