Predicted XI: Salzburg (A)

Liverpool face Salzburg away in the Champions League in a bid to secure their place in the round of 16.

After only managing a draw against Napoli at Anfield two weeks ago, the Reds must win if they’re to progress in the competition.

Here’s how @hannah_pinnock thinks they’ll line up in this crucial clash.

Goalkeeper – Alisson Becker

No question.

Right Back – Trent Alexander-Arnold

The 21-year-old was rested at the weekend against Bournemouth, with Joe Gomez filling in.

Injury to Dejan Lovren meant he was called into action, but Klopp will be going full strength on Tuesday night and Trent will be key.

Centre Back – Joe Gomez

Although Lovren has travelled to Austria with the squad, it’s likely the Liverpool boss won’t risk him.

Gomez prefers playing centrally anyway and it could be an opportunity to play himself into some form heading into the busy winter schedule.

Centre Back – Virgil Van Dijk

Not even a debate.

Left Back – Andy Robertson

Full strength, Robbo will start.

Midfield – Jordan Henderson

With Fabinho out injured for the foreseeable future, Henderson is a shoe in to start a game of this magnitude.

Klopp has always trusted him in big European aways and Tuesday night will be no different.

Midfield – Georginio Wijnaldum

Another trusted midfield option. Gini missed Saturday’s trip to Bournemouth but has travelled to Salzburg.

He was sidelined with only a minor injury so should step in tomorrow night.

Midfield – Naby Keita

Saturday’s display against Bournemouth may have earned the No.8 a spot in Tuesday’s starting line up.

A goal and an assist for Naby in his first league start in a while, combined with the Fabinho injury, creates the perfect opportunity for the Guinea midfielder to earn a consistent run of games.

Of course, he’ll have Oxlade-Chamberlain to compete with for the third and final spot.

Left Wing – Sadio Mané

Rested against Bournemouth, Sadio should be fit and ready to perform against Salzburg.

As arguably our most important player this season, Manéwill be crucial if the Reds are to get a result.

Right Wing – Mohamed Salah

Mo returned to goalscoring form at the weekend and will be looking to build on that performance in Austria.

Forward – Roberto Firmino

Firmino is the system. No doubt he’ll start.

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