On Thursday night, Liverpool hosts LASK at Anfield in gameweek five of Group E in the Europa League.Liverpool form guide
Last time out, Jurgen Klopp’s team earned a 1-1 draw at Premier League champions Manchester City. Although the draw was a decent one, it means that Liverpool has won just one of their previous four games in all competitions.
Despite their relatively inconsistent recent form, the Reds have been potent in attack, scoring at least two goals in eight of their last ten competitive games. They have also kept just one clean sheet in their previous five outings.
Liverpool has a decent recent record in the Europa League, winning three of their last four games. A significant factor in their good European form is their attacking prowess, as the Reds have scored at least two goals in each Group E game.
The men from Merseyside’s recent games in the Europa League have been high-scoring, with over 2.5 goals scored in five of their last six outings in the competition.LASK form guide
Like the hosts, the Austrian team has been in decent form lately, winning three of their last four games in all competitions.
However, LASK are bottom of the group table, having picked up just four points from as many games in the Europa League. A 3-0 home win over Union Saint-Gilloise last time out in the competition ended a three-game losing streak.
Their recent games in the Europa League have been high-scoring, with over 2.5 goals scored in six of their previous eight matches.
The visitors have failed to win in their previous three away games in the Europa League, having suffered back-to-back defeats against Toulouse and Union Saint-Gilloise.What am I backing?Both team's recent games in the Europa League have been high-scoring. I can see this clash following suit, so I am backing over 2.5 goals scored.