Confirmed LFC team to face Red Star - Fabinho and Shaqiri start in midfield

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24th October 2018
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Jurgen Klopp makes five changes to his Liverpool side for tonight’s clash with .

The Reds will be looking to bounce back from defeat last time around in the Champions League, having lost 1-0 to thanks to a late goal from Lorenzo Insigne.

Liverpool are joint second with in Group C, both on three points - one behind leaders Napoli.

Klopp has had to contend with several injuries in the lead up to the fixture, with and both ruled out with hamstring injuries.

The Reds still field a strong starting eleven for tonight's fixture against the Serbian side, with continuing between the sticks for Liverpool.

Liverpool vs Red Star Belgrade Stream

trains ahead of Wednesday night's Group C meeting between Liverpool and Red Star Belgrade /Image: Liverpool FC via Getty Image

returns to the starting eleven for the first time since that defeat to Napoli, whilst he joins , and in defence.

In midfield, makes his second start of the season since arriving from in the summer.

Alongside Fabinho are and , whilst , Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino all start in attack as expected.

and are named on the substitutes bench as the Reds look to return to winning ways in Europe and continue their strong start to the season.

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Shaqiri, Mane, Salah, Firmino.

Substitutes: Mignolet, Lovren, Moreno, Milner, Lallana, Sturridge, Origi.

Red Star Belgrade: Borjan, Jovičić, Degenek, Krstičić, Ebecilio, S. Srnić, Babić, Stojković, Ben Nabouhane, Gobeljić.

Substitutes: Popović, Pavkov, Stoiljković, Čaušić, Simić, Jovančić, Savić.

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