FM Preview: Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion 11 Feb 2013
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Sunday, 10th February 2013
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at 20:00 on 11th February 2013 in the Premier League.
History of the Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion fixture
West Bromwich Albion face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Monday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Baggies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 35 and win only 11 of the 66 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Anfield was less than a year ago, in April 2012, with West Bromwich Albion inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Reds in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Wed 26 Sep||West Brom.||1 - 2||Liverpool||League Cup|
|2012/2013||Sat 18 Aug||West Brom.||3 - 0||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sun 22 Apr||Liverpool||0 - 1||West Brom.||Premier League|
|2011/2012||Sat 29 Oct||West Brom.||0 - 2||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Apr||West Brom.||2 - 1||Liverpool||Premier League|
|2010/2011||Sun 29 Aug||Liverpool||1 - 0||West Brom.||Premier League|
|2008/2009||Sun 17 May||West Brom.||0 - 2||Liverpool||Premier League|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Liverpool have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. In this time, Reds have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 5.
In complete contrast to Liverpool, West Bromwich Albion are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Baggies have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Liverpool lie just outside the playoff positions in the Barclays Premier League, picking up 36 points from their 25 games so far.
West Bromwich Albion's 34 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Current overall team form
|West Bromwich Albion||6||0||2||4||6||10||2|
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Reds, as the Baggies have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Liverpool||Won 3 successive home games.
6 games since last home draw.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|West Bromwich Albion||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here