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They gave us a scare last time when we met them at Anfield after we threw away a 3-0 lead and eventually we got over the line with Salah’s winning goal to make it 4-3. I do expect this to be an open game of full flowing football from both attacking teams. This is an important game that we cannot afford to lose and a draw will send us through to the last 16.
I don’t know if Lovern is 100% match fit due to knock from last weekend’s game against Bournemouth and it’s possible that Gomez will take his place instead. Gini Wijnaldum and Sadio Mane should return to the starting 11 because they were rested over the weekend. I do expect the usual front line of Mane, Firmino and Salah. The defence may be different but it depends on Lovern’s fitness and the midfield which would be the main area of which players will take those positions and this may be the team for this encounter:
TAA - Gomez - VDD - Robertson
Henderson - Oxlade Chamberlain - Wijnaldum
Salah - Firmino - Mane
If Lovern is 100% fit then he can take his place beside VVD instead of Gomez. This is an early game and the kick off time is at 5:55 PM (GMT) and best of luck Redmen.