Fulham vs Liverpool - Premier League - Is it on TV, which channel, what time is kick-off & predicted line-ups?

Fulham could hand debuts to former Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno and former Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira

Newly promoted Fulham have the inevitable task of hosting title hopefuls Liverpool on their return to the Premier League.

Boss Marco Silva recently admitted his squad was “light in some areas” and that his team “wasn’t prepared for the season” as they host the 2019/2020 champions.

New signing Darwin Nunez could make his league debut for the reds after scoring against Manchester City in the Community Shield, where Jurgen Klopp’s triumph means he’s won everything he possibly can with the reds.

Is the game on TV?

With the game being the first early kick off of the new Premier League season on a Saturday, the game is indeed being shown on TV, and will be available to watch on BT Sport with kick off at 12:30pm.

How do I sign up to BT Sport?

You can choose many different ways to sign up for BT Sport.

One way is to get the biggest bundle available. This one costs £41 a month, and includes a NOW TV membership, all of BT Sport Connected by EE and BoxNation on TV and on app. This is called the ‘big sport’ package.

Another package would be the ‘just sport’ which includes All BT Sport channels plus BoxNation, Includes the BT Sport app (instant access), Recordable TV box for £16 a month.

If you are an existing Sky customer and want to add BT Sport to your channels, you can pay £21 a month. This is for Sky customers who want to add the BT Sport channels to their Sky TV. You will also get instant access with the BT Sport app.

You can also go for the simple monthly subscription. This costs £25 and the Monthly Pass lets you watch all of BT Sport Connected by EE via the BT Sport Connected by EE app or via the online player.

Live and on demand.

What is the expectation for Fulham this season?

Quite simply the objective for the Cottagers will be to avoid relegation, as they will want to avoid being dubbed a ‘yo-yo’ team and face the disappointment of yet another relegation.

They have strengthened in key areas, replacing key loanee Nico Williams with the signing of Kevin Mbabu from Wolfsburg, and have also plugged the hole left by Fabio Carvalho’s departure to Liverpool by signing Manor Solomon from Shakhtar Donetsk on loan.

What are the predicted lineups for Fulham and Liverpool?

Fulham could hand debuts to Bernd Leno and Kevin Mbabu after they moved on permanent deals to West London this summer.

GK: Bernd Leno

DEF: Kevin Mbabu

DEF: Tosin Adarabioyo

DEF: Tim Ream

DEF: Antonee Robinson

MID: Joao Palhinha

MID: Harrison Reed

MID: Bobby Decordova Reid

MID: Andreas Pereira

ATT: Neeskens Kebano

ATT: Aleksandar Mitrovic

Meanwhile, Liverpool look set to hand new star signing Darwin Nunez his debut after Jurgen Klopp admitted the striker was ‘ready’ to start, with Alisson a slight doubt.

GK: Alisson

DEF: Trent Alexander-Arnold

DEF: Joel Matip

DEF: Virgil Van Dijl

DEF: Andrew Robertson

MID: Fabinho

MID: Jordan Henderson

MID: Thiago Alcantara

ATT: Mohamed Salah

ATT: Roberto Firmino

ATT: Luis Diaz

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