Watford host Liverpool in the first matchweek of the new Premier League season this weekend.
Kick Off: 12:30 BST
Date: Saturday 12 August 2017
Venue: Vicarage Road, Watford
Referee Appointment: Anthony Taylor
Stream Guide: Watch Live
Watford striker Troy Deeney is doubtful through a groin injury, he picked up during the pre-season and is unlikely to make a return this weekend.
Club record signing Andre Gray might get a name in the starting lineup.
Roberto Pereyra missed second half of last season through injury, but he took part in pre-season games, he could get a start here.
Richarlison joined Watford earlier this week, he is also eyeing to make a debut against the Reds.
Mauro Zárate, Christian Kabasele and Brice Dja Djédjé all remain on the sideline through injuries.
Philippe Coutinho missed last few pre-season games due to back injury, also he has been in heavy link with Barcelona, he is a doubt for this game.
Adam Lallana is out for three months through a thigh injury.
Jordan Henderson is lacking match fitness, but the skipper is likely to start.
Daniel Sturridge picked up a minor injury during the pre-season game, he is expected to miss this clash.
Trent Alexander-Arnold is expected to start at the right-back role as Nathaniel Clyne is doubtful through injury.
Alberto Moreno could get a start after exceptional performances in the pre-season.
Watford have lost their last six Premier League games.
Liverpool have won five of their last six games against Watford in Premier League.
Liverpool have kept clean sheets in their last four games in Premier League.
Liverpool have won four of their last five away games against Watford in Premier League.
Watford 0 – 3 Liverpool, an easy game for the visitors.