Though Liverpool have little to play for as this season’s campaign comes to an end in less than two weeks time, all they crave for is to salvage some pride as they visit Craven Cottage on Sunday afternoon with their sole target to catch up with rivals, Everton on the EPL log.
They will be without influential skipper, Steven Gerrard, Luis Suaraez and Daniel Agger who will miss the final two games of the season on suspension, Rodgers’ team are favourites to return to Anfield with the maximum points.
Ladbrokes is backing Liverpool to extend their six-match unbeaten run at evens.
For Martin Jol’s men, they have lost each of their last three fixtures at home. Not minding this, they are available at 11/4 (3.75) to make home advantage count. The same firm go 12/5 (3.4) that both sides are forced to settle for a share of the spoils.
Those seeking bigger prices may be enticed by Ladbroke’s chunky 6/1 (7.00) quote for Dimitar Berbatov to find the back of the net first, and 11/2 (6.5) to notch in a home victory. Daniel Sturridge is tipped to get the first goal of the afternoon for the visitor at 9/2 (5.5)Fulham have lost their last four games, their worst run since January 2010, when they lost five in succession. Liverpool have kept a clean sheet in four of their last five outings and our tipster believes that the visitors are value to claim three points against Martin Jol's men keeping a clean slate at 15/4 (4.75).
Liverpool smashed six past Newcastle United at St James' Park on their last away day but this promises to be a much tighter affair and the 6/5 (2.2) quote from the same bookie to go goal crazy with 2-3 goals.
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