Huddersfield vs Liverpool: TV channel, live stream, team news & preview

The Reds have an opportunity to return to winning ways when they take on David Wagner's side in West Yorkshire

Liverpool will attempt to keep the pressure on Manchester City and Chelsea at the top of the Premier League when they face Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

Jurgen Klopp's side are currently unbeaten in the division after eight games, tallying six victories and two draws, but their form had dipped somewhat ahead of the international break.

The Reds have not tasted success in their last four matches in all competitions, so they will be desperate to return to winning ways at John Smith's Stadium, particularly with Champions League action on the horizon.

Huddersfield, meanwhile, find themselves at the opposite end of the table in the drop zone, without a single win to their name.

Game Huddersfield Town vs Liverpool
Date Saturday, October 20
Time 5:30pm BST / 12:30pm ET
Stream (US only) fubo TV (7-day free trial)

TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch

In the United States (US), the game can be watched live and on-demand with fuboTV (7-day free trial).

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US TV channel Online stream
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In the United Kingdom (UK), the game can be watched live on TV on BT Sport 1 and it can be streamed online via the BT Sport app. It can also be followed live on Goal here.

UK TV channel Online stream
BT Sport 1 BT Sport app

Squads & Team News

Position Huddersfield squad
Goalkeepers Lossl, Hamer, Schofield
Defenders Smith, Kongolo, Lowe, Jorgensen, Schindler, Stankovic, Hadergjonaj, Durm
Midfielders Hogg, Bacuna, Billing, Mooy, Sobhi, Van La Parra, Williams, Pritchard, Sabiri
Forwards Kachunga, Diakhaby, Mbenza, Depoitre, Quaner, Mounie

David Wagner has concerns over the fitness of Terence Kongolo, Thomas Smith, Abdelhamid Sabiri and Daniel Williams, who are all recovering from minor injuries.

Potential Huddersfield XI:  Lossl, Hogg, Billing, Mooy, Lowe, Depoitre, Pritchard, Zanka, Schindler, Hadergjonaj, Durm.

Position Liverpool squad
Goalkeepers Alisson, Mignolet, Grabara
Defenders Clyne, Van Dijk, Lovren, Gomez, Moreno, Robertson, Matip, Alexander-Arnold
Midfielders Fabinho, Keita, Milner, Wijnaldum, Henderson, Lallana, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Markovic, Jones, Shaqiri
Forwards Firmino, Mane, Salah, Sturridge, Origi, Brewster, Solanke

The international break has not been kind to Liverpool, with Virgil van Dijk, Naby Keita, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane all suffering injuries while representing their respective countries. Van Dijk and Salah were passed fit to start, but Keita and Mane are absent.

James Milner had been predicted to miss out, but he has overcome a hamstring issue to start, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is still working his way back from a knee injury.

Potential Liverpool XI: Alisson; Gomez, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson; Lallana, Henderson, Milner; Salah, Shaqiri, Sturridge.

Betting & Match Odds

Liverpool are strong favourites to win the game according to bet365, who rate the Reds' chances at 2/7. Huddersfield are considered a 10/1 bet to win and a draw is available at 4/1.

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Match Preview

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Liverpool have been saddled with an injury crisis ahead of their return to Premier League action on Saturday and Klopp will have to reshuffle his deck as they search for their first win in nearly a month.

The Reds have not won a game since beating Southampton 3-0 in September, suffering defeats against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup and Napoli in the Champions League, as well as drawing with the Blues and Man City in the Premier League. However, despite their dip in form, they remain well in the mix at the top half of the table and will be keen to maintain that status.

International commitments have taken their toll on some of Liverpool's key players, including Mane, Van Dijk and Keita, who are major concerns ahead of Saturday's showdown in West Yorkshire.

That trio join the likes of Milner and Oxlade-Chamberlain on the sidelines, meaning Klopp will have to turn to fringe players for the upcoming series of fixtures, which includes a Champions League tie against Red Star Belgrade.

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On Saturday, Klopp comes up against a familiar face in Wagner and, interestingly, the Huddersfield boss is highly skeptical about the extent to which Liverpool will be shorn of their best players.

“I have known Jurgen long enough, I know he loves to use smoke screens," Wagner said of his compatriot. "I expect that most of his players will be available.

"I have known him long enough and he likes to moan after the international break!"