Liverpool vs Wolves: FA Cup prediction, team news, kick off time, TV, live stream, h2h, odds - preview

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Holders Liverpool tonight begin their defence of the FA Cup against Premier League rivals Wolves.

After a slow start to the season, the competition is fast becoming the Reds’ best hope of silverware this season after a demoralising defeat against Brentford in the Premier League.

Wolves, meanwhile, have knocked Liverpool out of the FA Cup in their last two meetings and have won the competition four times in their history.

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Date, kick-off time and venue

Liverpool vs Wolves is scheduled for an 8pm GMT kick-off tonight, Saturday January 7, 2023.

The match will take place at Anfield.

Where to watch Liverpool vs Wolves

TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised live for free on ITV4, with coverage starting at 7.15pm.

Live stream: Fans can also catch the game live online via the ITVX app and website.

Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog.

Cody Gakpo in Liverpool training

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Liverpool vs Wolves team news

Liverpool XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Konate, Robertson, Fabinho, Henderson, Thiago, Salah, Nunez, Gakpo

Subs: Kelleher, Gomez, Keita, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Elliott, Tsimikas, Carvalho, Phillips, Doak

Wolves XI: Sarkic, Lembikisa, Collins, Toti, Jonny, Traore, Neves, Hodge, Ait-Nouri, Jimenez, Guedes

Subs: Sa, Hwang, Cunha, Mosquera, Semedo, Kilman, Ronan, Nunes, Bueno

Liverpool vs Wolves prediction

Liverpool have had a very inconsistent season but, as the holders, it would not be a surprise if they nonetheless managed a very solid defence of their trophy.

A 2-0 Liverpool win.

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Head to head (h2h) history and results

Wolves have only scored twice in seven meetings with the Reds - losing them all.

Liverpool wins: 57

Draws: 17

Wolves wins: 36

Liverpool vs Wolves match odds

Liverpool: 3/10

Draw: 9/2

Wolves: 8/1

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).