Stan Collymore has predicted that Leeds United will pick up a point in their Premier League opener against Liverpool on Saturday.

The Whites travel to Anfield to take on the Champions in their first top-flight game in over 16 years as they start a tricky first six fixtures.

Marcelo Bielsa’s men entertain Liverpool before games against Fulham, Sheffield United and Manchester City.

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Collymore believes that Leeds will attack Liverpool on Saturday evening, and get some joy from doing so against the Reds in a 1-1 draw.

“I think Leeds will go after Liverpool and I think they’ll get some joy doing it,” he wrote on his personal Twitter account.

Leeds are the only newly-promoted side to be backed to pick up points this weekend by Collymore, who predicted that West Brom and Fulham will both lose 3-1 in their openers.

Even Klopp admitted that he wouldn’t have chosen to face Leeds this weekend, claiming that the Whites will be a nightmare to play against for many this season.

The German believes that Bielsa’s high-intensity style will suit the Premier League more than it did the Championship in the past two campaigns.

Time will tell, and any Leeds fan would take a 1-1 draw if it was offered to them at this very moment less than 12 hours before kick-off.

The bookmakers think otherwise though, with a score draw currently as high as 9-1 – the same price with Liverpool are backed to win 3-1 in the game.

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