Predicted XI: Tottenham (H)

Liverpool are looking to bounce back in the league following a disappointing 1-1 draw against Manchester United a week ago.

Jurgen Klopp should have a fully fit squad to choose from, with the exceptions of Xherdan Shaqiri and Joel Matip.

But, some fantastic midweek performances against Genk will give him something to think about in midfield, so here is who @hannah_pinnock believes will make the cut against Tottenham on Sunday.

Goalkeeper – Alisson

The Brazilian is fully fit, which means Adrian will return to the bench for the time being. He’s impressed since his return against United, so his position is certainly undisputed.

Right Back – Alexander-Arnold

Trent missed the trip to Belgium on Wednesday night due to illness, but is expected to return tomorrow. 

Central Defenders – Lovren and Van Dijk

The only thing that would keep Virgil out this season is injury and with the Dutch international fully fit, he will be leading the backline against Spurs.

Lovren is most likely to keep his place alongside Van Dijk, Matip is a doubt with a knee injury. There’s an outside shout for Gomez, but Lovren has impressed more than the 22-year-old this term.

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Left Back – Robertson

No rest for the Scotsman tomorrow, especially after being subbed off on 63 minutes against Genk on Wednesday.

His and Trent’s presence will be vital in beating Mauricio Pochettino’s men.

Central Midfield – Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Keita

Fabinho has fully established himself as our most important and irreplaceable midfielder, with all the rotation alongside him.

Wijnaldum only played 15 minutes as a substitute midweek, which indicates Klopp was resting him ahead of this fixture.

The final midfield position is up for debate, with Keita, Oxlade-Chamberlain and Henderson all in with a chance of starting.

Keita impressed against Genk and makes up arguably our most balanced trio with Fabinho and Wijnaldum.

Henderson may be called upon as club captain, especially with the opposition being Tottenham.

Left Wing – Mane

The front three of course, will be the front three. Mane was the one to shine against United and was unlucky not to get his goal.

He’ll no doubt have the chance to make up for that against Tottenham tomorrow night.

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Forward – Roberto Firmino

There are no concerns over his fitness so he’ll certainly be starting against 10th placed Tottenham.

He’ll be tasked with asking questions of the Spurs defence and linking up play with Mane and Salah.

Right Wing – Salah

After missing out against United, the Egyptian returned against Genk and got on the scoresheet.

He’ll be looking to build on that form against tomorrow’s opposition and add to his four league goals already this season.

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