"I fancy Liverpool to beat Manchester United into second, and this game is important for them to close down the current five-point gap".
Adam Lallana faces a race against time to prove his fitness ahead of the game, with the injury-ravaged midfielder having been forced to sit out training again in midweek.
Liverpool have won nine of their 10 top-flight home games against Watford, losing only in August 1999 on what was the Hornets' first visit in the Premier League (0-1).
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Small quantities of plastic were found in them - believed to be from the air - but these were subtracted from the final results. He told BBC News that the key question was whether a lifetime of eating or drinking particles of plastic could have an effect .
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Even the 310,000 tickets could be sold out completely and the IPC is considering putting extra tickets on sale. Germany's Bach did not attend the Rio Paralympics in 2016 and was heavily criticized by some athletes.
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The skies over NY constantly buzz with helicopters carrying tourists, businesspeople, traffic reporters, medical teams and others. The other hit the water shortly after takeoff on a sightseeing flight, injuring six tourists and the pilot.
Troy Deeney will be desperate to bounce back after missing a penalty at the Emirates which could have sparked a completely different scenario against Gunners but Hornets will have no time to cry over spilt milk. The Brazilian made an instant impression with Hornets and will be looking to improve poor finishing he displayed against Arsene Wenger's men.
Paris Saint-Germain's mega riches failed to transfer to success on the pitch as defending champions Real Madrid cruised beyond them, leaving Ligue 1 without a representative in the last eight.
Cathcart, Chalobah, Cleverley, Deulofeu, Gomes, Hoban, Kabasele, Kaboul and Wague are all unavailable through injury which leaves Javi Garcia with a limited crop to choose from.
Martin Keown doesn't believe Liverpool FC manager Jurgen Klopp is under the same pressure to win a trophy as Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.
But Mane sees no reason why Liverpool can not defy the odds as part of a goal-laden attack that also features Roberto Firmino and top scorer Mohamed Salah.