[Teams] Barcelona vs Liverpool: Confirmed line-ups from the Nou Camp
Liverpool take on Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at the Nou Camp this evening. Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Liverpool take on Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final at the Nou Camp this evening.
Jurgen Klopp has made four changes to the side that beat Huddersfield Town with Joe Gomez being recalled to start at right-back in place of Trent Alexander-Arnold. Joel Matip is also back in the starting eleven as he replaces Dejan Lovren alongside Virgil van Dijk while Andrew Robertson keeps his place at left-back.
Fabinho is recalled in midfield with Jordan Henderson dropping to the bench while James Milner also comes into the Liverpool side with Daniel Sturridge making way following a rare start last time out.
Naby Keita and Georginio Wijnaldum keep their places in the side with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah posing the threat going forward for Liverpool. Roberto Firmino is only deemed fit enough for a place on the bench after missing the Huddersfield game with a groin injury.
As for Barcelona, Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez start against their former side as they join Lionel Messi in the front three.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Ter Stegen; Roberto, Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Busquets, Rakitić, Vidal; Messi, Coutinho, Suárez.
Subs: Cillessen, Semedo, Arthur, Dembele, Malcom, Umtiti, Alena
Alisson, Gomez, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Milner, Keita, Mane, Salah
Subs: Mignolet, Lovren, Alexander-Arnold, Henderson, Shaqiri, Origi, Firmino
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