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Newly promoted Fulham face a potentially brutal return to the Premier League as they welcome Liverpool to Craven Cottage this afternoon.
The Cottagers enjoyed a strong Championship season last term, finishing top of the league, two points ahead of runners-up Bournemouth.
But in recent years have turned into something of a yoyo club, facing relegation from the English topflight in both 2019 and 2021.
And Marco Silva’s side will face very few tests as difficult as the one which Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool will present to them later today over the course of the season.
The Reds come into the fixture off the back of Community Shield success last weekend with new forward Darwin Nuñez firing on all cylinders.
Here’s everything you need to know about Fulham Vs. Liverpool.
The match will be broadcast live to viewers in the UK on BT Sport.
Pre-match coverage begins on BT Sport 1 11:30am (BST) on BT Sport 1.
Fulham kick off their return to the Premier League at 12:30pm today, handed the lunchtime slot as they host Liverpool at Craven Cottage.
Andy Madley will be refereeing the game, and you can read all about the matchday officials here.
Fulham head into this game with a few injury concerns. Joe Bryan has a broken hand while Nathaniel Chalobah is a fitness doubt.
Meanwhile, Former Liverpool man Harry Wilson has sustained a serious knee injury which could keep him out for two months.
Fulham fans will be hoping to see new signings Joāo Palinha, Andreas Pereira, and Kevin Mbabu in action.
But the match will likely come too soon for Bernd Leno who’s transfer from Arsenal to the West London outfit was confirmed on Tuesday.
As for Liverpool, it has confirmed that the Reds will be without Diogo Jota, Caoimhin Kelleher, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain who are all carrying more serious injury concerns.
On the doubtful list are Ibrahima Konate, Kostas Tsimikas, and Curtis Jones who all have slight fitness issues at the moment.
Alisson Becker should return between the sticks though after missing the Community Shield bout with Manchester City last week.
Reds fans will be intrigued to see who starts up front with Roberto Firmino and Darwin Nuñez vying for a starting role.
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