Liverpool vs Spartak Moskva


The Reds shall be aiming to progress to the subsequent stage with out fuss, however they should be at their finest to get a constructive outcome
Liverpool will qualify for the knock-out stage of the Champions League in the event that they keep away from defeat in opposition to Spartak Moscow on Wednesday.
Jurgen Klopp's facet narrowly prepared the ground in Group E after 5 video games, however issues are delicately poised and so they may doubtlessly tumble into the Europa League in the event that they endure defeat at Anfield.
The groups couldn't be separated after they met in Moscow again in September, enjoying out a 1-1 draw, however Liverpool shall be filled with confidence, significantly at dwelling.


RecreationLiverpool vs Spartak Moscow
DateWednesday, December 6
Time19:45 GMT / 14:45 ET

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The Reds may even be with out Adam Lallana, who's edging nearer to a return to full health, whereas long-term absentee Nathaniel Clyne just isn't within the Champions League squad.Liverpool will be capable of name upon defenders Ragnar Klavan and Joe Gomez, however the sport comes too quickly for Joel Matip. Klopp used two central midfielders in defence within the 5-1 win over Brighton on the weekend and he might decide to do the identical on Wednesday.
Potential Liverpool beginning XI: Karius; Lovren, Klavan, Can, Gomez; Wijnaldum, Henderson, Coutinho; Salah, Mane, Firmino.

A variety of gamers are unavailable as a consequence of accidents, together with defenders Georgi Tigiev and Dmitri Kombarov in addition to midfielder Jano Ananidze.Massimo Carrera has taken a 23-man squad to Merseyside for the sport in opposition to Liverpool.
Potential Spartak Moscow beginning XI: Selikhov; Bochetti, Petkovic, Tasci, Kutepov; Popov, Fernando, Promes, Pasalic; Ze Luis, Luis Adriano.




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Liverpool have put collectively an eight-match unbeaten streak and so they come into the sport in opposition to Spartak having crushed Brighton 5-1 of their final match.
The attacking prowess of Klopp's facet this season has been nicely documented, with gamers reminiscent of Salah, Philippe Coutinho and Sadio Mane offering a fearsome trident going ahead. Nonetheless, whereas they're extremely adept at scoring, they've additionally been defensively suspect.
That reality was, maybe, most aptly summed up after they surrendered a Three-Zero lead in opposition to Sevilla to attract Three-Three of their final continental outing.
A draw on this case would see Liverpool via to the subsequent stage, however Klopp has emphasised the significance of making certain victory as they hope to be seeded for the last-16 draw.

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