Liverpool confirm 21-man squad for Porto clash as duo miss out

LFC Globe
16th April 2019
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Liverpool have confirmed their 21-man travelling squad to for their quarter-final second leg on Wednesday.

Jurgen Klopp will be without both and , who missed training at Melwood ahead of the trip.

Lovren misses out due to illness, with Joel Matip likely to continue alongside at the back.

Speaking to, Klopp said: “Dejan is ill. He had a bad night, the Doc was there and he had no chance to travel. That is the reason for that. We have Joe [Gomez], so should be fine for that, we have for the position. So that should be OK. We never forced it and we cannot force it.

“If you feel not well and had a bad night, we all know a day later and a high intense game, it doesn't sound like exactly the thing you should do.”

Oxlade-Chamberlain, meanwhile, will stay at Melwood as he continues his quest of getting match fit after a year on the sidelines.

is included after returning from injury and is also in the squad after missing the first-leg at . The Scotsman is expected to be part of an unchanged back-line from the weekend's against .

The likes of Divock Oirgi, and also make the trip and could feature should the Reds command a strong advantage in Portugal.

Liverpool's 21-Man Squad


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Goalkeepers: Alisson, Mignolet, Kelleher

Defenders: Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Moreno

Midfielders: Fabinho, Henderson, Keita, Milner, Wijnaldum, Lallana

Forwards: Firmino, Mane, Salah, Sturridge, Shaqiri, Origi

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