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NK Maribor vs Liverpool Predictions, 17 Oct 2017

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NK Maribor vs Liverpool Predictions, 17 Oct 2017
Maribor v Liverpool Predictions for Tuesday's night kick-off Champions League group fixture facing Portugal hosts Maribor and England side Liverpool at Ljudski vrt. Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool find themselves under increasing pressure after winning just 1 of the last 8 matches. They have only managed 1 clean sheet in this time.
Match status: 2017-18 Champions League - Group E
Kick-off: Tuesday 17 Oct 2017, 07:45pm GMT
Venue: "Ljudski vrt" in Maribor, Slovenia

Maribor v Liverpool Team News

Liverpool have drawn both of their group games so far. Draws are a common result for both teams in their respective leagues, with Maribor drawing 4 of their first 12 matches and Liverpool 4 of their first 8.

Liverpool goal stats under Jürgen Klopp show that they are more effective early on in games. In the first 75 minutes their total goal score is 179 for and 105 against, whereas in the last 15 minutes the numbers are 33-33. The trend holds up so far this season: 15 goals scored in the 1st half vs only 7 in the 2nd.

In several respects, this is a David vs Goliath match. Liverpool's squad have a conservative value of 30 times that of Maribor (Transfermarkt). Indeed, 13 Liverpool players alone have an individual value greater than that of the whole Maribor squad (14M euro).

Maribor have yet to pick up a single booking so far in the group stage.

Teams' Possible Starting Lineups:

Maribor: Jasmin Handanovic - Mitja Viler, Jean-Claude Billong, Aleksandar Rajcevic, Martin Milec - Blaz Vrhovec, Marwan Kabha - Damjan Bohar, Luka Zahovic, Gregor Bajde - Marcos Tavares (4-2-3-1 formation)

Liverpool: Loris Karius - Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Dejan Lovren, Alberto Moreno - Emre Can, Jordan Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum - Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho (4-3-3 formation)

Missing Players of Maribor and Liverpool:

Maribor: Marko Suler, Denis Sme.

Liverpool: Adam Lallana, Adam Bogdan, Sadio Mané, Joseph Gomez, Nathaniel Clyne.

Maribor v Liverpool Match Odds:

Maribor 22/1
Draw 13/2
Liverpool 2/13
Main Match Predictions:
Full Time Outcome:Liverpool -1.0 Asian Handicap Win @ 1.50 (1/2)
Possible Score:0-3 Away Win @ 6.50 (11/2)
Konstantin Sboiev
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