Brendan Rodgers has been re-united with Luis Suarez and this match will mark the first time Suarez has pulled on a Liverpool shirt since biting Branislav Ivanovic.
Liverpool come into this match having already played two friendlies so far this summer. The Merseysiders travelled the short distance to Lancashire to take on a Preston side, who they dispatched with ease, 4-0.
The Reds then travelled to Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, where they also dominated proceedings, winning 2-0. Bet365 price Liverpool at a short 3/10 (1.33) to carry on their winning run.
Melbourne Victory had a good domestic season last term, finishing third in the A-League, 13 points behind Champions Western Sydney Wanderers.
Ange Postecoglou’s men however, have not played a competitive game since they were knocked out of the A-League Final Series back in April. Bet365 don’t give Victory much chance of winning here either, pricing them at a long 15/2 (8.50) to win the match. The same firm offers the draw at 9/2 (5.50).
A bet that stands out in this fixture is in the handicap market, with Liverpool -1 priced at 5/6 (1.83). Rodgers men have not struggled for goals this pre-season, keeping clean sheets in their matches as well. With the likes of Philippe Coutinho, the aforementioned Suarez and Raheem Sterling in the squad, the Reds should have enough to see off their opponents by at least a two-goal margin.
For those looking for more value, Liverpool to win both halves at 6/4 (2.50) with Bet365 is certainly worth investing in. With Liverpool expected to dominate proceedings from the start, this price is well worth backing when you consider it would have paid out in both of their pre-season friendlies so far.
|Liverpool -1 handicap at 5/6 (1.83) with bet365
||Liverpool to win both halves at 6/4 (2.50) with bet365
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