Mark Lawrenson gives his prediction for Liverpool FC v Huddersfield

BBC Sport pundit Mark Lawrenson believes Liverpool FC will ease to victory over Huddersfield Town on Friday night

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Mark Lawrenson is backing Liverpool FC to ease to a resounding 4-0 victory over Huddersfield Town at Anfield on Friday night.

The Merseyside outfit will be looking to record their seventh successive Premier League victory to maintain their title challenge.

Liverpool FC came through a tricky game in the Welsh capital last weekend after a 2-0 victory over Cardiff City.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are looking to win their first Premier League title but are currently in second place in the Premier League table.

Manchester City’s 2-0 victory over Manchester United in the derby at Old Trafford on Wednesday night allowed the Citizens to reclaim top spot.

Liverpool FC can hoist themselves into top spot in the Premier League if Jurgen Klopp’s side beat Huddersfield ahead of Manchester City’s trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday afternoon.

Former Reds defender Lawrenson believes Liverpool FC will ease to a resounding victory over Huddersfield Town at Anfield on Friday night.

“All Liverpool can do now is keep winning, and hope Manchester City drop points somewhere,” Lawrenson told BBC Sport.

“I don’t think this game will be a problem for Jurgen Klopp’s side, because Huddersfield will not be able to keep them out.

“Klopp has Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final against Barcelona to think about too, but I don’t think he should rotate too much, and I don’t believe he will.”

Liverpool FC haven’t won the Premier League title but Klopp’s men have finished in second place in 2002, 2009 and 2014 under Gerard Houllier, Rafael Benitez and Brendan Rodgers.

The Reds are looking to win their first major trophy under Klopp this season, with Liverpool FC going strong in the Champions League.

The Merseyside outfit will take on FC Barcelona in the first leg of their semi-final at Camp Nou next week.

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