[Teams] Salzburg vs Liverpool: Confirmed line-ups for Champions League clash
Liverpool take on Salzburg needing a positive result to guarantee their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League. Here are the line-ups:
Liverpool take on Salzburg in Austria this evening needing a positive result to guarantee their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League [5.55pm kick off].
Jurgen Klopp has named his strongest eleven with Trent Alexander-Arnold recalled at right-back after being rested for the win over Bournemouth at the weekend. Joe Gomez drops out as Dejan Lovren has been passed fit to start after recovering from a knock that forced him off on Saturday.
Virgil van Dijk and Andy Robertson make-up the back four while Jordan Henderson continues in midfield. Naby Keita also keeps his place in the middle of the park after an impressive performance at Bournemouth while Gini Wijnaldum is fit to return after recovering from a minor muscle issue.
Sadio Mane is recalled in the Liverpool attack after being rested at the weekend as he joins Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino in the front three. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain drops to the bench where he’s joined by Divock Origi, Xherdan Shaqiri and Curtis Jones among the substitutes.
Here are the confirmed line-ups:
Stankovic; Kristensen, Onguéné, Wöber, Ulmer; Mwepu, Junuzovic, Szoboszlai, Minamino; Hwang, Håland.
Subs: Coronel, Ashimeru, Vallci, Prevljak, Ramalho, Daka, Okugawa
Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Keita, Salah, Firmino, Mane.
Subs: Adrian, Milner, Gomez, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Shaqiri, Origi, Jones.
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