Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool enter the new Premier League season as one of the favorite teams to win the competition title. This Saturday, the team will face Fulham, away from home, at 8:30 am (GMT).
The English power comes to the match after a pre-season of two international friendlies. In addition, the Reds, in their last commitment, kicked off the 2021/22 season with a victory over rivals Manchester City in the English Super Cup final.
In the last edition of the Premier League, the team led by Klopp ended the competition with the runner-up, after dueling point by point for the title with Pep Guardiola’s City, which ended up winning, once again, with the cup.
Meanwhile, Fulham will make their debut in the English First Division after, last season, winning the Championship, the second level of football in the country, and guaranteeing access to the Premier League again.
In addition to Fulham and Liverpool, other matches shake the Premier League this Saturday. At 13:30 (Brasília time), Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea will face Everton, away from home. Last season, the Blues finished third. In the new edition, they are one of the contenders for the title.
Between the ”big six”, who will also take the field this Saturday is Tottenham. The team of Harry Kane, Heung-Min Son and Lucas Moura will face Southampton, in London, at 11:00 (Brasília time).
Finally, another matchup that could be interesting is Newcastle vs Nottingham Forest. The team of Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimarães is one of the new economic powers in world football and is trying to conquer its space in English football. On the face of it, the traditional Forest, two-time European champion who returns to the English First Division after 23 years on the lower shelves. The ball rolls for this duel at 11am.