Early Team News
Watford are expected to include new signings, Will Hoskins and Lee Williamson in their squad whilst
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History of the Watford v
Watford prepare to entertain
The Golden Boys have managed just three home victories in 12 attempts in Hertfordshire and none since a two goal home success in December 1986.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vicarage Road Stadium was two seasons ago in January 2005, when a Steven Gerrard inspired
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Recent encounters between the teams:
Sat 23 Dec
Tue 25 Jan
Tue 11 Jan
Sat 15 Jan
Sat 14 Aug
Sat 13 Feb
Tue 24 Nov
Recent respective form guides
Liverpool meanwhile arrive in Hertfordshire on the back of a couple of crushing home defeats at the hands of Arsenal in the two national cup competitions inside the last seven days, including a 6-3 reversal to Arsene Wegner's youthful squad in a dramatic Carling Cup Quarter-Final on Tuesday evening, the Reds' heaviest defeat at Anfield since 1914.
However, Rafael Benitez's side have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with maximum points on three occasions in the last six, drawing once and losing the other two, with these games constituting a decent return of 10 goals and 9 against.
The current Barclays Premiership table sees Watford stuck right at the bottom with only 12 points from 20 played, while
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Current form guides:
Although Watford remain rooted to the foot of the Premiership their home form has been very reasonable and here at the Golden Boys we feel Aidy Boothroyd's team are more than capable of springing a surprise to heap more pressure on the increasingly under-fire Liverpool manager, so we are going for a 2-1 home win. Home Win.
No sequences of note
6 games since last away draw.