A win would quickly go back Liverpool to the highest of the Premier League desk with Manchester Town and Chelsea kicking off later.
Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic is below expanding power following six successive league defeats. A heavy loss at Anfield may just spell the tip for the Serb.
And Liverpool’s potent entrance 3 Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane and Mo Salah will fancy their probabilities in opposition to the league’s leakiest defence.
What the managers are announcing
Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool): “I’d be in point of fact an fool – a couple of folks suppose I’m however now not that a lot – if I’d speak about any function distinction prior to that sport.
“This can be a in point of fact atypical scenario for Fulham, I will in point of fact believe how they really feel. Their soccer is excellent, a large number of issues are in point of fact excellent, they brought about Town a large number of issues (in a 2-Zero Carabao Cup defeat).
“You are going to by no means ranking a function in opposition to a group like Fulham with the standard Fulham have simplest since you pass to win the sport with the mistaken perspective and consider scoring, scoring, scoring. This sport is a huge problem for all people.”
Slavisa Jokanovic (Fulham): “Liverpool are coming off a defeat and they’re harm, however we’re greater than triple harm than they’re. We will have to installed triple effort and I be expecting my individuals are going to struggle to make our supporters proud.
“Liverpool are a in point of fact unhealthy group with essential offensive guns, we will have to display extra ambition and be courageous. If you’re scared and play like children then it’s now not simple.”
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson and Naby Keita are to be had for variety after improving from hamstring accidents.
Dejan Lovren, who has overlooked the final two video games via sickness, may well be in rivalry after returning to coaching.
Fulham are anticipated to be with out Kevin McDonald and Joe Bryan. Each are suffering with hamstring accidents.
Jokanovic may just ring the adjustments after his aspect registered only one shot on track in opposition to Huddersfield.