Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard could deal the final blow to his former club’s Premier League title hopes on Tuesday night.Jurgen Klopp’s Reds travel to Villa Park needing to win to go level on points with leaders Manchester City, who are in action at Wolves 24 hours later.
Liverpool’s hopes for an unprecedented quadruple suffered a significant setback on Saturday after they were held to a tense 1-1 draw by Tottenham, with Luis Diaz’s heavily deflected shot rescuing a point after top-four hopefuls Spurs went ahead through Heung-min Son.
It was the first time since October that the Carabao Cup winners and FA Cup and Champions League finalists had dropped points at Anfield, handing a potentially decisive advantage to City with only three matches left to play this term.
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Liverpool must get back to winning ways against Aston Villa and hope that their rivals slip up, though a tough test could await in the Midlands.
Liverpool hopes to put pressure on Manchester City when it visits old pal Steven Gerrard and Aston Villa on Tuesday (watch live, 3pm ET Tuesday on USA Network and online via NBCSports.com).
The Reds enter Tuesday’s match three points behind the Premier League leaders, who laid claim to the goal differential advantage by four with a 5-0 hammering of Newcastle United on Sunday.
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And so Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham means that Jurgen Klopp’s men max out at 92 points and will require Man City to falter against Wolves, West Ham, or Villa in order to make the quadruple an option.
Villa, meanwhile, has finally refound some form. Gerrard’s men have won back-to-back games and are unbeaten in three. The Villans can suddenly put the top half back in its goals, a point behind Palace and four back of ninth-place Brighton with matches-in-hand but also a brutal run-in that features Liverpool, Burnley, and Man City.
Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Aston Villa vs Liverpool.
How to watch Aston Villa vs Liverpool live, stream link and start time
Kick off: 3pm ET Tuesday
TV Channel: USA Network
Aston Villa team news, injuries, lineup options
Villa will not have Kourtney Hause (chest) and Jacob Ramsey (groin), while Leon Bailey’s foot injury could keep him out of the game.
Liverpool team news, injuries, lineup options
The Reds’ only injury issue is Roberto Firmino, who is closing in on a return and could play Tuesday.