Liverpool is currently in the middle of the title fight once more. With 20 points from nine games, the Reds are currently positioned fourth in the standings, just three points behind leaders Spurs. With 16 straight home games without a loss (W13 D3) and only one home loss in 46 Premier League games (W35 D10), a 2-1 loss to now-relegated Leeds in October of last year, the Reds have established Anfield as a stronghold.
In contrast, Nottingham Forest is currently in 15th place, six points above the relegation zone, following three straight draws with Brentford, Crystal Palace, and Luton Town.Steve Cooper’s team has now only dropped one of their last six league games, against champions Man City. However, they have a difficult challenge ahead of them in Merseyside, having lost their previous 24 visits to Anfield (D5, L19).
The numbers that support our forecasts for Liverpool vs. Nottingham Forest:
This season, Liverpool has only preserved two clean sheets in the Premier League.
Five goals were scored in this match’s previous iteration.
At Anfield, Forest hasn’t triumphed since March 1978.
In each of his last 13 Premier League appearances at Anfield, Mohamed Salah has either scored or provided an assist.
Liverpool has won 13 of its previous 16 home Premier League games (W13 D3).
Liverpool vs Nottingham Forest head-to-head record
- 22/04/23 – Liverpool 3-2 Nottingham Forest – Premier League
- 22/10/22 – Nottingham Forest 1-0 Liverpool – Premier League
- 20/03/22 – Nottingham Forest 0-1 Liverpool – FA Cup
- 05/04/99 – Nottingham Forest 2-2 Liverpool – Premier League
- 24/10/98 – Liverpool 5-1 Nottingham Forest – Premier League
These two sides have met just three times since the turn of the Millenium, with Liverpool enjoying two victories to Forest’s one.