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Watford vs Liverpool: 3 Things to Look Forward to as the Reds Kick off Their PL Campaign

Liverpool kick off their Premier League season away to Watford in what always promises to be a pulsating encounter.


The Reds have had a great pre-season and are looking pretty strong. With manager Jurgen Klopp looking for viable additions to his Liverpool setup, he will have a chance today to witness where does his team stand in the race for the Premier League.


Here are the three things to look out for in Liverpool's opening match of the season.

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3. Liverpool's Attack

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​With the addition of Mohammad Salah, Liverpool's attack has acquired an entirely new dimension. Having had an extremely successful pre-season, the Anfield based squad will look to score as many as possible. 


Keep your eyes glued to those television screens for any combination of Firminho, Salah, Mane, Coutinho, Lallana and possibly Sturridge as each of these players possess the skill to change the game at will.

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2. Etienne Capoue

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​Etienne Capoue was the highlight of Watford's 2016-17 season. His immense hard work and creativity was appreciated by fans and pundits alike. At times, he carried the weight of the whole Watford team alone.


With many clubs interested in securing his services, it will be interesting to see what he can conjure up in the opening game of the season.

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1. Philippe Coutinho

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​All eyes will definitely be on Philippe Coutinho for this tie. With all kinds of controversies surrounding his future at Liverpool, it'll be exciting to see how he performs in the spotlight. 


Any football fan would say he will still play his heart out, but the stakes now are so much higher, and controversy, so much deeper. Keep your eyes on him!